ALLEN COPPOCK, farmer; P. O. Pleasant Hill.  Prominent among the farmers of Newton  Township is the gentleman whose name heads this sketch; he is a descendant of a worthy family of early pioneers of this county, and son of Joseph C. Coppock, whose sketch appears in another part of this work; he was born in 1938, on the place where he now resides, and which has always been his place of abode, with the exception of about six years; his life has always been that of a farmer, which, by industry and good business habits, he has made an eminent success.  His nuptials with Miss Maria Furnas were celebrated in 1865; she is the daughter of Joseph Furnas; after marriage of Mr. C., he located in the northeast quarter of Sec.29, where he remained a period of six years and then moved to his present farm; he operates a farm of 300 acres, two-thirds of which is arable and under  a good state of improvement; Mr. & Mrs. C. were parents of six children, four sons and two daughters; twp children are dead.

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