Biography of Thomas K. Cofran





Cofran, Thomas K., son of Jacob and Rebecca (Kimball) Cofran, was born in the town of Yorkshire, Cattaraugus county. N. Y., January 30, 1831. He was the youngest of a family of nine children, three sons and six daughters. His educational advantages were very limited indeed, but being possessed of a desire for learning, he used every endeavor within his power to secure an education and was successful. He engaged extensively in agricultural pursuits, in which he has met with success. On January 30, 1856, he married Manervia E., daughter of George and Elizabeth (Deming) Hunt; their children are Elmer M., Milfred H.. Candace, wife of Irvin Farnsworth. Milo, and Viola, wife of Frank R. Wood Politically Mr. Cofran is a Republican and a firm supporter of that organization. He has held the office of justice of the peace, and is a member of Alden Lodge No. 108, A. O. U. W. Mr. Cofran is a prosperous and progressive agriculturist and an intelligent and upright citizen.



Source:
Our County and it's people
A descriptive work on Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890

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