Name: Aaron Whitecotton
Given Name: Aaron
Birth: 18 May 1780 in , Hampshire, Virginia
Death: 9 Jul 1870 in , Reynolds, Missouri
Burial: Helvey Hampton Cemetery, Reynolds, Missouri
Ancestral File #: NQ6S-BT
Descendancy data comes from correspondent: (1995 address)
N 202 County Road B
Kewaunee, WI 54216
COUNTY HISTORY BOOK: (book on Scott Co, TN, families---get name from LDS catalog or Rick Carson); p. 230
James Whitecotton was born in 1749 in Virginia. He was a Revolutionary Soldier from Hampshire Co, VA. He died sometime after May 1844. He moved to Marion Co, KY. His wife's first name was Ruth. Two of their sons are mentioned in Wayne Co., KY records: George Whitecotton who married Susannah Davis in Knox Co, KY; and Aaron Whitecotton, born 1780 in VA, died in 1870 in Reynolds Co, MO.
Aaron Whitecotton and Nancy Hatfield were married in Wayne Co, KY on 2 Jul 1807 by Rev. Richard Barrier. The following note was filed with the marriage records: "this is to certify that I have gave my consent that Aaron Whitecotton shall marry my dauter Nancy and that he may be my son-in-law - by Joseph S (his mark) Hatfield." Witnessed by John Maxwell and George Whitecotton. Nancy was born in 1786 and died in 1870 in Reynolds Co, MO.
The children of Aaron and Nancy Whitecotton were: Cecelia (1807) m. Wm. Chitwood; Keziah (1808) m. Henry Thompson; Wayne (1810); Elizabeth (?) m. Andrew Chitwood; Isaac (1816); m. Christine Jeffers; Nancy Ann (1821) m. on 15 Nov 1840 John L. Smith, son of Isaac M. Smith; Sarah (1827); Elvira (1829 m. Ann Barnes. Cecelia, Keziah, Isaac, and Elvira, and Nancy Ann all lived with their families in Reynolds Co, MO.
Smith Whitecotton was a Confederate soldier in the Civil War. His brother Wayne Whitecotton was a Captain on the Union side in the Civil War. He was the first County Court Clerk for Scott Co. He is listed in the 1850 Census of Scott Co, TN with his wife Mary Polly Solomon Owens (1821-1885). She was the daughter of Solomon Owens. Also listed in the census of 1850 and 1860 ae children: Celina (1839), Martha (1843), China (1844), Tasmon (1847), French (1849), Walker (1851), Artemy (1854), McAdo (1856). Another child, Walker #2 was born after the first child named Walker died in 1861. The birthdates came from the Bible record held by Nancy Emily Phillips, who was a duagher of Martha W. Cotton and her husband James Phillips and a grand daughter of Wayne W. Cotton. Wayne is the first of the Whitecotton family to start writing his name W. Cotton. Most of his children then wrote their names in this way.
Tasmon Burke W. Cotton married on 26 Sep 1867 Mary Ann Carson, daughter of John Carson II and Jane Elliott Carson. Their chidren were John W. Cotton. Wayne W. Cotton II; Bradley, who died soon after birth, Mary W. Cotton; Nancy who married R.C. West; Chinee W. Cotton who married W. N. West; Emily who married C.H. West; Sarah who married Starling Terry; Rosetta and Josie. These children soon dropped the W. From their name and their children were known as Cotton. (Joseph and Rosa Branin)
Sarah and Starling Terry, Polly (Mary) Cotton, Nancy West, R.C. West, China and W.R. West are all listed as Cotton heirs when John Carson II's estate was being settled in 1898-99.
The children of John W. Cotton: Oscar, Jerry, Susie, Nancy, and Mary. Oscar married Pearly O'Neal; Jerry married Martie O'Neal; Susie married Ed Duncan, Nancy married George Duncan; and Mary married Ansel Wolford.
