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William FAYER
Benjamin WICKHAM
Jerusha "Rusha" (---)
(Abt 1790-Aft 1856)
Michael FAYER
(Abt 1814-1900)
Philinda "Melia" WICKHAM
(Abt 1823-1888)


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1. Jesse COBURN

Mary FAYER 2 3

  • Born: 3 Jun 1866, Monteauma, Poweshiek Co, IA 4
  • Marriage (1): Jesse COBURN on 25 Feb 1884 in Poweshiek Co, IA 1
  • Died: 9 May 1908, Nevada, Palo Alto Co, IA at age 41 3 5
  • Buried: 10 May 1908, Iioof & M. Cem, Montezuma, Poweshiek Co, IA 5

bullet  General Notes:

1900 IA CENSUS, Palo Alto Co, Ellington Twp: Jess Coburn, Jan 1860, 40, married 16 yrs, b. WI, father b. WI, mother b. IL, farmer; wife Mary, Jun 1866, 33, married 16 yrs, 6 children, 5 living, b. IA, father b. Ireland, mother b. OH; son Jess, Nov 1884, 15, farm laborer; son Thomas, Dec 1887, 12, farm laborer; son Elmer, Jan (or Jun?) 1891, 8; dau. Maggie M., June 1894, 5; son Julius H., June 1898, 1. All children were b. IA, father b. WI, mother b. IA.

1905 IA STATE CENSUS, Palo Alto Co, Nevada Twp, Emmetsburg P.O.: Jess Coburn, Mary, Jessie, "Tomas", Elmer, "Marguret", Henry, Pearl.

IA DEATHS & BURIALS, 1850-1990:
Name: Mary Coburn
Gender: Female
Burial Place: Montezuma,
Death Date: 09 May 1908
Death Place: Nevada, Palo Alto, Iowa
Age: 40
Birth Date: 1868
Birthplace: Iowa
Occupation: Housewife
Marital Status: Married
Father's Name: M. Fayer
Father's Birthplace: Ireland
Mother's Name:
Mother's Birthplace:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B86922-8
System Origin: Iowa-EASy
Source Film Number: 1443702

OBIT: Palo Alto Reporter, Palo Alto Co, IA, Thursday, May 14, 1908 - Mrs. Jesse COBURN - Mary, wife of Jesse Coburn, died at the family home, six miles south of Emmetsburg. Funeral services were held at the house Monday, being conducted by Rev. McBride, of Curlew, and the body was taken to Montezuma, Iowa for burial.
Mary Fayer was born in Poweshiek county, Iowa, June 3, 1867, at Montezuma. The family came to Palo Alto county in 1895 where they have since made their home. Eight children were born to this union, five boys and three girls, the youngest girl being a babe of only three weeks. The immediate cause of Mrs. Coburn's death was consumption from which she had been a sufferer for some time.
The Deceased was a member of the Methodist church, and is spoken of by those who knew her best as a splendid christian woman, and in her death the husband mourns for a good wife and the children a loving mother.


Mary married Jesse COBURN, son of Jonathan COBURN and Amanda BRACKIN, on 25 Feb 1884 in Poweshiek Co, IA.1 (Jesse COBURN was born in Jan 1860 in WI 6 and died after 1930 in Probably IA 7.)



1 Poweshiek Co, IA Marriage Records - Book A, 17.

2 1870 IA Census.

3 IA, Deaths & Burials, 1850-1990.

4 Obituary of Mary Fayer Coburn.

5 Poweshiek Co, IA WPA Graves.

6 1900 IA Census.

7 1930 IA Census.

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