Moffett Beard Cochran

April 1887–4 December 1951 (Age 64)
Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Moffett Beard

When Moffett Beard Cochran was born in April 1887, in Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States, his father, Robert Cochran, was 27 and his mother, Emma F. Miller, was 19. He married Bessie Arvilla Ogden in 1912, in Upshur, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Falling Spring, Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Banks Magisterial District, Upshur, West Virginia, United States for about 20 years. He died on 4 December 1951, in Upshur, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Selbyville, Upshur, West Virginia, United States.

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Moffett Beard Cochran
Bessie Arvilla Ogden
Marriage: 1912
Thurman Luther Cochran
Lona Samantha Cochran
Troy T Cochran

Spouse and Children

Upshur, West Virginia, United States


    Thurman Luther Cochran



    Troy T Cochran


Parents and Siblings

    Robert Cochran





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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)

  • Moffet Cochran, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Moffett Cochran, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Moffett B Cochran, "United States Census, 1930"

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