Mrs. Mahala Cochran Dies at Home

†††† of Daughter--Mrs. Stroud

Mrs. Mahala Cochran, aged 84 years, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Mary Stroud, 120 N. Spring Street at 11:15 on Wednesday night, death being due to heart trouble and the infirmities of age.

Mrs. Cochran had made her home for the past few years with her daughter Mrs. S. W. Cantrell of near Oakland City and had come to this city about three weeks ago for a visit.

Deceased leaves two daughters and a son besides numerous other relatives.The children are Mrs. Mary Stroud, Mrs. S. W. Cantrell and Mr. David Cochran of Dexter, Mo.A telegram bearing the sad intelligence of her death has been sent to her son and he is expected here Friday afternoon.

The funeral will be held at White Church two miles west at 2:30 Saturday afternoon and the remains will be interred in the cemetery there.

(Princeton Clarion News,

June 16, 1904)


NOTE--Mahala was the daughter of David Spore and his first wife Milly Head, who died young in Knoxville TN.Mahala was raised by her grandparents Jacob Sr. and Mary Magdelina Spore.

Per tombstoneóBorn 8/30/1820 Died 6/15/1907