The children of Oscar and Pearl Cotton were: Lilly, Orange, Ruth, Russell, and James Cotton. James Cotton married Carolyn Watters. Their children were Janes (Jamie), Jennie, Joel and Jared. Submitted by: Jamie
WITNESSED A DEED: TN; Campbell Co.; Register's Book D, p.18 (p.7 of Sistler reprint of WPA transcription]
INDENTURE 21 Sep 1820
Between Ephraim Branham of Campbell Co., Tenn., of the one part, and Elijah Carter of County and State aforesaid, of the other part. Consideration $300.00.
A Certain Tract or Parcel of Land being in Campbell County on Paint Rock Creek, a branch of New River, beginning at a white oak and running S21W 48 poles to a sugar tree at the foot of the mountain, thence N41W 22 poles to a beech N5W 20 poles to an elm oak, N70W 60 poles to a white oak N35W 36 poles to a white oak, N78E 100 poles to a walnut S31E 102 ples to the beginning. To Have & to Hold etc.
In witness whereof the said Ephriam Branham hath hereunto etc.
In presence of: Ephraim, his mark, Branham
Peter, his mark, Castle
Sworn before the Ct. of Pleas & Qtr Sessions 4 Dec 1820
Recorded 17 Jan 1821
LAND: TN; Campbell Co.; Entry Taker's Book A; Entry #307; p. 154
6 Feb 1826 No. 307
Aaron Whitecotten enters 50 ac. land in Campbell Co. on the waters of Paint Rock at the head of a branch called Allens Branch
CENSUS: 1830; TN; Campbell Co; p. 213; as "Cotton, Aaron W."
Cotton, Aaron W. 101110010001 / 2211101
1 male u 5 2 females u 5
1 male 10-15 2 females 5-10
1 male 15-20 1 female 10-15
1 male 20-30 1 female 15-20
1 male 50-60 1 female 20-30
1 male 90-100 1 female 40-50
CENSUS: 1840; TN; Campbell Co.; p. 317; as "Cotton, A.N."
Cotton, A.N. 00100001 / 00220001 Note: NO Rev. War pensioner
1 male 10-15
2 females 10-15
2 females 15-20
1 female 50-60
1 male 50-60
Rachel Smith Hatfield is not with Aaron & Nancy Whitecotton
CENSUS: 1850; MO; Reynolds Co.; District 76; Roll M432_412; p. 407; image 251
Cotton, Aaron 70 VA Farmer
Cotton, Nancy 65 TN illiterate
Cotton, Sarah 23 TN illiterate
Cotton, Smith 20 TN
Ancestors of Clark Patrick Cordell
Generation No. 7
64. Jesse Caudle, born 1773 in 96th District, Congarees, South Carolina or North Carolina; died in Georgia. He was the son of 128. James (Jr) Cordill or Caudill and 129. Mary Adams. He married 65. Susan Crain Abt. 1793 in South Carolina.
65. Susan Crain, born 1760-1770 in Chickamauga Tribe, Cherokee nation, Pendleton, South Carolina; died in Georgia.
More About Jesse Caudle:
Fact 1: Occupation: Farmer
More About Susan Crain:
Fact 1: In notes from Lenville Cordell he states that Susie was a Chickamauga Indian
Children of Jesse Caudle and Susan Crain are:
32i. John Cordell, born December 28, 1811 in Franklin County, Georgia; died December 31, 1889 in Scott County, Tennessee(buried in Cordell Cemetary-Pleasant Grove, Tennesse); married Mary Diadema Crane or Crain August 20, 1835 in Habersham County, Georgia.
ii. Stephen Caudel, born 1778-1779 in Laurens District, Pendalton, South Carolina; died December 21, 1866 in Winfield, Scott County, Tennessee (buried in Perkins Cemetary); married (1) Catherine Charlotte Patterson; married (2) Catherine Charlotte Patterson October 10, 1822 in Jackson County, Georgia.
