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Cotton Genealogy & History

Cotton is a topographic surname given to people who lived at the cottages, from the Old English phrase aet cotum. The name shows up in English place names such as Coatham in Nottinghamshire and Cottam in Yorkshire. Cotton family history records multiple variant spellings such as Cottam, Coton, Cottom and Coatham, among others.'randulf de Cotton was recorded in the Pipe Rolls of Worcestershire in 1185. Robert Cotton arrived in Virginia in 1607, thirteen years before the Mayflower,´┐Żand Richard Cotton settled in Virginia in 1635. Notable names in Cotton genealogy records include James Cotton, an American blues musician, and F. Albert Cotton, an American inorganic chemist.


Cotton Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A D Cotton-- --, 1911December 14,1995AR
Bama Cotton-- --, 1929February 29,1996FL
Cal Cotton-- --, 1883September ,1969GA
D Diana Cotton-- --, 1922April 26,2002RI

Cotton Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Bernard Cotton-- --, 1921April 25,1992Cincinnati,OH
Fachie Cotton-- --, 1927December 12,2007Stone Mountain,GA
G Harold Cotton-- --, 1912March ,1982Mangum,OK
H Dorothy Cotton-- --, 1923July 7,2009San Jose,CA

Cotton Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Albert CottonMyrtle HayesFebruary 10,1935Wake, NC
Boyce CottonBarbara ShellsmithNovember 14,1947Wake, NC
Carl CottonBernett MooreMay 3,1974Wake, NC
Dwight CottonJohnnie DeanSeptember 25,1982Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Cotton

1100th: Romano1101st: Kirkland
1102nd: Rutledge1103rd: Schmitz
1104th: Whalen1105th: Ratliff
1106th: Kurtz1107th: Robison
1108th: Grace1109th: De Witt

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