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NOTE: This page has been adapted for the Website from Donald Coburn’s My Line. Use of the first person is in relation to Donald and not the webmaster/author of the site. Subscript index numbers (ex. Moses4) refer to generations after the family’s arrival in North America. Edward Colborne being generation 1.


JAMES8 HARVEY COBURN (William7, David6, David5, Moses4, Moses3, Joseph2, Edward1) b. 12 Jan. 1867 d. 5 Sept. 1900 son of William and Emeline (Haines) Coburn.

James was born in the homestead at Keswick Ridge. He was William and Emelineís only son. When his mother Emeline died 8 Feb. 1867 he was less than a month old, so the only mother he knew was stepmother Margaret Jane.

For a timeJames owned the Robert K.Jewett place but lost interest in farming and sold it to Richard S. Reed, whose grandson Gerald Reed is the present owner. Jamesístory is told by Burris Coburn in his father Williamís biography.

James died 5 September 1900. James was never married.