Born: January 17, 1814, Brookfield, New York.
Died: March 22, 1892, Mill Grove, New York.
Buried: West Ridgeway Cemetery, Medina, New York.
Cottrell was known as a writer, poet and minister. A member of the Seventh-day Adventists, he served for a time on the editorial committee of The Review and Herald in Battle Creek, Michigan. As of 1857, he was living in Mill Grove, New York.
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Display Title: The Time Is NearFirst Line: The time is near when Zion’s sonsTune Title: ANVERTNAuthor: Roswell F. CottrellMeter: LMSource: Hymns and Tunes (Battle Creek: MI: Steam Press of the Seventh-Day Adventist Publishing Association, 1876)