Doddridge County Roots

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Joseph COTTRILL

Male 1867 - 1955  (87 years)


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  • Name Joseph COTTRILL 
    Born 11 Apr 1867  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1900  Clay District, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 3 Apr 1955 
    Buried Bridgeport Cemetery, Bridgeport, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I52940  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 5 Jul 2020 

    Father Joseph COTTRILL,   b. CA 1830 
    Mother Mary Ann LOPER,   b. CA 1832 
    Family ID F13760  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rebecca RICHARDS,   b. 24 Aug 1863 
    Married 6 Nov 1890  Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    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.
    Children 
     1. Effie COTTRILL,   b. 2 Jun 1895, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Clarence William COTTRILL,   b. 25 Aug 1897, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1989  (Age 92 years)
     3. Joseph Floyd COTTRILL,   b. 23 Jan 1900, Lynn Camp (Pennsboro), Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1995  (Age 95 years)
    Last Modified 5 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F55464  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bridgeport Cemetery, Bridgeport, Harrison Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2140] 1900 Census, Ritchie County, WV (Clay District).

    2. [S1630] Ritchie County WV Marriages 1843-1915, (Wes Cochran, 2515 10th Ave, Parkersburg WV 26101 (July 1985)).