Harriet Cottle

Born April 1, 1813 in St. Charles Dist., Louisiana Territory (now Troy, Lincoln co., Mo) 6
Died (probably)abt.1841 6 in (probably) Bastrop co., Tx 6
Buried: Cottle Cemetery, Alum Creek, Bastrop co., Tx 6, 45

Married 1)

Andrew Tumlinson on July 2, 1829 in DeWitt's Colony, District of Gonzales, Tx 6, 48

Child of Andrew and Harriet Tumilson:

Married 2)

Thomas Thompson on February 12, 1838 in Fayette co., Tx 6

Children of Thomas and Harriet Thompson:

DeWitt's colony, one of the major colonies in the settlement of Texas, was established by Green DeWitt and James Kerr in 1825. Harriett went to Texas with her parents and the rest of the family in 1828. According to the register kept by Stephen F. Austin at San Felipe de Austin, there were twelve in the family, the parents, four boys and six girls. Her sister Laura Cottle married Andrew Tumilson's brother John Jackson Tumilson, Captain of the Rangers in the [newly formed] Texas Military. Andrew died in 1831, killed by (and killing) one of the Natives he and several other men had been chasing to retrieve the horses that had been stolen. Harriett, at the age of nineteen, completed the application of her husband for land, stating that he had been killed by the Indians earlier, as had her father-in-law, that she had one son and was pregnant. Since they had not been married by Roman Catholic clergy, as required by law, possession of one league of land was given to her in her maiden name.

Siblings of Harriet Cottle:

Zebulon Pike Cottle, Leonard W. Cottle, Joseph Cottle, Darney Cottle, Polly Cottle, Sylvanus Cottle, Laura Cottle, Elizabeth Cottle, Rachel Cottle, Martha Cottle, Rebecca Cottle

      Sylvanus Cottle
    Joseph Cottle Abigale Sherman
  Stephen Cottle Azubah Power greatgrandmother
Harriet Cottle      
  Sarah "Sally" Turner Winslow Turner matgreatgrandfather
    Molly Standish greatgrandfather