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Caroline Taylor Gathright Cochran papers

Label
Caroline Taylor Gathright Cochran papers, 1921-1982
Title
Caroline Taylor Gathright Cochran papers
Inclusive dates
1921-1982
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Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1921-1982, of Caroline Taylor Gathright Cochran (1908-1985) of Ashland, Virginia, containing genealogical information on the following families: Anderson, Barret, Bernard, Bowles, Carter, Cox, Gathright, Goodwin, Guerrant, Harris, Martiau, Nelson, Overton, Pendleton, Randolph, Reade, Spotswood, Tayloe, Taylor, Terry, Tulloch, and Woodson. Papers included genealogical notes, excerpts, and membership applications to the Colonials Dames of America, Jamestown Society, and National Huguenot Society. Barret family materials consists of a letter, 25 June 1864, from William Barret (1786-1871) of Richmond, Virginia, containing family news. Overton family and some Harris family materials are filed with the Taylor family. Bowles, Cox, Terry, and Tulloch families and some Guerrant and Woodson families materials are filed with the Gathright family
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Biographical or historical data
Caroline Taylor Gathright was born 13 April 1908 in Goochland County, Virginia, to William Anderson Gathright (1870-1908) and Willie Herndon Terry Gathright (1882-1952). She married John Shepherd Cochran (b. 1892) 12 November 1929. They had no children and later divorced. Caroline Cochran worked for the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. She died 11 February 1985 in Ashland, Virginia, and was buried in Woodland Cemetery.
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Vi
Label
Caroline Taylor Gathright Cochran papers
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
.1
Immediate source of acquisition
Cox, Betsy
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001542802
Reproduction note
Photocopies.
Type of unit
cu. ft.

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