Thomas Van Cooten

Male 1870 - 1939  (68 years)


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  • Name Thomas Van Cooten  [1, 2
    Born 1 Jan 1870  Guernsey, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 20 Feb 1870  S Michel du Valle, Guernsey, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1871  St Michael in the Vale, Guernsey, Channel Islands Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1881  St Michael in the Vale, Guernsey, Channel Islands Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Census 1891  St Michael in the Vale, Guernsey, Channel Islands Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 1901  Jerbourg, St Martins, Guernsey, Channel Islands Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Education Elizabeth College, Guernsey  [8
    Emigration 27 Jun 1907  Liverpool, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • On "Ottawa", single male age 37
    GODP William Robert Read, John Rodolphus Van Cooten, Emma Louise Read  [1
    Immigration 5 Aug 1907  Montreal, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • On "Ottawa", male age 37 going to Midland Ontario
    Occupation Furnace Labourer  [11
    Died 1939  Dade County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13
    Notes 
    • Census 1881:Guernsey: Age 11 (by inference born in 1870)
      Census 1891:Guernsey: Single, age 21, telegraphist clerk, employed, born the Vale, Guernsey (by inference born in 1870)
      Elizabeth College Register: #2158. Born in Guernsey on 1-Jan-1870. Brother of #2154. Elizabeth College, 1878-1886. Became a telegraphist in Guernsey on leaving college. Later took up farming in Canada. Now in Miami, Florida engaged in landscape and general gardening.
    Person ID I78  Van Cooten
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2017 

    Father John Rhodolphus Van Cooten,   b. Abt 1834, St Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1902, Titchfield, Southampton, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Mother Fanny Attrill,   b. 1832, Northwood, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1914, Marylebone, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 9 Aug 1860  Northwood, Isle of Wight, Southampton, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15
    Family ID F24  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Agnes Ann Miles,   d. Bef 1901 
    Children 
     1. John Attrill Van Cooten,   b. 25 Nov 1894, Buckingham, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1948, Jonesboro, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     2. Giffard Van Cooten,   b. Abt Sep 1896, Towcester, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Jun 1899, Thrapston, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 2 years)
     3. Alice Amelia Van Cooten,   b. 6 May 1898, Northampton, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2017 
    Family ID F142  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Annie Frances Rouget,   b. 31 Jul 1881, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1945  (Age 63 years) 
    Married Y  [2
    Children 
     1. William Edwin Van Cooten,   b. 5 Jun 1904, La Motte, St Martin, Guernsey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1961, Cripple Creek, Teller, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     2. Annie Kathleen Van Cooten,   b. 8 Aug 1908, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2017 
    Family ID F269  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S30] Baptism of Thomas Van Cooten.

    2. [S202] Birth of William Edwin Van Cooten.

    3. [S217] UK Census 1871.

    4. [S46] UK Census 1881.

    5. [S399] UK Census 1881.

    6. [S53] UK Census 1891.

    7. [S494] UK Census 1901.

    8. [S129] Elizabeth College Register.

    9. [S382] UK Shipping Register for “Ottawa”.

    10. [S383] Canada Shipping Register for “Ottawa”.

    11. [S57] Birth of Alice Amelia Van Cooten.

    12. [S206] Distant Van Cooten cousins?, Jim (Richard) Van Cooten.

    13. [S250] Florida Death Indexes.

    14. [S21] Marriage of John Rodolphus Van Cooten to Fanny Attrill.

    15. [S22] GRO Marriage Index.