Biography of Albert H. Coan
Oswego County, NY Biographies





Coan, Albert H., was born February 21, 1834, in Parish on the homestead where he now resides, son of Milo and Elizabeth (Mabie) Coan. Milo cut the first tree ever cut on his place, and built a log cabin where he lived for years, and where Albert H. was born and lived till he was eighteen years old. The latter was educated in Parish, built a shop on his father's farm, and went to coopering, also assisted in conducting the farm until his father's death. Mr. Coan owned a part of what know constitutes his present farm, which he acquired through his own exertions during his father's life, and at his death was increased by his father's holdings. Mr. Coan's farm consists of about three hundred acres in a fine state of cultivation. He has a large orchard to which he added three hundred and fifty pear trees last spring. This is one of the largest and best farms in the county. He married Mary Wing in 1874. He has one adopted son, William F.

FROM:
Landmarks of Oswego County
New York
Edited by: John C. Churchill, LL.D.
Assisted by: H, Perry Smith and W. Stanley Child
Syracuse, N. Y.
D. Mason & Co., Publishers 1895


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