Clara Virginia Cochran

14 July 1836–8 February 1923 (Age 86)
Louisa, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Clara Virginia

When Clara Virginia Cochran was born on 14 July 1836, in Louisa, Virginia, United States, her father, John Overton Cochran, was 28 and her mother, Mary Ann Winston, was 22. She married Benjamin Warfield in 1857, in Jefferson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years and St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1900. She died on 8 February 1923, at the age of 86, and was buried in Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Warfield
Clara Virginia Cochran
Marriage: 1857
John Cochrane Warfield
Sallie Caldwell Warfield
Mary Winston Warfield

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1857Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1838 · Lord Reveals the Name of His Chruch
    Age 2
    On April 26, 1838, The Lord reveals that the name of His Church should be The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This revelation was given to the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. in Far West, Missouri.
    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 24
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Lanarkshire and Renfrewshire): habitational name from the lands of Cochrane in the parish of Paisley, near Glasgow. The placename 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 (17)

    • C V Wasfield, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Clara V. Cochran, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • Mrs. Clara V. Warfield, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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