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Robert Cochran (abt. 1760 - 1824)

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Robert Cochran
Born about in Augusta, Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Brother of and
Husband of — married in Augusta, Virginia, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Spencer, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 18 Oct 2012
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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.[1]

Robert married Jane Laird on 17 December 1787 in Augusta County, Virginia.[2] 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)."[3]

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…"[4]


  1. Find A Grave: Memorial #128384232
  2. Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940
  3. Chalkley, Lyman, p 302, 350
  4. Chalkley, Lyman, p 431
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : 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.


  • WikiTree profile Cochran-697 created through the import of 46l4cb_2617164eb9pf478824cdl0.ged on Oct 17, 2012 by John Drinkwater.

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