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 Claremont. Mr. Coburn d. in Cornish April 3, 1889.
viii. PHINEHAS R., b. April 8, 1826. Never m. He d. June 18, 1847.



Child, William Henry. History of the town of Cornish, New Hampshire, with genealogical record, 1763-1910. Concord, N.H., Rumford Press. c1911.

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