Margaret G. Foland1

F, #48541, b. 24 March 1844, d. 22 November 1912
Last Edited7 Aug 2017
     Margaret G. Foland was born on 24 March 1844 at Perkinsville, Madison Co., Indiana, USA.1 She married an unknown person on 14 September 1860 at Indiana, USA.2,1 She married Olin Hunter Cottingham, son of John Dryden Cottingham and Hannah Mull, on 28 September 1874 at Cicero, Hamilton Co., Indiana, USA; her 2nd husband
Ancestry.com - Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001
     Name:     Olin H Cottingham (on Ancestry.com record name is mistranscribed as "Elia")
     Gender:     Male
     Event Type:     Marriage Registration (Marriage)
     Marriage Licence Date:     28 Sep 1874
     Marriage Licence Place:     Indiana, United States
     Spouse:     Margaret Royer
     Page:     19
     FHL Film Number:     001320354
     Source Information: Ancestry.com. Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014.
Original data: Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.
     Original data: Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.1,3
Margaret G. Foland died on 22 November 1912 at Cicero, Hamilton Co., Indiana, USA, at age 68.4,1
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Family

Olin Hunter Cottingham b. 12 Oct 1847, d. 5 Aug 1918
Children

Citations

  1. [S1288] e-mail address, online http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=derekgilbert, Derek Gilbert (unknown location), downloaded updated 9 March 2002.
  2. [S1354] Unknown author, Letter from Olin H. Cottingham, second husband of Margaret (Foland) Royer, to daughter Nora A (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  3. [S2354] Ancestry.Com Web Site, online http://search.ancestry.com/, Marriage record seen on Ancestry.com on 7 Aug 2017 at: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?viewrecord=1&r=an&db=FS1INMarriages1811to1959&indiv=try&h=195025. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.Com Web Site.
  4. [S1292] Unknown author, Death certificate, Hamilton Co., IN. (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).

Mary Cottingham1

F, #48542
FatherElijah Cottingham1 b. 1762, d. 1823
MotherMary Laws1 d. c 1796
Last Edited17 Mar 2002
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Citations

  1. [S1288] e-mail address, online http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=derekgilbert, Derek Gilbert (unknown location), downloaded updated 9 March 2002.

John Dryden Cottingham1

M, #48543, b. 31 December 1805, d. 11 February 1875
FatherElijah Cottingham1 b. 1762, d. 1823
MotherSarah Dryden1 b. c 1780
Last Edited17 Mar 2002
     John Dryden Cottingham was born on 31 December 1805 at near Dover, Kent Co., Delaware, USA.2,1 He married Hannah Mull on 9 June 1832 at Noblesville, Hamilton Co., Indiana, USA.3,1 John Dryden Cottingham married Matilda Johnston on 1 January 1867 at Hamilton Co., Indiana, USA.4,1 John Dryden Cottingham married unknown (?) circa 1872 at Indiana, USA.1
John Dryden Cottingham died on 11 February 1875 at Kokomo, Hamilton Co., Indiana, USA, at age 69.5,1
     ; 'John D. Cottingham was born near Dover, Del., Dec. 31, 1805, and hereceived a good education for his day. He became a merchant, and decidedto try his fortunes in the West, then just beginning to be more generallysettled. He located in Hamilton County, Ind., one of the pioneers inNoblesville, and engaged in mercantile pursuits there for a number ofyears. Much of the profit of his enterprise he put into land, became theowner of several large farms, and laid out part of the town of Cicero onhis land. Moving thither in 1849 or 1850, he was one of the firstresidents of the new town, was its leading merchant and continued inbusiness there till his death, Feb. 10, 1875. In addition to his ownprivate business he was active in public affairs, was one of theprominent men of his locality and served in 1842 as a justice of thepeace. His docket is still preserved. In politics he was a Republican,and was proud to have had the privilege of voting for Abraham Lincoln. InNoblesville, John married Hannah Mull, born in New Jersey June 4, 1815,daughter of Samuel and Hannah Mull, pioneer settlers near Strawtown. Afamily of seven children blessed the union of John and Hannah, all bornin Hamilton County, Ind.: John W., Hannah, Emma, Catherine, Calista,Olin H., and Ella. John reared his family in the Methodist faith, towhich church he belonged. He was always active in its work, was a classleader and helped found the first church of that denomination in Cicero.Hannah died there some years before her husband, Feb. 2, 1866, at the ageof 50 years and eight months.' ('Commemorative Biographical Record,Indianapolis and Vicinity,' Beers & Co., 1908, pp. 890-891.) From 'History of Hamilton County, Indiana,' by T. B. Helm, 1880: p. 80: John D. Cottingham listed as County Auditor, 1847. p. 81: John D. Cottingham listed as County Assessor, 1846. p. 83: Addition #5 to Noblesville was laid out by John D. Cottingham, 15Apr 1839. p. 92: Refers to J. D. Cottingham's Addition to Noblesville. p. 126: John D. Cottingham listed as one of the Postmasters of Cicero(Jackson Twp.) From 'Primitive History of Hamilton County, Indiana,' by A. F. Shirts,1901, p. 201: J. D. Cottingham listed as a merchant of Cicero up to theclose of 1865. From the Noblesville (Indiana) 'Ledger,' Friday, 19 Feb 1875, pg. 4:'John D. Cottingham died at Kokomo, whither he had just moved, Thursdaymorning of last week, from discase (sic) of the head, after havingsuffered intensely for about a week, at the age of 70 years. Mr.Cottingham was a pioneer settler in Hamilton County, having moved here inthe spring of 1824. Was married in 1835 or 1836 to Hannah Mull, whocontinued to be his wife until her death ten years ago. Previous to hismarriage he had been an intemperate man. It was a stipulation of hismarriage contract that he would cease the habit of 'drinking,' which hedid, joined the M.E. Church and lived the remainder of his days as atemperate and religious man. Was appointed at the death of Dr. Palmer toserve out his term as Auditor of the county; was afterward a Justice ofthe Peace for this township and always a prominent and highly esteemedcitizen. About three years ago he married his third wife, an excellentlady of Tipton County, when he moved to her home near Lancaster in thatcounty, where he continued to live until about two weeks ago when hemoved to Kokomo and was taken sick before he had arranged his householdgoods, and died as above stated. his remains were brought to Cicero andburied by the side of the grave of his first wife. He had been afaithful and prominent member of the Methodist church for about fortyyears. Was half brother of the late Joshua Cotttingham of Noblesville,and leaves a large circle of friends and relatives to mourn his death.' From the Noblesville 'Ledger,' Friday, 26 Feb 1875, pg. 1: 'JohnCottingham was born in the state of Delaware in 1805. Moved to HamiltonCo., Indiana in 1825 where he lived with the exception of three yearsspent in Tipton Co. Moved to Kokomo three weeks before his death on themorning of February 11, 1875 in his 70th year. He was a member of theM.E. church for 43 years. he leaves a widow, six of his own children andseveral step-children. His body was taken to Cicero for burial. Thefuneral sermon was preached by the Rev. T. Stabler.1'

