Birth Name: Joseph Cheshire Cotten, Jr.
Date of Birth: May 15, 1905
Place of Birth: Petersburg, Virginia
Date of Death: February 6, 1994
Place of Death: Los Angeles, California
Ethnicity: English, some Northern Irish (Scots-Irish)
Joseph Cotton was an American actor.
Joseph’s paternal grandparents were John Whitaker Cotton (the son of John Whitaker Cotton and Laura Placidia Clark) and Elizabeth Bartlett Frink (the daughter of Lorenzo Frink and Jessie Wingate Brown).
Joseph’s maternal grandparents were Henry Chamberlaine Willson (the son of Thomas Claiborne Willson and Maria Randolph Gilliam) and Elizabeth Peterson Eppes Whitworth (the daughter of Thomas Whitworth and Eliza Harrison Goodwyn).
Source: Genealogy of Joseph Cotton – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
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