Hannah Cotton

1850–
Church Honeybourne, Worcestershire, England

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Cotton was born in 1850, in Church Honeybourne, Worcestershire, England, her father, Charles Cotton, was 21 and her mother, Sarah Gould, was 21. She lived in Church Honeybourne, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Charles Cotton
1829–
Sarah Gould
1829–
Hannah Cotton
1850–
David Cotton
1852–
Joseph Cotton
1854–
George William Cotton
1855–
Sarah Jane Cotton
1860–

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Cotton

    Male1829–Male

    Sarah Gould

    Female1829–Female

siblings

(5)

    Female1850–Female

    David Cotton

    Male1852–Male

    Joseph Cotton

    Male1854–Male

    George William Cotton

    Male1855–Male

    Sarah Jane Cotton

    Female1860–Female

World Events (8)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 4

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 30

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 34

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of numerous places named from Old English cotum (dative plural of cot) ‘at the cottages or huts’ (or sometimes possibly from a Middle English plural, coten). Examples include Coton (Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire, Staffordshire), Cottam (East Yorkshire, Lancashire, Nottinghamshire), and Cotham (Nottinghamshire).2 French: from a diminutive of Old French cot(t)e ‘coat (of mail)’ ( see Cott ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Hannah Cotton in household of Charles Cotton, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Hannah Cotton in household of Charles Cotton, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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