25 January 1792–27 May 1878 (Age 86)
Bradford St James, Yorkshire, England
When John Cottam was born on 25 January 1792, in Bradford St James, Yorkshire, England, his father, Thomas Cottam, was 35 and his mother, Jane Tattersall, was 24. He married Catherine Livesay on 2 November 1816, in Waddington, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Bradford, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Skipwith, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. In 1841, at the age of 49, his occupation is listed as chair maker. He died on 27 May 1878, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.
Taken from pages 164-165 of "My Life History" by Wayne Franklin McIntire, 1997. "Preparing the biographies of our ancestral grandparents gave Edith and me not only a very special interest in their li …
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