'Cochrane01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Cochrane of Barbachlaw, Cochrane of Cochrane, Cochrane of Lincliff

All or any of Waldave of Cochrane (a 1262), William of Cochrane (a 1296), and John of Cochrane (a 1342) may have been ancestors of ...
Glosmus, Goscelinus or Cosmus of Cochrane (a 1367)
1. William Cochrane (d before 1392)
  m. Mary
  A. Robert Cochrane succeeded by ...
  i. John Cochrane of Cochrane and Lincliff (a 1460)
  a. Allan Cochrane of Cochrane and Lincliff (a 1452, 1480)
  (1) James Cochrane of that ilk (a 05.1486)
  (A) Thomas Cochrane (dsp)
(2) Robert Cochrane of that ilk (a 1516)
  (A) John Cochrane of that ilk (a 1529)
  m. (before 1510) Margaret Morton
  BP1934 shows this John's wife as Elizabeth Semple of Fulwood. We follow TSP which shows an Elizabeth Semple as second wife of his son John.
  (i) John Cochrane of that ilk (a 1556)
  m1. Mary Lindsay (dau of_ Lindsay of Dunrod)
  (a) William Cochrane of that ilk (d 14.07.1603)
  m. (before1579) Elizabeth or Margaret Montgomerie (d 15.08.1594, dau of Robert Montgomerie of Skelmorlie)
  ((1)) Elizabeth Cochrane (3rd dau)
  m. (mcrt 24.07.1593) Alexander Blair, later Cochrane (d before 07.1641)
  ((2))+ other issue (d before 1601) - Dorothy, Margaret
  m2. Elizabeth Semple (dau of John Semple of Fulwood)
  (b) Janet Cochrane
  m(?). ? Maxwell
  (B)+ other issue - William, David



TSP reports that "The kinship of the line of Barbachlaw to the line of Cochrane is presumed, though not clearly proved, by the entail ... made by William Cochrane of that Ilk in 1593".
John Cochrane of Barbachlaw (a 1506) presumed father of ...
1. George Cochrane of Barbachlaw (a 1558)
  A. Michael Cochrane of Barbachlaw (a 1558)
  i.+ issue - Gilbert (a 1557, dsp 1557-8?), Helen
  B. Alexander Cochrane of Barbachlaw (d 02.10.1566)
  partner unknown
  i. John Cochrane (dsp?)
  C. James Cochrane of Barbachlaw (d 17.01.1577)
  m. Margaret Cunynghame (m2. James Muirhead of Lauchope)
  partner(s) unknown
  i. James Cochrane of Barbachlaw (d 24.01.1596)
a. James Cochrane of Barbachlaw (d c1646)
  m. (before 1614) Margaret Hamilton
  (1) James Cochrane (dvp?)
  (A) Alexander Cochrane of Barbachlaw (d before 1666)
  (i) Alexander Cochrane of Barbachlaw (d before 1697)
m1. (02.01.1666) Helen Bruce (dau of James Bruce of Powfowls)
  m2. Margaret Maule (dau of Henry Maule of Balmakellie, son of Patrick, Earl of Panmure)
  Unclear of which marriage was ...
  (a) Alexander Cochrane of Barbachlaw (d 1710)
  ((1)) Alexander Cochrane of Barbachlaw (a 1712, d by 1733)
  ((2)) Henry Cochrane of Barbachlaw (a 1733)
  TSP reports reports that no descendants have been proved from this Henry but that there were later generations "of Cabbage Hall" which "has since become Linkfield, and included the farm of Barbachlaw".
  b. Margaret Cochrane (d 05.1630) probably of this generation
  m1. (1590) Alexander Gillon (dvp 10.1597)
  m2. (before 30.11.1602) James Hamilton of Sandieholme & Neilsland (d 03.1665)
  ii. James Cochrane (2nd)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 07.10.03) : TSP (vol 3, 'Dundonald'), BP1934 ('Dundonald')
(2) For lower section (uploaded 27.03.19) : TSP (vol 3, 'Dundonald', note on p340)
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