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James Williford Cotton

Male 1866 - 1964  (98 years)


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  • Name James Williford Cotton  [1
    Born 5 Apr 1866  Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 1910  Hamilton, Marion, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Enumeration District 76 
    Occupation 1910  Hamilton, Marion, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer, General farm 
    Residence 1910  Hamilton, Marion, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    With wife Reanelty J (Logan) and three children 
    Census 1920  Brown Precinct, Lamar, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Enumeration District 41 
    Occupation 1920  Brown Precinct, Lamar, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer, Home farm 
    Residence 1920  Brown Precinct, Lamar, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    With wife Susie (Davis) Cotton and five children 
    Census 1930  Bell, Lamar, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Enumeration District 38-24 
    Occupation 1930  Bell, Lamar, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer, General farm 
    Residence 1930  Bell, Lamar, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    With wife Susie (Davis) and five children 
    Residence 1935  Lamar Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1940  Precinct 4, Lamar, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Enumeration District 38-6 
    Occupation 1940  Precinct 4, Lamar, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    He was working full-time as a farmer but earned no income in 1939 
    Residence 1940  Precinct 4, Lamar, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    With wife Susie and three children 
    Died 29 Sep 1964  Hamilton, Marion, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7
    Buried Hamilton, Marion, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Fulton Bridge Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
    Jim Cotton (1866 - 1964) - Find A Grave Memorial
    Jim Cotton (1866 - 1964) - Find A Grave Memorial
    With headstone photo.

    Created by: Joyce Rye Kasberg
    Record added: Jun 14, 2012
    Find A Grave Memorial# 91908043
    Notes 
    • He attended school through the sixth grade [3]
    • 1910 United States Census indicates his marriage to Reanelty J Logan was his second marriage
    Person ID I355  Wm L Gann Ancestors
    Last Modified 15 Apr 2018 

    Family 1 Tennessee Franks,   b. Bef 20 Mar 1877, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage License 18 Mar 1895  Marion Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Issued by Jason P Ford, Judge of Probate 
    Married 20 Mar 1895  Marion Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Officiated by Paul E Caudle, JP, at the Tilda Franks residence [8]
    Last Modified 15 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F1959  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Reanelty J Logan,   b. 14 Jun 1871, Marion Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1910, Marion Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Marriage License 9 Oct 1902  Marion Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Issued by W R White, Judge of Probate 
    Married 10 Oct 1902  Marion Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Officiated by A H Burleson, JP at Josh Gann's residence [9]
    Last Modified 15 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F129  Group Sheet

    Family 3 Emma Allen,   b. 1879, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage License 13 Oct 1911  Marion Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Issued by Mack Pearce, Judge of Probate 
    Married 15 Oct 1911  Marion Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Officiated by A J Mays, Minister of Gospel, at the J W Cotton residence [10]
    Last Modified 15 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F1960  Group Sheet

    Family 4 Susie Davis,   b. 1895 - 1896, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1 Apr 1940  (Age 44 years) 
    Marriage License 15 Jan 1916  Marion Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Issued by Mack Pearce, Judge of Probate 
    Married 16 Jan 1916  Marion Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • Officiated by J G Boyett, Ordained Minister, at "the Brides Home" [11]
    Last Modified 15 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F1422  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S01867] Gene Pool Individual Records, Edmund West, comp., (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000).

    2. [S01875] Cemetery Inscriptions of Marion Co., Alabama, Dorothy Shores Stalcup & William Spann Stalcup, comps., (1979), vol. 2, p. 119.

    3. [S40214] 1940 United States Federal Census, United States, Bureau of the Census, (National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), fam. 182, p. 11B, ED 38-6, Precinct 4, Lamar, Alabama (Reliability: 2), 21 Jun 2012.

    4. [S40176] 1910 United States Federal Census, United States Department of Commerce, (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910), fam. 75, p. 4B, ED 76, Hamilton, Marion, Alabama (Reliability: 2), 15 Apr 2018.

    5. [S40175] 1920 United States Federal Census, Bureau of the Census, (National Archives, Washington, D.C.), fam. 199, p. 12A, ED 41, Brown Precinct, Lamar, Alabama (Reliability: 2), 15 Apr 2018.

    6. [S40174] 1930 United States Federal Census, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930), fam. 69, p. 4A, ED 38-24, Bell, Lamar, Alabama (Reliability: 2), 15 Apr 2018.

    7. [S10177] Alabama Statewide Deaths 1908-1974, Alabama Department of Public Health, film 1909069, # 22050.

    8. [S161] Marion County, Alabama, Marriage Records, 1887 - 1958, Marion County (Alabama). Judge of Probate (Main Author), (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1979, 1993), vol. 2, p. 22 (Reliability: 3), 15 Apr 2018.

    9. [S161] Marion County, Alabama, Marriage Records, 1887 - 1958, Marion County (Alabama). Judge of Probate (Main Author), (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1979, 1993), vol. 3, p. 486 (Reliability: 3), 15 Apr 2018.

    10. [S161] Marion County, Alabama, Marriage Records, 1887 - 1958, Marion County (Alabama). Judge of Probate (Main Author), (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1979, 1993), vol. 6, p. 580 (Reliability: 3), 15 Apr 2018.

    11. [S161] Marion County, Alabama, Marriage Records, 1887 - 1958, Marion County (Alabama). Judge of Probate (Main Author), (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1979, 1993), vol. 8, p. 271 (Reliability: 3), 15 Apr 2018.