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Family 1

Hannah Mull b. 4 Jun 1815, d. 2 Feb 1866
Children

Family 3

unknown (?)

Citations

  1. [S1288] e-mail address, online http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=derekgilbert, Derek Gilbert (unknown location), downloaded updated 9 March 2002.
  2. [S1293] Unknown author, 'Commemorative Biographical Record, Indianapolis and Vicinity, ' Beers & Co., 1908, pp. 890-8 (n.p.: Beers & Co., 1908). Hereinafter cited as Commem. Biogr. Record - Indianapolis & Vicinity.
  3. [S1314] Margaret Laskowski, Information from Margaret Laskowski dated Aug. 1983. (n.p.: n.pub., Aug. 1983). Hereinafter cited as Margaret Laskowski.
  4. [S1339] Unknown author, Hamilton Co., IN, marriage records, Bk. 3, p. 129. (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  5. [S1294] Unknown author, Noblesville (Indiana) 'Ledger, ' Friday, 26 Feb 1875, p. 1. (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).

Elijah Cottingham1

M, #48544, b. 1762, d. 1823
FatherThomas Cottingham1 b. 1732, d. b 21 Jan 1816
Motherunknown (?)1
Last Edited7 Aug 2017
     Elijah Cottingham was born in 1762 at Worcester Co., Maryland, USA; Per Gilbert database: "also, 'Dryden Family & Descendents, Book I, ' Les..."2,1,3 He married Mary Laws in 1790 at Maryland, USA.1 Elijah Cottingham married Sarah Dryden circa 1804 at Worcester Co., Maryland, USA.1
Elijah Cottingham died in 1823 at Connersville, Fayette Co., Indiana, USA.1
     ; Served in the Revolution: Listed as a private in Capt. Bennett'sCompany, Sinepuxen Battalion, Worcester County militia, 25 July 1780(Maryland Revolutionary Militia Lists, p. 251). Elijah Cottingham's will, dated 12 Feb 1823: 'I, Elijah Cottingham ofHamilton County, being of sound memory and understanding, do make andpublish this my last will and testament. First, I desire that all my just debts shall be paid. 2. I give and bequeath to my daughters Nancy and Mary and my son Johnthe sum of one hundred and fifty dollars each to be paid by my Executor. 3. I give and bequeath to my son John my silver watch. 4. I give and bequeath to my son William the sum of two hundred dollarsto be paid him by my Executor. 5. My will is that my Executor shall sell any land that I now have inthe state of Maryland and all my personal estate and after the paying theabove legacy, the money arising therefrom shall be equally dividedbetween all my children, Joshua Cottingham, Ann Mull, Nancy, Mary, Johnand William Cottingham. 6. It is my will that if my son Joshua or William Mull, my son-in-law,shall bring in any acct against my estate, my desire is that they oreither of them shall receive no part of my estate. I do hereby constitute and appoint my son Joshua Cottingham sole executorof this my last will and testament. Signed, sealed and delivered in the presents (sic) of the undersignedwitnesses who (something something) at the request of the Testator andin his presents (sic) February 12th, 1823. (signed) Benj. Blackiston, Jas. Wright, Benjamin Hazel.' Probate court, Kent County, Delaware, dated 10 Feb 1824: 'Personallyappeared before John Adams, Registor for the probate of wills andtestaments of Administration of his total Estates in as and from KentCounty. Benjamin Blackiston and Benjamin Hazel, two of the (?) witnessesas to the within and foregoing (?) truth and authenticity purporting tobe the last will and testament of Elijah Cottingham, deceased, who, being(?) sworn on the Holy Evangels of Almight God did say that they sawElijah Cottingham, this within named Testator by way of making his marksign and seal and that they heard him publish and pronounce and discussthe same as and from his last will and testament that at the time of hisso doing and saying he was of said disposition and memory andunderstanding that they signed the same as witnesses at his instance andin his presence saw James Wright witness and sign in like manner. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand this the tenth day ofFebruary, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-four. (signed) Jno.Adams, Regst.1'

