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|Did you know that in the 1881 UK census there were 608 people with the Cogan surname? In that year Cogan was ranked number 2971 for popularity in the UK.|
On 6 January 2022 the 1921 England and Wales Census records were made available online via the FindMyPast website. The records have been indexed and are searchable via the usual methods. These records are only viewable on a pay-per-view basis and are not included in any of FindMyPast's existing subscriptions with the exception of the 12 month premium subscription.
Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Cogan family tree. A vast range of data is available to search ranging from census records, births, deaths and marriages, military records and immigration records to name but a few. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.
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"COGAN. From Cogan in the diocese of Llandaff, South Wales. Peter Cogan witnessed the gift of an acre of land in Coldingham to the monks of St. Cuthbert, and Robert Cogan witnessed a charter of lands in Raynigton to the Priory of Coldingham, 1275 (Raine, 282, 387). Robert Cogan del counte de Berewyk rendered homage, 1296 (Bain, n, p. 203). Robert Cogan (Coggane or Coigin) was schoolmaster at Glencairn, 1684 (RPC., 3. ser. x, p. 309, 570), and Samuel Cogan appears in Glengaber, 1731 (Dumfries). Cogan or Coggan is an old west of England name. A John de Cogan of Hunispull, Somerset, in reign of Edward i (HR.), in Cambridgeshire in the thirteenth century (Guppy). "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)
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Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Cogan Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Cogan family tree.
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|Did you know that there are currently 825 people with the Cogan surname in the UK? Cogan is now ranked number 3266 for popularity in the UK.|
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|Did you know that there are currently 3038 people with the Cogan surname in the USA? Cogan is ranked number 156 for popularity in the USA.|
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