James Cochran

1658–before 1758 (Age 100)
County Londonderry, Ireland

The Life of James

When James Cochran was born in 1658, in County Londonderry, Ireland, his father, George Cochran, was 57 and his mother, Janet Leslie, was 54. He married Margret Packhill in 1691, in Ulster, Ireland. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died before 1758, in Ulster, Ireland, at the age of 99.

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Family Time Line

James Cochran
1658–1758
Margret Packhill
1675–
Marriage: 1691
John Cochran
1692–1788
Catherine Cochran
1694–1783
George Cochran
1694–
Robert Samuel Cochran
1695–1725
James Cochran
1698–1768
Anne Cochran
1700–
Sarah Cochran
1702–1785
William J. Cochran
1850–1885

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1691
Ulster, Ireland
children

(8)

    John Cochran

    Male1692–1788Male

    Catherine Cochran

    Female1694–1783Female

    George Cochran

    Male1694–Male

    Male1695–1725Male

    James Cochran

    Male1698–1768Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Male1635–1674Male

    Anne Cochran

    Female1639–Female

    Marmaduke Cochran

    Male1640–1720Male

    George Cochran

    Male1644–1696Male

    Isabel Cochran

    Female1647–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (4)

1672

Age 14

Over 6,000 Irish boys and women sold as slaves since England gained control of Jamaica.
1690

Age 32

William of Orange (William III) lands at Carrickfergus and defeats James II at Battle of the Boyne.
1692

Age 34

Exclusion of Catholics from Parliament and all professions.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Cochrane in entry for William Cochrane and Jenny Anderson, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"
  • James Cochran in entry for William Cochran, "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949"
  • James Cochrane in entry for William Cochrane and Jenny Anderson, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"

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