When Laura C Cochran was born on 25 April 1876, in Volant, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Isaac Francis Cochran, was 18 and her mother, Emma L Butler, was 19. She married Benjamin F Kauffman in 1898, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Little Beaver Township, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and New Wilmington, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930.
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.
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