Minnie Frances Cottrell

Female6 April 1867–12 November 1943

Brief Life History of Minnie Frances

When Minnie Frances Cottrell was born on 6 April 1867, in Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Benjamin H. Cottrell, was 22 and her mother, Maggie Cochsane, was 19. She married Milton Arnold Young on 14 December 1888, in Pawtucket, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States in 1920 and Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, British Colonial America in 1940. She died on 12 November 1943, in Howard, Cranston, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 76.

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Milton Arnold Young
Minnie Frances Cottrell
Marriage: 14 December 1888
Lucy Alma Young

Sources (15)

  • Minnie Cotrell in household of Benjamin Cotrell, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Minnie Frances Cottrell, "Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
  • Minnie F. Cottrell, "Rhode Island, Marriages, 1724-1916"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 December 1888Pawtucket, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 1

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

    Age 1

    As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 23

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    English (southern and western England): status name for a cottager, from Old French coterel, a diminutive of cotier ‘cottager’ (see Cotter ). In southwestern England, there may have been some confusion with Cottle , the place Frampton Cotterell, earlier recorded as Franton' Ade Cotelli, having been named after the Cotel family, who held the manor from the 12th century.

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

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