More About Stephen Caudel:
Fact 1: Occupation: Farmer and Baptist Preacher
Fact 2: Also spelled his name Caudell and Caudle
iii. ?1 Cordell, born 1797-1799 in 96th District,Cherokee Nation, Pendalton, South Carolina.
iv. ?2 Cordell, born 1801-1803.
v. Benjamin C. Cordell, born 1804 in Laurens District,Pendalton South Carolina; died in Monroe County, Tennessee?; married Nancy Creekmore.
vi. ?3 Cordell, born 1806 in Franklin County, Ga..
vii. ?4 Cordell, born 1808 in Franklin County, Ga..
viii. ?5 Cordell, born 1813-1815 in Georgia or South Carolina.
ix. ?6 Cordell, born Aft. 1815.
x. ?7 Cordell, born Aft. 1815.
xi. David ? Cordell, born Aft. 1815. 66. Elijah Crain. He married 67. Elizabeth.
Child of Elijah Crain and Elizabeth is:
33i. Mary Diadema Crane or Crain, born February 16, 1816 in Pendleton County, South Carolina; died April 27, 1876 in Scott County, Tennessee(buried in Cordell Cemetary-Pleasant Grove, Tennesse); married John Cordell August 20, 1835 in Habersham County, Georgia. 68. Aaron Whitecotton, born May 10, 1780 in Old Hampshire Co, Virginia; died July 09, 1870 in Missouri(buried Reynolds County, Missouri Ruble (2) Cemetary). He was the son of 136. James Whitecotton and 137. Ruth Newton Hudspeth. He married 69. Nancy Ann Hatfield July 02, 1807 in Wayne County, Kentucky.
69. Nancy Ann Hatfield, born October 25, 1786 in North Carolina; died January 18, 1870 in Missouri(buried Reynolds County, Missouri Ruble (2) Cemetary). She was the daughter of 138. Joseph Hatfield and 139. Rachel Smith.
More About Aaron Whitecotton:
Fact 1: Farmer
Children of Aaron Whitecotton and Nancy Hatfield are:
i. Cecilia Whitecotton, born 1807; died 1878 in Webb's Creek, Reynolds County, Missouri; married William Chitwood February 13, 1827 in Tennessee.
ii. Keziah Whitecotton, born November 20, 1808 in Tennessee; died October 06, 1887 in Reynolds C/, Missouri; married Henry Thompson October 10, 1833.
More About Keziah Whitecotton:
Fact 1: unsure of birth year
34iii. Wayne W. Cotton, born February 04, 1811 in Campbell County, Tennessee; died April 21, 1863 in Scott County, Tennessee from form of cty in 1849; met (1) Pharbie West; met (2) ? Goad; met (4) Leeanner Sexton; married (5) Mary Solomon Owens September 25, 1842 in Buffalo Tennessee, Campbell County.
iv. Dorcas Elizabeth? Whitecotton, born 1813 in Campbell Tennessee; married Andrew Chitwood.
More About Dorcas Elizabeth? Whitecotton:
Fact 1: unsure of birth year
v. Isaac Whitecotton, born 1816 in Campbell Tennessee; died 1884 in Reynolds County; married (1) Jeanette Davis; married (2) ?; married (3) Christine Jeffers February 09, 1840.
More About Isaac Whitecotton:
Fact 1: unsure of birth year
Fact 2: Isaac was in the Confederate Army-War Between the States
vi. Nancy Ann Whitecotton, born February 13, 1821 in Tennessee; died March 08, 1886 in Ellington, Reynolds C/, Missouri; married John L. Smith November 15, 1840.
vii. Elvira Whitecotton, born February 15, 1827 in Nashville, Tennessee; died July 31, 1916 in Reynolds County, Mo (buried in Helvey Cemetary); married William Neely Murill October 07, 1847.
viii. Sarah Whitecotton, born February 15, 1827 in Campbell Tennessee.
More About Sarah Whitecotton:
Fact 1: unsure of birth year
ix. Smith Whitecotton, born March 12, 1830 in Campbell Tennessee; died January 30, 1892 in Reynolds County,Mo.; married Mary Ann Barnes 1851.
