Surname: Coburn

Merrill Coburn

6. MERRILL3 COBURN (Richard2, Merrill1) was b. Feb. 12. 1820, a twin brother of Mitchell; m. Nov. 9. 1847, Susan S. Fellows of Cornish, dau. of John and Temperance (York) Fellows, b. Aug. 14, 1821, and d. March 12, 1905, in Reading, Vt. He d. July 5, 1882. Children: i. A child, b. and d. same day, July 9, 1849. ii. JOHN M., b. Dec. 9, 1850; d. Feb. 10, 1852, iii. ELLEN A., b. Oct. 2, 1853: d. July, 1882. iv. RICHARD P.. b. Oct. 2. 1855. v. FRANK F., b. Feb. 11. 1860: d. March 3. 1860. vi. HIRAM D., b. March 11, 1866; d. Sept. 17,...

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Simon Coburn

3. SIMON2 COBURN (Merrill1) was b. May 25,1780; m. -, Ruth Eaton, b. in Haverhill, Mass., May 24, 1781, and d. in Cornish April 8, 1857. He was a farmer and d. Dec. 19, 1863. They lived many years in Salem and afterwards in Pelham and settled in Cornish about 1820. Children, all except the last one b. before coming to town: i. ABIGAIL, b. in Salem, Aug. 22, 1803; m. Feb. 14, 1826, Amos Kelley. Eleven children. (See Kelley.) She d. Feb. 15, 1878. ii. MARY, b. July 8, 1805, in Salem; m. Nov. 28, 1825, Moses Austin, Jr. iii. SABRA, b. July 20, 1807, in Salem. iv. NANCY, b. Feb. 22, 1810, in Salem; m. Jan. 21, 1833, Alvah Hall. v. SARAH E., b. April 22, 1812, in Salem; m. Jan. 25, 1839, Rev. Charles H. Green. Four children. (See Green.) She d. in Boston May 24, 1888. vi. LOUISA, b. Jan. 28, 1815, in Salem; m. Feb. 12, 1839, Oliver Hall. vii. SIMON BRADFORD, b. Jan. 21, 1817, in Pelham; m. Nov. 8, 1840, Lucy M. Bean of , dau. of , b. -; d.-. He d. , in . – children. They had three children die in Cornish: Alivah O., June 27, 1846, aged 4; Albah B., Jan. 27, 1854; Abby R., Oct. 16, 1855. viii. RUTH, b. Oct. 9, 1819, in Pelham; m. Feb....

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Richard Coburn

4. RICHARD2 COBURN (Merrill1) was b. Oct. 21, 1785; m. first, Nov. 4, 1809, Sally French of Wallingford, Vt., b. in 1756, and d. May 11, 1849; m. second, Nov. 20, 1849, Lucy Mathews of Cornish, b. April 22, 1813. After Mr. Coburn’s death, she m. June 8, 1870. Dea. Arunah Burnap of Cornish and d. June 4. 1893. Mr. Coburn was a farmer and lived east of the Flat; a devoted Baptist. He d. Sept. 17. 1863. Children, all by first wife: i. NELSON, b. Dec. 27, 1810: m. studied medicine; practiced some years in Croydon; afterwards rem. to N. Y. state where he spent the rest of his life. Three children. ii. NOVILLA, b. May 2, 1812; m. -, Stephen Russell of Claremont. Settled in Bethel, Vt. Five children. iii. HARRISON, b. Jan. 12, 1814; m. -, Rosina Newton and settled in Fairlee, Vt. 5. iv. STILLMAN, b. Feb. 15, 1816. v. SOPHRONIA, b. June 11. ISIS: m. -, Sylvanus Packard, a painter. Settled first in Meriden and afterwards in Enfield. Eight children. 6. vi. MERRILL, b. Feb. 12, 1820. vii. MITCHELL, twin bro. with last, b. Feb. 12, 1820; m. Feb. 11, 1851, Esther York of Cornish, dau. of Uriah and Betsey (Williams) York, b. Sept. 13, 1821, and d. Jan. 1, 1895. One son, Willis, b. Feb. 2, 1852, a prof. in music. Res. in...

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Stillman Coburn

5. STILLMAN3 COBURN (Richard2, Merrill1) was b. Feb. 15, 1816; m. May 20, 1840, Martha W. Mathews. b. Nov. 8, 1815, d. Aug. 29, 1889. Always res. on or near the Flat. He was a blacksmith. He d. March 17, 1875. Children, all b. on the Flat: i. MARTIN VAN BUREN, b. June 11, 1841; m. Dec. 24, 1863. Julia Sanderson of Weathersfield, Vt. Four children. He d. July 29, 1900. ii. ESTELLE H., b. May 30, 1843: m. Sept. 5, 1865, Barney Barker, then of Hanover. Res., Rutland, Vt. Three children. iii. LUETTE L., b. July 28. 1845; m. first, Aug. 30, 1862, Sylvester Tasker of Cornish, a soldier of the Civil War who d. in service Sept. 19, 1864. He m. second, June 6, 1866, Wilbur F. Howard of Cornish. Five children. (See Howard.) She res. in Lebanon (1910). iv. CLARA M., b. Feb. 18, 184S; m. Oct. 3, 1869, Rev. Henry Davis, a Baptist preacher. – children. v. JOHN S., b. Sept. 10, 1850: d. Jan. 3, 1852. vi. EDITH MAY (adopted), b. Aug. 14, 1860. She m. Jan. 17. 1884, Edwin Davis....

