Margaret Cotton (1864 - 1901)

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Linton, Australia

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Linton, Australia

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Father: Cotton Benjamin Cotton
Mother: Margaret Riley Cotton

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Minnie Cotton

Minnie Cotton

Perry Nelson Smith

Perry Nelson Smith

Cotton family

Cotton family

Dean Cotton & Margie Waitley

Dean Cotton & Margie Waitley

Cotton family

Cotton family

Waitley family

Waitley family

Margie Louise Jones

Margie Louise Jones

Mary Diadema Cotton

Mary Diadema Cotton

Samuel J. McBride & Mary Diadema Cotton

Samuel J. McBride & Mary Diadema Cotton

Pete and Ethel Mills (Shelton) Cotton, Alabama

Pete and Ethel Mills (Shelton) Cotton, Alabama

Older, Commodore Chester Perry Cotton

Older, Commodore Chester Perry Cotton

Charles Cotton Gravesite

Charles Cotton Gravesite

Commodore Chester Perry Cotton, Arkansas

Commodore Chester Perry Cotton, Arkansas

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The Cotton Children - Florence, Fred, Frank & Ralph Minnie Cotton Perry Nelson Smith Cotton family

Timeline

1864 - In the year that Margaret Cotton was born, on April 22nd, the Coinage Act of 1864 was passed by Congress. It mandated that "In God We Trust" was to be placed on all United States coins and created a 2 cent coin. Later - in 1956 - "In God We Trust" replaced "E Pluribus Unum" - which means out of many, one - as the national motto.

1871 - When she was only 7 years old, on July 20th, British Columbia became the 6th province of Canada. While Vancouver is the largest city in British Columbia, Victoria was chosen as the capital..

1880 - When she was 16 years old, on February 4th, five members of one family in Ontario, Canada were killed and their farm was burned by a mob. Called the Black Donnelly Massacre, the Irish family had been feuding with other citizens of the town. No one was ever convicted.

1882 - At the age of 18 years old, Margaret was alive when on September 4th, the switch to the first commercial electrical power plant in the U.S. - at 255-257 Pearl Street - was flipped by Thomas Edison. It lit one square mile of lower Manhattan and was powered by coal. The "electrical age" had begun.

1901 - In the year of Margaret Cotton's passing, John Pierpont "J. P." Morgan created U.S. Steel. J.P. Morgan was an American banker and financier who dominated U.S. business at this time. He had previously overseen the creation of General Electric, as well as International Harvester and AT&T. He has been referred to as America's greatest banker. U.S. Steel was the first billion dollar company in the world, worth $1.4 billion in 1901.

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Margaret Cotton passed away in 1901 in Linton, Australia at 37 years old. No cause of death has been listed for Margaret. She was born in 1864. She was born to Cotton Benjamin Cotton and Margaret Riley Cotton, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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