William T Cochran

September 1899–1 April 1954 (Age 54)
Virginia, United States

The Life of William T

When William T Cochran was born in September 1899, in Virginia, United States, his father, Nathan Carl Cochran, was 26 and his mother, Florence Stevens, was 20. He married Hallie Jennings on 7 March 1924, in Sullivan, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Maybeury, McDowell, West Virginia, United States in 1935 and Beaver Pond Magisterial District, Mercer, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 1 April 1954, at the age of 54.

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Family Time Line

William T Cochran
Hallie Jennings
Marriage: 7 March 1924
Pauline Melinda Cochran
Mary Ellen Cochran
Laura Mae Cochran

Spouse and Children

7 March 1924
Sullivan, Tennessee, United States


    Pauline Melinda Cochran


    Mary Ellen Cochran


    Laura Mae Cochran


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · Maggie Lena Walker Opens Bank

Age 2

Maggie Lena Walker was the first African American and woman to open a bank. She opened the St. Luke Penny Savings Bank on August 20, 1901. She encouraged the young people to start saving their pennies in her bank and when they hit a hundred pennies they could start a bank account with the bank.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 17

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Willie Cockran in household of Nathan Cockran, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Will Cochram, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Thomas Cochran, "United States Census, 1940"

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