Charles Earl Cochran Sr.

10 November 1884–March 1974 (Age 89)
Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Charles Earl

When Charles Earl Cochran Sr. was born on 10 November 1884, in Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States, his father, Charles Oscar Cochran, was 28 and his mother, Mary Olive Dilley, was 23. He married Edna Muldoon on 8 February 1913. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States in 1935 and Lakewood, Shelby, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died in March 1974, in Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Earl Cochran Sr.
1884–1974
Edna Muldoon
1888–1958
Marriage: 8 February 1913
Harold Emerson Cochran
1913–1995
Orren Philip Oscar Cochran
1916–2001
Robert Samuel Cochran
1918–1995
Charles Earl Cochran Jr.
1922–2012

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 February 1913
Columbus, Indiana
children

(4)

    Harold Emerson Cochran

    Male1913–1995Male

    Orren Philip Oscar Cochran

    Male1916–2001Male

    Robert Samuel Cochran

    Male1918–1995Male

    Male1922–2012Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 1

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1886

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 24

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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)

  • Charles E Cochran, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Charles E Cockran in household of Charles O Cockran, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Chas E Cochran in household of Chas O Cochran, "United States Census, 1900"

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