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Ralph Cotton, Sr
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Birth: Jan. 10, 1747
Loudoun County
Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 13, 1817
Switzerland County
Indiana, USA

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♥ ♥ ~ My 5th Great-Grandfather ~ ♥ ♥

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☆☆☆~ Revolutionary War Soldier ~☆☆☆

Ralph served as a private 6th class, in Captain Timothy Downing's Company, 3rd Batalion of Washington County Militia in 1782. His service records is in the Pennsylvania Archives, 6th series 2:104-05, 117-118. Military order to rendezvous on 18 May 1782. The DAR in Madison, IN has copies of the information on his grave.

He is listed on the Roster of Soldiers and Patriots of the American Revolution Buried in Indiana

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Ralph Cotton was the son of John Ralph Cotton and Susannah Smith. He married Elizabeth Kitchen in 1761 in Loudon County, VA.


Children of Ralph Cotton and Elizabeth Kitchen:

1. Henry S. Cotton born September 4, 1763 in VA, married Mary Harrell on June 18, 1787.

2. Susannah C. Cotton born February 14, 1765 in VA, married George Calhoun on December 24, 1787.

3. Margaret "Peggy" Cotton born August 4, 1767 in VA, married Thomas Beard on March 16, 1795.

4. Jemima Cotton born August 8, 1769 in VA, married John Brown on April 28, 1789.

5. Mary Jane "Mollie" Cotton born January 27, 1772 in VA, married Johnston Brown on January 6, 1795.

6. John Cotton born February 12, 1774 in VA, married Dolly Brown on March 9, 1796.

7. "Judge" William Cotton born March 13, 1776 in VA, he married Christina McGee Froman on June 7, 1796 in Nelson County, KY.

8. Sarah "Sally" Cotton born May 10, 1778, she married William Harmon on February 18, 1799.

9. Nathaniel Cotton born April 1, 1783 in Loudon County, VA and died May 25, 1835 in Switzerland County, IN, he married (1) Ann Adams on December 17, 1805 in Shelby County, KY; (2) Hannah Todd on January 7, 1824.

10. Ralph Cotton born January 17, 1786, he married Isabella Adams on April 24, 1806.

11. Robert Cotton born September 4, 1788, he married Mary Bellwood on June 8, 1811 in Bourbon County, KY.

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Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Ralph Cotton (1721 - 1808)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Kitchen Cotton (1742 - 1832)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Cotton Brown (1770 - 1823)*
  William Cotton (1776 - 1839)*
  Nathaniel Cotton (1783 - 1875)*
  Ralph Cotton (1786 - 1828)*
  Jemima L. Cotton Cotton (1796 - 1857)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cotton Cemetery
Mount Sterling
Switzerland County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Genealogy Girl
Record added: Aug 23, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15480234
Ralph Cotton, Sr
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