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Family 1

Mary Laws d. c 1796
Children

Family 2

Sarah Dryden b. c 1780
Children

Citations

  1. [S1288] e-mail address, online http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=derekgilbert, Derek Gilbert (unknown location), downloaded updated 9 March 2002.
  2. [S1323] Matthew Wise, Letter from Matthew Wise dated 19 Jul 1969 (n.p.: n.pub., 19 Jul 1969). Hereinafter cited as Wise [1969] Letter.
  3. [S1301] Unknown author, 'Dryden Family & Descendents, Book I, ' Leslie P. Dryden. (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).

unknown (?)1

F, #48545
Last Edited17 Mar 2002
     Unknown (?) married John Dryden Cottingham, son of Elijah Cottingham and Sarah Dryden, circa 1872 at Indiana, USA.1
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Family

John Dryden Cottingham b. 31 Dec 1805, d. 11 Feb 1875

Citations

  1. [S1288] e-mail address, online http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=derekgilbert, Derek Gilbert (unknown location), downloaded updated 9 March 2002.

unknown (?)1

F, #48546
Last Edited17 Mar 2002
     Unknown (?) married Thomas Cottingham, son of Jonathan Cottingham and Margaret Cox, circa 1761 at Worcester Co., Maryland, USA.2,1
     ; Much of this data has been collected by other family researchers. I cannot verify that all i.1 Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _MEN Death of one spouse.1

Family

Thomas Cottingham b. 1732, d. b 21 Jan 1816
Children

Citations

  1. [S1288] e-mail address, online http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=derekgilbert, Derek Gilbert (unknown location), downloaded updated 9 March 2002.
  2. [S1323] Matthew Wise, Letter from Matthew Wise dated 19 Jul 1969 (n.p.: n.pub., 19 Jul 1969). Hereinafter cited as Wise [1969] Letter.

Hannah Mull1

F, #48547, b. 4 June 1815, d. 2 February 1866
Last Edited17 Mar 2002
     Hannah Mull was born on 4 June 1815 at New Jersey, USA.2,1 She married John Dryden Cottingham, son of Elijah Cottingham and Sarah Dryden, on 9 June 1832 at Noblesville, Hamilton Co., Indiana, USA.3,1
Hannah Mull died on 2 February 1866 at Cicero, Hamilton Co., Indiana, USA, at age 50.4,1
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Family

John Dryden Cottingham b. 31 Dec 1805, d. 11 Feb 1875
Children

Citations

  1. [S1288] e-mail address, online http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=derekgilbert, Derek Gilbert (unknown location), downloaded updated 9 March 2002.
  2. [S1293] Unknown author, 'Commemorative Biographical Record, Indianapolis and Vicinity, ' Beers & Co., 1908, pp. 890-8 (n.p.: Beers & Co., 1908). Hereinafter cited as Commem. Biogr. Record - Indianapolis & Vicinity.
  3. [S1314] Margaret Laskowski, Information from Margaret Laskowski dated Aug. 1983. (n.p.: n.pub., Aug. 1983). Hereinafter cited as Margaret Laskowski.
  4. [S1296] Unknown author, Cicero (Indiana) Cemetery, Sec. 1, Row 9, gravestone 23. (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).

Ralston Cottingham1

M, #48548, b. 3 November 1879, d. 14 August 1913
FatherOlin Hunter Cottingham1 b. 12 Oct 1847, d. 5 Aug 1918
MotherMargaret G. Foland1 b. 24 Mar 1844, d. 22 Nov 1912
Last Edited17 Mar 2002
     Ralston Cottingham married an unknown person.1 He was born on 3 November 1879 at Indiana, USA.1
Ralston Cottingham died on 14 August 1913 at Cicero, Hamilton Co., Indiana, USA, at age 33.1
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; He was killed on a Thursday afternoon at the Farley gravel pit just southof Cicero, Indiana. He and several other men were using a steam shovelto load gravel cars and Ralston got in the path of the shovel as it wasswinging from the pit to the car it was loading. Ralston was struck inthe back of the head and knocked forward with great force into a sharpcorner. Quoting a newspaper account of the accident, it 'literally cutaway a part of his forehead and his brains fell from his head andbespattered things for several feet around the place of the accident.'The death was ruled an accident. According to the newspaper account, Ralston was a member of the Knightsof Pythias Lodge and was survived by a wife and one child.(Unfortunately, the copy of the article does not have a date or even areference as to what paper it's from.)1

Citations

  1. [S1288] e-mail address, online http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=derekgilbert, Derek Gilbert (unknown location), downloaded updated 9 March 2002.

