Almira Frances Cochran

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

The Life Summary 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 1868Highland, Ohio, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +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.

    Possible Related Names

    Cothran
    Cohran
    Cothren
    Cochren
    Cockrum
    Cothron
    Coughran
    Cohron
    Cochrane
    Cochrum
    Caughron
    Cockram
    Cockran

    Sources (10)

    • 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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