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Notes for Elisha Cochran

1820 Elisha Cochran lived in Capt Knights District, Morgan County, Georgia in a household with males: 1 (16 thru 25); and females: 1 (Under 10) and 1 (26 thru 44). [1]

1830 Elisha Cockram lived in Dekalb County, Georgia in a household with males: 1 (Under 5), 1 (5 thru 9), 1 (20 thru 29), and 1 (60 thru 69); and females: 1 (Under 5), 2 (5 thru 9), and 1 (20 thru 29). [2]

1840 E E Cochran lived in District 942, Cobb County, Georgia in a household with males: 1 (Under 5), 1 (5 thru 9), 1 (10 thru 14), 1 (15 thru 19), 1 (20 thru 29), and 1 (40 thru 49); and females: 1 (Under 5), 1 (10 thru 14), 1 (15 thru 19), and 1 (40 thru 49). [3]

1849 Elisha Cochran was taxed in Merritts District, Cobb County, Georgia, USA. [4]

1850 Elisha Cochran (age 50, born in Georgia) lived in Merrietts Twp, Cobb County, Georgia, in a household with Contha Cochran (age 46), Elisha W P Cochran (age 14), Georgia Ann Cochran (age 13), Mary Ann Cochran (age 11), and Randal Gaddie (age 26). Elisha Cochran was a farmer. [5]

1850 Elisha Cochran was listed on the agricultural census in Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia. [6]

1870 Elisha Cachran (age 70, born in Georgia) lived in Merritts, Cobb County, Georgia. Elisha Cachran was a farmer. [7]

1873 Elisha Cochran of Cobb County Georgia gave a deposition supporting the claim of a neighbor to have supported the Union during the Civil War. [8]

1874 Elisha Cochran of Vining Station, Cobb County Georgia gave a deposition supporting the claim of a neighbor. [9]

1850 Eliza Conn (age 33, born in Georgia) lived in Merrietts Twp, Cobb County, Georgia, in a household with John Coan (47), William E Coan (13), James S Coan (10), John T Coan (9), Wesley B Coan (3), Willer S Coan (2), Waddy Dickinson (30), Nancy C Wilson (5), and Newton F Wilson (3). [10]

1917 Daughter Mrs Eliza Conn, spouse of John Thomas Conn, died on February 11 in Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia of America. She was born on November 19, 1819. [11]

1921 Georgia Ann Gaddis, married, spouse of Randolph Gaddis, died on May 30, at age 84 in Smyrna, Cobb County, Georgia. She was born in Georgia, daughter of Lash Cochran. [12]

Research Notes:

A descendant reports the following:

1818 tax digest in Morgan Co. Capt Weltch's Dist
William Cockram
Elisha Cochran
James Cochran
Moses Cochran
1819 Elisha marries Synthia Horn Feb 15th
1819 Nov. 19, First child born Eliza Cochran

1820 Tax Records, Capt Knight's Dist
William Cochran
Elisha Cochran
1821 July 15, 1821 Second Child born, Genesis (Gincy) Cochran

1823 Tax Records, Capt Whiticar's Dist
Elisha Cochran
1823 March 2nd 1823 Third Child born 1st Son Paschal William Cochran

Between about 1825 and 1830 Elisha moved into DeKalb Co. Ga. as that land had opened up to settlers.
In DeKalb Co. 5 more children were born
Rhoana Demerus Mar 26, 1826
James Payton Apr 11, 1829
Moses Willis Mar 11, 1831
Elisha West Dillard Cochran, Apr. 10, 1835

By 1840 Elisha had moved on into Cobb Co. Ga. after the removal of Cherokees, where he spent the rest of his life.


Footnotes:

[1] United States Federal Census, 1820, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[2] United States Federal Census, 1830, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[3] United States Federal Census, 1840, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[4] Georgia Tax Digests [1890], 140 volumes (Morrow, Georgia: Georgia Archives), [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[5] United States Federal Census, 1850, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[6] Selected U.S. Federal Census Non-Population Schedules, 1850-1880, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[7] United States Federal Census, 1870, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[8] U.S., Southern Claims Commission, Disallowed and Barred Claims, 1871-1880, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[9] U.S., Southern Claims Commission, Disallowed and Barred Claims, 1871-1880, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[10] United States Federal Census, 1850, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[11] Find A Grave Memorial at Ancestry.com, [AncestryRecord].

[12] Georgia, Deaths Index, 1914-1940, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].