Sir Richard Cotton1,2

M, #6661, b. circa 1539, d. 14 June 1602
Father*Sir George Cotton1,2 b. c 1505, d. 25 Mar 1545
Mother*Mary Onley2
Relationship9th cousin 16 times removed of Robert Michael Damon
ReferenceBOYER-A039-10
     Sir Richard Cotton was born circa 1539.1 He was the son of Sir George Cotton and Mary Onley.1,2 Sir Richard Cotton married Mary Mainwaring, daughter of Sir Arthur Mainwaring and Margaret Mainwaring, on 6 January 1559/60 in Combermere, Salop, England.1,3 Sir Richard Cotton married Jane Seyliard, daughter of William Seyliard and Joan Todd, on 14 June 1578 at St. Olave, Jewry, London, England.1 Sir Richard Cotton married Philippa (?) after 1580.1 Sir Richard Cotton died on 14 June 1602 in Stoke, Warwickshire, England.1
     Richard's father Sir George Cotton died on 25 March 1545 in Combermere, Salop, England.1 Sir Richard Cotton became the father of Arthur Cotton circa 1561.1 Sir Richard Cotton became the father of Mary Cotton circa 1563.1 Sir Richard Cotton became the father of George Cotton circa 1565.1 Sir Richard Cotton became the father of Elizabeth Cotton say 1567.1 Sir Richard Cotton became the father of Andrew Cotton circa 1569.1 Sir Richard Cotton became the father of Winifred Cotton in 1571.1 Sir Richard Cotton became the father of Frances Cotton circa 1573.1 Sir Richard Cotton became the father of Dorothy Cotton circa 1575.1 Sir Richard Cotton became the father of Jane Cotton circa 1580.1 Richard's son was married at wedding of George Cotton and Mary Bromley on 25 April 1585 in Worfield, Salop, England.1 Sir Richard Cotton became the father of Philip Cotton circa 1598.1 Richard's daughter was married at wedding of Frances Cotton and George Abell on 1 May 1599 in Wren, Cheshire, England.4,1 Sir Richard Cotton became the father of Bridget Cotton circa 1600.1

Family 1

Mary Mainwaring d. before 14 June 1578
Children

Family 2

Jane Seyliard
Child

Family 3

Philippa (?)
Children
Last Edited18 Jun 2004

Citations

  1. [S88] Carl Boyer 3rd, Medieval English Ancestors of Robert Abell (PO Box 220333, Santa Clarita, CA 91322: Carl Boyer, 3rd, 2001; reprint e-mail address). Repository: Richard Smith Damon Arlington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in. Hereinafter cited as Robert Abell.
  2. [S181] Gary Boyd Roberts, The Royal Descents of 600 Immigrants to the American Colonies or the United States, Who Were Themselves Notable or Left Descendants Notable in American History (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 2004) , pg 312. Hereinafter cited as Royal Descents of 600 Immigrants.
  3. [S181] Gary Boyd Roberts, Royal Descents of 600 Immigrants, pg 313.
  4. [S92] Patricia Ann Scherzinger, Colonial American of Royal and Noble Descent (Bowle, Maryland: Heritage Books, Inc, 1996).