Biography of William Cockran

Cockran, William, was born in Devonshire, England, October 15, 1831, and emigrated to the United States in 1854. settling in Batavia. In 1860 he married Jane Carroll; they have one son and one daughter, Albert E. and Mary J. Mr. Cockrau is one of the leading farmers of Genesee county, is active in school and church mattess and has the reputation of being a man of sterling integrity and progressive ideas.

Our County and it's people
A descriptive work on Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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