George Matthews Coffin, Jr.

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George Matthews Coffin, Jr.

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Birthplace: Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, United States
Death: Died in Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, United States
Place of Burial: Magnolia Cemetery, South Carolina, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Ebenezer Coffin and Mary Coffin Mathewes
Husband of Julia E Coffin Haskell
Father of William "The Artist" Haskell Coffin; Frank T Coffin Pioneer Aviator; Harriet Eva Coffin; George Matthews Coffin and Edward Jenkins Coffin

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About George Matthews Coffin, Jr.

George Mathewes Coffin

  • Coffin graduated from the Citadel in 1864 at the head of his class. He was promoted to the rank of lieutenant in the Confederate army and took part in several skirmishes near this city and Columbia. Among positions he has held are vice president of the Phoenix National and the Chatham-Phoenix National banks, and New York, and Received of the First National bank, Putnam Connecticut, and the Woonsocket, Rhode Island bank. In 1933 the Confederate veteran retired, returning to Charleston in February of 1934. As one of the boy soldiers of the Confederacy, Coffin at the age of seventeen led a detachment of youthful troops out of Columbia four hours before the arrival of General William t. Sherman.
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George Matthews Coffin, Jr.'s Timeline

1847
December 20, 1847
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, United States
1877
1877
Age 29
1878
October 24, 1878
Age 30
1934
November 10, 1934
Age 86
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, United States
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Magnolia Cemetery, South Carolina, USA