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John Ucal "J. U." Cottingham
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Birth: Dec. 20, 1883
Opelousas
St. Landry Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Nov. 4, 1914
Lafayette
Lafayette Parish
Louisiana, USA

J. U. Cottingham, a native of West Bellevue died from injuries received in a railroad accident on last Wednesday night at Lafayette. The remains were brought to Opelousas on the Southern Pacific Thursday evening, interment being made in the Protestant cemetery.

Young Cottingham was 30 years old and was a member of a well known St. Landry family. He was born and raised on a farm a short distance from Opelousas.

Published in The St. Landry Clarion (Opelousas, LA), Saturday, November 7, 1914 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Cottingham (1854 - 1934)
  Cynthia Ann Dunn Cottingham (1865 - 1956)
 
 Siblings:
  John Ucal Cottingham (1883 - 1914)
  Laura Lurella Cottingham Fahey (1886 - 1982)*
  Robert Cottingham (1889 - 1980)*
  Russell Cottingham (1895 - 1966)*
  Ben Rush Cottingham (1897 - 1975)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Grave marker has the wrong death date (Nov. 14th) per his obituary.
 
Burial:
Myrtle Grove Cemetery
Opelousas
St. Landry Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: Sep 02, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96430711
John Ucal J. U. Cottingham
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John Ucal J. U. Cottingham
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John Ucal J. U. Cottingham
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- Kathy S. Savoie
 Added: Sep. 3, 2012

- Ron Manley
 Added: Sep. 2, 2012
 
 
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