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Martha A. Cotton Lay
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Birth: Jan. 29, 1842
Leslie
Searcy County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Mar. 7, 1902
Wallace
Shoshone County
Idaho, USA

Martha Cotton Lay was my maternal great grandmother. Married to John Wesley Lay, Jr. abt. 1862 in Marshall, Searcy Co., ARK. They raised 9 children, of which my grandfather was the 8th child. This family migrated to Boise, Idaho abt 1895, living in Wallace, Shoshone Co., Idaho until 1902 when Martha died. Her husband John then removed to So. Calif. where he remained until he died in 1913.  
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel B. Cotton (1809 - 1892)
  Alimentte Moore Cotton (1815 - 1896)
 
 Spouse:
  John Wesley Lay (1840 - 1913)
 
 Children:
  James Marion Lay (1863 - 1945)*
  Luther Hansford Lay (1866 - 1940)*
  William Perry Lay (1869 - 1938)*
  Martha Belle Lay Huling (1874 - 1939)*
  Emily Ruth Lay Duffy (1879 - 1922)*
  Arthur Garfield Lay (1880 - 1963)*
 
 Siblings:
  Chester Perry Cotton (1837 - 1916)*
  Martha A. Cotton Lay (1842 - 1902)
  Calvin Thomas Cotton (1847 - 1933)*
  David M Cotton (1850 - 1927)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Miners' Union Cemetery
Mullan
Shoshone County
Idaho, USA
 
Created by: Kathy Gregory
Record added: Sep 21, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 5063365
Martha A. <i>Cotton</i> Lay
Added by: Kathy Gregory
 
 
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