Notes for Nicholas COLBURN


!Nicholas Coburn settled on the north side of the Muskingum, opposite Beckett,
in 1796.  He w as born in Worchester, Mass. in 1772, the son of Major Asa
Coburn.   Asa was one of the thre e brothers in the army at the opening of the
revolution; Andrew last his life at Bunker Hill ; Abraham also was killed in
battle.  Major Asa Coburn was the head of one of the first six f amilies
arriving at Marietta, following Asa's on Phineas' arrival with the first party
in Apr il 1788.  The Major's other children: Nicholas, Asa, Sybil, Mary and
Susanna.

Nicholas came to Waterford in the spring of 1789 with his father's family and
remained ther e during the Indian war.  He was on of the party who went from
Waterford in 1791 to bury th e victims of the massacre at Big Bottom.  In 1794
Nicholas Coburn married Rosamond Olney, wh o came from Nova Scotia.  During
that year he settled opposite the site of Lowell, where he r emained until the
spring of 1796, when he came up the  Muskingum and setled across from Becke
ttt on the farm later owned aby his grandson, Richard L. Coburn.  Nicholas
planted on of th e firsst orchards in the area.  Mrs. Coburn died in 1828 and
Mr. colburn in 1848.  They ha d a fmily of eight daughters and two sons. 
Barzilla, the elder son, moved to Missouri;, Nich olas, a son, lived and died
on the homestead.

Nicholas Coburn, Jr. was born March 24, 1804 and died Aug 18, 1867.  In 1831
he married Eliza beth Cheadle daughter of Richard Cheadle.  She died on oct
31, 1877.  Nicholas was J. P and c ounty commissioner.  Their children:
Leonidas J., Louisa, and Richmond I.

Louisa married Edward Ellison.  Leonidas J., born sept 4, 1832, married Susan
Swift, January , 18955, a granddaughter of pioneer Charles Swift.  Their
childre: Don C. wed Emma Nulton;  N icholas wed Jessie Nulton;  Charles wed
Flora Bolinger; Juanita wed 1. Jospeh Smith, 2. Joh n Peragoy; Edward e; Allen
wed Annie Mckibben.

Leonidas J. was Justice of the Peace and county commissioner.  Richard L.
Coburn, born 28 ju n 1839, who was in the Civil War, wed P. A. Hill, issuing:
Nicholas Roscoe, Alexander Royal , Raymond Clinton, and Richmond Walter Coburn.
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Notes for Nicholas COLBURN


!Nicholas came to Waterford in the spring of 1789 with his father's family and
remained ther e during the Indian War.  He was one of the party who went from
Waterford in 1791 to bury th e victims of the massacre at Big Bottom.  In 1794
Nicholas Colburn married Rosamond Olney, wh o came from Nova Scotia.  During
that year he settled opposite the site of Lowell, where he r emained until the
spring of 1796, when he came up the Muskingum and settled across from Becke tt
on the farm later owned by his grandson, Richard L. Coburn.  Nicholas planted
one of the f irst orchards in the area.  Mrs. Coburn died in 1828 and Mr.
Coburn in 1848.  They had a fmil y of eight daughters and two sons.  Barzilla,
the elder son, moved to Missouri;, Nicholas , a son, lived and died on the
homestead.......No daughters listed .....
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