Tom McCabe's Genealogy

Weaver COTTONAge: 67 years17681836

Name
Weaver COTTON
Given names
Weaver
Surname
COTTON
Birth July 2, 1768 43
MarriageMillie ROBERTSONView this family
yes

Death of a paternal grandmotherJane HYDE
December 2, 1768 (Age 5 months)
Death of a paternal grandfatherThomas COTTON
1777 (Age 8 years)

Death of a motherElizabeth WEAVER
before 1786 (Age 17 years)

Note: Elizabeth was evidently dead at the time her husband Richard wrote his will in 1786.
Death of a fatherRichard COTTON
1790 (Age 21 years)
Note: Death: Jan. 7, 1790
Birth of a son
#1
Cary COTTON
May 30, 1802 (Age 33 years)
Death of a wifeMillie ROBERTSON
1805 (Age 36 years)

MarriageSarah Elizabeth “Sally” BENNETTView this family
August 3, 1806 (Age 38 years)

Birth of a daughter
#2
Mary COTTON
about 1807 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3
Rachel COTTON
December 31, 1808 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4
Nancy M COTTON
November 10, 1810 (Age 42 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5
Sarah M COTTON
1815 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a son
#6
Weaver Alexander COTTON
December 7, 1822 (Age 54 years)
Property
Wilkes Co GA
1823 (Age 54 years)

Note: Deed Book A, p. 26 Deed dated 23 Jan. 1823, recorded 24 Feb. 1823, from Weaver Cotten, Wilks Co., GA…
Marriage of a childMycajah Y. BENNETTMary COTTONView this family
August 27, 1826 (Age 58 years)
Census 1830 (Age 61 years)
Note: Weaver was between 60 and 70 years old. His wife was between 40 and 50.
Marriage of a childMichael HINDSMANSarah M COTTONView this family
December 10, 1835 (Age 67 years)
Death 1836 (Age 67 years)
Note: From THE PALLADIUM Advertisements, Coweta Co GA
Probate 1839 (3 years after death)
Note: Weaver Cotton's Estate clearly states that Micajah Bennett is a legatee which verifies that Mary Cotton, wife of Micajah, was daughter of Weaver.
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
sister
sister
brother
brother
brother
brother
sister
himself
Family with Sarah Elizabeth “Sally” BENNETT - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: August 3, 1806
17 months
daughter
2 years
daughter
22 months
daughter
5 years
daughter
son
son
son
Family with Millie ROBERTSON - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage:
son
Cary COTTON
Birth: May 30, 1802 33 36Wilkes Co, GA
Death: June 13, 1881Coosa Co, AL
James EVANS + Sarah Elizabeth “Sally” BENNETT - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage: before 1800

Property

Deed Book A, p. 26 Deed dated 23 Jan. 1823, recorded 24 Feb. 1823, from Weaver Cotten, Wilks Co., GA, to Charles Henson, Rabun Co., GA, 490 acres, Lot no. 20, 3rd Dist., Rabun Co., GA, for $100. Witnesses: James Evans, John Faver, JP. Signed: Weaver Cotton (DWC)

Deed Book A, p. 26 (transcribed to Book Q, p. 318) Deed dated 20 Aug. 1823, recorded 24 Feb. 1823, from Charles Henson, Rabun Co., GA to Drewry Wall, Rabun Co., GA, conveyed 490 acres, Lot 20, Third District, lying on Warwoman Creek, Rabun Co., GA, for $300. [Note: Land drawn by Weaver Cotton of Wilkes Co., GA and conveyed by said Weaver to Charles Henson and has marks as plat represents.] Witnesses: A. Miller and Allen Gaines, J.P. Signed Charles Henson.

Census

Weaver was between 60 and 70 years old. His wife was between 40 and 50.

Death

From THE PALLADIUM Advertisements, Coweta Co GA

April 14, 1836

Cary Cotton and Sarah Cotton, Administrators will sell perishable property of Weaver Cotton, deceased, of 2nd District, Coweta Co. on 5th May.

