Almira Frances Cochran

20 November 1847–1890 (Age 42)
Salem Township, Highland, Ohio, United States

The Life of Almira Frances

When Almira Frances Cochran was born on 20 November 1847, in Salem Township, Highland, Ohio, United States, her father, Jacob B Cochran, was 30 and her mother, Jane Colvin, was 26. She married John Gossett Cheney on 19 June 1868, in Highland, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 7 daughters. She lived in Perry Township, Brown, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1890, at the age of 43, and was buried in Salem Township, Highland, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Gossett Cheney
1845–1923
Almira Frances Cochran
1847–1890
Marriage: 19 June 1868
Annie Laura Cheney
1869–1890
Emma Alice Chaney
1870–1872
Elma C. Chaney
1872–1894
Elena J. Chaney
1873–
Mary Elizabeth Chaney
1874–1963
Margaret C. Chaney
1877–1963
Ben Eyler Chaney
1880–1963
Dosia Ellen Chaney
1882–1886

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 June 1868
Highland, Ohio, United States
children

(8)

    Annie Laura Cheney

    Female1869–1890Female

    Emma Alice Chaney

    Female1870–1872Female

    Elma C. Chaney

    Female1872–1894Female

    Elena J. Chaney

    Female1873–Female

    Female1874–1963Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    George W Cochran

    Male1840–1863Male

    Joseph Cochran

    Male1842–1890Male

    Cyrus Clinton Cochran

    Male1845–1918Male

    Female1847–1890Female

    Alphaus Cochran

    Male1850–1921Male

+7 More Children

World Events (6)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 13

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1863

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 23

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from lands in the parish of Paisley, near Glasgow. The place name is of uncertain derivation, perhaps from Welsh coch ‘red’, although this etymology is not supported by the early spelling Coueran.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Elmina F Chaney in household of John Chaney, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elenor J Cochran in household of Jacob Cochran, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elmira Cochran in household of Jacob Cochran, "United States Census, 1860"

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