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James COTTER (1842-1922)

James COTTER,1 son of Garrett COTTER (1802-1886) and Ann RUSSELL (1819-1897), was born in June 1842 at Bugtown in Cooma, NSW.1,2 He married Elizabeth LENANE in 1869 in Queanbeyan, NSW.1,3

he died (aged 79) on 8 February 1922 at Nass Forest in Cooma. The cause was being struck by lightning.1,3,4 He was buried in February 1922 in the Catholic section of the general cemetery in Michelago, NSW.2,5

 

Elizabeth LENANE1 was the daughter of William LENANE (1820?-1860) and Bridget CONROY (1818?-1892). She and James COTTER had the following children:

 

Garrett COTTER (1870-1870)

Michael John COTTER (1871-1909)

William Lawrence COTTER (1873-1911)

Ann Easter COTTER (1876-1957) (known as 'Annie')

Bridget Catherine COTTER (1878-1958)

Garrett James COTTER (1881-1950)

Mary C COTTER (1883- )

Joseph Henry COTTER (1889-1973)

Citations

1{S0154}, Internet (Monaro Pioneers) : COTTER, Garrett (0524) and RUSSELL, Ann (0525) (http://www.monaropioneers.com/cotter-g.htm (Includes headstone images)). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
2{S0157}, Cemetery List : Michelago, Southern Tablelands, NSW, Australia (http://www.interment.net/data/aus/nsw/southerntablelands/michelago/). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Cotter, James, b. 1842 Bugtown, d. 8 Feb 1922, Nass Forest, s/o Garrett Cotter and Ann Russell, bur. Catholic Section
3{S0583}, Headstone : COTTER, James (0748). Cit. Date: 1 May 2012. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
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James' headstone in Michelago cemetery

4{S0157}, Cemetery List : Michelago, Southern Tablelands, NSW, Australia (http://www.interment.net/data/aus/nsw/southerntablelands/michelago/). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "Cotter, James, b. 1842 Bugtown, d. 8 Feb 1922, Nass Forest, s/o Garrett Cotter and Ann Russell, bur. Catholic Section"
5{S0583}, Headstone : COTTER, James (0748). Cit. Date: 1 May 2012. Assessment: Primary evidence.
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James' headstone in Michelago cemetery

Compiler of this family history is : John Owen

              

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Updated : 23 August 2014