Augusta COCHRAN James Hal COCHRAN David D COCHRAN Barbara Jean COCHRAN Mildred BUTLER Mini tree diagram
Joseph Hal COCHRAN

Joseph Hal COCHRAN1,2,5,3,4

25th Oct 18911,2,3,4 - 10th May 19574

Life History

25th Oct 1891

Born in Ethel, Arkansas, Arkansas.1,2,3,4

Jun 1919

Married Mildred BUTLER in Arkansas County, Arkansas.9

about 1920

Birth of daughter Augusta COCHRAN in Arkansas County, Arkansas.1

19th Feb 1924

Birth of son James Hal COCHRAN.6,1

18th Aug 1926

Birth of son David D COCHRAN.1,7

about 1938

Birth of daughter Barbara Jean COCHRAN in Arkansas County, Arkansas.8,1

7th Jan 1945

Death of son James Hal COCHRAN.6

May 1957

Buried in Mt Pleasant Cemetery, Ethel, Arkansas County, Arkansas.4

10th May 1957



  • In 1910, Hal is working as a Hired Man for William H Criswell, and heis living in the home with William's family.

    1910 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 16 April, PrairieTownship, District 13, page 1A, Hse/Fam #7
    Criswell, William H  Head M W 69 Married 43 yrs SC SC SC Farmer
    Cochran, Hal  Hired Man  W M  18  Ark Miss Miss

    U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
    Jos Hal Cochran
    Residence Ethel, Arkansas County, Arkansas
    Birth 25 Oct 1891 Ethel, Arkansas, Arkansas
    Farm Laborer, Employed by Leo Roy near St Charles
    Medium Height, Slender, Grey Eyes, Black Hair
    Registered 5 June 1917 Prairie Pecinct, Arkansas County
    Signed Jos Hal Cochran

    Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957
    Hal Cochran
    Age 27, Birth Year abt 1892
    Residence: Ethel, Arkansas, Arkansas
    Spouse's Name: Mildred Butler
    Spouse's Age: 23
    Spouse's Residence: Ethel, Arkansas, Arkansas
    Marriage 26 Jun 1919 Arkansas County
    Marriage License Date: 25 Jun 1919

    In 1920, Joe and Mildred are renting space in the house of WilliamPorter, who is either divorced or widowed.  The notation is interprets it to mean Divorced.  In the the 1930 census,William is married to Widow Maggie E McSwain Rowland.

    1920 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 6 February, PrairieTownship, District 16, p 8A, Hse #139, Fam #145
    Porter, William  Head  Divorced  M W 40 AR AR AR Farmer
    Porter, Emma J  Dau F W 8 AR AR AR
    Porter, William  Son M W 6 AR AR AR

    Hse #139, Fam #145
    Cochran, Joseph H  Head  M W 28 AR MS MS (Renting) Farmer
    Cochran, Mildred  Wife  F W 23 AR AR AR

    Joe and Mildred have no children yet.  Later records tell us theirfirst child Augusta was born in 1920.

    1940 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 13 April, Ethel,District 1-26, page 7A, Oak Flat Rd, Hse #106, Owns $500
    Crochran [sic], Hal Head M W 48 Grade 4 b Ark same place in 1935Farmer
    Crochran, Mildred Wife F W 44 Grade 7 b Ark same place in 1935Housekeeper
    Crochran, James Ben Son M W 16 Single Grade 7 b Ark same place in 1935
    Crochran, David Son M W 13 Single Grade 6 b Ark same place in 1935
    Crochran, Barbara Dau F W 2 5ingle Grade 0b Ark same place in 1935
    Crochran, George Son M W 10 Single Grade 4 b Ark same place in 1935
    Feemster, Augusta Dau F W 20 Married Grade H-3 b Ark same place in1935 Housekeeper
    Feemster, Earl Son-in-Law M W 24 Married Grade H-4 b Ark RuralArkansas County in 1935 Farm Laborer


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