Calvin Fletcher Cottingham1

M, #48549, b. 16 April 1875, d. September 1875
FatherOlin Hunter Cottingham1 b. 12 Oct 1847, d. 5 Aug 1918
MotherMargaret G. Foland1 b. 24 Mar 1844, d. 22 Nov 1912
Last Edited17 Mar 2002
     Calvin Fletcher Cottingham was born on 16 April 1875 at Cicero, Hamilton Co., Indiana, USA.2,1
Calvin Fletcher Cottingham died in September 1875 at Cicero, Hamilton Co., Indiana, USA.2,1
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Citations

  1. [S1288] e-mail address, online http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=derekgilbert, Derek Gilbert (unknown location), downloaded updated 9 March 2002.
  2. [S1297] Unknown author, Letter from Olin H. Cottingham, second husband of Margaret (Foland) Royer, to daughter Nora A (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).

Thomas H. Cottingham1

M, #48550, b. 16 April 1882, d. 5 December 1954
FatherOlin Hunter Cottingham1 b. 12 Oct 1847, d. 5 Aug 1918
MotherMargaret G. Foland1 b. 24 Mar 1844, d. 22 Nov 1912
Last Edited17 Mar 2002
     Thomas H. Cottingham was born on 16 April 1882 at Cicero, Hamilton Co., Indiana, USA.1
Thomas H. Cottingham died on 5 December 1954 at Dallas, Dallas Co., Texas, USA, at age 72.1
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Citations

  1. [S1288] e-mail address, online http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=derekgilbert, Derek Gilbert (unknown location), downloaded updated 9 March 2002.

Ella A. Cottingham1

F, #48551, b. 20 December 1884, d. 24 July 1968
FatherOlin Hunter Cottingham1 b. 12 Oct 1847, d. 5 Aug 1918
MotherMargaret G. Foland1 b. 24 Mar 1844, d. 22 Nov 1912
Last Edited17 Mar 2002
     Ella A. Cottingham married an unknown person.1 She was born on 20 December 1884 at Cicero, Hamilton Co., Indiana, USA.2,1
Ella A. Cottingham died on 24 July 1968 at Terre Haute, Vigo Co., Indiana, USA, at age 83; Unknown GEDCOM info: Arteriosclerotic heart disease.3,1
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Citations

  1. [S1288] e-mail address, online http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=derekgilbert, Derek Gilbert (unknown location), downloaded updated 9 March 2002.
  2. [S1299] Unknown author, County record of birth, Hamilton Co., IN, Book H-2, p. 7. (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  3. [S1300] Unknown author, Record of death #1744, Vigo County, IN, Book 72. (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).

Matilda Johnston1

F, #48552
Last Edited17 Mar 2002
     Matilda Johnston married John Dryden Cottingham, son of Elijah Cottingham and Sarah Dryden, on 1 January 1867 at Hamilton Co., Indiana, USA.2,1
     Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _MEN Unknown.1

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Family

John Dryden Cottingham b. 31 Dec 1805, d. 11 Feb 1875

Citations

  1. [S1288] e-mail address, online http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=derekgilbert, Derek Gilbert (unknown location), downloaded updated 9 March 2002.
  2. [S1339] Unknown author, Hamilton Co., IN, marriage records, Bk. 3, p. 129. (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).

Sarah Dryden1

F, #48553, b. circa 1780
Last Edited17 Mar 2002
     Sarah Dryden was born circa 1780 at Worcester Co., Maryland, USA.2,1 She married Elijah Cottingham, son of Thomas Cottingham and unknown (?), circa 1804 at Worcester Co., Maryland, USA.1
     ; Much of this data has been collected by other family researchers. I cannot verify that all i.1 Sarah Dryden was also known as Sally.1

Family

Elijah Cottingham b. 1762, d. 1823
Children

Citations

  1. [S1288] e-mail address, online http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=derekgilbert, Derek Gilbert (unknown location), downloaded updated 9 March 2002.
  2. [S1301] Unknown author, 'Dryden Family & Descendents, Book I, ' Leslie P. Dryden. (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).

