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Napoleon Nelson Cota
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Birth: Dec. 2, 1860
Grass Valley
Nevada County
California, USA
Death: Jun. 9, 1952
Clark County
Washington, USA

Napoleon Nelson Cota, son of Narcisse Nelson Cote and Marie Philomena Morris was born on 02 Dec 1860 in Grass Valley, Nevada, California, USA. He died on 09 Jun 1952 in Vancouver, Clark, Washington, USA. He married Sarah Viola Fincher in 1886 in Washington, USA. She was born on 04 Dec 1871 in Monroe, Wisconsin, USA. She died on 15 Jun 1932 in The Dalles, Wasco, Oregon, USA.

Napoleon and Sarah had seven sons, George Cota, of the Dalles, Oliver Cota of LaCrosse, Wash., Raymond C, Clyde and Harry Cota all of Moscow, Idaho., Leon Cota of Louisville, Nebr., and Ralph Cota of American Lake, Wash.; five daughters, Mrs. Charles (Mary L.) Dull of Cathlamet, Wash., Mrs. R. R. (Florence) Emerson of Medford, Mrs. Oscar (Edith) Dahl of Moscow, Idaho, Mrs. John (Josephine) Molton of Medford, Oregon and Mrs. Alta Mason who died before both of her parents.

Napoleon had two sisters Lucinda Gallagher
and Josephine Van Marter.


Washington Death Index, 1940-1996
Name: Napoleon N Cota
Date of Death: 9 Jun 1952
Age: 91
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1861
Gender: Male
Certificate: 9800

Death Certificate #9800
In Washington has the wrong birth date.
Should read 12/2/1860.
He was 91 Years 6 mts 7 days

Interment Cremation-Portland Memorial,
Portland, OR 6/12/1952

1940 United States Federal Census
Name: Napolean Cota
Age: 79
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1861
Birthplace: California
Marital Status: Widowed
Relation to Head of House: Father
Home in 1940: North Moscow, Latah, Idaho
Street: Route 5
Inferred Residence in 1935:
North Moscow, Latah, Idaho
Residence in 1935: Same House
Resident on farm in 1935: Yes
Sheet Number: 4B
Household Members: Name Age
Clyde Cota 30
Bernice Cota 27
Arlene Cota 8
Dale Cota 3
Napolean Cota 79


1920 United States Federal Census
Name: Napoleon N Cota
Age: 59
Birth Year: abt 1861
Birthplace: California
Home in 1920: Sunset, Whitman, Washington
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Sarah V Cota
Father's Birthplace: Canada
Mother's Birthplace: Vermont
Household Members: Name Age
Napoleon N Cota 59
Sarah V Cota 48
Ralph F Cota 23
George W Cota 19
Edith L Cota 16
Harry E Cota 14
Clifford R Cota 12 (Raymond Clifford)
Clyde A Cota 10
Annie J Cota 8
Family links: 
  Narcisse Nelson Cota (1833 - ____)
  Marie Philomena Morris Brown (1839 - 1872)
  Sarah Viola Fincher Cota (1871 - 1932)*
  Leon Nelson Cota (1886 - 1943)*
  Alta P Cota Mason (1888 - 1920)*
  Mary Lucinda Cota Dull (1891 - 1963)*
  Oliver I Cota (1893 - 1960)*
  Ralph Francis Cota (1896 - 1961)*
  Florence I Cota Emerson (1898 - 1953)*
  George W Cota (1900 - 1974)*
  Edith Lucille Cota Dahl (1903 - 1985)*
  Eugene Harry Cota (1905 - 1968)*
  Raymond Clifford Cota (1907 - 1975)*
  Clyde A Cota (1909 - 1984)*
  Josephine Anna Cota Moulton (1911 - 1969)*
  Napoleon Nelson Cota (1860 - 1952)
  Lucinda Marie Cota Gallagher (1863 - 1897)*
  Josephine M Cota Van Marter (1864 - 1949)*
*Calculated relationship
Maintained by: Barbara A. in CA
Originally Created by: Wanda L
Record added: Feb 17, 2011
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Napoleon Nelson Cota
Added by: Barbara A. in CA
Napoleon Nelson Cota
Added by: Barbara A. in CA
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