Purvis Roy Cotten

Purvis Roy Cotten[1]

Male 1895 - 1963  (68 years)

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  • Name Purvis Roy Cotten  [2, 3
    Born 5 Jan 1895  Summerville, LaSalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Mar 1963  Catahoula Parish Hosp., Jonesville, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Harrisonburg Town Cem, Harrisonburg, Catahoula Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1451  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  [5, 6, 7
    Family ID F615  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Lillie Onita Frith,   b. 22 Dec 1899, Catahoula Parish, LA (Archie-French Fork area ?) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1924, Harrisonburg, Catahoula Parish, LA at home Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years) 
    Married 7 Jun 1916  Catahoula Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Children 
     1. Laura Mae (Dook) Cotten,   b. 10 Apr 1917, Catahoula Parish - In La Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1994, Ferriday Hosp. Concordia Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2015 
    Family ID F633  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Eva L. Young,   b. 17 Oct 1910, Harrisonburg, Catahoula Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1989, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 31 May 1928  Catahoula Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 9
    Children 
     1. Virgie Belle Cotten,   b. 9 Apr 1929, Harrisonburg, Catahoula Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 2003, Jena, Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     2. Nathan Roy Cotten,   b. 22 Nov 1931, Harrisonburg, Catahoula Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 2012, St Francis Cabrina Hosp, Alexandria, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2015 
    Family ID F634  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    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
    Purvis Roy Cotten age about 10
    Purvis Roy Cotten age about 10
    Son to Elisha Lott and Laura A. Cotten
    Lillie Onetta Frith & husband Purvis Roy Cotten.
    Lillie Onetta Frith & husband Purvis Roy Cotten.
    Lillie Onetta Frith aka Nita was the daughter of Thomas H. Frith & May C. (Watkins) Frith. Taken about 1917, Catahoula Parish, LA.
    Purvis Roy Cotten
    Purvis Roy Cotten
    Son to Elisha Lott and Laur A. Cotten
    Purvis Roy Cotten and grandson Charlie Curry
    Purvis Roy Cotten and grandson Charlie Curry
    Purvis was son to Elisha Lott Cotten. Charlie was the son to Purvis daughter Laura May Cotten Curry.

    Documents
    Purvis Roy Cotten Obituary
    Purvis Roy Cotten Obituary

  • Sources 
    1. [S56] Military.

    2. [S27] Published Obituary.

    3. [S21] Census.

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

    5. [S5] Ancestry.com Tree OWT.

    6. [S2] Ancestry.com LA Marriages.

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

    8. [S11] Family Records.

    9. [S12] Family Tree Program.