John Cotton

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ChartsAncestors of Harriet Hanson Robinson
John Cotton, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), was born at Coton, Cambridgeshire, England, about 1330.1,2 He died at Cambridgeshire, England, about 1393.2,1

John married Margaret (…), whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here).1,2,3

He was the Mayor of Cambridge in 1378.1,2,3


Margaret (…)
  • Thomas Cotton1 d. bef. 6 Sep 1436
  • C. Cotton1 d. bef. 1436
  • (…) Cotton1 d. bef. 1436
  • Walter Cotton+1 b. abt. 1375, d. 13 May 1445
This person was last edited on21 Sep 2014


  1. [S95] John Brooks Threlfall, The Ancestry of Thomas Bradbury (1611 - 1695) and His Wife Mary (Perkins) Bradbury (1615 - 1700) of Salisbury, Massachusetts, 3rd ed. (Madison, Wisconsin: p.p., 2006), 257-269, further cited as Threlfall, The Ancestry of Thomas Bradbury.
  2. [S179] John B. Threlfall, "Thomas Bradbury's Cotton Ancestry," The American Genealogist 57 (Jan 1981): 35-44, 55-56, at 25-44, 55-57, further cited as Threlfall, "Thomas Bradbury's Cotton Ancestry."
  3. [S520] Frederick Lewis Weis, Walter Lee Sheppard Jr., William R. Beall and Kaleen E. Beall, Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700… ., 8th ed. (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004), 246A-34, further cited as Weis, Sheppard, Beall, and Beall, Ancestral Roots, 8th ed.