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 William Coburn

William Coburn

Birth
Saline County, Kansas, USA
Death 1 Oct 1933 (aged 62)
Saline County, Kansas, USA
Burial Salina, Saline County, Kansas, USA
Plot Sec. 03, Lot 38, Space 13
Memorial ID 65490284 · View Source
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s/o James & Sarah M. Coburn

h/o Hannah McVittie

William was born in Walnut Township, Saline County, KS Oct. 7, 1870 to young homesteaders James & Sarah Coburn from Pennsylvania. After his father's early demise from pneumonia in 1873, William was taken back to Pennsylvania by his mother. There in Philadelphia County, PA William was raised and educated by his paternal grandparents John & Jane Coburn.

William returned to Kansas with his grandparents in 1884. Here he met and married Miss Hannah McVittie. They were married in her father's home on his homestead in Liberty Twp.

William & Hannah continued to farm the McVittie homestead and raise their son Samuel Jasper until William's death Oct. 1, 1933 of diabetes.


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FATHER & MOTHER
Till We Shall Meet and Never Part

Gravesite Details William Shares A Tombstone with Wife Hannah

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  • Created by: Sondra Coburn
  • Added: 10 Feb 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 65490284
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Coburn (7 Oct 1870–1 Oct 1933), Find A Grave Memorial no. 65490284, citing Gypsum Hill Cemetery, Salina, Saline County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Sondra Coburn (contributor 47256227) .