Amelia Cottle

3 July 1855–19 August 1940 (Age 85)
Barnstaple, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Amelia

When Amelia Cottle was born on 3 July 1855, in Barnstaple, Devon, England, United Kingdom, her father, Henry G. Cottle, was 41 and her mother, Clara Siggrey, was 31. She married Herman John Hulseman about 1875. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Rutledge, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. She died on 19 August 1940, in Montgomery, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Montgomery, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Herman John Hulseman
Amelia Cottle
Marriage: about 1875
Alberta Elizabeth Hulseman
Ahlert John Hulseman
Elizabeth Vesta Hulseman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1875
  • Children


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    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
    Age 8
    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
    Age 25
    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

    Name Meaning

    English (South western England):metonymic occupational name for an armorer, probably first derived from Old French cotel ‘coat of mail’; later examples may also derive from Old French cotel, coutel ‘short knife or dagger’ (from Late Latin cultellus), used to denote a cutler.perhaps also a habitational name from written forms of any of the three places in Devon named Cotleigh or Cotley.

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

    Sources (15)

    • Amelia C Huldesman in household of Herman J Huldesman, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Amelia Cottle in household of Henry Cottle, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915

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