More About Smith Whitecotton:
Fact 1: Smith was in the Confederate Army- War Between the States
Fact 2: He served in Company E, 3rd regiment, Missouri Calvary, CSA.
Fact 3: Smith was taken prisoner of war but survived and returned home, in poor health.
x. French Whitecotton, born 1824. 70. William Solomon Owens. He married 71. Nancy Emeline Chambers.
71. Nancy Emeline Chambers, born Abt. 1833 in Scott County,Tennessee. She was the daughter of 142. Thomas Chambers and 143. Jane West Owens.
Children of William Owens and Nancy Chambers are:
35i. Mary Solomon Owens, born May 29, 1821 in Campbell County, Tennessee; died April 13, 1885 in Scott County, Tennessee; married Wayne W. Cotton September 25, 1842 in Buffalo Tennessee, Campbell County.
ii. William Owens. 72. William Evan Ryan, born December 24, 1781 in Guilford County, North Carolina or Virginia; died December 12, 1855 in New Albany, Clinton, KY . He was the son of 144. William Sr. Ryan and 145. D. Ryan. He married 73. Keziah Blevins March 30, 1807 in Wayne County, Kentucky.
73. Keziah Blevins, born 1786 in North Carolina; died Aft. 1870 in Clinton County, Kentucky(at her daughter Susan's home). She was the daughter of 146. Johnathan Blevins.
Children of William Ryan and Keziah Blevins are:
i. Drewy Ryan, born 1815 in Wayne County, Kentucky; married Sina or Serena Ann Walker.
36ii. Thomas Ryan, born 1808-1811 in Wayne County,Kentucky; died April 15, 1888 in McKracken, Kansas, Rush County (buried McKraken Cemetary); married Charlotte Rice February 26, 1831 in Wayne County, Kentucky.
iii. John Blevins Ryan, born October 07, 1810 in Wayne County, Kentucky; died January 25, 1893 in Paris, Lamar County, Texas; married Mary Polly Parmley September 30, 1835 in Wayne County, Kentucky.
iv. William Harvey Ryan, born December 25, 1812 in Wayne County, Kentucky; died June 22, 1884 in Wayne County, Kentucky (buried in Wayne County, Kentucky); married Nancy Dobbs 1832.
More About William Harvey Ryan:
Fact 1: 1882, William and Mary were listed as living in Whitley County, Kentucky
v. David Ryan, born June 27, 1813 in Wayne County, Kentucky; married Amelia Trammell November 1850.
vi. Joseph Riley Ryan, born April 24, 1816 in Wayne County, Kentucky; died April 30, 1907 in Paris, Lamar County, Texas (buried Evergreen Cemetary); married Jane Williams Abt. 1840.
vii. Susannah Ryan, born Abt. 1823 in Wayne County, Kentucky; married (1) E.V. Trammel; married (2) ? Miller Abt. 1848.
viii. Harvey R. Ryan, born 1823 in Wayne County, Kentucky; married Emeline Abt. 1845. 74. William Rice, born in Virginia or Tennessee; died 1860 in (will) Wayne County, Kentucky. He was the son of 148. James ? Rice. He married 75. Jean or Jane Baker.
75. Jean or Jane Baker, born September 20, 1793 in Burke County, North Carolina; died 1840-1850 in Wayne County, Kentucky. She was the daughter of 150. James Baker and 151. Elizabeth Montgomery.
Child of William Rice and Jean Baker is:
37i. Charlotte Rice, born February 12, 1812 in Wayne County, Kentucky; died August 30, 1891 in McKracken, Kansas, Rush County (buried McKraken Cemetary); married Thomas Ryan February 26, 1831 in Wayne County, Kentucky. 76. John Davis, born in North Carolina. He was the son of 152. James Davis. He married 77. Frances Creekmore Bef. 1820 in Whitley, KY.
77. Frances Creekmore, born Abt. 1803 in North Carolina; died Aft. 1850. She was the daughter of 154. Ballantine Creekmore and 155. Barsheba Batchelor.
