Person:James Cochran (16)

James Cochran
m. est. 1750-1756
  1. John Cochran, Jr.1757 - 1833
  2. Robert Cochran1759 - 1824
  3. James Cochran1768 -
m. 10 December 1792
  1. James A. Cochranaft 1792 -
  2. George M. Cochranaft 1792 -
  3. John Cochran1793 - 1881
  4. Magdalene Cochranest 1810 - bef 1850
Facts and Events
Name James Cochran
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1768 Staunton, Augusta County, Virginia
Marriage Bond 4 December 1792 Augusta County, Virginiato Magdalene Moffett
Marriage 10 December 1792 Augusta County, Virginiato Magdalene Moffett

James Cochran was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Vol. 2 - Marriage Bond - 1792--September 19, Thomas Wilson and James Cockran, surety. Thomas Wilson and Polly Poage, daughter of Thomas Poage (consent), Agnes Poage (consent); witnesses, Wm. P. Skillern, J. Cockran.
  1. Public Member Trees: (Note: not considered a reliable source).
  2.   Spofford, Ainsworth R, and William Wirt Henry. Eminent and representative men of Virginia and the District of Columbia of the nineteenth century: with a concise historical sketch of Virginia by Hon. William Wirt Henry and of the District of Columbia by Ainsworth R. Spofford. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1969).

    From Biographical Sketch of John Lewis Cochran, grandson of this John Cochran:

    His grandfather's name was James Cochran, born in Augusta county in 1768. He was a farmer all his life, though educated for the ministry. He was a presiding magistrate in Augusta county twice and succeeded to the office of high sheriff. He married Magdalen Moffett, daughter of George Moffett of Augusta county, a colonel in the Revolutionary war. To them were born four children, named James (deceased); George M., deceased in 1890 at the age of ninety-two years; Henry K. (deceased) and James A. Cochran, deceased in 187o. The grandfather died in 1836, his wife preceding him in 1826.