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Cotton Family of Nelson, New Zealand - James Henry Snr

Records that exist for James Henry Cotton Snr:

1860-1 - COTTON, James Henry, Nelson Labourer. Qualified as a Juror in the province of Nelson

1863 - New Zealand Electoral Roll, City of Nelson, COTTON, James, Collingwood Street, Nelson

1870 - New Zealand Electoral Roll, City of Nelson, COTTON, James, Collingwood Street, Nelson

1871 - COTTON, James, Chimney Sweep/Nightwatchman

Cotton Family of Nelson, New Zealand - DEATHS

On October 15th, 1883, at the Nelson Hospital, after a long and painful illness, James Henry Cotton, aged 26 years.

On December 11th 1884, Martha, the beloved daughter of Henry and Fanny Cotton, aged 1 year, 9 months.

On October 26th 1898, at Wakapuaka after 24 hours illness, Alice Rita, second and dearly beloved daughter of Alfred and Rosa Cotton, aged 18 months.

On September 19th 1904 at his residence, Grove Street, James Henry Cotton, aged 75 years.

On November 17th 1905, after a long and painful illness, Henry Edward Cotton, dearly beloved husband of Frances (Fanny) Cotton, aged 51 years.

FROM 'THE COLONIST' May 24th 1910 -
Mrs James Cotton, of The Wood has passed away. She has been a resident of Nelson since 1856. Mr. Cotton predeceased her. They had 10 children, 8 of whom are living; there are 39 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

FUNERAL NOTICE: 16 October 1833
The friends of the late JAMES COTTON (Jnr) are respectfully informed that his funeral will leave his late residence, Hope Street, tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock, for the new cemetery. (Wakapuaka Cemetery, Nelson, NZ)

FUNERAL NOTICE: 20 September 1904
The friends of the late JAMES HENRY COTTON (Snr) are respectfully informed that his funeral will leave his late residence, Grove Street, tomorrow (Wednesday) afternoon, at 2.30 o'clock, for the new cemetery. (Wakapuaka Cemetery, Nelson, NZ)

MODBURY PARISH RECORDS - PARNELL BAPTISMS

These are the records belonging to the family of my 8th Gr.Grandmothers, Joan & Mary Parnell. Their parents are Edward Parnell & Elizabeth Prinn. Joan is my 8th Gr.Grandmother through her marriage to Thomas Whyting, Mary Whiting's paternal great-grandfather, while Mary is my 8th Grandmother through her marriage to Robert Lee, Mary Whiting's maternal great-grandfather).

MARY PARNELL (8th Gr.Grandmother, married my 8th Gr.Grandfather, Robert Lee in 1720)
Baptised: 04 February 1698
Parents: Edward & Elizabeth

JOAN PARNELL (8th Gr.Grandmother, married my 8th Gr. Grandfather Thomas Whyting, in 1723)
Baptised: 21 January 1700
Parents: Edward & Elizabeth

ANN PARNELL
Baptised: 29 August 1701
Parents: Edward & Elizabeth

THOMAS PARNELL
Baptised: 27 December 1706
Parents: Edward & Elizabeth

AGNES PARNELL
Baptised: 25 February 1709
Parents: Edward & Elizabeth

MODBURY PARISH RECORDS - WHITING/WHYTING FAMILY BAPTISMS

These are the records for the family of my 6th Great-Grandfather, James Whiting. His parents were William Whyting & Elizabeth Ryder.

JAMES WHITING (6th Gr.Grandfather)
Baptised: 03 December 1762
Parents: William & Elizabeth

WILLIAM WHITING
Baptised: 13 July 1764
Parents: William & Elizabeth

DANIEL WHITING
03 October 1766
Parents: William & Elizabeth

EDWARD WHITING
Baptised: 19 October 1768
Parents: William & Elizabeth

JOHN WHITING
Baptised: 23 November 1770
Parents: William & Elizabeth

THOMAS WHITING
Baptised: 07 January 1772
Parents: William & Elizabeth

THOMAS WHITING
Baptised: 18 April 1773
Parents: William & Elizabeth (NB: The elder Thomas likely died in infancy).