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Dudley Coburn

Three men of this name came from Dracut, Mass., and settled in the northeast part of the town, in that part of Grantham afterwards annexed to Cornish. Their ages, and that of their children, were nearly contemporaneous, leading us to believe they were brothers. Their names were Dudley, Asa and Merrill. The record of the first is briefly as follows: Children of Dudley and Mehitable (–) Coburn i. BENJAMIN, b. March 15, 1785. ii. WILLIAM, b. Jan. 2, 1789. iii. LYDIA, b. Aug. 8, 1791. iv. JOHN, b. June 22, 1793. v. JOSIAH, b. Aug. 25, 1796. vi. JOSEPH ROWELL, b. Sept. 22,...

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Asa Coburn

1. ASA COBURN, b. -; m. first, -, Letta , b. -. She d. in 1789; m. second, -, Mary -, b. -; d. Oct. 1, 1807. Children by Letta, b. in Grantham and Cornish: i. ROBERT, b. April 9, 1783. ii. DANIEL, b. Feb. 23, 1785; d. young. 2. iii. ASA, JR., b. March 2, 1787. 3. iv. DANIEL, b. March 16, 17S9. Children by Mary: 4. v. THOMAS, b. Sept. 9, 1790. vi. MANLY, b. Aug. 26, 1792; m. March 19. 1815, Sally Follet. vii. LETTA, b. Aug. 26,...

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Asa Coburn

2. ASA COBURN, JR., b. March 2,1787; m. Jan. 2, 1810, Sally Page of Cornish, dau. of Joshua and Marjorie ( ) Page, b. April 17, 1785. Their children were: i. ESTHER PAGE, b. Aug. 4, 1810. ii. CHARLOTTE, b. Feb. 7. 1812. iii. ALMIRA, b. Dec. 15,...

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Daniel Coburn

DANIEL2 COBURN (Asa1) was b. March 16, 1789; m. first, Oct. 22, 1807, Sabra Follett, b. 1787 (?), d. March 26, 1820, aged 33; m. second, Oct. 10, 1821, Mrs. Lois Woodbury, wid. of Isaiah Woodbury, who had d. Nov. 16, 1819, aged 33. Children, both by first wife: i. MELANCY, b. Sept. 17. 1808. ii. LEVI FOLLETT, b. Feb. 7,...

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Merrill Coburn

1. MERRILL COBURN came from Dracut, Mass., date uncertain, and settled in that part of Grantham afterwards annexed to Cornish. He was b. May 17, 1753; m. -, Abigail . b. July 12, 1751, and d. Jan. 4, 1848. It is said he was a soldier of the Revolution, probably from Mass. He d. in Cornish Nov. 8, 1842. Children: 2. i. PHINEHAS, b. Sept. 6, 1778. 3. ii. SIMON, b. May 25, 1780. iii. SABRA, b. Jan. 2, 1782; m. Nov. 22, 1809, Edmund Hardy. She d. March 15, 1847. iv. ANNESS, b. Nov. 28, 1783. 4. v. RICHARD, b. Oct. 21, 1785. vi. ABIGAIL, b. March 2, 1788; m. March 20, 1809, Daniel Campbell. She d. Dec. 16, 1820. vii. EUNICE, b. April 23. 1790; m. Oct. 4, 1814, Ira Stowell of Grantham. viii. MERRILL, JR.. b. Feb. 29, 1792; m. . Lived and d. in Watertown, N. Y. It is said that he amassed a large fortune. Left three children. ix. ELDAD, b. Nov. 13, 1797; m. June 1, 1825, Diantha Aldrich of Chittenden, Vt., b. in 1795, and d. Aug. 21, 1874. They had one son, Solon, b. in 1826, and d. Aug. 7, 1831. Mr. Coburn owned and operated a carding machine, a fulling and cloth dressing machine. These were situated up the brook east of the Flat. He d. April 15,...

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Phinehas Coburn

2. PHINEHAS2 COBURN (Merrill1) b. Sept. 6, 1778; m. April 14. 1803, Hannah French of Cornish, dau. of Ephraim and Comfort (York) French, b. June, 1778. It appears that they settled in E. Wallingford, Vt., as several of the family were reared there. The record of their children is deficient in order and in dates, so the arrangement may not be correct. The following has been obtained: i. PHEBE AMANDA, b. July 28, 1804; m. first -, Ara Bailey and had three children. He d. -. She m. second, -, Pratt and had one dau., Imogene; m. third, April 25, 1848, Dr. Samuel Hardy of Cornish (his third wife). One child. (See Hardy.) Shed. April 4, 1882. ii. SYLVESTER, b. Oct. 22, 1805; m. March 7, 1833, Lucy A. Davis, b. Oct. 21, 1803. Rem. to Springfield. Vt., in 1882. Lucy A. d. Aug. 30; 1884. He d. Jan. 4. 1891. Seven children. iii. ORLANDO, b. -, lived in Meadville, Pa. iv. ORPHEUS, b. -, lived in Reading, Vt.; m. -, Salome Goddard. v. PRUDENTIA B.. b. Feb. 6, 1813; m. Nov. 12. 1838, Dr. Samuel Hardy of Cornish (his second wife). Four children. (See Hardy.) She d. Dec. 16. 1847. vi. ALVAH, lived in Enosburg, Vt.; m. -, Hannah Walbridge. A son of his (Horace) came to town, in 1907, to live, purchasing the Henry Gould place up...

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