James Samuel Cottam

8 May 1899–22 April 1964 (Age 64)
Rochdale, Lancashire, England

The Life of James Samuel

When James Samuel Cottam was born on 8 May 1899, in Rochdale, Lancashire, England, his father, James Cottam, was 26 and his mother, Harriet Boothman, was 27. He married Mabel Gibson on 15 September 1928. He lived in Rochdale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1901. He died on 22 April 1964, at the age of 64.

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James Samuel Cottam
Mabel Gibson
Marriage: 15 September 1928

Spouse and Children

15 September 1928
St. James, Ryhill, Yorkshire, England

Parents and Siblings



    Evelyn Mary Cottam


    Elizabeth Alice Cottam



    Annie Lizzie Cottam


    Margaret Alice Cottam


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World Events (8)

1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 2

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.

Age 9

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 19

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): variant of Cotton .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • James Samuel Cottam in household of James Cottam, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • James Saml Cottonn in household of James Cottonn, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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