GEORGE WHITING
Baptised: 05 August 1774
Parents: William & Elizabeth

ELIZABETH WHITING
Baptised: 28 February 1777
Parents: William & Elizabeth

JENNY WHITING
Baptised: 17 July 1780
Parents: William & Elizabeth


The following records are that of William Whiting's family (my 7th Gr.Grandfather). His parents were Thomas Whyting & Joan Parnell.

ELIZABETH WHYTING
Baptised: 22 May 1724
Parents: Thomas & Joan

THOMAS WHYTING
Baptised: 10 March 1727
Parents: Thomas & Joan

JAMES WHYTING
Baptised: 08 May 1730
Parents: Thomas & Joan

WILLIAM WHYTING (7th Gr.Grandfather)
Baptised: June 1736
Parents: Thomas & Joan

JENNY WHYTING
Baptised: 14 November 1740
Parents: Thomas & Joan (listed as "Jane")

NB: Joan Parnell was baptised on 21 October 1700 (my 8th Gr.Grandmother). Her parents were lised as Edward Parnell & Elizabeth Prinn.

The following records are that of the family of my 8th Gr.Grandfather, Thomas Whyting. His parents are
Christopher Whyting & Phillipa ?

TIRZAH WHYTING
Baptised: 04 April 1689
Parents: Christopher & Phillipa

JOHN WHYTING
Baptised: 23 May 1690
Parents: Christopher & Phillipa

ANDREW WHYTING
Baptised: 17 November 1694
Parents: Christopher & Phillipa

THOMAS WHYTING (8th Gr.Grandfather)
Baptised: 01 April 1697
Parents: Christopher & Phillipa

MODBURY PARISH RECORDS - LEE FAMILY BAPTISMS

NB: This is the family of Elizabeth Lee, my 6th Great-Grandmother, who married James Whiting & was the mother of Mary Whiting, my 5th Great-Grandmother. Her parents were John Lee & Elizabeth Avery.

JOHN LEE
Baptised: 06 April 1757
Parents John & Elizabeth

ELIZABETH LEE (6th Gr.Grandmother)
Baptised: 11 December 1761
Parents: John & Elizabeth

ROBERT LEE
Baptised: 17 February 1764
Parents: John & Ellizabeth

ANNE LEE
Baptised: 08 November 1765
Parents: John & Elizabeth

SARAH LEE
Baptised: 18 July 1770
Parents: John & Elizabeth


Elizabeth Lee's father, John's family records are next. His parents are Robert Lee & Mary Parnell:

GILBERT LEE
Baptised: 01 December 1721
Parents: Robert & Mary

ROBERT LEE
Baptised: 14 November 1723
Parents: Robert & Mary

MARY LEE
Baptised: 11 February 1726
Parents: Robert & Mary

JOHN LEE (7th Gr.Grandfather)
Baptised: 16 February 1728
Parents: Robert Lee & Mary Parnell

REBEKAH LEE
Baptised: 29 January 1731
Parents: Robert & Mary

EDWARD LEE
Baptised: 08 December 1732
Parents: Robert & Mary

THOMAS LEE
Baptised: 15 November 1734
Parents: Robert & Mary

ELIZABETH LEE
Baptised: 15 September 1738
Parents: Robert & Mary

John Lee's father, Robert's family records are next. His parents were Robert Lee Snr & Margaret Crispine:

AGNES LEE
Baptised: 20 May 1962
Parents: Robert & Margaret

ROBERT LEE (8th Gr.Grandfather)
Baptised: 21 July 1695
Parents: Robert & Margaret

