Catherine Livesay

3 July 1794–5 February 1883 (Age 88)
Preston, Lancashire, England

The Life Summary of Catherine

When Catherine Livesay was born on 3 July 1794, in Preston, Lancashire, England, her father, George Livesay, was 24 and her mother, Ellen Charnley, was 35. She married John Cottam on 2 November 1816, in Waddington, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Bradford, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 5 February 1883, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Cottam
Catherine Livesay
Marriage: 2 November 1816
Jane Cottam
Thomas Cottam
John Cottam
Ellen Cottam
William Livesay Cottam

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 November 1816Waddington, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York
    Age 3
    Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
    Age 21
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    Age 29
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Livesey . This form of the surname is now very rare in Britain.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Getting Acquainted with My Ancestors

    Taken from pages 164-165 of "My Life History" by Wayne Franklin McIntire, 1997. "Preparing the biographies of our ancestral grandparents gave Edith and me not only a very special interest in their li …

    Sources (33)

    • Catherine Cottam in household of John Cottam, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Catherine Levisy in entry for Hellen Marsden, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Catherine Cottam in household of John Cottam, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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