Re: Rexmond C. Cochrane

Hi Gerry
Thanks for the info. Clara must have had an affair with her boarder and got caught and then married him.
Household        Gender Age Birthplace
Lawson Cochrane   M   42  Nova Scotia   
Clara Cochrane         F   43  Nova Scotia   
Rexmond Cochrane  M   17  Rhode Island   
Delta Cochrane         F   16  Nova Scotia   
Rita Cochrane           F    9  New York   
Robert Nelson          M   32  Georgia
Clara Nelson in household of Robert P Nelson, "United States Census, 1940"
Name: Clara Nelson 
 Titles and Terms: 
 Event Type: Census 
 Event Date: 1940 
 Event Place: Assembly District 18, Brooklyn, New York City, Kings, New York, United States 
 Gender: Female 
 Age: 51 
 Marital Status: Married 
 Race (Original): White 
 Race: White 
 Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Wife 
 Relationship to Head of Household: Wife 
 Birthplace: Canada 
 Birth Year (Estimated): 1889 
 Last Place of Residence: Same House 
 District: 24-2254 
 Family Number: 13 
 Sheet Number and Letter: 1A 
 Line Number: 21 
 Affiliate Publication Number: T627 
 Affiliate Film Number: 2605 
 Digital Folder Number: 005458264 
 Image Number: 00742
Household Gender   Age   Birthplace
Robert P Nelson   M   42    Georgia [wire chief for the New York Telephone]
Clara Nelson         F   51    Canada   
Delta Nelson         F   27    Canada [secretary private office / single]
Reymond Nelson  M   26    Rhode Island [(Rexmond) music publishing studios / single]
From: Gerry Mattinson <gmattins@...>
To: "" <>
Sent: Tuesday, October 15, 2013 7:44:30 PM
Subject: Re: [nscumber] Rexmond C. Cochrane

I believe the following SSDI entry is our Dr. Rexmond Canning Cochrane:
Rexmond Cochrane, b 05-Jul-1912, d Oct-1986; Last Res = Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland; SS # issued in New York.

Here's his Maryland Marriages Registration:
Rexmond Canning Cochrane (age 37) s/o Lawson S. Cochrane & Clara M. Nelson, was married on 25 Jun 1949 in Baltimore, Baltimore Co., Maryland to Frances Marian Bennett (age 40) d/o Howard Douglas Bennett & Anne Tinker Bennett.

1)  I believe Clara married Robert P. Nelson some time between the April 1930 census and the May 1942 obituary for James Albert Canning.

2)  NOTE:  I Googled Rexmond Canning Cochrane and discoverd the following book:
The Chemical Warfare Service: From Laboratory to Field 
by Leo P. Brophy, Wyndham D. Miles, Rexmond Canning Cochrane 
The book discusses the US Army's interest in chemical warfare for WW II.  I wonder if this is our Rexmond Canning Cochrane?


From: Steve Cameron <truemanville@...>
To: Postings Group <>
Sent: Tuesday, October 15, 2013 4:48:02 PM
Subject: [nscumber] Rexmond C. Cochrane

Rexmond was the s/o Lawson Soley Cochrane and Clara Mae Canning.
Rexmond C Cochrane, "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"
Name: Rexmond C Cochrane   Name (Original): COCHRANE REXMOND C   Event Type: Military Service   Event Date: 06 Apr 1942    Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law   Event Place: Newark, New Jersey, United States   Residence Place:   Race: White   Citizenship Status: citizen   Birth Year: 1912   Birthplace: RHODE ISLAND   Education Level: 4 years of college   Civilian Occupation: Actors and actresses   Marital Status: Single, without dependents   Military Rank: Private   Army Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA   Army Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)   Source Reference: Civil Life   Serial Number: 32275989   Affiliate Publication Title: Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938-1946   Affiliate ARC Identifier: 1263923   Box Film Number: 04902.154