Robert Austin Cochran

3 July 1927–23 November 2002 (Age 75)
Leflore, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Robert Austin

When Robert Austin Cochran was born on 3 July 1927, in Leflore, Mississippi, United States, his father, Herman Perry Cochran, was 23 and his mother, Annie Lucy Rozier, was 7. He died on 23 November 2002, in Sallis, Attala, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 75.

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Herman Perry Cochran
Annie Lucy Rozier
Robert Austin Cochran

Parents and Siblings

    Herman Perry Cochran


    Annie Lucy Rozier




World Events (3)


Age 2

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 4

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1939 · First Oil Well in Mississippi Located in Yazoo County

Age 12

Fredric F. Mellen was a geologist that was surveyed a clay and minerals project. While doing this he instead struck oil and started the oil industry in Mississippi.

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)

  • Robert A Cochran, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Robert Austin Cochran in entry for Stephen Mark Cochran, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"
  • Robert Austin Cochran in entry for John Herman Cochran, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"

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