PHILLIP LEE
Baptised: 20 December 1698
Parents: Robert & Margaret

JOHN LEE
Baptised: 30 August 1702
Parents Robert & Margaret

REBECCA LEE
Baptised: 29 March 1706
Parents: Robert & Margaret

MARY LEE
Baptised: 01 January 1710
Parents: Robert & Margaret

MODBURY PARISH RECORDS - RYDER FAMILY BAPTISMS

NB: This is the family of my 7th Great-Grandmother, Elizabeth Ryder, who married William Whyting and was the mother of my 6th great-grandfather, James Whiting.
Her parents were Daniel Ryder and Elizabeth Glubb. (married 31 December 1736)

DANIEL RYDER
Baptised: 05 August 1737
Parents: Daniel & Elizabeth

ELIZABETH RYDER (7th Gr.Grandmother)
Baptised: 26 January 1739
Parents: Daniel & Elizabeth

MARY RYDER
Baptised: 20 March 1741
Parents: Daniel & Elizabeth

JOHN RYDER
Baptised: 16 March 1744
Parents: Daniel & Elizabeth

WILLIAM RYDER
Baptised: 03 January 1746
Parents: Daniel & Elizabeth

ANNE RYDER
Baptised: 03 June 1748
Parents: Daniel & Elizabeth

CATHERINE MOGGERIDGE - 5TH GREAT-GRANDMOTHER OF MARY WHITING

NB: Catherine Moggeridge is my 10th Great-Grandmother.

Catherine Moggeridge
Born: November 1629, Newton St Cyres, Devon UK
Married: Andrew Lee, 12 December 1661, Newton St Cyres, Devon UK
Died: ?
Children: Robert Lee - 1665

Catherine's parents were Robert Moggeridge & Elizabeth Baylye (Bailey/Bayley)

Robert Moggeridge (11th Gr.Grandfather)
Born: September 1583, Newton St Cyres, Devon UK
Baptised: 15 October 1583, St Sidwell, Exter, Devon UK
2nd Baptism: 09 October 1611, Newton St Cyres, Devon UK
Married: Elizabeth Baylye, 26 November 1610, Newton St Cyres, Devon UK
Died: ?
Children: Catherine - 1629

Elizabeth Baylye - (11th Gr.Grandmother)
Born: September 1585, Newton St Cyres, Devon UK
Baptised: 11 October 585, Newton St Cyres, Devon UK
Married: Robert Moggeridge, 26 November 1610, Newton St Cyres, Devon UK
Died: ?
Children: Catherine - 1629

Elizabeth's father (my 12th Gr.Grandfather) was called Adam Baylye. I have no information on him.

MARGARET CRISPINE - MATERNAL 4TH GREAT-GRANDMOTHER OF MARY WHITING

Margaret Crispine (My 9th Gr.Grandmother)
Born: 1672, Modbury, Devon UK
Married: Robert Lee, 13 April 1692, Modbury, Devon UK
Died: ?
Children: Robert Lee - 1695

Her parents were James Crispine & Margaret Pill

James Crispine (my 10th Gr.Grandfather)
Born: 1650, Devon UK
Married: Margaret Pill, 30 November 1671, Kingston, Ivybridge, Devon UK
Died: ?
Children: Margaret - 1672

Margaret Pill
Born: ?
Married: James Crispine, 30 November 1671, Kingston, Ivybridge, Devon UK
Died: ?
Children: Margaret - 1672

LEE FAMILY - MATERNAL ANCESTORS OF MARY WHITING (POPE)

NB: Mary Whiting is my 5th Gr.Grandmother & the mother of my 4th Gr.Grandfather, Richard Whiting Pope.
This is a list of her maternal ancestors, through her mother, Eizabeth Lee.

