History of Bradford County, Pennsylvania; With Biographical Selections

History of Bradford County, Pennsylvania; With Biographical Selections

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...detached duty as clerk in the commissary department; he was nevr off duty or absent a day from his brigade during his time of service. He was mustered out with his regiment, returned home and resumed teaching and farming until 1869, when he sold his farm and formed a partner ship with A. C. Frisbie, opening a store at Orwell Hill, where he has since remained. In 1876 he purchased his partner's interest, and has continued alone; was elected a member of the Legislature of Pennsylvania in 1882, serving one term. Is a stock-holder and one of the managers of the Orwell Creamery Company, which was organized in 1887 (the company manufactured about 47.000 pounds of butter in 1890, and paid the farmers over $7.000 for milk). He was one of the corporators of the Orwell library in 1876, and has ever since been its librarian. Mr. Coburn was married in September, 1871, to Harriet G., a daughter of Lewis Barns, and they have four children: Sidney L., Lois D., Carrie E. and Gertrude. The family are members of the 'resbyterian Church, of which he is secretary. and member of the board of trustees; he has been a member of the F. & A. M. over twenty years; is a member of Stevens Post, No. 69, G. A. R., and in politics he is a Re ublican. _ LEWIS B. C BURN, hardware merchant, Towanda, was born In Warren township, this county, September 22, 1845, and is a. son of George and Caroline (Barton) Coburn. His paternal grandfather, Moses Coburn, was a native of New England and a pioneer of Warren township, where he cleared and improved a farm, and reared a family of nine children, as follows: Daniel, Roswell, Auvustus, Frances (Mrs. James Olmstead), George. Harriet (Mrs. armon Knapp), Mary, Phebe (Mrs. Nathan Young) and Betsey (MYSLanders). The...
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236797906
  • 9781236797902