Benjamin Coffin (1705 - 1780) MP

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Birthplace: Nantucket, Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States
Death: Died in Nantucket, Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States
Managed by: Troy McConnell
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About Benjamin Coffin

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS. DAR Ancestor #: A023821

COFFIN, BENJAMIN Ancestor #: A023821

Service: MASSACHUSETTS Rank: PATRIOTIC SERVICE Birth: 4-3-1705 NANTUCKET MASSACHUSETTS Death: 11-3-1780 NANTUCKET NANTUCKET CO MASSACHUSETTS Service Source: STARBUCK, HIST OF NANTUCKET, P 259 Service Description: 1) LOANED MONEY TO AID THE COLONIES Spouse:

1)JEDIDAH HUSSEY  
2)DEBORAH MACY   

http://services.dar.org/public/dar_research/search_adb/?action=full&p_id=A023821

2. Benjamin Coffin (Thomas). Benjamin married Deborah.
They had the following children:
3 M i. Nathan Coffin.
4 M ii. Paul Coffin. He went with the Quakers, in the 1890's, to Guilford, NC.
+ 5 M iii. Thomas Coffin [Whaler;Trader] died 1815.

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From North Carolina & Kentucky Gilliams & Nantucket Gibbs:

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gilliamgibbs/genealogy/gilliamgibbs-o/p103.htm#i3077

Benjamin Coffin[1]

  • M, b. 3 April 1705 (Ben M. Angel notes: likely this read "4mo", which would indicate June rather than April in the pre-1752 calendar), d. 3 November 1780

Benjamin Coffin: Part of this family moved to New Garden, N.C., in 1773.[2]

He was born on 3 April 1705 (3 June, see above).[3] He was the son of Nathaniel Coffin and Damaris Gayer.

Benjamin Coffin married Jedida Hussey, daughter of Batchelder Hussey and Abigail Hall, before 1727.[4]

Benjamin Coffin married Deborah Macy, daughter of Thomas Macy and Deborah Coffin, in 1762.[2]

Benjamin Coffin died on 3 November 1780 at age 75.[3]

Children of Benjamin Coffin and Jedida Hussey

  • 1. Isaiah Coffin d. 8 May 1749
  • 2. Reuben Coffin b. 1727, d. 27 Sep 1804
  • 3. Nathaniel Coffin+ b. 27 Jan 1729, d. 27 Sep 1804
  • 4. William Coffin+ b. 13 Dec 1730 or 1731, d. 20 Sep 1816
  • 5. Benjamin Coffin+ b. 26 Sep 1732, d. 2 Dec 1789
  • 6. Micajah Coffin+ b. 29 Oct 1734, d. 25 Apr 1827
  • 7. Abigail Coffin+ b. 24 Oct 1736, d. 31 Aug 1758
  • 8. Joseph Coffin b. 25 Dec 1738, d. 14 Jan 1739
  • 9. Anna Coffin+ b. 28 Jun 1740, d. c 1836
  • 10. Seth Coffin+ b. 31 May 1742, d. 02-1816
  • 11. Paul Coffin+ b. 21 Nov 1744, d. 12 May 1828
  • 12. Elihu Coffin b. 4 Oct 1746, d. 30 Jun 1825
  • 13. Abraham Coffin b. 5 Sep 1750
  • 14. Abner Coffin+ b. 28 Mar 1753, d. 15 Feb 1802

Children of Benjamin Coffin and Deborah Macy

  • 1. ? Coffin b. 1763, d. 28 Aug 1763
  • 2. Isaac Coffin+ b. 1 Sep 1764, d. 24 Jan 1842
  • 3. Thomas Coffin+ b. 5 Sep 1766, d. 26 Jan 1815
  • 4. Deborah Coffin b. 25 Aug 1768, d. 18 Jan 1808

Citations

  • 1. [S466] Eliza Starbuck. Barney, Eliza Starbuck Barney Genealogical Record Books, NHA Ms. Coll. 186., Vol. I, p. 67. Vol. IV, p. 209..
  • 2. [S466] Eliza Starbuck. Barney, Eliza Starbuck Barney Genealogical Record Books, NHA Ms. Coll. 186., Vol. II, p. 13..
  • 3. [S466] Eliza Starbuck. Barney, Eliza Starbuck Barney Genealogical Record Books, NHA Ms. Coll. 186., Vol. II, p. 5..
  • 4. [S466] Eliza Starbuck. Barney, Eliza Starbuck Barney Genealogical Record Books, NHA Ms. Coll. 186., Vol. II, p. 13. Vol. IV, p. 209..
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Capt. Benjamin Coffin's Timeline

1705
June 3, 1705
Nantucket, Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States
1725
1725
Age 19
Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
1726
April 5, 1726
Age 20
Nantucket, Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States
1727
May 2, 1727
Age 21
Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
1730
December 3, 1730
Age 25
Nantucket, MA, USA
1732
November 26, 1732
Age 27
Nantucket, Nantucket , Massachusetts
1734
August 18, 1734
Age 29
1736
October 24, 1736
Age 31
1750
December 5, 1750
Age 45
Nantucket, Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States
1764
1764
Age 58