Elizabeth ( Bessie) McCotter

Femaleabout 1886–

Brief Life History of Elizabeth ( Bessie)

When Elizabeth ( Bessie) McCotter was born about 1886, in Vandemere, Pamlico, North Carolina, United States, her father, Thomas York McCotter, was 46 and her mother, Caroline Delamar, was 41.

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Thomas York McCotter
Caroline Delamar
Thomas York McCotter Jr.
Elizabeth ( Bessie) McCotter
Walter Mccotter
John Mccotter
Richard Franklin McCotter
Pauline McCotter
Regenia Buckley McCotter
Mary Eliza McCotter
Annie Byron McCotter
Claud Duvall Mckay McCotter
James Winford Mc Cotter

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    World Events (3)


    Age 0

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

    Age 0

    The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.

    1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

    Age 11

    In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Seamus.

    Irish (northern): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Oitir ‘son of Oitir’, Gaelic form of the Old Norse personal name Óttarr, from ótti ‘fear, dread’.

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

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