Cocke County, Tennessee
Mary (Phillip) Ottinger
Civil War Minors Pension
Names mentioned: Phillip H Ottinger, Mary A Cook
Ottinger, Adam Fleenor, James C Ottinger, Mary E Ottinger, David C
Cook, Mary A Cook, Andrew Cook, Mary Cook, Peter Ottinger, Ireneous
Ottinger, Rebecca Blazer, Jacob Blazer.
be found online through
various genealogy databases, or by requesting copies of military
records in government archives.
Abstracted and submitted by Bruce Price
Phillip H. Ottinger served as a private in Co A, 4th Reg, Tenn
Volunteer Infantry. He enlisted on 12/13/1862 and died of typhoid fever
in Nashville on 8/10/1863.
He married Mary A Cook in April 1860; they were married by Adam
Fleenor, a minister. They had two children: James C Ottinger,
born 1/28/1861, and Mary E Ottinger, born 9/15/1862. Mary A
David C Cook was the children's guardian. Mary A Cook
appears as Maria in the 1850 Greene County census. She appears as
Mariah in the 1850 Cocke County census (#650). She and David were
children of Andrew and Mary Cook.
Peter Ottinger and Irenous Ottinger witnessed David
On 2/21/1867, Mary Cook and Rebecca Blazer of the 2nd Civil
District of Cocke County swore that they were acquainted with Phillip
and Mary and that the dates of the births of their two children were
Jacob Blazer and Peter Ottinger witnessed their
On 12/29/1868, David C Cook filed an application as guardian. He was
thirty at the time. But on 8/06/1866, David filed a declaration with
his given age as twenty-two.