My Cotton ancestors
The following Cotton ancestry is summarized from the books "Abell Family in America" and "Kin of Mellcine Thurman Smith".
01. Sir Hugh de Coton was Born in the early 1200's. He married Elizabeth de Tittenlegh, daughter of Hamon.
02. Alan De Coton, son of Hugh was born in the mid 1200's. He married Margaret De Acton.
03. Hugh De Coton, son of Alan was born in the late 1200's. He married Isabel De Heyton.
04. Hugh De Coton, son of Hugh was born abt 1310.
05. Richard De Coton, son of Hugh was born abt 1336 in Coton, Shropshire, England.
06. Roger De Coton, son of Richard was born abt 1360 in Coton, Shropshire, England. He married Ellen Grymelond.
07. William De Coton, son of Roger and Ellen was born abt 1400 in Coton, Shropshire, England. He married unk. Hulse.
08. William De Coton, son of William was born abt 1432 in Coton, Shropshire, England. He married Agnes Yonge, daughter of Philip abt 1460.
10. Sir George Cotton, son of John and Cicely was
born abt 1505 in Combermere, Cheshire, England. He was granted
Combermere by King Henry VIII. He married before 11 Nov. 1537,
Onley, daughter of John Onley. The Cottons of Combermere
rose to great heights in the reign of Henry VIII, and this was due in a
measure to the alliances with these other families by marriage. George
Cotton was knighted by Henry VIII and was the grantee of Combermere.
Sir George Cotton, Knight, and Esquire of the Body to Henry VIII, and
knighted by him, grantee of Combermere in 32 year of Henry VIII, including
the monastery, with its church, bell tower, Lake of Combermere and the
cemetery, all by the King's letters patent. In this grant were lands
called Dodcote in County Salop, Cliffe and Hales in Drayton, Erdlet Grange
in Staffordshire, Wincell Grange in County Cheshire and Cotes Grange in
12. Frances Cotton, daughter of Richard Cotton and Mary was born in 1565 in Hemington, Leicester, England. She married George Abell on May 01, 1599 in Lockington, Leicester, England. George is the son of Robert Abell. Frances is mentioned in the will of George Abell as daughter of Richard Cotton (See Boston Transcript, Dec. 11 1936 signed H.A.A.R) Frances died on September 13, 1630 in Lockington. I descend from Frances and George's son Robert Abell.
|Surnames that married into my Cotton family|
|ABELL||DE ACTON||DE HEYTON|
"The Royal Descents of 500 Immigrants", by Gary Boyd Roberts, NEHGS,1993, pp 226 shows the ancestry of Frances Cotton to King Edward I "Longshanks".
"Medieval English Ancestors of Robert Abell" by Carl Boyer, 3rd (2001) 344p - Covers Frances Cotton's ancestors in great detail.
"The Abell Family in America" documents Frances Cotton's ancestry to King Edward I.
My Descent From The Cotton Line
|19||Roger De Coton (c1368-)||Ellen Grymelond (c1373-)|
|18||William De Coton (c1400-)||Unknown Hulse (c1405-)|
|17||William De Coton (c1432-)||Agnes Yonge (c1437-)|
|16||John Cotton (c1465-)||Cicely Mainwaring (c1470-)|
|15||Sir George Cotton (c1505-1545)||Mary Onley (1517-1560)|
|14||Richard Cotton (c1539-1602)||Mary Mainwaring (1541-)|
|13||George Abell (1561-1631)||Frances Cotton (1565-1630)|
|12||Robert Abell (1589)||Joanna (1610-1671)|
|11||Caleb Abell (1646-1731)||Margaret Post (1653-1700)|
|10||Zachariah Loomis (1681-1751)||Joanna Abell (1682-1759)|
|9||Ebenezer Jones (1718-1800)||Zerviah Loomis (1724-1808)|
|8||Miles Jones (1764-1812)||Mehitable Adams (1771-1812)|
|7||Miles Jones (1794-1885)||Pamelia Turner (1805-1883)|
|6||Darius Benjamin Jones (1834-1918)||Marquerite Cowan (1835-1906)|
|5||Nathaniel Henry Hawk (1858-1944)||Anna Irene Jones (1868-1936)|
|4||Ernest August Schwiening (1873-1944)||Grace Myrtle Hawk (1885-1984)|
|3||William Edward Marshall (1901-1981)||Irene Sophia Schwiening (1908-1992)|
|2||William Edward Marshall|
|1||Tod Howard Marshall|
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