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WILLIAM COTTON





Born: Feb 28, 1750, Virginia

Died: Estated settled in 1836

Burial: Franklin Co, Indiana

Service: While residing in Guilford County,N.C. he volunteered
and served as a private in the N.C. Troopsin CApt John LEEK'S Company,
Col MARTIN'S Regt.

March 1780, 6 months in Battle at Cross Creek

From Nov 1780, 6 months and was in the Battleof Guilfords Court House

From July 1781, 6 months in an expedition against the Cherokee Indians.

Proof: Pension S 32187

Married: wife unknown at this time, born abt 1750.

Children:

Phoebe:

David: Born 1773

James: Born 1775

Mary: Born ca 1778

Joseph: Born May 8, 1787 - married Polly CRAMER

One of Joseph's lineages is:

Joseph Cotton: Born March 29, 1824 - married Rheuami REA
James Rea Cotton: Died Sept 28, 1856 wife Lida Prier KENNEDY
Lawrence Cotton: Died Feb 8, 1905 - married Darlene FURREY
James Robert Cotton: died Aug 20, 1947

Rachel: Born 1790

Information on the Patriots children and her lineage line was furnished by Jim and Rhonda Cotton

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION ON THIS PATRIOT
I'D APPRECIATE HEARING FROM YOU.Stephen D Franklin

Directions:

Indiana War Graves Index - Hoosier Pioneer Patriots Chapter SAR, Jeffersonville, Indiana
The Indiana State Society SAR Homepage