Dig into the past of the Cotten Family Tree using the resources below. We hope you find these sites useful whilst you are researching your Family History !
|Did you know that in the 1881 UK census there were 221 people with the Cotten surname? In that year Cotten was ranked number 3358 for popularity in the UK.|
On 6 January 2022 the 1921 England and Wales Census records were made available online via the FindMyPast website. The records have been indexed and are searchable via the usual methods. These records are only viewable on a pay-per-view basis and are not included in any of FindMyPast's existing subscriptions with the exception of the 12 month premium subscription.
Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Cotten family tree. Many large databases are available to search covering from births, deaths and marriages, military records, census records and immigration records with many other smaller collections too. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.
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Sometimes you can run into a brick wall in your tree and you just don't have enough evidence to make that next step back in time. If you are lucky then you may find some previously undiscovered Cotten ancestors. Additionally, the modern DNA test can give you a breakdown of your ethnic mix - you may be surprised at the results!
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Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Cotten Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Cotten family tree.
Explore Cotten Parish Records at Find My Past.
Explore the UK registered births, marriages and deaths for the Cotten family name using the FreeBMD database.
Search Genealogy Bank for Cotten family records.
Check out MyHeritage for Cotten family data.
Look at the LDS Database for records of the Cotten family.
Research the Cotten surname using fold3 Military Archives and view images of original Cotten Military records.
|Did you know that there are currently 116 people with the Cotten surname in the UK? Cotten is now ranked number 3933 for popularity in the UK.|
Investigate WikiTree for user contributed Cotten family records. Collaboration is encouraged so that accuracy of Cotten data can be verified or corrected by other users.
Look at MyTrees for information on the Cotten family and people looking to contact living Cotten relations.
Check out GENi for Cotten family records.
Find your Irish Cotten relatives on findmypast.ie
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|Did you know that there are currently 6076 people with the Cotten surname in the USA? Cotten is ranked number 155 for popularity in the USA.|
Look at the Ellis Island Database for information on the Cotten family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.