Gilbert Lawrence Cochran

June 1866–2 December 1935 (Age 69)
Kansas, United States

The Life of Gilbert Lawrence

When Gilbert Lawrence Cochran was born in June 1866, in Kansas, United States, his father, Johnathan A Cochran, was 28 and his mother, Susannah Province, was 22. He married Margaret Frances Smith on 30 March 1907, in Pineville, McDonald, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Richwood Township, McDonald, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Dimmick, Josephine, Oregon, United States in 1920. He died on 2 December 1935, in San Luis Obispo, California, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Arroyo Grande Cemetery, Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gilbert Lawrence Cochran
1866–1935
Margaret Frances Smith
1877–1962
Marriage: 30 March 1907
Clifford Lawrence Cochran
1907–1982
Noble Jonathon Cochran
1910–1913
Ola Marie Cochran
1913–2005
Manford Ernest Cochran
1915–1983

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 March 1907
Pineville, McDonald, Missouri, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    Amida M Cochran

    Male1862–1928Male

    Male1863–1951Male

    Male1866–1935Male

    Sophronia Cochran

    Female1868–1904Female

    Cora Virginia Cochran

    Female1871–1937Female

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

Age 3

The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.
1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 11

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
1886

Age 20

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • Gilbert L Cochran, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gilbert L Cochran, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gilly Cochrane in household of Jonathan Cochrane, "United States Census, 1870"

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