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My wife's ancestors - Gibbon - Contents


Hugh Cochrane,
or Cochran.
He mar 1768 to Martha Gibbon [born 1738].
Martha was buried 9 Feb 1826 at Nigg Bay, age 88 yrs.
Hugh also died 1826, bur Nigg Bay.
They had issue:

  1. Jean Cochrane,
    mar --- Welsh and had issue:

    1. Jane Welsh,
      mar --- Williams.

  2. Hugh Cochrane, mar --- Hull.
  3. James Cochrane.
  4. Martha Cochrane.

  5. Alexander Cochrane, born 1775.
    He would be named after grandfather Alexander Gibbon.
    He was a shipowner in Aberdeen.
    He mar 2ndly, 31 Dec 1818 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen] to Elizabeth Campbell [born 1785].
    He died 19 Oct 1837, age 62 yrs, bur Nigg Bay.
    A board of the Shipmasters Society at Aberdeen Maritime Museum shows that "Capt. Alexander Cochran, of Aberdeen" bequeathed £100 in 1837 for the Poor of the Shipmasters Society.
    Elizabeth died 1 Aug 1848, age 63 yrs, bur Nigg Bay.
    Alexander had issue [don't know by which mar]:

    1. F.J. Cochrane [son],
      mar --- Smith and had issue:

      1. Alexander Cochrane.
      2. (dau) Cochrane.
      3. (son) Cochrane.
      4. (son) Cochrane.
      5. Margaret Cochrane.

  6. Sophia Cochrane,
    mar --- Thompson.

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