Elizabeth Cochrane (1826- ) settled in Michigan, where she met and married John Cliff. John, an English immigrant (1829-1856-). John was a farmer. John and Elizabeth had four children before his untimely death in 1856. The children were; Jennifer Cliff, born 1848- died in childhood, Catherine Cliff (1851-1871), Samuel Cliff (1853-1923), and Agnes Cliff, (1855-1943). After the death of John Cliff, Elizabeth, needing to raise four small children , remarried to John Wilson. John was also an English immigrant and a farmer. She and John had two living sons by 1870, John Charles/ Charles John Wilson born 1859 ( he used his middle and first name interchangeable), and Freddie Wilson born 1864.
Agnes Cochrane (1826-1899) Agnes also settled in Michigan and married Samuel Cliff, brother to John Cliff. John was also a farmer. He is listed in the census as an Irish Immigrant, but likely the Cliff family, like the Copeland clan, had immigrated from English held Northern Ireland. Agnes and Samuel had the following children; Edward Cliffe (1857-), Maggie Cliffe, (1859-), William Cliffe, (1860-) and Gordon Cliffe (1865-). Note that Samuel spells his name with an additional e at the end. He added this after 1870. The original spelling was CLIFF.
Samuel Jr. Cochrane, (1834-1914), born in Ireland and immigrated with his mother around 1856, Samuel served in the military and received a pension for his services. Samuel, like others in his family, was a farmer. He married Lucy Phelps (born 1841 in Michigan) and had the following children; Ernest Cochrane (1869), Wayne Cochrane (1877), Ethel Cochrane, (1879), Mary E. Cochrane (1879), Wayne Cochrane, ( ). Samuel died of heart disease in 1914.
Mary Jane Cochrane (1830-1910) Mary Jane Cochrane settled in Ontario Canada, where she met and married Lorenzo D. Raymond. Lorenzo was a Barrister, born in Canada on 9/28/1812. He died on 1/12/1872 in Niagara Falls Ontario Canada. Mary Jane and Lorenzo had the following children; Samuel D. Raymond (1856-1927), William Beardsley Raymond, (1858-1945), Lorenzo Clarke Raymond (1859-1942), Darwin J. Raymond (1860-1931), Mary E. Raymond (1865-1955).
Alexander William Cochrane, (1835-1900)- not much is known about Alex. He moved around the country, living in Illinois and Kansas and died in Montana. He married Sarah Frances ( last name unknown. ) Sarah wet by the name Franny, (1851-1928), and had at least one daughter, Inez Cochrane (1880-1935) Inez married John F,. Hash.
Margaret Cochrane, (1835-1907) Margaret settled in Michigan, where she became a physician and married twice, first to Mr. Gray, then to Henry A. Cooper (1800-1888). It is unknow whether she had any children.
Susan Cochrane (1836-1928) Susan settled in Michigan, where she married (unknown) Mr. Nostrant. Little is known about Susan other than her death in Landing Michigan on 12/28/1928.
William L. Cochrane, (1841-1918) settled in Michigan and established a farm. He married Nellie Ostrander, whom he later divorced. William and Nellie had no children.
Isaac Newton Cochrane (1842-1916) Isaac Newton Cochrane settled in Indiana, where he married Isabelle Thompson. Isaac was a physician. He also served as a colonel in the Civil War for Michigan. Isabella and Isaac had the following children; Frank Cochran (1873), Oliver M Cochrane (1878), Mary Cochrane , (1881), William S. Cochrane (1884), and Mable Cochran (1894).
Sarah A. Cochrane (1848-1937). Sarah Ann settled in Michigan and married William Plummer, a wagon maker. Sarah and William had one daughter, Mable,(1870).
Elizabeth Copeland worked as a maid after he father’s death. By 1858 she had married Henry Moorehouse. Henry was a farmer in Canada. They had the following children; Henry Moorehouse Jr. 91837-1866), John Moorhouse, (1833-1900),Isabella Moorhouse (1843-1917),Eliza Jane Moorhouse, ( ), William Moorhouse, ( ), Anne Moorhouse, ( ) Elizabeth Elleanor ), Charles Moorhouse, ( ).
John Copeland (1810-) remained in Ontario Canada, working as a sailor. He married Harriet Boughton Fairman. They had the following children; Isaac Seymore Copeland (1849-1919), Susan E. Copeland (1853-1918), John Robert Copeland (1855-1882), Harriett Copeland (1860-), Charlotte Elizabeth Copeland (1863-1940), Charles F. Copeland (1867-1952)
Margaret Copeland (1814-1889) settled in Lewiston Niagara NY, where she married Colonel Arthur Gray. Arthur was born in Canada (1811-1886). They had the following children; Isaac Gray (1831-), Elizabeth Gray (1837-), Catherine Gray (1842-), Margaret Gray (1845-), Arthur Gray Jr. (1849-), Katie (1843-), Margaret Gray (1845-), Jessie Gray (1858-), Libbie Gray (1860-), John Gray (1851-), Grant Gray (1855-), William Gray (1857-)
Susan Marie Copeland (1818-1895) Married Martin Snively (1812-).. Martin was a cabinet maker. They remained in Ontario and had the following children; Adelade Snively (1843-1925), Sarah Snively (1845-1926), Mary Snively (1848-1933), Darcy Snively (1849-1933).
William Lowery Copeland (1820-1887) married Margaret Martha McNeely. William remained in Welland Ontario Canada, working as a farmer. They had the following children; Mary Jane Copeland (1852-), Martha Copeland (1853-), John Copeland (1855-), Anne Copeland (1859-).
Robert Emmett Copeland (1822-1907) was a farmer in Michigan. He married Mariah/ Maria Lindley. They had the following children; Ellen Copeland (1847-), Arthur G. Copeland (1850), Agnes Copeland (1852-), Willard Copeland (1854-), Dencie/ Harriet Copeland (1866), John Copeland (1858-), Jessie Copeland (1862-), Charles R. Copeland (1865-)
Agnes Nancy Copeland, died 3/23/1862. Nancy remained in Ontario Canada. She never married.
In our next post we will look at the children of Eliza Copeland and Henry Moorehouse.