Hon. Capt. Micajah Coffin

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About Hon. Capt. Micajah Coffin

Hon Micajah Coffin represented Nantucket in the General Court or State Legislature twenty four years Nantucket ranked the third town in wealth and commerce in State of Massachusetts in 1830 The order was Boston Salem and Nantucket a mere watering place its glory having passed away Hon Micajah Coffin was the of Benjamin Coffin and Jedida Hussey Benjamin was the son of Nathaniel Coffin Damaris Gueyer Nathaniel was the son of James Coffin and Mary Severance was the son of Tristram the first in this country and Dionis Stephens who came to country from England in 1642 settled at Haverhill Mass and removed to Nantucket 1660 and was one of the original ten men who purchased the island Sir Francis Lovelace the Colonial Governor of the Province of New York issued a commission June 29 1 67 1 to Tristram Coffin as Chief Magistrate of the Islands of Nantucket and Tuckernuckett


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Hon. Capt. Micajah Coffin's Timeline

August 18, 1734
September 11, 1757
Age 23
Nantucket, Nantucket County, Massachusetts, United States
August 21, 1759
Age 25
July 3, 1761
Age 26
Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Province of Massachusetts
June 3, 1764
Age 29
Nantucket, Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States
May 25, 1827
Age 92