'Cotton06'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Cotton of Hackney, Cotton of Nether Denby, Cotton of The Haigh, Cotton of Wakefield

Thomas Cotton
1. William Cotton of Nether Denby & The Haigh (d 13.03.1674)
  m. Eleanor Fownes (bur 30.11.1699, dau of William Fownes of Kendley by Elizabeth (who b c1595, d before 22.01.1658))
  A. William Cotton of Nether Denby & The Haigh (b 1648-9, d 06.05.1703, ironmaster)
  m1. Barbara Curwen (d 09.10.1678, dau of Thomas Curwen of Sella Park)
  i. Eleanor Cotton (bur 12.06.1680)
m2. (17/27.03.1683) Anna Westby (d 08.07.1721, dau of George Westby of Ravenfield by Benedicta, dau of Joseph Drake of Hull (Hall))
  ii. William Westby Cotton of The Haigh (b 14.08.1689, d 08.1749)
  m. (01.09.1715) Mary Cotton (bur 22.10.1731, dau of Daniel Cotton of Holmes Chapel) @@ below
  a. Thomas Cotton of The Haigh (b 04.04.1723, dsp 03.10.1802)
  m. Rebecca Acton (b 1732-3, d 21.05.1816, dau/coheir of John Acton of the Beach by sister of George Heald)
  b. Elizabeth Cotton (b 09.08.1716, bur 03.05.1748)
  m. John Denton of Broadroidhead (d 29.09.1749)
  (1) Mary Ann Denton (d by 1808)
  m. James Richardson of Wakefield (a 1808, m2. Elizabeth Potter)
(A)+ issue - Henry (a 1808), Elizabeth (b 26.02.1777, d unm 1805)
  (2)+ other issue - George (b c1734, dsp 23.08.1770), Elizabeth (a 1808)
  c. Anna Cotton (b 15.11.1717, dsp)
  m. (31.08.1761) James Faucet of Kirby Steven
  d.+ other issue (d unm) - William (b 01.03.1729?, d infant), William (b 09.12.1728, bur 24.10.1750), Sarah (b 19.04.1724, bur 19.05.1745)
  iii. George Cotton of Wakefield (b 12.02.1691, d 05.02.1778, 3rd son)
  m. (22.10.1716) Elizabeth Milnes (d 10.06.1769, dau of Robert Milnes of Wakefield)
  a. Elizabeth Cotton (b 12.1724, d 26.05.1766)
  m. (11.1749) Richard Hill of Hull
  (1) Elizabeth Hill (b 29.11.1750, a 1808)
  m. (11.11.1783) Richard Milnes of Crownest & Shepley Bridge (a 1826)
  b.+ other issue - George of Wakefield (b 29.09.1723, d unm 13.12.1793), Robert (bur 27.03.1739)
  iv. Joshua Cotton of Newcastle (b 15.02.1694, d 1753, ironmaster, 5th son)
  m. Martha Pedmore (sister of Bridget, Mrs William Hotham)
  a. daughter
  m. _ Cooper of Kidderminster
  v. Samuel Cotton of Beverley (b 06.07.1703, d 1734, youngest child)
  m. Jane Kettlewell or Kettleby
  a. Ann Cotton (dsp)
  m. _ Witherby of London
  b. Catherine Cotton
  m. _ Laybourne of Burlington, Nafferton & Cattenholm
  (1) Catherine Laybourne or Layburn
  m(1). _ Wise
  c.+ other issue (d unm) - Samuel (d young), Thomas, Benedicta
  vi. Frances Cotton (b 03.05.1684, d 03.1728)
  m. (24.06.1708) William Vernon of Warmingham, Cheshire (ironmaster)
  The following comes from FMG (vol 1, MS56, 'Vernon', p127).
  a. Samuel Vernon who probably married ...
  m. Jane Hall (b c1740, d 17.02.1775, dau of Thomas Hall of the Hermitage)
b. Rebecca Vernon
  m. _ Milton (clergyman in Cheshire)
  c. Frances Vernon
  Shown as wife (b 1745) of Francis Maude of Leathley (## see here ##) but with a note that "she could not be as here placed".
  d. Joanna Vernon (b 02.04.1710)
e. Ann Vernon (b 02.06.1711) probably the Ann (d 22.08.1749) who married ...
  m. (23.07.1735) Francis Norton of Wakefield Norton
  vii. Ann Cotton (b 19.10.1685, d 22.04.1763)
  m. (1712) Edward Kendal of Stourbridge
  viii. Elizabeth Cotton
  m. (30.03.1708) Thomas Nettleton of Halifax
  ix. Benedicta Cotton
m. (30.11.1714) William Hotham of York
  x. Ellinor Cotton
  m. (28.07.1720) George Heald of Macclesfield
  xi.+ other issue - Thomas (b 06.12.1690, d 10.05.1691), Daniel (b 18.08.1693, d 09.11.1693), John (b 06.12.1698, d unm 03.1723), Thomas (b 25.05.1700, bur 25.02.1701), Joanna (b 10.09.1687, bur 22.09.1687), Barbara (b 06.03.1702, d unm)
  B. Daniel Cotton of Holmes Chapel (d 01.01.1722)
i. Mary Cotton (bur 22.10.1731)
  m. (01.09.1715) William Westby Cotton of The Haigh @@ above
  C. Thomas Cotton (b 1657, d 1730, minister in London)
  m. Bridget Hoare (dau of Leonard Hoare of New England (by Bridget, dau of Lord Lisle), m2. _ Usher)
  i. Leonard Cotton (settled in America) had issue
  ii. Thomas Cotton of Hackney (b 1709-10, d 23.03.1797)
  m. Rebecca Bayes (b 1716-7, d 07.02.1799, dau of Rev. Joshua Bayes of London)
  a. Bayes Cotton of Hackney & Kenilworth
  m. _ Chance of Upton-upon-Severn
  (1) William Cotton of London
  m. Susan De Berckam
(2) Laetitia Cotton
  m. Hugh Stanger Leathes
  (3) Maria Cotton
  m. Henry Scrivenour of London
  (4)+ other issue - Samuel of London, Thomas, George, Edward, Thomas (b c05.1786, d 21.03.1787), Ann (a 1824, d unm?), Sarah, Decima, Laura (d unm)
  b. Joshua Cotton (b 1738-9, d 30.03.1767)
  iii. Alicia Cotton (d unm)
  D. Joanna Cotton (d 27.01.1721)
  m. (15.07.1697) Thomas Hall of Hermitage
  E. Eleanor Cotton
  m. (27.10.1681) James Wright (minister)
  F.+ other issue - Joshua, John (b c1662, d 20.09.1671), Susanna (d 22.10.1677), Elizabeth (bur 01.11.1680), Anne (bur 28.07.1682), Mary (d 20.12.1682)
2. daughter
  m. _ Leeke of Criggan

Main source(s): FMG (vol 1, MS54-55, 'Cotton', p122+)
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