heritage of Caroline Abigail Coburn is 100% Yankee. Her family lines can be
traced back to the original immigrant families who arrived during the “Great Migration” of settlers from England to
Massachusetts in the period from 1630 to 1640.
Early on descendents of these original Yankee family
lines starting migrating westward. They followed what is called the “Yankee
Migration Route” from Massachusetts up into New York and New England and
then across the northern United States into the “old” Northwest and what
would become the states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, and part of Minnesota.
the old Northwest these Yankee families and their descendents continued
migrating west and eventually settled in the “new” Northwest of Oregon,
Washington and Idaho.