Biography of Duane W. Coe
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Coe, Duane W., p. o. Peterboro, was born in Smithfield, January 3, 1847, a son of Eliashub E., and grandson of David Coe, who was born in Connecticut September 10, 1784, and came to Smithfield in 1802, where he died July 6, 1855; his wife was Ora Ellenwood, born in Clinton, N. Y., August 15, 1789, and died in Smithfield February 4, 1869. Eliashub E. was born on the old homestead in Smithfield, June 16, 1816. His wife was Susan D. Mathewson, born in Smithfield, October 28, 1817, a daughter of Winchester Mathewson, one of the first settlers of Smithfield. To Eliashub E. Coe and wife were born six children: Dumois H., born May 10, 1840, died, November 5, 1841; Renaldo O., born September 6,1842, and now lives in California; E. Emmons, born April 24, 1845; Duane W. (the subject); S. Cordelia, born June 15, 1849, married F. D. Miller of New York city; and J. Henrietta, born May 4, 1851, died December 20, 1855. Mr. Coe's maternal grandparents had fourteen children, twelve of whom grew to maturity. Eliashub E. Coe died December 31, 1887; his wife July 28, 1871. Duane W. Coe was educated in Peterboro Academy and conducts a farm of 153 acres, following dairying and sheep raising. March 23, 1869, he married Florence J., daughter of Hugh and Mary McWilliams; they have three children: Augusta M., wife of Dr. H. C. Eschbach of Albia, Iowa (who have three children: Florence, Barbara and Martha); Florence C., and Hugh E. at home. Mr. Coe was a Democrat in early life, but a Republican since Garfield's administration. He has been justice of the peace sixteen years and attends and supports the M. E. church.

FROM:
Our County and it's people
A Descriptive and Biographical Record of
Madison County, New York
Edited by: John E. Smith
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1890


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