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Descendants of
William Cottingim


1st wife:
Fanetta Athey
2nd wife:
Tamsey Campling
3rd wife:
Margaret Shafney

William Cottingim
son of
Dillion "Dilly" &Julianna(Murphy) Cottingim
grandson of Jonathan &Lydia(Turbet) Cottingim
g-grandson of Jonathan &Margaret(Cox) Cottingim
b: 05 Apr 1792 Cheraw District, SC
d: 28 Feb 1862 Laurel Co, KY
buried: Providence Cemetery, Laurel Co, KY
1st wife:
Fanetta/Jennetta Athey

m: on 23 Feb 1814,
in Knox Co, KY
daughter of
John Q. &Dorcas(Cullen) Athey
b: Abt 1795 Washington Co, VA
d: 1819 Knox (now Laurel) Co, KY
2nd wife:
Madison "Tamsey"(Campling)Kelly

m: on 10 Mar 1820,
in Madison Co, KY
daughter of
William &Lydia(Cottingim) Campling
b: Abt 1794 NC or SC
d: 19 Mar 1853 Laurel Co, KY
3rd wife:
Margaret Shafney/Nelson

m: on 19 Sep 1853,
in Laurel Co, KY
b: 02 Feb 1823 TN
d: 27 Dec 1894 Shelburn, Sullivan Co, IN
William is Tamsey's uncle, the brother of Tamsey's mother Lydia(Cottingim) Campling.

A great deal of lineage info and some photos
were provided to us for this William branch by
a Cottingim in-law,
Ann (Baird) Howe
from the notes of
Bill & Edna Cottingim of Yorkville, IL

Records and tombstones show many variations
on the spelling of the self-same family name
of Cottingim, Cottengim, Cottingam, Cottingham, Cottinghan, Cottongim, etc.

William's & Fanetta's
List of Descendants
Scroll down the page for Tamsey's & Margaret's Lists of Descendants.
  • (1) Dillion "Dill" Cottingim
    b: 05 Apr 1815 Knox Co, KY
    d: 1846 Pike Co, IL
    m: HILEY ANN WATKINS, on 16 Jan 1834, in Laurel Co, KY
    daughter of Luke &Nancy(Hopkins) Watkins
    granddaughter of John &Jennie(Oliphant) Watkins
    b: 1818 Clay or Knox (now Laurel) Co, KY
    Hiley's 2nd husband was William W. Gideon.

  • (2) Martha "Ann" Cottingim
    b: May 1817 Clay or Knox Co, KY
    m: WILLIAM "BILL/BILLY" ROOT, on 03 Mar 1840, in Laurel Co, KY
    son of John &Nancy(Cox) Root
    b: 1816 Laurel Co, KY

  • (3) Thomas Cottingim
    b: 01 May 1819 Knox Co, KY
    d: 1860 IN
    m: MARGARET "PEGGY" WILDER, on 01 Jun 1840, in Laurel Co, KY
    b: 1820 TN

    William's & Tamsey's
    List of Descendants
    Scroll down the page for William's & Margaret's List of Descendants.
  • (1) Finretta/Fannetta "Henretty" Cottingim
    b: Abt 1824 Knox Co, KY
    d: 26 Mar 1853 Laurel Co, KY (measles)
    m: BANISTER MALONE PORTER, on 07 Nov 1844, in Knox Co, KY
    son of William &Mary "Polly"(Cathers) Porter
    b: 12 May 1814 Knox Co, KY
    d: 1879 Washington Co, AR

  • (2) James M. Cottingim
    b: 12 Apr 1826 Laurel Co, KY
    d: 08 Mar 1914 KY
    m: #1=EMILY STILLINGS, on 18 Aug 1848, in Laurel Co, KY
    daughter of John L. &Rachel(Jackson) Stillings
    b: 20 Mar 1827 Laurel Co, KY
    d: 12 Jun 1902
    buried: Cottingim Cemetery, Laurel Co, KY
    m: #2=DORA E. (GEORGE) GILL, in 1906
    daughter of William &Hanna(Reams)George
    b: 1871

  • (3) Sarah Cleo Cottingim
    b: 06 Jul 1827 Laurel Co, KY
    d: 14 Jan 1904
    m: HARVEY BASHAM JONES, on 04 Dec 1845, in Laurel Co, KY
    son of Isaac &Sarah(Basham) Jones
    b: 25 Apr 1822
    d: 06 May 1882

  • (4) William "Reed/Reid" Cottingim
    b: 12 Apr 1828 Near Bush, Laurel Co, KY
    m: CYNTHIA SIZEMORE, on 12 Apr 1828, in Laurel Co, KY

  • (5) Elizabeth "Eliza" Cottingim
    b: 1830 Laurel Co, KY
    m: BENJAMIN MAGEE, on 17 Jan 1848, in Laurel Co, KY

  • (6) John "Pierce" Cottingim
    b: Jul 1834 Laurel Co, KY
    d: 17 Nov 1901 Clay Co, KY
    m: #1=MARGARET STIVERS, on 05 Mar 1855, in Clay Co, KY
    daughter of George &Letitia "Leathy/Letty"(Tuders) Stivers
    b: 1839 Clay Co, KY
    d: Aft 1880
    m: #2=TALITHA "CUMI" (JONES) WYATT, on 29 Mar 1888, in Laurel Co, KY
    daughter of Evan &Polly(Weaver Jones
    b: 15 Mar 1832 Laurel Co, KY
    d: 20 Aug 1903 Laurel Co, KY
    buried: Providence Cemetery, Laurel Co, KY
    Talitha is a Biblical name, meaning "little girl," and is taken from
    a passage in Mark 5:41, "talitha cumi," meaning "little girl arise."
    Cumi married her 1st husband, Lemuel Wyatt, on 03 Jan 1869,
    in Laurel Co, KY, son of James &Sally(Hibbard) Wyatt, and
    grandson of
    Samuel &Rebecca(Bennett) Wyatt.
    Lemuel Wyatt was married 4 times and fathered 14 children.
    He is sometimes mistakenly referred to as Samuel Wyatt.
    Clickon Samuel/Rebecca to find Cumi's & Lemuel's List of Descendants.

    William's & Margaret's
    List of Descendants
  • (1) Daniel Cottingim
    b: 28 Dec 1855
    d: Jun 1940 IN
    m: MARY JENNIE HILDEBRAND, on 11 Aug 1879, in Sullivan Co, IN

  • (2) Tamsey Cottingim
    b: 1858
    d: 1928 Center Ridge, Sullivan Co, IN
    m: JOSHUA V. DIX, on 10 Feb 1881, in Sullivan Co, IN
    b: 1858
    d: 1942

  • (3) Rhoda Cottingim
    b: Jul 1860
    d: 1930
    m: ANDERSONVILLE HILDEBRAND, on 09 Aug 1879, in Sullivan Co, IN
    b: 1858
    d: 1945

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