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William Earle Cotter
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Birth: Oct. 19, 1887
Randolph County
Missouri, USA
Death: Nov. 29, 1946
Cook County
Illinois, USA

My cousin. Son of William Harrison Cotter & Belle Ragsdale; grandson of James L. Cotter (b Ireland) and Benjamin A. & Elizabeth J. (Powell) Ragsdale.

6th great-grandson of Godfrey I and Mary Ragsdale.

Married 1) Charlotte S. Stainbrook, note from Audrey Brennan Florentine, "They married in 1907 and were living in Oak Park with their 3 year old daughter, Brownie at the time of the 1910 census. They divorced and Lottie married a H. O. Wilson."

Married 2) Mrs. Erma Mae Coffman Miller, November 3, 1931 in Sigourney, Keokuk Co., IA. She is the daughter of John William Henry Coffman & Martha Ellen "Nellie" Blaylock; she first married Frank Harvey Miller on March 4, 1923 in South English,​ Keokuk Co., IA.

Residence on April 1, 1935: Cedar Rapids, Linn Co., IA

1940 Home Avenue, Oak Park, Cook Co., IL census:
William H. (head) 81 b OH
Belle (wife) 73 b MO
William E. (son) 49 b MO, Traveling salesman for electrical appliance factory
Erma (dau-in-law) 38 b IA
Patsy (granddaughter) 6 b IA

Manager, cafeteria, 59 years, 1 month, 10 days. 
Family links: 
  William Harrison Cotter (1851 - 1941)
  Belle Ragsdale Cotter (1863 - 1944)
  Charlotte Stainbrook Wilson (1887 - 1982)*
*Calculated relationship
Forest Home Cemetery
Forest Park
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Arleta ♥
Record added: Jan 23, 2011
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William Earle Cotter
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