Rank: Captain

Company: A company Franklin Rifles

Unit Served: 7th Mississippi

♥ M/1st – 16 May 1863, Amite Co, MS to Mary Frances Cain. They were the parents of:
ღ Cora Ella Cotten (b 14 Aug 1865)
ღ William J. Cotten (b 31 Feb 1867)
ღ Lula Frances Cotten
ღ Rebecca A Cotten
ღ Kenner Cotten (b 21 Feb 1873)
ღ Infant Son Cotten

♥ M/2nd – 20 Aug 1874 in MS Sarah Elizabeth Temple. They were the parents of:
ღ Emma J Cotten
ღ Asa Lewis Cotten
ღ John Thomas Cotten
ღ Eunice Eodius Cotten
ღ Clara Etha Cotten (15 Feb 1882- ), m/o James Edgar Woodruff (102009207)
ღ Josephine Adeline Cotten (10 Apr 1884/6)
ღ Mary “Addie” Cotten (b 25 May 1886) m. Walter Bernard Vann (141749240). Parents of Walter Bernard Vann (b. 1909) and Jack W. Vann (b. 4 Dec 1912)
ღ Martha Elizabeth “Mattie” Cotten (8 Jul 1891). M/1st James Paul Hayden (ch: Amelia Hampton and Martha Elizabeth). M/2nd Oscar James Poole (ch: Martha, Oscar, Joanne)
ღ Lee Columbus Cotten
ღ Mamie Demarius Cotten