Samuel "King Sam" Coffin

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Samuel Coffin

Also Known As: "King Sam"
Birthplace: Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States
Death: Died in Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States
Place of Burial: Unknown
Immediate Family:

Son of Lt. John Tristam Coffin and Deborah Coffin
Husband of Miriam Coffin and Miriam Coffin
Father of William Coffin; Deborah Coffin; John Coffin; Sarah Stanton; David Coffin and 7 others
Brother of Margaret Elizabeth Ellis; Lydia Coffin; Peter (Nope) Coffin; James Coffin; John Coffin and 13 others

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About Samuel "King Sam" Coffin

Samuel Coffin (son of John Coffin and Deborah Austin) was born December 12, 1680 in Sherbon, Middlesex, Massachusetts, and died February 22, 1764 in Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts. He married Miriam Gardner on Abt. 1705 in Nantucket, Massachusetts, daughter of Richard Gardner and Mary Austin.

Notes for Samuel Coffin: Samuel Coffin was called "King Sam". He lived his entire life on Nantucket Island. He and Miriam were Friends (Quakers) having converted in 1704 at the time of revival on the island led by Thomas Story, a well known Quaker minister from England.

More About Samuel Coffin and Miriam Gardner: Marriage: Abt. 1705, Nantucket, Massachusetts.

FIND A GRAVE Birth: Dec. 12, 1680 Nantucket Nantucket County Massachusetts, USA Death: Feb. 22, 1764 Nantucket Nantucket County Massachusetts, USA

According to one source, Samuel was "known as 'King Sam' because he was short and feisty, and was compared to a crowing Bantam rooster trying to be king of the yard. He was a Quaker." Contrubuted by Elaine Coffin Rebori

Family links:

 John Tristram Coffin (1647 - 1711)
 Deborah Austin Coffin (1647 - 1718)

 Miriam Gardner Coffin (1685 - 1750)

 William Coffin (1720 - 1803)*
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Burial: Unknown

Created by: Karolyn [Kendig] McLain Record added: Mar 20, 2010 Find A Grave Memorial# 49965251

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Samuel "King Sam" Coffin's Timeline

December 12, 1680
Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States
Age 24
Nantucket Island, Nantucket, Mass.
Age 24
April 11, 1708
Age 27
Nantucket Island, Nantucket, Mass.
April 11, 1708
Age 27
Nantucket Island, Nantucket, Mass.
April 11, 1715
Age 34
Nantucket Island, Nantucket, Massachusetts, USA
August 25, 1718
Age 37
Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States
January 4, 1720
Age 39
Nantucket, Nantucket County, MA, USA
November 4, 1720
Age 39
Nantucket Island, Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States
Age 43
Nantucket, Nantucket, Massachusetts