Newton J. Cochren Obituary
Hutchinson, KS newspaper from June 1, 1917:
Hutchinson, KS newspaper dated June 2, 1917.
"Deaths of a Day" column
VETERAN DIES FROM INJURIES
Newton J. Cochren Was Struck By A Motor Car Three Weeks Ago.
Newton J. Cochren, Civil War Veteran and member of the Joe Hooker post of the G. A. R., died at his home 18 Avenue F east, yesterday afternoon at 12:00 o'clock.
Death was due to injuries received in an accident which took place three weeks ago when he was struck by an automobile in front of No. 3 fire station. He has been confined to his bed ever since, complications arising which caused his death.
Mr. and Mrs. Cochren are among the oldest pioneers of Reno County, having settled in Huntsville township in 1877. They moved to Hutchinson 21 years ago.
Newton J. Cochren was born, Sept. 18, 1842, in Delaware county., Indiana. He was married August 18, 1861 to Lucinda Drake, near Muncie, Ind. To this union were born eight children, two of whom died in youth. He leaves besides his wife, four sons, John H. of Plevna, Charles E. of Hutchinson, George D. of Harris, and James I. of Hutchinson; and two daughters, Mrs. Lydia Demuth of Hutchinson and Mrs. Mary Pew of Plena. He is also survived by two brothers, Phillip Cochren of Harris, Mo. and Levi Cochren of Indiono.
Mr. Cochren enlisted in the 84 Indiana Volunteer Infantry, Co. B on August 6, 1862 and was mustered out June 10, 1866.
Funeral services will be held at the home Sunday Afternoon at 4 o'clock and at the Congressional Church in Plevna, Monday at 11 o'clock. Internment will be at the Mt. Pleasant View......[rest is lost]