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ESICK L. COBURN, farmer, P.O. Townville, was born in Chenango County, N.Y., November 19, 1803; son of Amariah and Rose Linda Coburn. Our subject received a limited common school education and served an apprenticeship to the tanner’s currier’s and shoemaker’s trades, which occupation he followed several years. He was twice married; on the first occasion October 10, 1826, to Hannah R. Jewel, born May 22, 1803; she died about 1843, leaving seven children, viz.: Joseph H., Maria E., Susannah L., Humphrey J., Thomas B., Harvey M. and Laura P. Mr. Coburn next married, in 1844, Phoebe Smith, a native of Crawford County, by whom he had five children, four living: Ira C., Lida A., John and Frances E. Our subject has held several minor township offices. He has been Deacon in the Congregational Church several years. He has been an enterprising, hard-working man, and is highly respected in the community.