Children of John Davis and Frances Creekmore are:
38i. John Davis, born March 05, 1824 in Knox County, Kentucky; died May 14, 1891 in Whitley County, Kentucky (buried at Davis Family Cemetary); married Mahala Quincy Creekmore January 25, 1846 in Whitley County, Kentucky.
ii. James H. Davis, born Abt. 1825 in Whitley County, Kentucky; married Cynthia Abt. 1854.
iii. Isaiah Wilson Davis, born January 01, 1827 in Whitley County, Kentucky; died April 28, 1892 in Whitley County, Kentucky; married Nellie Morgan.
iv. Robert Davis, born Abt. 1828 in Whitley County, Kentucky; married Tempa Serilda.
v. Isabella Davis, born in Whitley County, Kentucky. 78. William Ballentyne or Ballentine Creekmore, born December 06, 1797 in Nash County, North Carolina; died February 17, 1890 in Whitley County, Kentucky (buried Jellico Creek Whitley County). He was the son of 156. Robert Creekmore and 157. Elizabeth Batchelor. He married 79. Susan Porch March 14, 1820 in Whitley County, Kentucky.
79. Susan Porch, born February 02, 1795 in Franklin County, North Carolina; died August 23, 1868 in Whitley County, Kentucky (buried Jellico Creek Whitley County). She was the daughter of 158. Henry Porch and 159. Rebecca Denton.
More About William Ballentyne or Ballentine Creekmore:
Fact 1: William was High Sheriff of Knox County or Whitley County
Fact 2: Also a County officer and farmer
Fact 3: 1850-1880, Was on Whitley County Census through 1850 to 1880
More About Susan Porch:
Fact 1: Bill Creekmore shows PARCH (or PANCH?)
Children of William Creekmore and Susan Porch are:
i. Francis Marion Creekmore, born May 18, 1822 in Whitley County, Kentucky; died February 09, 1907; married Nancy Campbell January 18, 1844 in Whitley County, Kentucky.
More About Francis Marion Creekmore:
Fact 1: 1850-1880, Was on the Whitley County Census from 1850 through 1880
ii. Mary Creekmore, born August 23, 1823 in Whitley County,Kentucky; died October 14, 1912; married Jeremiah Meadors March 10, 1839 in Campbell County,Tennessee.
39iii. Mahala Quincy Creekmore, born June 20, 1826 in Whitley County, Kentucky; died Bef. December 08, 1890 in Pine Knot,Kentucky (buried at Davis Family Cemetary, Marsh Creek); married John Davis January 25, 1846 in Whitley County, Kentucky.
iv. Martha Creekmore, born May 1828; died May 18, 1911 in Whitley County, Kentucky; married Isaiah Wilson Davis Aft. 1850.
v. Cyrena Creekmore, born December 02, 1830 in Whitley County, Kentucky; died September 19, 1918 in Whitley County, Kentucky; married William Cornelius Aft. 1850.
vi. Elizabeth Creekmore, born 1833-1834 in Whitley County,Kentucky; married Gabriel Ballinger Stephens Aft. 1850. 80. William Turley, born 1747 in Fauquier Co., Va. ?; died 1819. He was the son of 160. Peter Turley? and 161. Sarah. He married 81. Margaret Glasscock 1772.
81. Margaret Glasscock, born 1745. She was the daughter of 162. John Glasscock and 163. Margaret O'rear.
More About William Turley:
Fact 1: Served in the American Revolution
Fact 2: Granted bounty Warrants
Children of William Turley and Margaret Glasscock are:
40i. Charles Turley, born 1773 in Amissville Va. ?; died 1858; married Catherine Evans 1806.
ii. Sampson Turley.
iii. John Turley, married Susanna Squires March 18, 1783 in Fauquier County, Virginia. 92. ? Norton, born in England. He married 93. ? Warden.
93. ? Warden, born in Ireland.
