Aaron Coffin (1760 - 1846) MP

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Birthplace: Nantucket, Nantucket , Massachusetts
Death: Died in Shelby, Indiana, United States
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About Aaron Coffin

Aaron Coffin These families (Aaron and Adam Coffin) were descendants of the N.C. emigrants. They moved to Cincinnati, Ohio. He Removed to N. Carolina in 1773. Aaron Coffin Moved to Ind. in 1831.

Secretary for the North Carolina Manumission Society


  1. Mary Barnard, daughter of William Barnard and Mary Coffin, in 1783
  2. Sarah Hussey, daughter of John Hussey, in 1812; (m. in 7-1812)


  1. Barney Record, NHA
  2. The Price of Liberty: African Americans and the Making of Liberia (Google eBook) Claude Andrew Clegg Univ of North Carolina Press, 2004 - History - 330 pages. Page 43
  3. ...Minutes of the N.C.Manumission society, 1816-1834, Volume 22 Manumission Society of North Carolina. The University of North Carolina press, 1934 - Antislavery movements - 230 pages
  4. Jessop-Coffin-Hussey Collection. Friends Collection and Earlham College Archives Title: Jessop-Coffin-Hussey Collection. ID SC/214. The Coffin-Hussey portion of the collection comprises letters and documents concerning the family of Aaron Coffin (1760-1846) and his wife Sarah Hussey and their son George Fox Coffin (1814-1901), a Quaker of Shelby Co., Ind., who married Lydia Jessop (1816-1884), a descendant of Thomas Jessop. It includes letters, legal and business receipts, an essay on antislavery politics, and genealogical information on the Jessop family.


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Aaron Coffin's Timeline

June 14, 1760
Nantucket, Nantucket , Massachusetts
Age 22
July 29, 1812
Age 52
Guilford , North Carolina
March 20, 1814
Age 53
Guilford , North Carolina
November 11, 1846
Age 86
Shelby, Indiana, United States