Henry G. Cottle

7 April 1814–17 January 1883 (Age 68)
Wellington, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Henry G.

When Henry G. Cottle was born on 7 April 1814, in Wellington, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, Henry Cottell, was 49 and his mother, Lydia Scott, was 42. He married Clara Siggrey on 14 May 1843, in Southwark, Surrey, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Barnstaple, Devon, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died on 17 January 1883, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry G. Cottle
Clara Siggrey
Marriage: 14 May 1843
Henry Edward Cottle
London Cottle
Clara Louisa Cottle
George John Cottle
Joseph William Cottle
Amelia Cottle
Albert James Cottle
Ada Lydia Cottle
Sarah Ann Cottle
Devon Cottle

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 May 1843Southwark, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 5
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 19
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

    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 (31)

    • Henry Cottle in entry for Henry Edward Cottle, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Henry Cottle, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Henry Cottle in entry for Joseph W. Cottle, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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