Benjamin Franklin Cotten

Male 1875 - 1939  (64 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Franklin Cotten  [1
    Born 3 Feb 1875  Trout, LaSalle Parish., LA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Buried 1939  Taylor Chapel Cem, Summerville, Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 16 Mar 1939  Trout, Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3439  Louisiana Kinfolks
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2015 

    Father Vernon Henry Bean Cotten,   b. 14 Aug 1844, Trout, LaSalle Parish Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1922, Summerville, LaSalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Sarah Elizabeth Taylor,   b. 16 Nov 1847, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1901, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 5 Nov 1865  Catahoula, Now Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Family ID F1481  Group Sheet

    Family Nancy Abigail (Abbie) Cockerham,   b. 1 Jun 1875, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1973, LaSalle Parish, LA ? Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years) 
    Married 15 Feb 1900  Catahoula Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Children 
     1. Sarah Ellen (Ellie) Cotten,   b. 17 Feb 1901, Prob. Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1986, Lasalle Gen. Hosp., Jena, Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     2. Mattie J. Cotten,   b. 2 Sep 1902, Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1998, Alexandria, Rapides Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     3. Lottie Cotten,   b. 10 Jan 1905, Catahoula Parish , LA (Summerville area probably) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1908, Summerville, Lasalle Par., LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     4. Howard Benjamin (Ben) Cotten,   b. 24 Sep 1906, Prob. Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1967, Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     5. Lucy Mae Cotton,   b. 23 Oct 1908, Trout, LaSalle Parish Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1984, Jonesville, Catahoula Paish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     6. Burl W. Cotton,   b. 30 Mar 1911, Prob. Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1994, Many, Sabine Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     7. Leomona Agnes Cotten,   b. Abt 1913, Prob. Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. James Monroe Cotten,   b. 8 Oct 1917, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1969, Alexandria, Rapides Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2015 
    Family ID F1488  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] US Federal Census.

    2. [S12] Family Tree Program.

    3. [S5] Ancestry.com Tree OWT.

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

    5. [S20] Visited grave site and took picture of tombstone.

    6. [S2] Ancestry.com LA Marriages.