Thomas Cottingham1

M, #48554, b. 1732, d. before 21 January 1816
FatherJonathan Cottingham1 b. 1683, d. b 4 Jun 1762
MotherMargaret Cox1 b. 1680
Last Edited17 Mar 2002
     Thomas Cottingham was born in 1732 at Somerset Co., Maryland, USA.2,1 He married unknown (?) circa 1761 at Worcester Co., Maryland, USA.2,1 Thomas Cottingham married Susannah Watts on 16 November 1769 at Somerset Co., Maryland, USA.1 Thomas Cottingham married Comfort (?) circa 1789 at Worcester Co., Maryland, USA.2,1
Thomas Cottingham died before 21 January 1816 at Worcester Co., Maryland, USA.3,1
     ; Served during the Revolution: Listed as Sergeant in the 6th Class ofSnowhill Battalion, Worcester County Militia, 15 July 1780 (MarylandHistorical Society List of Maryland Militia, p. 254). Will, dated 5 June 1815: 'In the name of God, Amen. I, ThomasCottingham, (?), of Worcester County, being sick and weake in body butsound and disposing mind, memory and understanding, considering thecertainty of Death and the uncertainty of the time thereof and beingDesirous to settle my worldly affairs and thereby be better prepared toleave this world when ever it may please God to call me hence dotherefore make and publish this my last will and testament in manner andform following that is to day-- First and principally I commit my soul into the hands of almighty God andmy body to the Earth to be decently buried at the Discretion of myExecutor herein after named and after my Just Debts & funeral charges bepaid I devise & bequeath as follows -- Item I give unto my wife Comfort Cottingham one third of my Lands duringher life & one third of all my Personal Estate & one young man calledPleasant to her, her heirs and assigns for ever -- Item I give unto my Daugher Comfort Dennis one acre of Land where shenow lives during her natural life or widowhood. Item I give and devise unto my son Elijah Cottingham all my lands to theSouthward of a branch known by the name of the Little or Merry Branchdown untill it Emptys in to Jones Mill Branch. Thence up said millbranch to my Back Lines all to the southwest of the aforesaid Branch tohim, his heirs and assigns forever -- Item I give and devise unto my son Jonathan Cottingham all my Righttitle Interest and claim to all the lands and Premises where I now liveExcepting what is heretofore given of to the Southwest of the Little orMerry Branch to him his heirs and assigns for ever -- Item I give and devise unto my son John Cottingham one hundred acres ofland called Poore Lot where he now lives, to him his heirs and assignsfor ever -- I hereby authorise and impower my Executor Jonathan Cottingham to (?) andsell as much of the Lands where my son Thos. now lives called in theoriginal grant Cottinghhams Second Choice & since resurveyed on, as willrelease my estate from all and every claim or claims that may everhereafter come against my estate on account my security ship for my sonThos. or fees cost taxes or any other account or cause whatever that hasor may arise on or against said Land then the balance of said Lands Igive and devise unto my two grandsons, Isaac Cottingham & ElijahCottingham, to them their heirs and assigns for ever -- Item I give & bequeath unto my daughter Peggy Cottingham one bed andfurniture, one cow and calf, 82 sheep & one Corner Cupboard stnading inthe Southeast corner of the house to her her heirs and assigns for ever -- Item -- It is my will and desire that all the Rest of my Estate of everykind shall be equally divided between my son Elijah Cottingham, PeggyCottingham, Sarah Cottingham, Mary Cottingham & Martha H. Dennis, to themtheir heirs and assigns for ever. It is my will and desire that mydaughter Peggy Cottingham should have house room in my dwelling house(note: that's what it says!) for herself and her property during hernatural or single life. And lastly I do hereby constitute and appoint my Son Jonathan Cottingham& my daughter Peggy Cottingham to be Sole Executors of this my last willand testament revoking and annulling all former wills by me heretoforemade ratifying and confirming this and none other to be my last will andtestament in testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed myseal this fifth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eighthundred and fifteen. -- Signed sealed Published and declared by Thos. Cottingham (?) the abovenamed testator as and for his Last will and testament who at his requestin the presence of each other have Subscribed our names as witnessesthereto -- William Parker, Elijah Laws, Henry Mumford' The will was proved before Lemuel P. Spencer, Registrar of Wills forWorcester County, Maryland, 21 Jan 1816.1

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Family 1

unknown (?)
Children

Family 2

Susannah Watts
Children

Family 3

Comfort (?) d. a 1826
Children

Citations

  1. [S1288] e-mail address, online http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=derekgilbert, Derek Gilbert (unknown location), downloaded updated 9 March 2002.
  2. [S1323] Matthew Wise, Letter from Matthew Wise dated 19 Jul 1969 (n.p.: n.pub., 19 Jul 1969). Hereinafter cited as Wise [1969] Letter.
  3. [S1303] Unknown author, Copy of will recorded in Worcester County, MD, dated 5 June 1815, proved 21 Jan 1816. (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).

Mary Laws1

F, #48555, d. circa 1796
Last Edited17 Mar 2002
     Mary Laws married Elijah Cottingham, son of Thomas Cottingham and unknown (?), in 1790 at Maryland, USA.1
Mary Laws died circa 1796 at Worcester Co., Maryland, USA.1
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Family

Elijah Cottingham b. 1762, d. 1823
Children

Citations

  1. [S1288] e-mail address, online http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=derekgilbert, Derek Gilbert (unknown location), downloaded updated 9 March 2002.

Comfort (?)1

F, #48556, d. after 1826
Last Edited17 Mar 2002
     Comfort (?) married Thomas Cottingham, son of Jonathan Cottingham and Margaret Cox, circa 1789 at Worcester Co., Maryland, USA.2,1
Comfort (?) died after 1826.1
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Family

Thomas Cottingham b. 1732, d. b 21 Jan 1816
Children

Citations

  1. [S1288] e-mail address, online http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=derekgilbert, Derek Gilbert (unknown location), downloaded updated 9 March 2002.
  2. [S1323] Matthew Wise, Letter from Matthew Wise dated 19 Jul 1969 (n.p.: n.pub., 19 Jul 1969). Hereinafter cited as Wise [1969] Letter.