Elizabeth Lee (6th Gr.Grandmother)
Born: November 1761, Devon UK
Married: James Whiting, 19 December 1783, Devon UK
Died: ?
Children: Mary Whiting - Sept 1793
Jenny Whiting - Aug 1784
Robert Lee Whiting - March 1786
James Whiting - June 1788
Daniel Ryder Whiting - May 1791
George Whiting - 1796

John Lee (7th Gr.Grandfather)
Born: January 1727
Married: Elizabeth Avery, 26 October 1753, Devon UK
Died: ?
Children: Elizabeth Lee - 1761

Elizabeth Avery (7th Gr.Grandmother)
Born: January 1732
Married: John Lee, 26 October 1753, Devon UK
Died: 1794, Devon UK
Children: Elizabeth Lee - 1761
Parents: John Avery & Elizabeth ?

Robert Lee (8th Gr.Grandfather)
Born: June 1695
Married: Mary Parnell, 10 February 1720, Modbury, Devon UK
(Mary's sister Joan, my paternal 8th Gr.Grandmother, married Thomas Whyting - see Whiting Family Journal).
Died: ?
Children: John Lee - 1727

Mary Parnell (8th Gr.Grandmother)
Born: January 1697
Married: Robert Lee, 10 February 1720, Modbury, Devon UK
Died: ?
Parents: Edward Parnell & Elizabeth Prinn
Children: John Lee - 1727

Robert Lee Snr (9th Gr.Grandfather)
Born: April 1665
Baptised: 01 May 1665, Newton St Cyres, Devon UK
Married: Margaret Crispine, 13 April 1692, Modbury, Devon UK
Died: ?
Children: Robert Lee - 1695

Margaret Crispine (9th Gr.Grandmother)
Born: 1672, Modbury, Devon UK
Married: Robert Lee, 13 April 1692, Modbury, Devon UK
Died: ?
Children: Robert Lee - 1695
Parents: James Crispine & Margaret Pill

Andrew Lee (10th Gr.Grandfather)
Born: September 1633, Exeter, Devon UK
Baptised: 04 October 1633, Exeter Cathedral, Devon UK
Married: Catherine Moggeridge, 12 December 1661, Newton St Cyres, Devon UK
Died: ?
Children: Robert Lee - 1665

Catherine Moggeridge (10th Gr.Grandmother)
Born: November 1629, Newton St Cyres, Devon UK
Baptised: 20 December 1629, Newton St Cyres, Devon UK
Married: Andrew Lee, 12 December 1661, Newton St Cyres, Devon UK
Died: ?
Children: Robert Lee - 1665
Parents: Robert Moggeridge & Elizabeth Baylye

WHITING FAMILY OF DEVON, UK - PATERNAL ANCESTORS OF RICHARD WHITING POPE

Mary Whiting (5th Gr.Grandmother)
Born: Sept 1793, Plymouth, Devon UK
Baptised: 29 Sept 1793, Modbury, Devon UK
Married: John Pope, 27 June 1806, Devon UK
Died: ?
Children: Richard Whiting Pope - 1807
Betsey Pope - 1809

James Whiting (6th Gr.Grandfather)
Born: 1762, Devon UK
Married: Elizabeth Lee, 19 December 1783, Devon UK
Died: ?
Children: Mary Whiting - Sept 1793, Plymouth Devon UK
Jenny Whiting - August 178, Modbury, Devon UK
Robert Lee Whiting - March 1786, Modbury, Devon UK
James Whiting - June 1788, Modbury, Devon UK
Daniel Ryder Whiting - May 1791, Modbury, Devon UK
George Whiting - 1796, Modbury, Devon UK

William Whyting (7th Gr.Grandfather)
Born: June 1736, Devon UK
Married: Elizabeth Ryder, 25 May 1762, Devon UK
Died: ?
Children: James Whiting - 1762, Devon UK

Thomas Whyting (8th Gr.Grandfather)
Born: April 1697, Devon UK
Married: Joan Parnell, 08 January 1723, Devon UK
Died: ?
Children: William Whyting - 1736

Christopher Whyting (9th Gr.Grandfather)
Born: ?
Married: Phillipa ?
Died: ?
Children: Thomas Whyting - 1697