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Percy Eben Cota
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Birth: Sep. 15, 1894
Washoe County
Nevada, USA
Death: Jan. 31, 1974
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA

Percy E. Cota 79 of 1936 S. Lincoln Ave., former owner of Cota Food Market, died at 5:35 a.m. Thursday at Memorial Medical center. A resident of Springfield since 1939, Mr. Cota was custodian at Cherry Hills Baptist Church for over 20 years. He was a member of Cherry Hills Baptist Church. Veterans World War 1, Barracks No. 185 and was a veteran of World War I. He is survived by one nephew, John Cota, of Springfield. Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Bisch Memorial Home. Rev. Robert Mayhew will officiate and burial will be in Camp Butler National Cemetery, where World War I Barracks No. 185 will conduct Military Services.

Percy Eben Cota, son of Oliver Mitchell Cota and Maude Lonkey Towl was born on 15 Sep 1894 in Verdi, Washoe, Nevada, USA. He died on 31 Jan 1974 in Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, USA. He married Mignon Reynaud about 27 Sep 1927 in Reno, Washoe, Nevada, USA (In Reno Gazette 9/27/1927). She was born about 1884. Percy and his brother Clarence Vere Cota lived with his Aunt Maria Olive Cheverills-Belisle Lonkey Page for many years.

U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006
Name: Percy E Cota
Birth Date: 15 Sep 1894
Death Date: 31 Jan 1974
Service Start Date: 8 Aug 1918
Interment Date: 4 Feb 1974
Cemetery: Camp Butler National Cemetery
Cemetery Address: R.R. #1 5063 Camp Butler Road Springfield, IL 62707-9722
Buried At: Section I Site 2593

Social Security Death Index
Name: Percy Cota
Last Residence: 62704 Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States of America
Born: 15 Sep 1894
Died: Jan 1974
State (Year) SSN issued: Nevada (Before 1951)

U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 (Beta) U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 (Beta)
Name: Percy E Cota
Residence Year: 1938
Street Address: 321 4th
Residence Place: Reno, Nevada
Occupation: Clerk

1930 United States Federal Census
Name: Percy E Cota
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1897
Birthplace: Nevada
Race: White
Home in 1930: Sacramento, Sacramento, California
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Mignon Cota
Father's Birthplace: California
Mother's Birthplace: Nevada
Household Members: Name Age
Percy E Cota 33
Mignon Cota 23

1920 United States Federal Census
Name: Perry Cota [Percy Cota]
Age: 25
Birth Year: abt 1895
Birthplace: Nevada
Home in 1920: Reno, Washoe, Nevada
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's Birthplace: California
Mother's Name: Maude Mclean
Mother's Birthplace: Nevada
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Maude Mclean 48
Perry Cota 25
Clarence Cota 20

There is a marriage record in the Reno Evening Gazette 9/27/1927 for Percy Cota and Mignon Reynaud.

1942 U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942
Name: Percy Eben Cota
Birth Date: 15 Sep 1894
Birth Place: Verdi, Nevada
Residence: Springfield, Illinois
Race: White
Occupation: Partner in Cota Food Market 618 E. Laurel,Springfield, Saganon, IL
Nearest Relative: Mrs. Grace Cota

WWI Civilian Draft Registrations
Name: Cota, Percey Eben
Birth Date: 15 Sep 1894
Birth Place: Verdi NV
City/County: Washoe
State: NV
Ethnicity: W

Family links: 
  Oliver Mitchell Cota (1860 - 1919)
  Maud Towl Cota (1872 - 1927)
  Percy Eben Cota (1894 - 1974)
  Clarence Vere Cota (1898 - 1965)*
*Calculated relationship
Camp Butler National Cemetery
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Plot: I, 2593
Maintained by: Barbara A. in CA
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 03, 2000
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