Theresa Alice Cottrell

10 March 1866–25 September 1929 (Age 63)
Caldwell, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Theresa Alice

When Theresa Alice Cottrell was born on 10 March 1866, in Caldwell, North Carolina, United States, her father, William Wallace Cottrell, was 52 and her mother, Susannah Shearer, was 47. She married Isaac Avery Coffey on 12 January 1887, in Lower Creek Township, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died on 25 September 1929, in Lower Creek Township, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 63.

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Isaac Avery Coffey
Theresa Alice Cottrell
Marriage: 12 January 1887
Vonnie E. Coffey
Alda Boone Coffey

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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
Age 1
This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1877 · Last Troops Leave
Age 11
In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
Age 20
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

French and English: status name for a cottager, from Old French coterel, a diminutive of cotier ‘cottager’ ( see Cotter 2).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Thussey S Cottrell in household of William Cottrell, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Alace Cotterell in household of William Cotterall, "United States Census, 1880"
  • S Alice ?Offey in household of I Avary ?Offey, "United States Census, 1900"

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