Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

Family: Joseph COTTRILL / Rebecca RICHARDS (F55464)

m. 6 Nov 1890


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  • Father | Male
    Joseph COTTRILL

    Born  11 Apr 1867   
    Died  3 Apr 1955   
    Buried    Bridgeport Cemetery, Bridgeport, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  6 Nov 1890  Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Joseph COTTRILL | F13760 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Mary Ann LOPER | F13760 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Rebecca RICHARDS

    Born  24 Aug 1863   
    Died     
    Buried     
    Father  Isaac RICHARDS | F10530 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Ellen RICHARDS | F10530 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    Effie COTTRILL

    Born  2 Jun 1895  Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     
    Spouse  Porter LEESON | F42331 
    Married  13 May 1919  Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Male
    + Clarence William COTTRILL

    Born  25 Aug 1897  Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  4 Dec 1989   
    Buried    Mt. Pisgah Cemetery, near Pullman (Co Rds 9 & 7/4), Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Mary Ellen RICHARDS | F21847 
    Married  29 Mar 1918  Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Male
    Joseph Floyd COTTRILL

    Born  23 Jan 1900  Lynn Camp (Pennsboro), Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  May 1995   
    Buried     

  • Notes 
    • 1900 Census, Ritchie County, WV (Clay District), enumerated on Jun 11 1900:
      Joseph Cotrell, 31, b. Dec 1868, occupation (blank), married 9 yrs; wife Rebecka, 38, b. Apr 1862, cannot write, married 9 yrs, mother of 4 children (all still living); dau Effie, 4, b. Jun 1895; dau Ida P, 8, b. Oct 1891; son Clarence W, 2, b. Jan 1898; son Joseph F, 4 months, b. Jan 1900.

      1910 Census, Ritchie County, WV (Clay District), enumerated on May 2 1910:
      Joseph Cottrill, 42, farmer, married 19 yrs; wife Rebecca, 46, cannot read/write, mother of 7 children (6 still living); dau Ivah P, 18, single; dau Effie, 14; son Clarence W, 12; son Joseph, 10; dau Olive, 6; son Ezra W, 2.

      1920 Census, Harrison County, WV (City of Clarksburg), enumerated on Jan 7 1920 at 504 Florence Street:
      Joseph Cottrill, 53, coal miner; wife Rebecca, 54; dau Olive, 15; son Ezra W, 12; son Joseph F, 19, married, tin plate worker; dau-in-law May D, 19, married, no occupation.

      1930 Census, Harrison County, WV (Grant District, Town of Mt. Clare), enumerated on Apr 7 1930:
      Joseph Cottrill, 60, laborer at odd jobs; wife Rebecca, 61.

      Rebecca died in December 1939. The following year, in the 1940 Census, Joseph was listed as a lodger in the household of his married daughter Olive Ashcraft and her family in Simpson District (Bridgeport) of Harrison County.