Joshua Cottingham1

M, #48557, b. 7 January 1791, d. 22 May 1874
FatherElijah Cottingham1 b. 1762, d. 1823
MotherMary Laws1 d. c 1796
Last Edited17 Mar 2002
     Joshua Cottingham was born on 7 January 1791 at Maryland, USA.2,1 He married Elizabeth Cowan on 27 December 1813 at Delaware, USA.3,1
Joshua Cottingham died on 22 May 1874 at Noblesville, Hamilton Co., Indiana, USA, at age 83.2,1
     ; Moved family to Connersville, Indiana, in the fall of 1823, and in thespring of 1824 moved to land a little southeast of Noblesville. Hecleard about 160 acres of heavy timber for a farm and built a log home.Some time before 1830 he built a two-story brick home, burning the brickon his land. Served as Probate Judge of Hamilton County, Indiana, forseveral years ('Commemorative Biographical Record, Indianapolis andVicinity,' Beers & Co., 1908, p. 648).1

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Citations

  1. [S1288] e-mail address, online http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=derekgilbert, Derek Gilbert (unknown location), downloaded updated 9 March 2002.
  2. [S1304] Unknown author, 'Commemorative Biographical Record, Indianapolis and Vicinity, ' Beers & Co., 1908, p. 648 (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  3. [S1342] Unknown author, 'Noblesville Ledger, ' 26 Jul 1877, p. 4. (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).

Elizabeth Cowan1

F, #48558, b. 28 September 1793, d. 22 July 1877
Last Edited17 Mar 2002
     Elizabeth Cowan was born on 28 September 1793 at Delaware, USA.1 She married Joshua Cottingham, son of Elijah Cottingham and Mary Laws, on 27 December 1813 at Delaware, USA.2,1
Elizabeth Cowan died on 22 July 1877 at Hamilton Co., Indiana, USA, at age 83.3,1
     ; Much of this data has been collected by other family researchers. I cannot verify that all i.1

Citations

  1. [S1288] e-mail address, online http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=derekgilbert, Derek Gilbert (unknown location), downloaded updated 9 March 2002.
  2. [S1342] Unknown author, 'Noblesville Ledger, ' 26 Jul 1877, p. 4. (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  3. [S1304] Unknown author, 'Commemorative Biographical Record, Indianapolis and Vicinity, ' Beers & Co., 1908, p. 648 (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).

Susannah Watts1

F, #48559
Last Edited17 Mar 2002
     Susannah Watts married Thomas Cottingham, son of Jonathan Cottingham and Margaret Cox, on 16 November 1769 at Somerset Co., Maryland, USA.1
     ; Much of this data has been collected by other family researchers. I cannot verify that all i.1

Family

Thomas Cottingham b. 1732, d. b 21 Jan 1816
Children

Citations

  1. [S1288] e-mail address, online http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=derekgilbert, Derek Gilbert (unknown location), downloaded updated 9 March 2002.

Thomas Cottingham1

M, #48560, b. 1705, d. 1791
FatherJohn Cottingham1 b. 15 Sep 1678, d. 25 Nov 1723
MotherMary Conner1
Last Edited17 Mar 2002
     Thomas Cottingham was born in 1705 at Maryland?, USA.1
Thomas Cottingham died in 1791.1
     ; Much of this data has been collected by other family researchers. I cannot verify that all i.1

Citations

  1. [S1288] e-mail address, online http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=derekgilbert, Derek Gilbert (unknown location), downloaded updated 9 March 2002.

Sallie Ann Cottingham1

F, #48561
FatherJoshua Cottingham1 b. 7 Jan 1791, d. 22 May 1874
MotherElizabeth Cowan1 b. 28 Sep 1793, d. 22 Jul 1877
Last Edited17 Mar 2002
     Sallie Ann Cottingham married William Irwin on 9 January 1837 at Hamilton Co., Indiana, USA.2,1
     ; Much of this data has been collected by other family researchers. I cannot verify that all i.1

Citations

  1. [S1288] e-mail address, online http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=derekgilbert, Derek Gilbert (unknown location), downloaded updated 9 March 2002.
  2. [S1343] Unknown author, Information from Indiana State Library Genealogy Division, 'Indiana Marriages Through 1850, ' (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).

Ann Cottingham1

F, #48562
FatherJoshua Cottingham1 b. 7 Jan 1791, d. 22 May 1874
MotherElizabeth Cowan1 b. 28 Sep 1793, d. 22 Jul 1877
Last Edited17 Mar 2002
     Ann Cottingham was born at Indiana, USA.1
     ; Much of this data has been collected by other family researchers. I cannot verify that all i.1

Citations

  1. [S1288] e-mail address, online http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=derekgilbert, Derek Gilbert (unknown location), downloaded updated 9 March 2002.

