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Narcisse Nelson "Nelson Cota" Cote
Birth: Jun. 4, 1833
Quebec, Canada
Death: unknown, USA

Quebec, Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967
Name: Narcisse Cote
Event: Baptême (Baptism)
Baptism Year: 1833
Baptism Location: St-François-du-Lac, Québec (Quebec)

NOTE: Baptism Record includes the names of his parents to be Luc Cote and Julie Benoit


COTE NARCISSE (AKA NELSON) was born in Canada. He is the son of Lucian Cote and Julie Benoit both born in Canada. He married Maria Philomena Morris in Manchester, New Hampshire, USA on 11/26/1859 (per church records) OR 12/12/1859 (per divorce papers). They moved to Grass Valley, Nevada County, CA before 1860. They had three children Napoleon, Lucinda (Gallagher) and Josephine (Van Marter). Maria (Mary) and Nelson divorced in 1868 in Nevada County. Nelson moved to Frankstown, Washoe County, Nevada to work with his (half) sister Marie Chevrefils-Belisle Lonkey Page, in the lumber business. He left Frankstown and has not been seen or heard of again. His father was Lucian Cote and his mother was Julie Benoit both born in Canada.

Source: family members

Note:They used the COTA spelling of name in Grass Valley, CA

1860 No Census record located

1870 United States Federal Census
Name: Nelson Cote
Birth Year: abt 1834
Age in 1870: 36
Birthplace: Canada
Home in 1870: Franktown, Washoe, Nevada
Race: White
Gender: Male
Household Members: Name Age
Nelson Cote 36

Nevada State Census Record
Surname, First Names: COTO, NELSON
Age: 34 Sex: M
Profession: MILL LABORER
Able to Write: N Able to Read: N
Place of Birth: CANADA Month/Year Born: 0/
Marital Status: U Month Married: 0
Location Information County: WASHOE

1870 Nevada Census

Nevada Census, 1860-1910
Name: Nelson Coto (Cota)
State: NV
County: Washoe County
Township: Franktown
Year: 1870
Page: 461
Database: NV 1870 Territorial Census Index


1870 United States Federal Census
Name: Mary P Cota (X WIFE of Nelson )
Birth Year: abt 1842
Age in 1870: 28
Birthplace: Canada
Home in 1870: Grass Valley, Nevada, Calif.
Household Members: Name Age
Mary P Cota 28
Napoleon Cota 9
Lucinda Cota 8
Josephine Cota 6

Family links: 
  Lucian Cote (1803 - 1835)
  Julie Benoit Cote Belisle (1809 - 1844)
  Marie Philomena Morrissc Morris Brown (1839 - 1872)
  Napoleon Nelson Cota (1860 - 1952)*
  Lucinda Marie Cota Gallagher (1863 - 1897)*
  Josephine M Cota Van Marter (1864 - 1949)*
  Mitchell Cote Cota (1830 - 1888)*
  Narcisse Nelson Cote (1833 - ____)
  Marie Olive Cheverills-Belisle Lonkey Page (1842 - 1936)**
*Calculated relationship
Cremated, Other.
Specifically: Unknown where remains are
Created by: Barbara A. in CA
Record added: Jan 09, 2011
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