Cochran, Vinnie May

Birth Name Cochran, Vinnie May
Gender female
Age at Death 52 years, 7 months, 18 days


Vinnie wrote an article entitled "Grasshopper Days in Kansas", tells of their trip from Fremont, Ohio to Capioma, Kansas in 1871. She had a nervous condition which kept her housebound.

Washington, Select Death Certificates, 1907-1960
Name: Vinnie May Union [Vinnie May Cochran]
Gender: Female
Age: 52
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1862
Death Date: 10 Feb 1914
Death Place: Tacoma, Pierce, Washington
Father: Cochran
Mother: Modora Smith
FHL Film Number: 1992321
Reference ID: rn 131

Vinnie was in City Directories 1912 & 1913 as Charles Read's wife. Probably did not re-marry a "Union". Note street she lived on:
Name: Vinnie M Read
Gender: Female
Residence Year: 1912
Street address: 1620 N Union av
Residence Place: Tacoma, Washington, USA
Spouse: Charles A Read
Publication Title: Tacoma, Washington, City Directory, 1912


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1861-06-22 Ballville, Sandusky, OH    
Death 1914-02-10 Tacoma, WA    


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Cochran, Thomas W1828-12-221904-01-31
Mother Smith, Medora Viola1838-04-061909-04-10
         Cochran, Vinnie May 1861-06-22 1914-02-10
    Sister     Cochran, Hattie Leora 1864-05-18 1944-03-23
    Sister     Cochran, Flora Olive 1867-07-07 1943-04-20


Family of Halford and Cochran, Vinnie May

Married Husband Halford ( * + ... )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage between 1877 and 1885 Kansas, USA    

"Halford" only found in Vinnie's name when she married Charles Read.

cannot locate in census - closest match in 1880
Vinnie Halferd Jamestown, Cloud, KS abt 1858 Ohio (single)

possible match in 1870:
Name: Samuel Halford
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1852
Age in 1870: 18
Birthplace: Illinois
Home in 1870: Augusta, Brown, Kansas

Family of Read, Charles A and Cochran, Vinnie May

Married Husband Read, Charles A ( * 1849-10-00 + 1921-02-10 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 1886-02-24 Jackson, MO marriage of Charles A Reed and May V Halford 1

1900 KC, MO
Home in 1910: Tacoma Ward 8, Pierce, Washington (with "Mary B Clapp...homeless girl")
Home in 1920: Tacoma Ward 8, Pierce, Washington (Vinnie gone)

had no children