Cord Deverice Cothren

1902–1976 (Age 73)
Clay, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Cord Deverice

When Cord Deverice Cothren was born on 27 November 1902, in Clay, North Carolina, United States, his father, Gudger L Cothren, was 17 and his mother, Alice Rowland, was 17. He had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with Arvie Neal. He lived in Waldenburg, Poinsett, Arkansas, United States in 1935 and Tusquittee Township, Clay, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 2 April 1976, in Towns, Georgia, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Hayesville, Clay, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cord Deverice Cothren
Arvie Neal
Lula Belle Cothren
Arlin Cothren
Avery Cothren
Betty Jane Cothren
Wayne Daniel Cothren

Spouse & Children



  • Female1922–2008Female

  • Arlin Cothren


  • Avery Cothren


  • Betty Jane Cothren


  • Wayne Daniel Cothren


Parents & Siblings

  • Gudger L Cothren


  • Female1885–1982Female



  • Ida Cothren


  • Male1902–1976Male

  • Charles Abraham Cothren


  • Male1908–1995Male

  • Paul Cothran


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 4

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 20

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

Name Meaning

1 Probably a variant of Scottish Cochran .2 Perhpas also a variant of English Cawthorne .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Cordis D Cathren in household of Gudger L Cathren, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Cordon Cothran in household of Gudger L Cothran, "United States Census, 1920"
  • C C Cothern, "United States Census, 1940"

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