Biography of Noah Coate
Mercer County, Ohio Biographies

NOAH COATE, a well known progressive agriculturist of Butler township, residing on his farm of 72 acres in section 14, owns also 116 acres of farm land in section 23. He was born December 20, 1853, in Butler township, Mercer County, Ohio, and is a son of Benjamin and Mary Magdalene (Yaney) Coate.

Benjamin Coate was born near Ludlow Falls, Miami County, Ohio, where he was reared and educated. In boyhood, during the building of the Grand Reservoir, he came to Mercer County, where in time he acquired a great deal of land, at one time owning a section. He died in the fall of 1905.

Noah Coate was reared and educated in his native township, remaining on the farm with his father until 1885, two years after his marriage, when he moved to his present location. He has built a fine, large, brick house, with a basement, and in 1902 he erected a substantial barn on the opposite side of the road. He has one of the best improved farms in the county.

Mr. Coate was married to Catherine Cordier and they have nine children, all of whom are still living and are at home: Rosetta, Ray, Lily, Vernal, Clifton, Mary Hannah, Pearly Grace, and Melvie and Myrtle (twins). Mr. Coate belongs to the German Baptist Brethren Church, in which he is a deacon. He is a member of the School Board.

History of Mercer County, Ohio
and Representative Citizens
Edited & Compiled by: Hon. S. S. Scranton
Published by: Biographical Publishing Company
Chicago, Illinois

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