Cotey, Louis C., Vergennes, was born in Lower Canada in 1851. He settled in Vergennes, Vt., in 1867; worked at his trade, and in 1884 he engaged in the manufacture of sash, blinds, and general job house-building supplies, and also building by contract. They are now doing business under the firm name of Alden & Cotey. He was married in 1877 to Florence Adams, of St. Charles, Province of Quebec, Canada. They have had two children born to them — Willie and Lorena. Louis C. Cotey was a son of Joseph and Matilda (Hart) Cotey, who were natives of Canada, where they died at St. Valentine, leaving a family of nine children, but three of whom are now living — Joseph, jr., Louis C., and George.