John Cochrane

Male28 February 1811–22 January 1877

Brief Life History of John

When John Cochrane was born on 28 February 1811, in Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, Scotland, his father, James Cochran, was 27 and his mother, Lilias Allan, was 20. He married Jane Elizabeth Aitkens on 14 March 1834, in Bathurst Township, Lanark, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1811 and Grattan, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada in 1871. He died on 22 January 1877, in Hastings, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 65.

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John Cochrane
Jane Elizabeth Aitkens
Marriage: 14 March 1834
Margaret Cochrane
Lillian Cochrane
James Cochrane
John Aitken Cochrane
Isabella Cochrane
Elizabeth Jean Cochrane
Eliza Jane Cochrane
Agnes Cochrane
Christy Ann Catherine Cochrane
Mary Ann Cochrane

Sources (12)

  • John Cochrane, "Canada Census, 1871"
  • John Cochrane, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • John Cockran, "Ontario, District Marriage Registers, 1801-1858"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 March 1834Bathurst Township, Lanark, Ontario, Canada
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1813 · The Court of Session Act 1813

    Age 2

    The United Kingdom Parliament helped Scotland by creating the divisions necessary for better construction of their judiciary system. The Act was later repealed by the Court of Session Act 1988.


    Age 4

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.


    Age 19

    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (central Scotland): variant of Cochran .

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

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