Ebenezer Coffin

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Ebenezer Coffin

Also Known As: "Eben", "Ebenezer"
Birthdate: (54)
Birthplace: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
Death: May 9, 1817 (54)
Coffin Point, St Helenas Island, South Carolina, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of William "Billy" Coffin and Mary Austin Coffin
Husband of Elizabeth Coffin
Father of George Mathewes Coffin, Sr; Thomas Aston Coffin, of "Coffin Point Plantation"; Mary Sarah Peronneau and Elizabeth Perronneau Ravenel
Brother of Thomas Ashron Coffin, Sir, Baronet; Anne Coffin; William Coffin; Rooksby Harris; Francis Coffin and 5 others

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About Ebenezer Coffin

St. Helena Sound, Beaufort County, South Carolina plantation owner, born in Boston, Massachusetts. Ebenezer Coffin married Mary Matthews in 1793, and later married Eliza Matthews. Coffin's son Thomas Aston Coffin (1795-1863) became the owner of his father's Coffin Point Plantation on St. Helena Island (S.C.). (1)

EBENEZER COFFIN, the third son of William Coffin, Jr., was born at Boston, 1763, went to South Carolina where he acquired property as a merchant and planter and was the father of Thomas Aston Coffin of Charleston, South Carolina, whose descendants, with an hereditary instinct, distinguished themselves by their chivalrous devotion to a failing cause in the late Confederate war. (2)


  1. Coffin Point Plantation journals, 1800-1816.
  2. The Loyalists of Massachusetts by James H. Stark- The second son of William Coffin
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Ebenezer Coffin's Timeline

May 6, 1763
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
January 3, 1795
Age 31
St. Helena Island, Beaufort, South Carolina, United States
Age 36
January 10, 1816
Age 52
Charleston, SC, United States
May 9, 1817
Age 54
Coffin Point, St Helenas Island, South Carolina, USA
Age 54