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Jonathan COBURN
Michael FAYER
(Abt 1814-1900)
Philinda "Melia" WICKHAM
(Abt 1823-1888)
(1860-Aft 1930)
Elmer William COBURN


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1. Helene E. EPPENS

Elmer William COBURN 2

  • Born: 17 Jun 1891, Havelock , Pocahontas Co, IA 3
  • Marriage (1): Helene E. EPPENS about 1924 1
  • Died: Sep 1967, Greenbrier, Faulkner Co, AR at age 76 4

bullet  General Notes:

WWI DRAFT REGISTRATION CARDS, 1917-1918: Elmer William Coburn of Phen(?), MT; b. (month & year covered up) 1891 in Pocahontas Co, IA; farming for self at Star(?) Phen(?), MT; single; tall, medium build, blue eyes, light hair.

1920 IA CENSUS, Palo Alto, Nevada Twp: Elmer Coburn, hired man, 28, single, b. IA, parents b. IA, laborer, gen. farm. He was living with William & Margaret Thomson.

1925 IA STATE CENSUS, Cerro Gordo, Mason City: Elmer Coburn, 33, 8th grade education, b. IA, father: "Jessie" Coburn who was b. IA, mother: Mary "Fair" who was b. IA and married IA, employed in manufacturing/mechanical, Protestant; wife Helene E., 22, 12th grade education, b. IA, father: Geroge Eppens who was b. Germany, mother: Antonette Grinder who was b. Germany and married IA, engaged in personal service.

1930 IN CENSUS, Lake Co, Gary city: Elmer Coburn, 38, 1st marriage age 33, b. IA, parents b. IA, machine operator, steel mill; wife "Helene", 27, 1st marriage age 22, b. IA, parents b. Germany; son "Orvale", 2-1/12, b. IN, parents b. IA.

WWII DRAFT REGISTRATION CARDS, 1942: Elmer William Coburn of 4551 Virginia St., Gary, Lake Co, IN; 50; b. 6-17-1891 in Havelock, IA; person who will always know his address: E. G. Walters of 4561 Virginia St., Gary, IN; employed by C.I.S. Corp., Gary Work, Gary, Lake Co, IN.

SSDI: Elmer Coburn; b. 17 Jun 1891; d. Sep 1967; issued IN; last residence: Greenbrier, Faulkner Co, AR.


Elmer married Helene E. EPPENS, daughter of George EPPENS and Antonette GRINDER, about 1924.1 (Helene E. EPPENS was born about 1903 in IA 1.)



1 1930 IN Census.

2 1900 IA Census.

3 US WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1942.

4 Social Security Death Index.

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