Martha Vandyke

26 February 1928–5 July 1996 (Age 68)
Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Martha

When Martha Vandyke was born on 26 February 1928, her father, Robert Vandyke, was 30 and her mother, Daisy Mae Ong Flesch, was 24. She married Hobert Cochran on 7 February 1945, in Davidson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Grant Magisterial District, Hancock, West Virginia, United States in 1930. She died on 5 July 1996, in Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in East Liverpool, Columbiana, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hobert Cochran
Martha Vandyke
Marriage: 7 February 1945
Charlotte Morris

Spouse and Children

7 February 1945
Davidson, Tennessee, United States


    Charlotte Morris


Parents and Siblings



    Jane Vandyke


    Ruth Vandyke


    Donald Vandyke





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World Events (8)


Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Age 3

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 19

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived by any of the many thousands of dikes in the Netherlands (Middle Dutch dike ‘dike’), or a habitational name for someone from any of the many places in Belgium and the Netherlands called Dijk, Dijke, or Dyck, named with this word.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Martha Vandyke in household of Robert Vandyke, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Martha Van Dyke, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Martha Van Dyke, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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