I recently purchased an antique Bible that belonged to Rev. Joseph COTTON who was born in 1821 in Ohio, married twice and raised his family in Indiana.The Bible contains genealogical data on his family which I have transcribed below.I am not connected to or researching this family, I just wanted to post the data in a few places to assist those who are.
Family Record Marriages. -Joseph Cotton & Elizabeth Martin Pritchett were married by Rev. J. H. Riggs on the 27th day of Sept 1848 -Joseph Cotton and Nancy Jane Green were married in Jefferson county Indiana by Rev. John W. Sullivan on the 15th day of May 1853 --- Family Record Births. -Joseph Cotton was born Jan the 8th A.D. 1821 -Elizabeth Martin Cotton was born in Henry county Virginia July 30th 1825 -Martha Ann Cotton daughter of Joseph & Elizabeth M Cotton was born Aug the 10th 1850Baptized in infancy by Rev. Horace Brown -Nancy Jane Cotton wife of Joseph Cotton was born in Madison Ind April 26th AD 1822 -Mary Everilla Cotton born June 21st 1854 -William Chambers Cotton born in Aurora Ind Jan 13th 1856 -Anna Mass Cotton born in Greensburg Ind June 13th A.D. 1859 -Elizabeth Lavinia Cotton born in Connersville Ind Nov 14th 1863 --- Family Record Births. -George Green born June 29th 1787 -Rachel Moore born May 6th 1794 -James M. Green born June 18th 1819 -Nancy J. Green born April 26th 1822 -Wm (T.?) Green born June 8th 1825 -John B. Green born April 16th 1828 --- Family Record Deaths. -Departed this life on Saturday the 22nd day of Sept A.D. 1851 Elizabeth Martin Cotton aged 26 years one month and 22 days -Departed this life on the 13th day of Sept A.D. 1851 Martha Ann daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth M. Cotton aged one year one month and three days -Nancy Jane Cotton wife of Rev. Joseph Cotton died June 30th 1896