Thomas Cochrane and Janet Rattray

Thomas Cochrane

1826 - 1895

Janet Rattray

1824 - 1893

Thomas Cochrane was born about 1826 to Moses Cochrane and Ann Gray in Cannongate, Edinburgh, Scotland.


Janet Rattray was born about 1824.  I have conflicting information about her parents.  Her marriage bans says she was the daughter of John Rattray.  Her death certificate states her parents are William Rattray and Janet Gilchrist. She was born in South Leith, Edinburgh.


Thomas and Janet were married on May 18, 1844 in Cannongate, Edinburgh.


Thomas and Janet had 10 children.  Their first child, Elizabeth, was born in Glasgow, while the rest were born in Cannongate, Edinburgh.


Elizabeth Cochrane -- March 18, 1845

Ann Cochrane -- April 19, 1849

William Cochrane -- April 27, 1849

Thomas Cochrane -- February 2, 1851

Jane Cochrane -- March 7, 1853

Moses Cochrane -- June 13, 1855

John Cochrane -- April 14, 1857

Janet Lawrie Cochrane -- December 11, 1860

Peter Wilson Cochrane -- January 4, 1863

Robert Cochrane -- May 17, 1864


Janet died November 16,1893 in St. Giles, Edinburgh. Thomas died August 19, 1895 in St. Giles, Edinburgh of Bronchitis.

Documentation (click on the link below)