George John Cottle

3 February 1850–28 July 1918 (Age 68)
Bristol, Gloucestershire, England

The Life Summary of George John

When George John Cottle was born on 3 February 1850, in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, his father, Henry G. Cottle, was 35 and his mother, Clara Siggrey, was 26. He married Emma Pinney on 3 July 1872, in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Barnstaple, Devon, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Hooper Election Precinct, Weber, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 28 July 1918, in Hooper, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Hooper Cemetery, Hooper, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George John Cottle
Emma Pinney
Marriage: 3 July 1872
Elizabeth Ellen Cottle
Henry George Cottle
Alice Amelia Cottle
George John Cottle
Richard William Cottle
Ada Emma Cottle
Clara Cottle
Albert Joseph Cottle
Emma Cottle
Evelyn Cottle
Josephine Cottle
Orson Prat Cottle
Walter Spurgon Cottle

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 July 1872Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 4
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 18
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    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 (26)

    • George Cottle in household of Henry Cottle, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • George Cottle in entry for Kenneth Read and Joesphine Cottle, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • George J Cottle in entry for Alice Amelia Jensen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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