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Descendents of Marshall Robison I (1787 - 11 Apr 1862)
and Jane Dickson (1788 - 8 Oct 1871)

Third Immigrant Generation

47. George Thomas Coburn . Son of William Cockburn (Coburn) & Jane Robison. Born 23 Jan 1861 in Harvey, NB. Christen 21 Jul 1861 in Harvey Presbyterian Church. Died 31 Jan 1930 in Vancouver, BC. Buried 3 Feb 1930 in Ocean View Cemetery, Burnaby, BC.

     Information on the family and descendants from Ken Coburn, Enderby, BC, January 1998.

    George and Minerva were divorced early in the 1900, George went to the States for 15 years, then lived on Burnaby Mountain.

    He married Minerva Jane Churchill, daughter of Israel M. Churchill & Eleanor E. Williams, 10 Oct 1892 in Boston, Mass. Born 7 Aug 1867 in Temperance Vale, N.B. Died 22 Feb 1940 in Burnaby, B.C. Buried 24 Feb 1940 in Ocean View Cemetery, Burnaby. They were divorced.

    They had the following children:

  196   i.   Arthur Stanley Coburn

  197   ii.   Norris LeRoy Coburn

  198   iii.   Olivia Minerva "Eva" Coburn

  199   iv.   Charles Leander Coburn

48. Margery Hannah Coburn . Daughter of William Cockburn (Coburn) & Jane Robison. Born 12 Dec 1863 in Harvey. Died 3 Dec 1905 in Boston, Mass.

49. James Andrew Coburn . Son of William Cockburn (Coburn) & Jane Robison. Born 21 Jan 1865 in Harvey. Died 4 May 1951 in Comox, BC.

    James Andrew Coburn lived in Vancouver, B.C. in 1928.

    Information on James, his wife Maria, and three daughters taken from 1901 Census, Vancouver Island, Courtenay area.   Death date from BC Vital Stats.

    He married Maria Ann Ford, 3 Jan 1896 in Comox District, BC. Born 26 Dec 1872 in BC. Died 25 Jun 1948 in Comox, BC.

    They had the following children:

  200   i.   Tressa Coburn

  201   ii.   May (Or Mary?) Coburn

  202   iii.   Emily Coburn

50. Mary Ann Piercy Coburn . Daughter of William Cockburn (Coburn) & Jane Robison. Born 20 Jan 1867 in Harvey.

    Mary Ann Piercy Coburn lived in Nanaimo.   May have married several times.   No further information.

    From newspaper clipping - 1931:

    Nanaimo Family Trice Bereaved in Few Months

    Nanaimo, Feb 1:   When Mrs T. L. Wilson of Nanaimo was notified last evening of the death of her brother, Mr G. Coburn of Vancouver, the remains of a sister, the late M. J. Gartley, who death occurred in Vancouver, were being taken off the evening boat for interment in Nanaimo Cemetery.

   This makes the third death in the family, another brother, Steve Coburn, having died several months ago.   They are members of a well-known old-time family of Nanaimo.

    She married Thomas L. Wilson. Born in Nanaimo.

51. David Walter Coburn . Son of William Cockburn (Coburn) & Jane Robison. Born 16 Oct 1869 in Harvey. Died 2 Jul 1877 in Harvey.