American Poet and Playwright
- 8th Great-grandfather of Archibald MacLeish — 11th Generation
- Ahnentafel No:
- George Cotton
- Mary Onley
- Birth Date:
- ABT 1539
- Birth Location:
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- Death Date:
- 14 Jun 1602
- Death Location:
- Stoke, Staffordshire, England
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- Spouse Name:
- Mary Mainwaring
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Frances Cotton (Ahnentafel No:781 )
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Sources for Richard Cotton
- 1 Abell, Horace A., The Abell Family in America: Robert Abell of Rehoboth, Mass., his English Ancestry and his De scendants . . ., Rutland, Vermont: Tuttle Publishing Company (1940), 42.
- 2 American Society of Genealogists, The Genealogist, Rockport, Maine: Picton Press, Spring 1988, Vol. 9, Iss. 1, Page 89.
- 3 Luther, George A., editor and compiler, The Luther Genealogy: A Histor y of the Descendants of Captain John Luther, Who Arrived in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, 163 0-1635, Penobscot Press (2001), 81.
- 4 Roberts, Gary Boyd, The Royal Descents of 600 Immigrants to the American Colonies or the United States (2 vols.), Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. (2008), 312-313.
- 5 Roberts, Gary Boyd, The Royal Descents of 900 Immigrants to the American Colonies, Quebec, or the United States ( 2 vols.), Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company (2018), 500.
- 6 Roberts, Gary Boyd, comp., Ancestors of American Presidents, 2009 Edition, Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society (2009), 663.
- 7 Weis, Frederick Lewis, et. al., Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700, 8th Edition, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company (2004), 66.