Child of ? Norton and ? Warden is:
46i. ? Norton, married ? Ingram. 96. David Camblin, born 1753 in Ireland; died Aft. 1830 in Ohio. He was the son of 192. Joseph Camblin and 193. Eleanor Evans. He married 97. Sadonia Evans 1782 in West Virginia or Pennsylvania.
97. Sadonia Evans.
Children of David Camblin and Sadonia Evans are:
i. David Camblin, born April 20, 1784 in Monongalia Co., W. Va.; died May 06, 1878 in Monongalia Co., W. Va.; married Margaret Dearinger April 17, 1827 in Wayne County, Ohio.
ii. Joseph Camblin, born October 03, 1791.
iii. Margaret Camblin, born October 23, 1792; died March 15, 1807.
48iv. Enoch Evans Camblin, born February 07, 1793 in Amwell township, Washington County, Pennsylvania; died May 24, 1839 in Van Buren,Grant County, Indiana (Doyle Cemetary); married Margareth Barrick July 09, 1815 in Columbian County, Ohio.
v. Mary Evans Camblin, born March 08, 1795; died June 02, 1881; married David Fowler November 02, 1823 in Wayne County, Ohio.
vi. Eleanor Camblin, born October 20, 1796 in Monongalia County, West Virginia; died March 22, 1822 in Monongalia County, Granville,West Virginia; married Isaac Barrick 1815 in Monongalia County, West Virginia.
vii. Sedonia Camblin, born August 11, 1800.
viii. Sidney Camblin, born November 27, 1802; died September 20, 1837 in Cedar Co., Ohio; married Jonathan Morgan June 20, 1820 in Wayne County, Ohio. 98. Johann Jacob Barrick, born August 10, 1752 in Liberty, Frederick Co, Maryland; died July 13, 1839. He was the son of 196. William Berg Jr. and 197. Eva Maria Cramer?. He married 99. Susanna Margaretha Stull.
99. Susanna Margaretha Stull. She was the daughter of 198. John Stull and 199. Catharina Matthews.
Children of Johann Barrick and Susanna Stull are:
i. Isaac Barrick, born January 06, 1793 in Loudin County, Virginia; died December 13, 1880 in Cannnon City, Rice, Minnesota; married (1) Eleanor Camblin 1815 in Monongalia County, West Virginia; married (2) Mary Glass September 25, 1825 in Butter twp., Cob County.
49ii. Margareth Barrick, born October 29, 1791 in Frederick County, Maryland; died April 19, 1879 in Van Buren, Indiana (Doyle Cemetary); married Enoch Evans Camblin July 09, 1815 in Columbian County, Ohio.
Father: James W. Whitecotton b: 14 Mar 1750 in , Stafford, Virginia
Mother: Ruth Newton b: Abt 1753
Father: James W. Whitecotton b: 14 Mar 1750 in , Stafford, Virginia
Mother: Ruth Newton b: Abt 1753
Nancy Ann Hatfield b: 25 Oct 1786 in , Russell, Virginia
2 Jul 1807
in , Wayne, Kentucky
- Change Date:
23 Jun 2012
- Cecelia Whitecotton b: 1807 in , , Kentucky
- Keziah Whitecotton b: 20 Nov 1808 in , , Tennessee
- William Wayne Whitecotton b: 4 Feb 1811 in , Campbell, Tennessee
- Dorcas Whitecotton b: 1813 in , Campbell, Tennessee
- Isaac Whitecotton b: 1816 in , Campbell, Tennessee
- Elizabeth M. Whitecotton b: 13 Dec 1818 in , Campbell, Tennessee
- Nancy Ann Whitecotton b: 13 Feb 1821 in , Campbell, Tennessee
- French Whitecotton b: 1824
- Sarah Whitecotton b: 15 Feb 1827 in , Campbell, Tennessee
- Elvira Whitecotton b: 1829 in , Campbell, Tennessee
- Smith Whitecotton b: 12 Mar 1830 in , Campbell, Tennessee