Biography of Darius W. Coffin
Potter County, PA Biographies

DARIUS W. COFFIN, farmer and dairyman, P. 0. North Fork, was born in Brookfield township, Tioga Co., Penn., March 17, 1839, a son of John R. and Hannah J. (Nobles) Coffin. He was reared in his native township, receiving a common school education. He was in the Civil war, enlisting March 8, 1862, in Company F, Seventy eighth New York Volunteer Infantry, and, on account of disability, was honorably discharged from the service June 16, 1862. In 1864 he settled in Harrison township, Potter Co., Penn., and in 1868 located on the farm he now owns and occupies, a good share of which he has cleared and improved. In 1864 he married Matilda J., daughter of John D. and Sally A. (Marble) Snyder, of Harrison township, and they have three children: May (Mrs. David Stedman), John N. and Elsie G. Mr. Coffin is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church and of the Grand Army of the Republic. In politics he is a Republican.


From:
History of the Counties of
McKean, Elk, Cameron and Potter, Pennsylvania
J. H. Beers & Co. Publishers
Chicago, Ill. 1890


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