Mary Florence Cotton

7 August 1889–9 September 1964 (Age 75)
Texas, United States

The Life of Mary Florence

When Mary Florence Cotton was born on 7 August 1889, in Texas, United States, her father, James Logan Cotton, was 36 and her mother, Malisse West, was 35. She had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with Albert Julius Nobles. She lived in Justice Precinct 2, Blanco, Texas, United States in 1910. She died on 9 September 1964, in Llano, Llano, Texas, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Llano City Cemetery, Llano, Llano, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Julius Nobles
1889–1979
Mary Florence Cotton
1889–1964
Lee Nobles
1910–
Maggie Nobles
1913–
James Milton Nobles
1914–1957
Allie Nobles
1917–
Mary Ruth Nobles
1920–

Spouse and Children

children

(5)

    Lee Nobles

    Male1910–Male

    Maggie Nobles

    Female1913–Female

    James Milton Nobles

    Male1914–1957Male

    Allie Nobles

    Male1917–Male

    Mary Ruth Nobles

    Female1920–Female

Parents and Siblings

    James Logan Cotton

    Male1853–1925Male

    Malisse West

    Female1854–Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 5

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 20

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Florence Nobles in household of Julius Nobles, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary F Nobles in household of Albert J Nobles, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary F Nobles in household of Julius Nobles, "United States Census, 1920"

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