Henry Clark Cottrell

16 October 1841–27 July 1930 (Age 88)
West Bloomfield, Ontario, New York, United States

The Life of Henry Clark

When Henry Clark Cottrell was born on 16 October 1841, in West Bloomfield, Ontario, New York, United States, his father, Gardner Cottrell, was 37 and his mother, Irene Gardner, was 38. He married Minerva Rachel Greene on 25 February 1864, in Freeman Township, Freeborn, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Windsor, Dane, Wisconsin, United States in 1850 and Shell Rock Township, Freeborn, Minnesota, United States for about 60 years. He died on 27 July 1930, in Glenville, Freeborn, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Glenville, County Antrim, Ireland.

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Family Time Line

Henry Clark Cottrell
1841–1930
Minerva Rachel Greene
1845–1922
Marriage: 25 February 1864
Ottelia F Cottrell
1865–
Nettie Minerva Cottrell
1866–1943
Jeanette Cottrell
1866–1948
Earl Almond Cottrell
1868–1905
Alice Bell Cottrell
1871–1915
Margaret Irene Cottrell
1873–1961
Jennie Cottrell
1875–
Genevieve Cora Cottrell
1876–1935
Pearl Cottrell
1878–1907
Pardon H. Cottrell
1887–1960

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 February 1864
Freeman Township, Freeborn, Minnesota, United States
children

(10)

    Ottelia F Cottrell

    Female1865–Female

    Nettie Minerva Cottrell

    Female1866–1943Female

    Female1866–1948Female

    Earl Almond Cottrell

    Male1868–1905Male

    Alice Bell Cottrell

    Female1871–1915Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Gardner Cottrell

    Male1804–1872Male

    Irene Gardner

    Female1803–1885Female

siblings

(8)

    Susetta Elinma Cottrell

    Female1824–1904Female

    Royena Cottrell

    Female1826–Female

    Almon H. Cottrell

    Male1828–Male

    Female1830–1874Female

    Catherine Cottrell

    Female1834–Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1845

Age 4

The Irish Potato Famine. Many Irish emigrate to America. Irish population drops from 8 million to 6 million due to death from starvation or emigration.
1846

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1865

Age 24

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

French and English: status name for a cottager, from Old French coterel, a diminutive of cotier ‘cottager’ ( see Cotter 2).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Henry C Cotrell in household of Gardner Cotrell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Henry Cottrell, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"
  • Clark H Cottrell, "United States Census, 1920"

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