John T. Cochran Records

 

 

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives Room
Handley Regional Library
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society

P.O. Box 58, Winchester, VA 22604
(540) 662-9041 ext. 17
archives@handleyregional.org
www.handleyregional.org

John T. Cochran Records
29 WFCHS 

Inventory created by Archives Staff 03/85. Last revised 03/18.

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EXTENT: 0.42 linear feet.

CREATOR: Cochran, John T.

DATE: 1871-1924

SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection consists of account books, memo books with some diary entries and home health remedies. It also includes a leather wallet, miscellaneous papers and two ledgers, one from Round Hill School and one from Round Hill Academy.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: John T. Cochran, who was born on July 24, 1850 in Frederick County,, VA. He was the son of William and Hannah Stokes Cochran, and was married to Rebecca Tevalt. After working on his father’s farm in Frederick County for 50 years, he moved to Winchester in 1912.A lifelong member of Grace Lutheran Church in Winchester. He died at the age of 94 on December 22, 1944 and is buried in Mount Hebron Cemetery, Winchester, VA.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: Obituary of John T. Cochran, The Winchester Evening Star, December 22, 1944.  

CITE AS: Cochran, John T. Records, 29 WFCHS, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives , Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

ORGANIZATION:

BOX 1 

Ledger - January 1, 1871 to May 14, 1897, Round Hill School

Ledger - February 1, 1871 to December 31, 1891, Round Hill Academy

 Journal - January 2, 1892 to March 29, 1924

Leather Wallet

Memo Book - 1875‑1883

Memo Book - 1896

Miscellaneous papers – 1884-1891, 29 items

Sale account, Cochran Farm - December 1911

Mill book, Henry & John Cochran - 1882‑1892