Ada Lydia Cottle

27 November 1861–4 May 1940 (Age 78)
Barnstaple, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ada Lydia

When Ada Lydia Cottle was born on 27 November 1861, in Barnstaple, Devon, England, United Kingdom, her father, Henry G. Cottle, was 47 and her mother, Clara Siggrey, was 37. She married Alfales Young on 16 April 1884, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. She immigrated to United States in 1866 and lived in Salt Lake City Ward 4, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 20 years. She died on 4 May 1940, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alfales Young
Ada Lydia Cottle
Marriage: 16 April 1884
Alfales Burgess Young
Stuart Mill Young
Percival Young
Marshall Young

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 April 1884Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
    Age 19
    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 21
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    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.

    Story Highlight

    Alfales Young, Husband of Ada Cottle Young

    "...The only child of Brigham and Eliza Burgess Young, Alfales Young was born in Salt Lake City on October 3, 1853. He was educated at the family school, and in his early teens he drove a team with hi …

    Sources (30)

    • Ada Collet in entry for Young, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • Ada Young in household of Alfrba Young, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Ada Cottle in entry for Marshall Young and Louise Sims, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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