Vernon Henry Bean Cotten

Vernon Henry Bean Cotten

Male 1844 - 1922  (78 years)

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  • Name Vernon Henry Bean Cotten  [1
    Born 14 Aug 1844  Trout, LaSalle Parish Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Buried 1922  Taylor Chapel Cem Summerville, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 31 Aug 1922  Summerville, LaSalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3431  Louisiana Kinfolks
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2015 

    Father Benjamin G. Cotten,   b. 8 Jan 1809, MS, Claiborne Co maybe (see birth note) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1865, Milam Co, TX (Nashville, TX ?) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Relationship Adopted 
    Mother Elizabeth (Bettie) Cloyde,   b. 19 Apr 1819, LA (in MS per Lott Cotten's death certificate) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1897, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship Family member 
    Married 23 Aug 1854  Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F624  Group Sheet

    Father James Carlson Cotten,   b. 1812, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Relationship Biological 
    Relationship Biological 
    Family ID F1472  Group Sheet

    Family ID F6394  Group Sheet

    Family 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  [5, 6
    Children 
     1. William Samuel Cotten,   b. 1 Sep 1866, Trout, Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1870, Trout, LA (living in 1870 census, see notes) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     2. Henry Jackson (Jack) Cotten,   b. 3 Jan 1868, Summerville, Lasalle Par., LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1957, Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     3. James Marion Cotten,   b. 12 Nov 1869, Catahoula Parish , LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1934, Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     4. Isibelle Cotten,   b. Abt 1871,   d. Aft 1880, Summerville, 7th ward Catahoula Parish, LA ? Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 10 years)
     5. Joseph Newton Cotten,   b. 4 Apr 1871, Summerville, La Salle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1950, Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     6. Margaret Joanna (Annie) Cotten,   b. 25 Mar 1874, Summerville, LaSalle Parish, LA (alt: 3/28/1873) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1899, Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
     7. Benjamin Franklin Cotten,   b. 3 Feb 1875, Trout, LaSalle Parish., LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1939, Trout, Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     8. Sarah (Sallie) Jeanette Cotten,   b. 9 Jan 1878, Trout, Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1966, Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     9. Mary Jane Cotten,   b. 5 Nov 1879, Trout, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1954, Prob. Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     10. Vernon N. Cotten,   b. Mar 1883, Summerville, Lasalle Par., LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1918, Forest, LA (per Kathy in CO) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years)
     11. Artie M. (Missie) Cotten,   b. 5 Mar 1885, Trout, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1947  (Age 62 years)
     12. John Walter Cotten,   b. 25 Feb 1888, Summerville, Lasalle Par., LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1958, At Home Near Trout, Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2015 
    Family ID F1481  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Cotten, Vernon Henry group picture
    Cotten, Vernon Henry group picture
    Vernon H. Cotten with son John Cotten, son in laws Lewis Jones and Johnny Masters. Will Masters and Henry Masters sons of Johnny Masters and others.

    Documents
    Census 1850 Rapides Parish, Louisiana
    Census 1850 Rapides Parish, Louisiana
    Two adopted sons of Benjamin G. Cotten using birth names Vernon Bean and Sameul Blackman but already living with Benjamin and wife Elizabeth.
    Census 1860 Milam County, Texas
    Census 1860 Milam County, Texas
    Vernon Bean and Samuel Blackburn are listed as Vernon Cotten and Samuel Cotten, adopted sons of Elizabeth Cloyde Cotten and BG Cotten(census used initials DG, transcribers error).

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] US Federal Census.

    2. [S12] Family Tree Program.

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

    4. [S2] Ancestry.com LA Marriages.

    5. [S5] Ancestry.com Tree OWT.

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