Mary Elizabeth Wagner

11 September 1854–26 November 1913 (Age 59)
Marion, Iowa, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Wagner was born on 11 September 1854, in Marion, Iowa, United States, her father, John Wagner, was 27 and her mother, Mary Bennett, was 18. She married Alfred A Cochran on 10 March 1872. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Sprague, Bates, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Osage Township, Vernon, Missouri, United States in 1910. She died on 26 November 1913, in Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Rich Hill, Bates, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alfred A Cochran
1851–1922
Mary Elizabeth Wagner
1854–1913
Marriage: 10 March 1872
Marion Franklin Cochran
1873–1873
Anna May Cochran
1890–
Minnie Ellen Cochran
1874–1875
Eva May Cochran
1876–1877
Willard John Cochran
1879–1939
Cora Pearl Cochran
1880–1936
Clara Belle Cochran
1882–1906
Sammie Dan Cochran
1884–1927
Charles Alfred Cochran
1887–1941
Benson Lee Cochran
1892–1948
John Glenn Cochran
1896–1922
Earl Cochran
1899–1917

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 March 1872
children

(12)

    Marion Franklin Cochran

    Male1873–1873Male

    Minnie Ellen Cochran

    Female1874–1875Female

    Eva May Cochran

    Female1876–1877Female

    Willard John Cochran

    Male1879–1939Male

    Cora Pearl Cochran

    Female1880–1936Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 3

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
1863

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 16

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

German (also Wägner) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a carter or cartwright, from an agent derivative of Middle High German wagen ‘cart’, ‘wagon’, German Wagen. The German surname is also well established in Scandinavia, the Netherlands, eastern Europe, and elsewhere as well as in German-speaking countries.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary H Cochran in household of Alfred Cochran, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary E Cochran in household of Alfred Cochran, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Cochran in household of Alfred Cochran, "United States Census, 1910"

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