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 Eli Cotton

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Eli Cotton

Birth
Wilkes County, Georgia, USA
Death 1 Sep 1883 (aged 79)
Coweta County, Georgia, USA
Burial Grantville, Coweta County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 65743327 View Source
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Served in the 56th Georgia Infantry, Co. A.

A book, "Coweta County Chronicles", written by Mary Gibson Jones and Lily Reynolds in 1928, states on page 253: "Eli Cotton, aged eighty-three, an early settler near Grantville" died during 1883.

Census: 1840 Federal Census for Coweta Co., GA.:
Eli Cotton
Males - 30-40 - One (Eli b. 1803)
Females - under 5 - One (daughter, Elizabeth, b. 1840)
Females - 20-30 - One (Sarah b. 1818)

Census: 1850 Federal Census for Coweta Co., GA.: Eli Cotton, age 46; Sarah Cotton, age 35; E. M. Cotton, age 10; Rebecca D. Cotton, age 8; Lewis C. Cotton, age 5; Eli Cotton, age 4; Buddy Cotton, age 2.

Census: 1860 Federal Census taken 9/27/1860, for Coweta Co., GA.: Eli Cotton, age 56; Sarah Cotton, age 42; Dandridge Cotton, age 18; Lewis C. Cotton, age 17; Ellis M. Cotton, age 14; James Cotton, age 12; Ann Cotton, age 9; Charley B. Cotton, age 3; McHundra Cotton, age 1.

Census: 1870 Federal Census taken 8/4/1870, for Coweta Co., GA: Eli Cotton, age 66; Sarah Cotton, age 52; Rebecca Cotton, age 25; Anna Cotton, age 19; Charles Cotton, age 13; Mchundra Cotton, age 11.

Census: 1880 Federal Census taken 6/19/1880, for Coweta Co., GA: Eli Cotton, age 76; Sarah Cotton, age 62; Charlie B. Cotton, age 23; Mchandra Cotton, age 21; Clara M. Cotton, age 23, daughter-in-law.


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  • Maintained by: Joe Pearce
  • Originally Created by: Rebekah Duncan
  • Added: 16 Feb 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 65743327
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/65743327/eli-cotton : accessed ), memorial page for Eli Cotton (13 Oct 1803–1 Sep 1883), Find a Grave Memorial ID 65743327, citing Grantville City Cemetery, Grantville, Coweta County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Joe Pearce (contributor 46885687) .