John A Cottle

8 April 1844–4 August 1920 (Age 76)
Morgan, Kentucky, United States

The Life of John A

When John A Cottle was born on 8 April 1844, in Morgan, Kentucky, United States, his father, David Nickell Cottle, was 35 and his mother, Belinda Lewis, was 33. He married Elizabeth Ellen Davis on 6 August 1874, in Morgan, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Kentucky, United States in 1870 and West Liberty, Morgan, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years. He died on 4 August 1920, at the age of 76, and was buried in Cottle Cemetery, Dehart, Morgan, Kentucky, United States.

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John A Cottle
Mary Ann Molly Gordon
Marriage: 17 July 1881
Robert F. Cottle
Gordon Marion Cottle
Elizabeth Cottle
Florence Cottle
Charles Fields Cottle
James Lester Cottle
Sally Cottle
Chester Cottle
Dewey Cottle
Ella Cottle
Henry Cottle

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17 July 1881
Morgan, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 6

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Age 21

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English:1. metonymic occupational name for a maker of chain-mail, from an Anglo-Norman French diminutive of Old French cot(t)e ‘coat of mail’ ( see Cott ). 2. metonymic occupational name for a cutler, from Old French co(u)tel, co(u)teau ‘knife’ (Late Latin cultellus, a diminutive of culter ‘plowshare’).

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

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  • John Cottle in household of David N Cottle, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Cottle in household of David N Cottle, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John L Cottle in household of David N Cottle, "United States Census, 1870"

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