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Peleg Coffin

Death: Died
Cause of death: "He was lost at sea in 1756."
Immediate Family:

Son of Francis Coffin and Theodate Gorham
Husband of Elizabeth Coffin and Elisabeth Coffin
Father of Peleg Coffin, Jr.; Jared Coffin; Francis Coffin and Merab Coffin
Brother of William Coffin and Peleg Coffin

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About Peleg Coffin

Peleg Coffin documents at Massachusetts Historical Society

The society incorporated in 1794; signatories included William Baylies, Jeremy Belknap, Alden Bradford, Peleg Coffin, Manasseh Cutler, John Davis, Daniel Davis, Aaron Dexter, John Eliot, Nathaniel Freeman, James Freeman, Thaddeus Mason Harris, Isaac Lothrop, George Richards Minot, John Mellen Jr., Thomas Pemberton, William Dandridge Peck, John Prince, Ezekiel Price, James Sullivan, David Sewall, Peter Thacher, William Tudor, Samuel Turell, Dudley Atkins Tyng, James Winthrop, Thomas Wallcut, Redford Webster, and William Wetmore.[2] Indeed, the Society claims to have been the only historical collection in the United States until establishment of the New-York Historical Society (1804) and the American Antiquarian Society (1812), after which time the Society's collecting activities began to focus primarily on Boston and New England.

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Peleg Coffin's Timeline

November 8, 1728
Age 23
Age 25
November 3, 1756
Age 27
December 14, 1805
Age 77