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Seth COTTEN
Rebecca AVENT
Husband:  Seth COTTEN
Birth:  1 Nov 1750, Sussex Co., VA
Death:  May 1815
Father:  Richard COTTEN s/o Thomas COTTEN
Mother:  Elizabeth "Betty" WEAVER
Marriage:
Wife:  Rebecca / Rebeckah AVENT
Birth:  ca. 1755, Sussex Co., VA
Father:  William AVENT
Mother:  Sarah MASSIE
Children:
born in Sussex Co., VA:
  1.  John COTTEN, b. 22 Oct 1772
  2.  Gabriel COTTEN, b. ca. 1774
  3?  (Daughter A) COTTEN, b. ca. 1776
  4.  William COTTEN, b. 6 Nov 1779
  5.  Mary "Polly" COTTEN, b. ca. 1782
  6.  Elizabeth COTTEN, b. ca. 1784
  7.  Sarah "Sally" COTTEN, b. ca. 1786
  8.  Richard C. COTTEN, b. ca. 1790

born in Chatham Co., NC:
  9.  Avent COTTEN, b. ca. 1793
10?  (Daughter B) COTTEN, b. ca. 1794/5
11.  Rebecca / Rebekah COTTEN, b. ca. 1796

Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, North Carolina, Virginia

Sources:

1.  Marriage Record:

2.  Census Index:  Colonial America, 1607-1789 (Broderbund CD-310):  Seth's father, Richard COTTON, appears in Sussex Co., VA, in 1782, but I don't find Seth.

3.  1790 U.S. Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #16 of 21; official enumeration date 2 Aug 1790; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1790 NC Chatham Co. Roll M637_7 p. 229 Ln. 9 Seth Casten 1-2-5-0-4
These data indicate:
Gender and Type Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 free white male 16 or over in or bef. 1774 = Seth (b. 1750)
2 free white males 15 or under 1774-1790 = William (b. 1779)
= Gabriel (ca. 1774) 
5 free white females all ages in or bef. 1790 = Rebecca (b. ca. 1755)
= Daughter A (b. ca. 1776?)
= Mary (b. ca. 1782)
= Elizabeth (b. ca. 1784)
= Sarah (b. ca. 1786)
4 slaves all ages in or bef. 1790 = ? ? ? ?

4.  1800 U.S. Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #68 of 83; official enumeration date 4 Aug 1800; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1800 NC Chatham Co. Hillsborough Roll M32_31 p. 209/314 Ln. 16 Seth Cotton 20111-22010-05
These data indicate:
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
2 males 9 or under 1790-1800 = Avent (b. 1793)
= Richard (b. ca. 1790)
1 male 16-25 1774-1784 = William (b. 1779)
1 male 26-44 1755-1774 = Gabriel (b. ca. 1774)
1 male 45 or over in or bef. 1755 = Seth (b. 1750)
2 females 9 or under 1790-1800 = Rebecca (b. 1796)
= Daughter B (b. ca. 1794/5)
2 females 10-15 1784-1790 = Sarah (b. ca. 1786)
= Elizabeth (b. ca. 1784)
1 female 26-44 1755-1774 = Rebecca (b. ca. 1755)
5 slaves all ages in or bef. 1800 = ? ? ? ? ?

5.  1810 U.S. Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #11 of 52; official enumeration date 6 Aug 1810; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1810 NC Chatham Co. Roll 39 p. 195 Ln. 12 Seth Cotton 00101-00001-05
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 16-25 1784-1794 = Avent (b. 1793)
1 male 45 or over by 1765 = Seth (b. 1750)
1 female 45 or over by 1765 = Rebecca (b. ca. 1755)
5 slaves all ages by 1810 = ? ? ? ? ?
Listed nine lines from son, Gabriel COTTON.

6.  1820 U.S. Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  not found.

7.  Arlee Cotten Holleman.  1984.  The Cotten Clan:  the Ancestry of Thomas Cotten and His Descendants, 1674-1984.  Self-published, 677 pp.  (listed at Amazon.com, but out-of print):  not seen, but cited in files at WorldConnect.

8.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

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