Samuel Coate, farmer; P. O. Pleasant Hill; is a son of Henry Coate, and was born in Newton Township in 1840. His boyhood was passed on a farm and he thus early became accustomed to the art of farming, which has always been his occupation. His early education was limited to the common schools of his day.. His mother was taken from him, by death, when he was only 6 weeks old, after which he was placed under the care of his aunt until he reached the age of 10; at this time he returned to his fathers, where he passed the remaining years of his minority. He was united in marriage with Miss Nannie A. Barker May 5, l863 she is a native of Boone Co..Ind., born in l843. Mr.and Mrs.C. were the parents of three children, of whom one is deceased. They are both members of the Friends' Church.

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