Adelaide Augusta Cotton

b. 8 June 1875, d. 11 February 1916
Family Background:
Munson and Allied Families
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Addie Cotton
     Adelaide Augusta Cotton was born on 8 June 1875 in Texas.1 She married Walter Bascom Munson, son of Mordello Stephen Munson and Sarah Kimbrough Armour, on 20 March 1895 at Shearn Methodist Episcopal Church South, Houston, Harris County, Texas.2,3 She died on 11 February 1916 in El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, at age 40.1,2 She was buried in Angleton Cemetery, Angleton, Brazoria County, Texas.1 Click to view image
Additional Data
Addie and Walter B. Munson appeared on the 1 June 1900 Federal Census of Brazoria County, Texas, enumerated 19 June 1900.4 Click to view image

Adalade A. and Walter B. Munson appeared on the 15 April 1910 Federal Census of Angleton, Brazoria County, Texas, enumerated 11 May 1910. Their children Ellen and Houston were listed as living with them.5 Click to view image

Children of Adelaide Augusta Cotton and Walter Bascom Munson


  1. [S427] Adelaide Cotton Munson tombstone, Angleton Cemetery, Angleton, Texas; photographed by the writer on 5 July 2003.
  2. [S20] Thurmond A. Williamson, The Munsons of Texas, an American Saga, First Edition manuscript (Dallas:, 1987), 287.
  3. [S434] Munson-Cotton wedding invitation; Laura M. Cooper, 1804 Holm Oak St., Arlington, Texas. Original invitation given to the writer by Mary Kennedy Giesecke.
  4. [S51] Walter B. Munson household, 1900 U.S. Census, Brazoria County, Texas, population schedule, Precinct 1, enumeration district (ED) 1, sheet 14B, dwelling 300, family 300; National Archives micropublication T623, roll 1614.
  5. [S50] Walter B. Munson household, 1910 U.S. Census, Brazoria County, Texas, population schedule, Precinct 1, Angleton, enumeration district (ED) 4, sheet 12B, dwelling 252, family 263; National Archives micropublication T624, roll 1534.
  6. [S20] Thurmond A. Williamson, Munsons of Texas, 288.