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I'm Rob Salzman (email: genealogy at e-familytree.net)
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e-familytree.net is my personal genealogy hobby site. The data contained here has been gathered through 20 years of genealogy. It contains everyone I know who are connected to European Royalty or Nobility. Some small part of it is my original research, but most of it has been generously shared with me!

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Family Sheet
Name: Thomas Richard Cottingham Note Born: Abt 1780 at Marlboro County, SC Married: Abt 1798 Died: at Crystal Springs, Copiah Count, MS Father: Turbet Cottingham Mother: Rebecca Tilghman
Name: Nancy Rowe Born: Abt 1780 at Marlboro County, SC Died: at Crystal Springs, Copiah Count, MS
Name: Giles Cottingham Born: Died:
Name: John Wesley Cottingham Born: Died:
Name: Thomas Richard Cottingham Jr. Born: Died:
Name: Francis Mitchell Cottingham Born: Died:
Name: Nancy Cottingham Born: Died:
Name: Cassie Cottingham Born: Died:
Name: Eliza Cottingham Born: Died:
Name: Turbett Cottingham Born: Died:
Name: Cariece Cottingham Born: Died:
Name: James Rowe Cottingham Born: Died:
Name: Elizabeth Cottingham Born: Died:
Name: Rebecca Cottingham Born: 31 Mar 1799 Died:
1). Written by SUSAN ELLIS PURDOM Wpurdom@aol.c o m I a m a d e scendent of Thomas Cottingham and Nancy Row e . My in itia l in formation came from my grandmother an d he r mother . He r info rmation is as follows Thomas Cot tingh am was ma rrie d to Nan cy Rowe and they were early s ettler s of Cryst al Sp rings, Co piah County, MS. They ha d twelv e children Rebecc a my ance stor , John Wesley , Thomas R ichard, Fra ncis Mitc hell, Giles , Nancy, Cassi e, Eliza, T ubert, Carie ce, Jame s Rowe and Eli zabeth Be tsey . Rebec ca was born M arch 31 , 1799 in SC an d died F ebruary 22, 1 873 near Kilmi chael, M ontgomery County , MS . She marrie d in 1827 to Fred eric Cros s, who was bor n M ay 27, 1799 o r 1801 in VA and d ied Novemb er 04, 185 6 near K ilmichael . They are buried i n the Friend ship Ce metery in Ki lmicha el. They had five ch ildren Sara h Cat herine, Nancy P. , H enry Bingham, Lavin a Jane, and Cas sa ndra. Sarah Catheri n e Cross married Nath aniel William s a nd they had ten chi ldre n Julia Ann E., M ary Rebecca , Eliz a Jane, William H enry, N ewton Edward, Sa m Peery , Jemima Ca ssandra, Georg e Robert, M artha Saphroni a an d Maggie Lou. J emima Cassan dra Williams m arried Alfr e d Louis Seale and th ey had thr ee children Alfr ed Loui s , Jr., Catherine Katie Maud , and Sam Hill. Cather in e K atie Maud Seale marrie d Rob ert Pearson Ellis and th e y ha d four children. The old es t of their children wa s Robe r t Pearson Ellis, Jr. an d h e married Ruth Belfor d Donal d . I am their oldest daug hter. The only information my grandmother and great grandm o t h e r left about the other children of Thomas Richard C ot ti ng ha m and Nancy Rowe is as follows John Wesley wa s ma rri e d Jan uary 07, 1829 to Elizabeth M. Wallace. Tho mas R icha r d was m arried December 15, 1846, to Martha E . Harri son . Fr ancis Mi tchell was married to Elizabeth A nn Thomp son , Gile s was mar ried March 25, 1830, to Rebec ca Mercer , Na ncy wa s married J anuary 01, 1837 to Dr. Ep hraim F. L ockwo od. Cas sie was marr ied to ? Strahan. Eli za was marr ied Fe bruary 2 8, 1839 to Mi lton Kennedy. Tub ert never ma rried . Cariece m arried ? Patto n and had tw o daughters, A nna w ho married 1 st Harrison an d 2nd Coo k and Emma wh o marrie d Dr. T. P. L ockwood . The y had n o records of Ja mes Row e nor Elizabet hBetsey . I ha v e added to this in formatio n from 1850 M S Census record s an d from some info rmation t hat I receive d from a Gile s Cottin gham descende nt. I woul d love to hea r from anyo ne about th e Cottingha m family . I am particular ly inter ested in docume nting th e informa tion from one of t he co usins on your websi te li nking Thom as Richard Cottingh am Nancy Rowe to Jonatha n C ottingham M argaret Cox.

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