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William Brown Cozzens

Birthplace: Rhode Island, USA
Death: Died in West Point, Ny, New York, USA
Place of Burial: New York, New York County, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Issachar Pollock Cozzens, Sr. and Mary Daniels
Husband of Sarah Martling Cozzens and Jane Cozzens
Father of Abraham Martling Cozzens; Henry Rutgers Cozzens; William Brown Cozzens; John Broome Cozzens; Sylvanus Thayer Cozzens and 4 others
Brother of Deborah Cozzens; Issachar Cozzens Jr.; Peter Daniel Cozzens; Mary Brant; Frederick Smith Cozzens and 3 others
Half brother of Susan Codman Cozzens; Eleonor Feake Cozzens; Peter Godfrey Cozzens and Robert Cozzens

Occupation: Tenancier d'hôtel
Managed by: Scott Reynolds
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About William Brown Cozzens

As a young man, William Brown Cozzens was introduced by his older brother Issachar to Abraham Martling who was the keeper of Martlingʼs Tavern, the inn on lower Broadway in New York where the Tammany Society held itʼs meetings.

While working for Martling, William B. met his daughter, a widow named Sarah Martling Evener. In 1810, Sarah and William B. were married, and their son, Abraham Martling Cozzens, was born in 1811. Another son, Henry Rutgers Cozzens was born in 1813, but he died while still an infant. Sarah also died in 1813, possibly from complications due to child birth.

William B. Cozzens married his second wife Jane Davidson in 1816, and young Abraham M. Cozzens was brought up with the children of that marriage, at West

Point. In 1833, when he was 22, he married Marion Anne Curtis (1817 -1846 ) and they had six children, Anna Louise, 1835 - 1840; Thomas Moore, 1837 - 1888;

Francis Hamilton 1839 - 1919; William Dean, 1841 - ?; Adele, 1843 - 1903; and Edward Carey, 1845 - 1911.

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William Brown Cozzens's Timeline

September 24, 1787
Rhode Island, USA
Age 22
Age 23
Age 25
Age 28
New York, New York
Age 30
New York, USA
Age 31
New York, USA
February 28, 1823
Age 35
West Point, NY, USA
November 12, 1826
Age 39
New York, USA
Age 40
New York, USA