John Cochran Sr.

7 July 1741–25 March 1784 (Age 42)
Adams, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John

When John Cochran Sr. was born on 7 July 1741, in Adams, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Cochran Sr., was 48 and his mother, Sarah Cochran, was 39. He married Jenkins about 1755, in Waynesboro, East Donegal Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 25 March 1784, in York, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Zimmerman Family Burial Ground, Carroll Valley, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Cochran Sr.
1741–1784
Sarah Miller
1745–1813
Marriage: about 1765
John Cochran
1754–1801
Jean Cochrane
1757–
Eleanor Cochran
1761–1812
Sarah Cochran
1765–
William Miller Cochran
1767–1855
Andrew Cochran
1769–1814
James Cochran
1774–
Mary Cochran
1776–1842
John Cochran Jr.
1779–1825
Oliver Samuel Cochran
1782–1815

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1765
York, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (2)

1776

Age 35

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 35

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.

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)

  • John Cochran, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Find a Grave
  • Legacy NFS Source: John Cochran - Individual or family possessions: birth: about 1741; Hamiltonban, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States

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