Probate

Weaver Cotton's Estate clearly states that Micajah Bennett is a legatee which verifies that Mary Cotton, wife of Micajah, was daughter of Weaver.

Note

Taken From Rootsweb Cotton Surname Message Board:

Some of this is wrong -wrong counties, wrong dates, wrong parents.

Renee Perkins Posted: 10 May 2005 3:35AM GMT

ID: I540488695 Name: Weaver COTTON SR. Given Name: Weaver Surname: Cotton Sr. Sex: M Birth: 2 Jul 1768 in Arbemarle Parish, now Sussex Co., VA Death: 31 Dec 1837 in Grantville, Coweta Co., GA Change Date: 4 Jun 2001 Note: migrated to Wilkes Co. GA from Sussex Co VA c.1790

Father: Richard COTTON Mother: Sarah Elizabeth "Betty" (Travis) WEAVER

Marriage 1 Millie ROBERTSON Married: Bef 1790 in Arbemarle Parish, now Sussex Co., VA Children Mary A. COTTON b: 1790 in Moreland, Coweta Co, GA Henry COTTON b: 1795 in Moreland, Coweta Co, GA Cary (Par) COTTON b: 30 May 1802 in Wilkinson Co GA near Kettle Creek Eli COTTON b: 4 Jul 1806 in Wilkes Co GA

Marriage 2 Sally (BENNETT) EVANS Children Rachel M. COTTON b: 31 Dec 1808 in Wilkes Co GA Nancy M. COTTON b: 9 Nov 1810 in Wilkes Co GA Travis COTTON SR. Sarah M. COTTON SR. Weaver Alexander COTTON SR. Bennett COTTON SR.

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Note

The Cotton DNA project has grouped these Cotton lines together according to DNA results and family histories:

1 Walter Cotton, b. in England, d. 1713, Prince George Co., VA

...+ Elizabeth

.....2 William Cotton, b. 1694, Surry Co., VA, d. 1740

........+ Mary Smith

..........3 William Cotton Jr., b. 1735, Prince George Co., VA, d. 1787, Prince George Co., VA

.............+ Lucy

.....2 Thomas Cotton, b. 1697, Surry Co., VA

........+ Jane Hyde

..........3 Richard Cotton, b. 1725, Surry Co., VA

.............+ Elizabeth Weaver

...............4 Seth Cotton, b. Nov. 1, 1750, Surry Co., VA, d. 1815, Chatham Co., NC

..................+ Rebecca Avent

...............4 Weaver Cotton, b. 1768, Sussex Co., VA, d. 1837, Coweta Co., GA

..................+ Millie Robertson

....................5 Cary Cotton, 1802, Wilkes Co., GA, d. 1882, Coosa Co., AL

.......................+ Hannah Bates

.........................6 John Weaver Cotton, b. 1831, Coweta Co., GA, d. 1866, Coosa Co., AL

............................+ Mariah Hindsman

..............................7 James Weaver Cotton, b. 1864, Coosa Co., AL, d. 1930, McClendon, TX

.................................+ Bethenia Virginia White

...................................8 Curtis Hindsman Cotton, b. 1900, Limestone Co., TX, d. 1990, Lea Co., NM

......................................+ Willie Mae Lankford

........................................9 Curtis Hindsman Cotton Jr., b. 1927, Wichita Co., TX, d. 2001, Lea Co., NM

..........................................+ Alma Nadine King

............................................10 MARK ALLEN COTTON, b. 1956, Childress Co., TX

................................................+ Cynthia Alberta Abbott

..........3 Joshua Cotton, b. 1734, Surry Co., VA

.............+ Susannah Hight

MarriageWeaver Cotton and Sally Bennett Evans Marriage LicenseWeaver Cotton and Sally Bennett Evans Marriage License
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