Laura Marinda Cotterell

13 May 1851–1 January 1930 (Age 78)
Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Laura Marinda

When Laura Marinda Cotterell was born on 13 May 1851, in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, her father, Samuel Jefferson Cotterell, was 35 and her mother, Ellenor Rachel Taylor, was 32. She married John Michael Sheridan on 4 January 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in West Point Election Precinct, Davis, Utah, United States in 1880 and Clayton, Custer, Idaho, United States in 1900. She died on 1 January 1930, in Weiser, Washington, Idaho, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Weiser, Washington, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Michael Sheridan
Laura Marinda Cotterell
Marriage: 4 January 1868
John W. Sheridan
Laura A. Sheridan
Samuel Bernard Sheridan
Wallace Sheridan
Silas Adelbert Sheridan
Goldia Ellen Sheridan
Tracy Ray Sheridan

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 January 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1855 · First schoolhouse built
    Age 4
    A schoolhouse was built on 4th North and Main Street.
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 21
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Cottrell .

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Laura M Sheriden in household of John M Sheriden, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Laura Sheridan in entry for John Sheridan and Nellie Keen, "British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938"
    • Laura M Sheridan, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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