Eliza Jane Cottingham1

F, #48563
FatherJoshua Cottingham1 b. 7 Jan 1791, d. 22 May 1874
MotherElizabeth Cowan1 b. 28 Sep 1793, d. 22 Jul 1877
Last Edited17 Mar 2002
     Eliza Jane Cottingham was born at Indiana, USA.1 She married Perry Gardner on 20 February 1840 at Hamilton Co., Indiana, USA.1
     ; Much of this data has been collected by other family researchers. I cannot verify that all i.1

Citations

  1. [S1288] e-mail address, online http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=derekgilbert, Derek Gilbert (unknown location), downloaded updated 9 March 2002.

Caroline Cottingham1

F, #48564, b. 5 June 1830
FatherJoshua Cottingham1 b. 7 Jan 1791, d. 22 May 1874
MotherElizabeth Cowan1 b. 28 Sep 1793, d. 22 Jul 1877
Last Edited17 Mar 2002
     Caroline Cottingham was born on 5 June 1830 at Hamilton Co., Indiana, USA.2,1 She married Andrew Paswater in 1849 at Indiana, USA.1 Caroline Cottingham married John Green on 14 March 1852 at Hamilton Co., Indiana, USA.1
     ; Much of this data has been collected by other family researchers. I cannot verify that all i.1 Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _MEN Death of one spouse.1

; Minister Wade Posey M.E. performed the ceremony.1

Family 1

Andrew Paswater b. 1828, d. 1851
Child

Family 2

John Green

Citations

  1. [S1288] e-mail address, online http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=derekgilbert, Derek Gilbert (unknown location), downloaded updated 9 March 2002.
  2. [S1304] Unknown author, 'Commemorative Biographical Record, Indianapolis and Vicinity, ' Beers & Co., 1908, p. 648 (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).

Andrew Paswater1

M, #48565, b. 1828, d. 1851
Last Edited17 Mar 2002
     Andrew Paswater was born in 1828 at Indiana?, USA.1 He married Caroline Cottingham, daughter of Joshua Cottingham and Elizabeth Cowan, in 1849 at Indiana, USA.1
Andrew Paswater died in 1851 at Indiana, USA.1
     ; Much of this data has been collected by other family researchers. I cannot verify that all i.1 Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _MEN Death of one spouse.1

; Minister Wade Posey M.E. performed the ceremony.1

Family

Caroline Cottingham b. 5 Jun 1830
Child

Citations

  1. [S1288] e-mail address, online http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=derekgilbert, Derek Gilbert (unknown location), downloaded updated 9 March 2002.

Mary Alice Paswater1

F, #48566, b. 20 February 1850
FatherAndrew Paswater1 b. 1828, d. 1851
MotherCaroline Cottingham1 b. 5 Jun 1830
Last Edited17 Mar 2002
     Mary Alice Paswater was born on 20 February 1850 at Noblesville, Hamilton Co., Indiana, USA.2,1 She married an unknown person on 21 October 1869 at Noblesville, Hamilton Co., Indiana, USA.2,1
     ; Much of this data has been collected by other family researchers. I cannot verify that all i.1

Citations

  1. [S1288] e-mail address, online http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=derekgilbert, Derek Gilbert (unknown location), downloaded updated 9 March 2002.
  2. [S1304] Unknown author, 'Commemorative Biographical Record, Indianapolis and Vicinity, ' Beers & Co., 1908, p. 648 (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).

John Cottingham1

M, #48567, b. 15 September 1678, d. 25 November 1723
FatherThomas Cottingham1 b. 1640, d. b 28 Aug 1688
MotherMary Dixon1 b. c 1650, d. 1713
Last Edited7 Aug 2017
     John Cottingham married Mary Conner.1 John Cottingham was born on 15 September 1678 at Somerset Co., Maryland, USA.2,1
John Cottingham died on 25 November 1723 at Worcester Co., Maryland, USA, at age 45.1
     ; Much of this data has been collected by other family researchers. I cannot verify that all i.1

Family

Mary Conner
Children

Citations

  1. [S1288] e-mail address, online http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=derekgilbert, Derek Gilbert (unknown location), downloaded updated 9 March 2002.
  2. [S1344] F. Edward Wright, Maryland Eastern Shore Vital Records, Book 1: 1648-1725 (13405 Collingwood Terr., Silver Spring, MD: Family Line Publications, 1982), p. 103. Hereinafter cited as Wright 1982 MD Eastern Shore Records v1 1648-1725.

Thomas Cottingham1

M, #48568, b. 1640, d. before 28 August 1688
Last Edited31 Jul 2018
     Thomas Cottingham was born in 1640 at Accomack Co., Virginia, USA.2,1 He married Mary Dixon, daughter of Ambrose Dixon I and Mary Wilson, on 8 July 1666 at Annemessex, Somerset Co., Maryland, USA.3,1,4
Thomas Cottingham died before 28 August 1688 at Somerset Co., Maryland, USA.5,1
     ; 16 Jul 1663: Robert Brace filed a complaint against his servant, ThomasCottingham, for his stubborness and swearing. Upon Cottingham'sconfession and promise of better behavior, punishment was remitted.Ordered that the next time he was heard swearing, he was to have 21lashes on his naked shoulders ('Accomack County Court Order Abstracts1663-1666'). 1664: Thomas is listed in the household of George West (List ofTithables, 1664, Northampton County, Virginia). 11 Jan 1665/66: Thomas was awarded 132 lbs of tobacco from John Roads bySomerset County (Maryland) court as payment for his share of the fee paidto Ambrose Dixon for 20 days' use of Dixon's boat ('Judicial Proceedingsof Somerset County, 1663-1668'). 20 Jul 1665: Thomas buys 100 acres in Somerset County, MD, called'Planner's Adventure' from William and Rebecca Planner for 1400 lbstobacco ('Land Records of Somerset County 1665-1668'). 1666: Between January and April, Thomas patents 300 acres and calls it'Vulcan's Vineyard,' a reference to his trade of blacksmith ('LandRecords of Somerset County 1665-1668').1

