Tag Archives: Banta

William Henry Cozine

William Henry Cozine 
b. 15 July 1819, Kentucky, to George Cozine and Charity Banta
d. 3 October 1889, Napa, Califonnia

m. August 1868, Antioch, Contra Costa, California
Margaret Jane Brooks
b. 22 December 1847, Sweetland Township, Muscatine County, Iowa, to Hiram and Isabella Jane (Clendenin) Brooks
d. 8 June 1918, San Francisco, California

Children with Margaret Jane Brooks:

  • Mary (b. 1871) married [–?–] Cook
  • William Henry (1872–1964) married Catherine Lowe
  • George H. (1875–1953)
  • Charlotte May (1876–1938) married [–?–] Agnew
  • Garrett B. (b. 1879) married Rose Joaquin
  • Martha (b. 1880) married Emanuel Marshall

William Henry Cozine crossed the plains to California in 1850, just before the admission of the state into the union.

Submitted by:
JoAnne Goodacre
Springfield VA

Garret Cozine

Garret Cozine 
chr. 16 November 1766, Dutch Reformed Church, Readington, New Jersey, to Cornelius and Antie (Staats) Cozine
d. 23 September 1849, Hendricks County, Indiana

m. about 1785
Margaret List/Lys
b. 1763, Chanceford Township, York County, Pennsylvania, to Johann George and [–?–] List/Lys
d. 19 March 1848, Hendricks County, Indiana

Children with Margaret List/Lys:

  • Cornelius (1786–1859)
  • John J. (b. 1787) married Sarah G. Bradshaw
  • Peter VanHarlan (chr. 1789-1857)
  • George (1799–1870) married Charity Banta
  • a daughter

Garret was about six years old when he went with his parents and 10 brothers and sisters with the Dutch migration of 150 families from Somerset County and Bergen County, New Jersey, to the Conewego Colony in York County, Pennsylvania, now Adams County, Pennsylvania. By 1790, the Dutch had again migrated, and the Cozines moved to Kentucky, where they purchased land in Mercer County by deed recorded in 1797.

Submitted by:
JoAnne Goodacr
Springfield VA

George Cozine

George Cozine
b. 1799 near Harrodsburg, Mercer County, Kentucky, to Garret and Margaret (List/Lys) Cozine
d. May 1870, Contra Costa, California

m. 13 October 1818, Mercer County, Kentucky
Charity Banta
b. 27 January 1797, Mercer County, Kentucky, to Hendricks and Rachel (Hopper) Banta
d. 2 November 1879, Franchers Creek, California

Children with Charity Banta:

  • William Henry (1819–1889) married Margaret Jane Brooks
  • Rachel (b. 1829)
  • Albert (1827–1897) married Mary H. Flippen
  • Sally A. (b. 1833) married Liras Lions
  • Abram (b. 1836)

George immigrated to Hendricks County, Indiana, from Mercer County, Kentucky, in 1835 and emigrated from Clark County, Indiana, to Carroll County, Missouri, before 1850.

JoAnne Goodacre
Springfield VA