Tristram Coffin

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Tristram Coffin

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Hon. Peter Coffin and Mary Coffin
Husband of Mary Coffin
Father of Mary Currier Coffin; William Clark Coffin; John Wharf Coffin and Elizabeth Coffin
Brother of Dorothy Leighton; Mary Smith; Peter Coffin; Sarah Parsons; Hannah Dane and 4 others

Occupation: School teacher among other occupations
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About Tristram Coffin

DAR Ancestor # A023854 Private for Massachusetts in the American Revolutionary War.

From Babson:

Tristram, the third son of Hon. Peter Coffin, spent his life in Gloucester in various employments, one of which was that of a school-teacher. He died March 9, 1852, at the venerable age of ninety.

  • The house Tristram Coffin lived in was on Cherry Street in the village later known as Dogtown in Gloucester, Massachusetts. The area is now a nature preserve.

Married

  1. 7 Oct 1800 to Mary Wharff, widow of James Jeff

Children, b at Gloucester

  1. Mary Currier b in 1801
  2. William Clark b in 1803
  3. John Wharf b in 1811. Married Susan Coas, daughter of William Coas, Jr., and Susanna , his wife.
  4. Elizabeth b in 1812.

Sources

  1. Nantucket Historical Society - Barney Record
  2. Gatherings toward a genealogy of the Coffin family. Published 1896 by D. Clapp in Boston . Written in English. Page 17
  3. Gatherings toward a genealogy of the Coffin family. Published 1896 by D. Clapp in Boston . Written in English. Page 30
  4. Lineage Book - National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Volume 48  (Google eBook). Daughters of the American Revolution, 1919 - Genealogy. Page 78. Tristram Coffin (1762-1852) enlisted as private in Maj. Thomas Thomas' company, which served on an expedition to Rhode Island in 1778. He was born and died in Gloucester.
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Tristram Coffin's Timeline

1762
April 30, 1762
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts
1800
October 7, 1800
Age 38
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
1801
1801
Age 38
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
1803
1803
Age 40
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
1811
1811
Age 48
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
1812
1812
Age 49
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
1852
March 10, 1852
Age 89
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States