; Much of this data has been collected by other family researchers. I cannot verify that all i.1

; Married by Mr. Henry Boston, Justice of the Peace.1

Family

Mary Dixon b. c 1650, d. 1713
Children

Citations

  1. [S1288] e-mail address, online http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=derekgilbert, Derek Gilbert (unknown location), downloaded updated 9 March 2002.
  2. [S1306] Unknown author, Thomas gave his age as 22 in Northampton County court deposition dated 28 Apr 1662. (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  3. [S1344] F. Edward Wright, Maryland Eastern Shore Vital Records, Book 1: 1648-1725 (13405 Collingwood Terr., Silver Spring, MD: Family Line Publications, 1982), p. 101. Hereinafter cited as Wright 1982 MD Eastern Shore Records v1 1648-1725.
  4. [S2354] Ancestry.Com Web Site, online http://search.ancestry.com/, Ancestor Lineages of Members Texas Society/National Society Colonial Dames Seventeenth Century, p. 62
    Seen on Ancestry.com on 31 July 2018 at: https://ancestry.com/interactive/48426/TXDames17thCent-008880-62/339521?backurl=https%3a%2f%2fsearch.ancestry.com%2fsearch%2fdb.aspx%3fdbid%3d48643%26path%3d&ssrc=&backlabel=ReturnBrowsing. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.Com Web Site.
  5. [S1307] Unknown author, Inventory of estate dated 28 Aug 1688. (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).

Mary Dixon1

F, #48569, b. circa 1650, d. 1713
FatherAmbrose Dixon I2,3 b. bt 1628 - 1630, d. 12 Apr 1687
MotherMary Wilson2,3 b. c 1625, d. 1688
Last Edited31 Jul 2018
     Mary Dixon was born circa 1650 at Northampton Co., Virginia, USA.1,3 She married Thomas Cottingham on 8 July 1666 at Annemessex, Somerset Co., Maryland, USA.4,1,3
Mary Dixon died in 1713 at Annemessex, Somerset Co., Maryland, USA; Ancestor Lineages says "d. aft 15 Feb 1692."1,3
     ; Married by Mr. Henry Boston, Justice of the Peace.1

; Much of this data has been collected by other family researchers. I cannot verify that all i.1

Family

Thomas Cottingham b. 1640, d. b 28 Aug 1688
Children

Citations

  1. [S1288] e-mail address, online http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=derekgilbert, Derek Gilbert (unknown location), downloaded updated 9 March 2002.
  2. [S1288] e-mail address, updated 9 March 2002, http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=derekgilbert&id=I0327
  3. [S2354] Ancestry.Com Web Site, online http://search.ancestry.com/, Ancestor Lineages of Members Texas Society/National Society Colonial Dames Seventeenth Century, p. 62
    Seen on Ancestry.com on 31 July 2018 at: https://ancestry.com/interactive/48426/TXDames17thCent-008880-62/339521?backurl=https%3a%2f%2fsearch.ancestry.com%2fsearch%2fdb.aspx%3fdbid%3d48643%26path%3d&ssrc=&backlabel=ReturnBrowsing. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.Com Web Site.
  4. [S1344] F. Edward Wright, Maryland Eastern Shore Vital Records, Book 1: 1648-1725 (13405 Collingwood Terr., Silver Spring, MD: Family Line Publications, 1982), p. 101. Hereinafter cited as Wright 1982 MD Eastern Shore Records v1 1648-1725.

Mary Cottingham1

F, #48570, b. 30 August 1668, d. 1750
FatherThomas Cottingham1 b. 1640, d. b 28 Aug 1688
MotherMary Dixon1 b. c 1650, d. 1713
Last Edited7 Aug 2017
     Mary Cottingham was born on 30 August 1668 at Annemessex, Somerset Co., Maryland, USA.2,1 She married Furbury Rugg in 1688 at Maryland, USA.1
Mary Cottingham died in 1750.1
     ; Much of this data has been collected by other family researchers. I cannot verify that all i.1

Family

Furbury Rugg d. 3 Mar 1702/3
Child

Citations

  1. [S1288] e-mail address, online http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=derekgilbert, Derek Gilbert (unknown location), downloaded updated 9 March 2002.
  2. [S1344] F. Edward Wright, Maryland Eastern Shore Vital Records, Book 1: 1648-1725 (13405 Collingwood Terr., Silver Spring, MD: Family Line Publications, 1982), p. 101. Hereinafter cited as Wright 1982 MD Eastern Shore Records v1 1648-1725.