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Submitted by: Jean COTTON bjcotton @ comcast.net on Mon Dec 26 17:18:53 2005

Husband John W. COTTON 
Born  18 March 1846  Location  Neshoba or Noxubee Co., Mississippi (a) 
Married  30 July 1881  Location  Kaufman Co., Texas (b) 
Died  25 February 1896  Location  Kaufman Co., Texas (a) 
Cemetery  Weaver  Location  Near Terrell, Kaufman Co., Texas (a) 
Father  Abner D. COTTON 
Mother  Amanda M. THOMAS 
Other Spouses   

Wife Martha M. WEAVER 
Born  March 1863  Location  Kaufman Co., Texas (c) 
Died    Location  Probably Texas 
Cemetery    Location   
Father  Addison N. WEAVER 
Mother  Margaret A. NORTON  
Other Spouses   

Children

1 Name  Maggie Amanda COTTON 
Born  16 August 1882  Location  Near Terrell, Kaufman Co., Texas (d) 
Died  5 December 1918  Location  Pittsburg Co., Oklahoma (d) 
Cemetery  Arpelar  Location  Near McAlester, Pittsburg Co., Oklahoma (d) 
Spouse 1  George Ellcannah 'Cannie' HOGAN 
Married  21 August 1901  Location  Kaufman Co., Texas (e) 
Spouse 2   
Married    Location   

2 Name  Abner Attis COTTON 
Born  23 February 1884  Location  Near Terrell, Kaufman Co., Texas (f) 
Died  20 August 1963  Location  Texas (f) 
Cemetery  Rock Creek  Location  Parker Co., Texas (f) 
Spouse 1  Deborah MARSH 
Married  2, September 1906  Location  Kaufman Co., Texas (g) 
Spouse 2   
Married    Location   

3 Name  William P. 'Pink' Cotton 
Born  16 June 1885  Location  near Terrell, Kaufman Co., Texas (a) 
Died  26 December 1900  Location  Near Terrell, Kaufman Co., Texas (a) 
Cemetery  Weaver  Location  Near Terrell, Kaufman Co., Texas (a) 
Spouse 1   
Married    Location   
Spouse 2   
Married    Location   

4 Name  John Bruce COTTON 
Born  7 January 1887  Location  Near Terrell, Kaufman Co., Texas (d) 
Died  20 February 1920  Location  McAlester, Pittsburg Co., Oklahoma (d) 
Cemetery  Arpelar  Location  Near McAlester, Pittsburg Co., Oklahoma (d) 
Spouse 1  Mattie C. FOSTER 
Married  1 October 1910  Location  Greenville, Hunt Co., Texas (h) 
Spouse 2   
Married    Location   

5 Name  Jessie Reuben COTTON 
Born  12 February 1889  Location  Near Terrell, Kaufman Co., Texas (g)  
Died  1961  Location  (g) 
Cemetery    Location   
Spouse 1  ca 1915 
Married  Mertie D. UNKNOWN  Location  Texas (i) 
Spouse 2   
Married    Location   

6 Name  Jasper Newton COTTON 
Born  4, April 1891  Location  Near Terrell, Kaufman Co., Texas (g) 
Died  18 March 1956  Location  Van Zandt Co., Texas (g) 
Cemetery    Location   
Spouse 1  Lillie Mae FARTHING 
Married  3 May 1914  Location  Texas (g) 
Spouse 2   
Married    Location   

7 Name  Henry L. COTTON 
Born  August 1893  Location  Near Terrell, Kaufman Co., Texas (c) 
Died    Location   
Cemetery    Location   
Spouse 1  Bernice UNKNOWN 
Married  ca 1920  Location  Texas (j) 
Spouse 2   
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9 Name   
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10 Name   
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Comments:



The first known record of JOHN W. COTTON appears in the 1880 Kaufman Co.,
TX - US Fed. Census.  According to DNA Y-Chromosome testing the ancestors
and descendants of JOHN W. COTTON are not blood related to the WEAVER
ALEXANDER COTTON who also settled in Kaufman Co., Texas.
MARTHA M. WEAVER was the grand daughter of CASPER & REBECCA WEAVER early
settlers of Kaufman Co., Texas.  In the 1930 Palo Pinto Co., TX - US Fed.
Census MARTHA M. (WEAVER) COTTON is listed in the household of her son,
HENRY L. COTTON and family.     

Sources:


(a)Weaver Cemetery photos taken by Jean Cotton, June
2002
(b)Certified copy of Marriage Record
(c)1900 Kaufman Co., TX - US Fed. Census
(d)Arpelar Cemetery photos taken by Jean Cotton, June 2002
(e)Kaufman County Marriage Records
(f)Rock Creek Cemetery Records, Parker Co., Texas
(g)Records from the descendants of Abner Attis Cotton
(h)Original Marriage Record
(i)1920 & 1930 Van Zandt Co., TX - US Fed. Census
(j)1930 Palo Pinto Co., TX - US Fed. Census

Links:


Northern & Southern Ties, copyright 2001-2005 Jean Cotton  
Cotton DNY Y-Chromosome Test Results, copyright 2005, Hikaru Kitabayashi


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