Allen Butler Cotten

Allen Butler Cotten[1]

Male 1892 - 1980  (87 years)

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  • Name Allen Butler Cotten  [2
    Born 18 Jul 1892  Summerville, LaSalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Mar 1980  Catahoula Hosp., Jonesville, LA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Heard Cemetary, Manifest, LA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1436  Louisiana Kinfolks
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2015 

    Father Elisha Lott Cotten,   b. 21 Jun 1853, Rapides Parish, LA per obit. Home in Summerville, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1946, At Home, Harrisonburg, Catahoula Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Mother Laura Antoinette Flowers,   b. 18 Sep 1857, Catahoula Parish, LA (maybe Summerville) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1925, Harrisonburg, Catahoula Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 17 Dec 1874  Summerville, Catahoula Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Family ID F615  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Maude May (twin) Frith,   b. 10 Apr 1902, French Fork-Archie, Catahoula Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1933, Harrisonburg, Catahoula Parish, LA at home Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Married 23 Jun 1921  Catahoula Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Addie Beatrice Cotten,   b. 7 Sep 1921, Harrisonburg, Catahoula Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 2010, Rapides Gen. Hosp, Alexandria, Rapides Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     2. Lena Lois Cotten,   b. 28 Feb 1924, Catahoula Parish In La Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 2014, Vidalia, Concordia Parish, LA at Promise Hospital Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     3. Annie Pearl Cotten,   b. 1926, Harrisonburg, Catahoula Parish, Louisiana (probably) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1927, Alexandria, Rapides Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    +4. Mary Cornelia Cotten,   b. 25 Mar 1928, Harrisonburg, Catahoula Parish Louisiana (on the Ouachita River) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 2006, Columns In Jonesville, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     5. Living
     6. Tommie Butler Cotten,   b. 25 Aug 1931, Catahoula Parish In La Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 2005, Harrisonburg, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2015 
    Family ID F570  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Hazel Eloise Floyd,   b. 8 Dec 1918, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1980, Jonesville, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married LA (2nd wife of Allen Butler Cotten) Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Jesse Howard Cotten,   b. 16 Apr 1936, Harrisonburg, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 2014, Winnsboro, Franklin Parish. LA (Charlene NH) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. Charles Ray Cotten,   b. 1937, Shreveport Hospital (charity) Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1937, age abt 6 weeks, Harrisonburg, Catahoula Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Leamon William Cotten,   b. 26 Aug 1938, Harrisonburg, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 2010, LaSalle Gen. Hospital, Jena, LaSalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     4. Bobby Glynn Cotten,   b. 22 Dec 1940, Harrisonburg, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 2015, Harrisonburg, Catahoula Parish, LA at home Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     5. Tommie Jean Cotten,   b. 10 Jun 1950, Harrisonburg, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 2012, Harrisonburg, Cat. Parish, LA at home Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     6. Darwin Cotten,   b. 27 Nov 1958, Harrisonburg, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 2002, Catahoula Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2015 
    Family ID F614  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Cotten, Allen Butler and Fiddle
    Cotten, Allen Butler and Fiddle
    Son to Elisha Lott and Laura A. Cotten. Taken at a music jig near Jena, LaSalle Parish, LA, 1918
    The Cotten Brothers, known as The Catahoula Hoedowners.
    The Cotten Brothers, known as The Catahoula Hoedowners.
    L-R: Butler, Oscar and Purvis. All sons to Elisha Lott and Laura A. Cotten
    Butler Cotten
    Butler Cotten
    Son of Elisha Lott and Laura A. Cotten. WW I Army picture.
    Butler Cotten age about 10
    Butler Cotten age about 10
    Son of Elisha Lott and Laura A. Cotten
    Cotten, Curry and Boothe Kinfolks
    Cotten, Curry and Boothe Kinfolks
    Taken at Butler and Zanie Cotten's home in Harrisonburg, LA.
    Cotten, Allen Butler Fiddle on 80th birthday
    Cotten, Allen Butler Fiddle on 80th birthday
    Taken on his 80th birthday after his son Tommy took him to have this picture taken at a studio.
    Cotten, Allen Butler Making Hoops
    Cotten, Allen Butler Making Hoops
    One of his many trades was cutting and shaving small strips of wood and skillfully bending them to go in round hoop nets used for fishing.
    Thanks to cousin Faye Husbands for sharing this photo.
    Cotten Children Playing and Singing
    Cotten Children Playing and Singing
    Children of Allen Butler Cotten. Tommy, Jesse, Bob, and granddaughter, Judy.
    Cotten Sons of Butler Cotten except Leamon
    Cotten Sons of Butler Cotten except Leamon
    L-R: Jesse, Bob, Bill, Dobbie and Tommy sitting on Ft Hill, Harrisonburg, LA 1986
    Cotten, Allen Butler Cotten & wife Maude May Frith
    Cotten, Allen Butler Cotten & wife Maude May Frith
    spliced photo of Rita B. Jones. Both photos taken between 1920-1924 Catahoula Parish, LA.
    Lois, Annie Pearl and Addie B. Cotten
    Lois, Annie Pearl and Addie B. Cotten
    children of Butler & Maude (Frith) Cotten taken about 1926, Harrisonburg, LA
    Butler & Zanie Cotten with 3 children
    Butler & Zanie Cotten with 3 children
    Butler, Zanie with children, Tommie Jean, Billie Nell and Darwin Cotten. Harrisonburg, LA abt 1960.
    Cotten, Allen Butlerat home
    Cotten, Allen Butlerat home
    This home was off Hwy 124 between Harrisonburg and Enterprise, LA about 1-2 miles south of Rawson Creek Church.

  • Sources 
    1. [S56] Military.

    2. [S4] US Federal Census.

    3. [S12] Family Tree Program.

    4. [S5] Ancestry.com Tree OWT.

    5. [S2] Ancestry.com LA Marriages.

    6. [S87] Marriage Records - Clerk of Court, Louisiana. Catahoula..

    7. [S22] Oral or Email History or ID by other family member.