Harold "Bud" Cottet Jr

15 June 1923–29 October 2007 (Age 84)
Frederick Township, Brown, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Harold "Bud"

When Harold "Bud" Cottet Jr was born on 15 June 1923, in Frederick Township, Brown, South Dakota, United States, his father, Harold Scott Cottet, was 27 and his mother, Edna Blanche Weekly, was 27. He married Joyce Olena Burton on 15 August 1942, in Kalispell, Flathead, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Kalispell Township, Flathead, Montana, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1943. He died on 29 October 2007, in Kalispell, Flathead, Montana, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Kalispell, Flathead, Montana, United States.

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Harold "Bud" Cottet Jr
Joyce Olena Burton
Marriage: 15 August 1942
Duane Lee Cottet

Spouse and Children

15 August 1942
Kalispell, Flathead, Montana, United States


    Duane Lee Cottet


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 6

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 22

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Cotton .2 Possibly an altered spelling of German Kotten, a habitational name from any of several places so named in Rhineland, Westphalia, Silesia, etc., or an Americanized shortened form of composite German surnames such as Kottenhagen, Kottenhoff, Kottenkamp ( see Koth ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Harold Cottet, "South Dakota State Census, 1935"
  • Harold S Cottet in household of William F Wilson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harold S Cottet, "South Dakota State Census, 1925"

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