Robert was born about 1759/60 in Virginia. He passed away in November 1824 in Kentucky and is said to be buried in Cochran Stone Waters Cemetery, Taylorsville, Spencer County, Kentucky.
Robert married Jane Laird on 17 December 1787 in Augusta County, Virginia. Marriage bond posted 17 December 1787 by Robert Cochran and John Campbell for the marriage of "Robert Cochran and Jane Laird, daughter of David Laird (consent)."
Robert is found on the "List of Tithables for the Town of Staunton [Augusta, Virginia] to be collected at $4 each to be applied to the Repair of Streets, 1779-1780. Samuel Armstrong:… Robert Cochran…"
Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 21 October 2018), memorial page for Robert Cochran (22 Mar 1759–22 Nov 1824), Find A Grave Memorial no. 128384232, citing Cochran Stone Waters Cemetery, Taylorsville, Spencer County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Cindy (contributor 47566127) .
Chalkley, Lyman. Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia, 1745-1800. Volume II. Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1965. Originally published in 1912.
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