|Birth: ||Oct. 15, 1870|
|Death: ||Oct. 10, 1941|
Daughter of Daniel D and Elizabeth (Harrington) Owen
Mrs Eve Owen Cochran Dies At Hospital
Was Long Active in Social, Civic and Church Affairs – Was Writer of Short Stories
Northampton, Oct 10 – Mrs Eve Owen Cochran, prominent in social, civic and church affairs in this city for many years and wife of William M. Cochran of 49 Dryad’s Green, died today at the Dickinson hospital after a long illness.
Born in Boston, she came to this city following her marriage in 1896, and had resided here since that time. For three years Mrs Cochran served as regent of the Betty Allen chapter, D.A.R., and during her term of office the present chapter house on South street was purchased and $1000 was raised towards the D.A.R. dormitory at the American International college in Springfield. She also served on the state and national committees of this organization and she was state chairman for the Ellis island work and national vice-chariman for the Eastern states in connection with Ellis Island work.
For two years she was president of the Northampton Women’s club and acted as president of the Colonial club in this city for several years.
Mrs Cochran was deeply interested in the affairs of the Lathrop Home for Aged Women in this city, she was a member of the board of directors of that institution for many years and at the time of her death was serving as president of the board.
A member of the the First Baptist church here for 38 years, she filled many offices in connection with the church and its organizations, including the presidency of the Women’s society, deaconess, teacher in the church school and clerk of the church corporation.
During her younger years Mrs Cochran was a writer of short stories and her works were often published in popular magazines. She was the author of an authentic history of the Lathrop home and in 1926 wrote a history of the First Baptist church as part of its 100th anniversary celebration.
Mr and Mrs Cochran would have observed their 45th wedding anniversary in November. Besides her husband, she leaves a brother and a nephew who reside at Yarmouthport on Cape Cod. The funeral will be held at the First Baptist church Sunday afternoon at 3, with Rev A R Ditts, former pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Bridge Street cemetery.
(Springfield Republican, Saturday 11 October 1941, p14)
William M Cochran (1870 - 1947)*
William Cochran/June 4 1843–Oct 28 1921
Isabella Millar His Wife/July 15 1841–Oct 8 1916
William M Cochran/Dec 20 1870–July 21 1947
Eve Owen His Wife/Oct 15 1870–Oct 10 1941//
John M Cochran/May 14 1873–June 28 1894
Annie P Cochran/May 15 1873-Feb 11 1963
William Millar/Sept 5 1844–Oct 9 1902
Bridge Street Cemetery
Created by: P.K. Magruder
Record added: Dec 02, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81455118