John Columbus Cotner

1872–1948 (Age 76)
Barry, Missouri, United States

The Life of John Columbus

When John Columbus Cotner was born in 1872, in Barry, Missouri, United States, his father, Jacob Cotner, was 18 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Painter, was 16. He died in 1948, in Vian, Sequoyah, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Cotner
1854–1910
Sarah Elizabeth Painter
1856–1939
John Columbus Cotner
1872–1948
Martha Cotner
1875–
Sarah Cotner
1878–

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Cotner

    Male1854–1910Male

    Sarah Elizabeth Painter

    Female1856–1939Female

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 0

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 0

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Kötner or Köthner, status names for a cotter, derived from Middle High German, Middle Low German kote ‘shelter’, ‘cottage’, specifically of a kind that was rented on a daily basis and had little or no land with it. See Koth 1.

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

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