Nancy Barbour Cottle

28 August 1876–29 December 1961 (Age 85)
Elliott, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Nancy Barbour

When Nancy Barbour Cottle was born on 28 August 1876, in Elliott, Kentucky, United States, her father, Isaac Newton Cottle, was 34 and her mother, Margaret Mary Barber, was 32. She married Clarence Curtis Maxey on 20 August 1896. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in West Liberty, Morgan, Kentucky, United States in 1910 and Ashland, Boyd, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years. She died on 29 December 1961, in Prestonsburg, Floyd, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Ashland, Boyd, Kentucky, United States.

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Clarence Curtis Maxey
Nancy Barbour Cottle
Marriage: 20 August 1896
Herbert C. Maxey
Clarence Curtis Maxey, Jr.

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 5
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1892 · The Radio is invented
Age 16
Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1900 · Gold for Cash!
Age 24
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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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Sources (7)

  • Nancy Maxey in household of Clarence Maxey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nancy C Maxey in household of Clarance C Maxey, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nancy B Cottle in household of Isaac N Cottle, "United States Census, 1880"

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