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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.


FRANK8 ARNOLD COBURN (Charles7, David6, David5, Moses4, Moses3, Joseph2, Edward1) b. 11 June 1896 d. 4 Aug. 1959 son of Charles James Coburn and Elizabeth (Yerxa) Coburn m. 12 Sept. 1923 Blodwen Edwards b. 25 Dec. 1896 d. 28 Mar. 1984.

Frank was born in the new house on the river road to Macnaquac.

He moved around during his working life. At one time he was a banker in Cleveland and a bank manager in West Palm Beach where, on 12 Sept. 1923, he married a Welsh girl, Blodwen Edwards. His mother, Elizabeth (Yerxa) Coburn, lived with them the last ten years of her life.

For a time Frank was manager of the Millionaires Club in Palm Beach and one year was manager of the Saratoga Race Track in New York State.

Frank died 4 Aug. 1959 survived by his wife Blodwen, daughter Mrs. Blodwen Edwards (Coburn) Tarter, son David Edwards Coburn and granddaughters Blodwen and Beth Tarter. Blodwen (Edwards) Coburn died 29 Mar. 1984.