When Iola May Cochran was born in 1870, in Canonsburg, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Hugh Cochran, was 40 and her mother, Mary Jane Ayres, was 36.
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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