Nicholas Cottrell, III (1665 - 1727) MP

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Birthplace: Westerly, Washington County, RI, USA
Death: Died in Stonington, New London County, CT, USA
Occupation: Rhode Island Colonial records, page 351
Managed by: Christopher Chesebro
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About Nicholas Cottrell, III

Nicholas Cottrell was a prominent citizen of Westerly and was Town Councilman for several years. He also served in the early Colonial Wars. His wife Dorthy was admitted to membership in the Stonington Church in July 24, 1709, and her first two children were baptized there a week later.

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In 1705 Nicholas married Dorthy Pendleton daughter of James Pendlleton b. England 1620 d. Westerly Nov 29 1709 and Hannah (Goodenow) Pendelton, d. Westerly Nov 29, 1709, (see Ancestors and Descendants of the Rev Henry Clarke and Catherine Pendleton by C.C. Van Deventar 1902). Nicholas Cottrell was a prominent citizen of Westerly and was Town Councilman for several years. He also served in the early Colonial Wars. His wife Dorthy was admitted to membership in the Stonington Church in July 24, 1709, and her first two children were baptized there a week later. Wheeler: 'History of Stonington [CT]'. Gladys Palmer Papers: 'COTTRELL' (Langworthy Lib., Hope Valley, RI). Ellen Rowland COTTRELL: 'Descendants of Nicholas COTTRELL'; Manuscript at Westerly Public Library, Westerly, RI; 1904/10; updated 1952. PENDLETON genealogy (1911): pp 50-52.

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Nicholas Cottrell, III's Timeline

1665
1665
Westerly, Washington County, RI, USA
1670
1670
Age 5
Deputy of the Colonial Assembly of Rhode Island
1709
July 31, 1709
Age 44
Stonington, New London, CT
1709
Age 44
Stonington, New London, CT
1711
August 19, 1711
Age 46
Stonington, New London, CT
1715
June 12, 1715
Age 50
Stonington, New London, CT
1717
July 7, 1717
Age 52
Stonington, New London, CT
1726
August 7, 1726
Age 61
Stonington, New London, CT
1727
1727
Age 62
Stonington, New London County, CT, USA
1924
January 29, 1924
Age 62