Cochran A. KREMER 1033
- Born: 26 Jan 1880, Pennsylvania 1017,1023,1024
- Marriage: Birdie RUSSOM on 25 Apr 1901 in Fullerton, Nance County, Nebraska, USA 1016
- Died: Apr 1972, Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, USA at age 92 1024
- Buried: Apr 1972, Graceland Park Cemetery; Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, USA 186
Marriage record indicates he was born in Illinois, but 1920 Sioux City Census shows his birthplace as Pennsylvania.
The 1880 census shows him as 'Preston C.'.
The 1910 census lists a lodger living with the Kremers: Anna Reivard, F, W, 35, S, Minnesota, Minnesota, Minnesota, Ironer at a laundry. 1021,1034
Noted events in his life were:
• Residence, 1880, Millerstown, Perry County, Pennsylvania, USA. 1034 living with his parents.
• Military Service, 1898. 32 in the Spanish-American War.
The First Nebraska Volunteer Infantry was mustered into service on May 9 and 10, 1898 at Lincoln, Nebraska. At the time of muster-in, the unit consisted of fifty-one officers and 983 enlisted men. On May 16, the regiment left Lincoln for San Francisco, where it arrived three days later. The 1st Nebraska was assigned to the Third Independent Brigade or the Philippine Expeditionary Force. On June 15, parts of the regiment steamed for the Philippines in fragments in the Philippines, aboard the transports ARIZONA, PENNSYLVANIA, MORGAN CITY and SENATOR. where it offically arrived on July 17. Here the regiment was assigned to the Second Independent Brigade of the 8th Army Corps. The Frist Nebraska Volunteer Infantry took its place in the trenches at Malate, and took part in the attack on Manila that resulted in its surrender on August 13, 1898. By coincidence, an armistice was reache with Spain on the same day, ending the fighting. On October 14m the regiment was reassigned to the First Brigade, Second Division of the 8th Corps, being transferred to the Second Brigade on December 11, the day after the Treaty of Paris was signed, formally ending the war. The regiment remained in the vicinity of Manila and participated in the defense of the city when the Philippine American War began on February 4, 1899. The First Nebraska captured the Manila pumping station on February 6, and between that date and May 4 went on to be involved in engagements at Mariquina, San Francisco, Polo and Meycauayan, Marilao, Santa Maria and Bigaa, Guiguinto, Malolos, Quingua and Pulilan, Bagbag River, Calumpit, and Santo Tomas. From May 21 to June 22, the regiment was in the barrackes at Malate and the trenches San Pedro Macati. On July 1, 1899, the First Nebraska left the Philippines for the United States aboard the transport HANCOCK (formerly the transports ARIZONA), arriving on July 29, 1899. The unit was mustered out of service on August 23, 1899 at San Francisco, California. At the time of muster out, the unit consisted of forty-five officers and 842 enlisted men. During its term of service, the 1st Nebraska lost two officers killed in battle with another officer dying from wounds received in battle. Ten other officers were wounded in battle. In addition nineteen enlisted men were killed in battle with thirteen additional men succumbing to wounds received in battle, and 153 others wounded. Twenty-eight enlisted men died of disease, one man drowned and two men deserted. In total, eleven officers and 166 enlisted men were wounded in battle.
• Residence, 1901, Nance County, Nebraska. 1033
• Residence, 1905, Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, USA. 1019 at 907 Twelfth Street.
• Residence, 1907, Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, USA. 1020
• Residence, 1910, Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, USA. 1021 at 812 17 Street.
• Occupation, 1910, Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, USA. 1021 where he was a machinist with the railroad.
• Residence, 1920, Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, USA. 1017 at house number 812 on 17th Street near Jones Street.
• Occupation, 1920, Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, USA. 1017 as a machinist with a railroad company.
• Residence, 1930, Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, USA. 1022 at 812 Seventeenth Street.
• Occupation, 1930, Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, USA. 1022 where he was a musician in a band.
• Cemetery, Apr 1972, Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, USA. 186 in Graceland Park Cemetery; Plot: Arline 60
Cochran married Birdie RUSSOM, daughter of Sylvester M. RUSSOM and Lydia SILVERNAIL, on 25 Apr 1901 in Fullerton, Nance County, Nebraska, USA.1016 (Birdie RUSSOM was born on 15 Aug 1880 in Illinois,32,276,1017 died in Mar 1965 186 and was buried on 11 Mar 1965 in Graceland Park Cemetery; Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, USA 186.)
Noted events in their marriage were:
• Marriage Fact, 1901, Fullerton, Nance County, Nebraska, USA. 1023 Clergyman, George A. Ray
Witnesses: Lewis Kremer, Miss Pearl Russom & Others