Cotton DNA Project

FAMILY 7B





1 John Cotton, b. 1660/70, Virginia, d. 1728, Bertie Co., NC
...+ Martha Godwin
.....2 Alexander Spotswood Cotton, b. Sept. 4, 1710, Nansemond Co., VA, d. 1764, Hertford Co., NC
........+ Elizabeth West
..........3 Cyrus Cotton, b. 1747, Bertie Co., NC, d. 1787, Rowan Co., NC
.............+ Amelia
...............4 Peter Cotton, b. 1781, Rowan Co., NC, d. in Talladega Co., AL
..................+ Mary Ford
....................5 Sarah Cotton, b. Oct. 1839, Talladega Co., AL
.......................+ George Paris Plowman
.........................6 Braxton Bragg Cotton, b. Oct. 25, 1861, Alabama, d. June 23, 1914
............................+ Almenia
..............................7 Leonard Ben Cotton, b. June 13, 1906, Alabama
.................................+ Nora Lee Chamless
...................................8 JERRY DEAN COTTON, b. Oct. 9, 1934, St. Clair Co., AL
......................................+ Dewilla Faye Adamson
...................................8 JAMES BRAXTON COTTON, b. Oct. 26, 1945, Calhoun Co., AL
......................................+ Catherine Charlene Brown


The paper trail for this family connects through a female heir to family 7.