Samuel "King Sam" Coffin

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Samuel Coffin

Also Known As: "King Sam"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Nantucket Island, Dukes County, New York
Death: Died in Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of Lt. John Tristam Coffin and Deborah Coffin
Husband of Miriam Gardner; MIRIAM GARDNER; Miriam Coffin and Miriam Gardner
Father of William Coffin; WILLIAM COFFIN; Deborah Starbuck; John Coffin; Sarah Stanton and 9 others
Brother of Margaret Ellis; Lydia Coffin; Peter Coffin; Enoch Coffin; Joseph Coffin and 6 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


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

Spouse:
 Miriam Gardner Coffin (1685 - 1750)

Children:
 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

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=49965251


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Samuel "King Sam" Coffin's Timeline

1680
December 12, 1680
Nantucket Island, Dukes County, New York
1708
April 11, 1708
Age 27
Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Province of Massachusetts
April 11, 1708
Age 27
Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Province of Massachusetts
1715
April 11, 1715
Age 34
Nantucket Island, Nantucket, Massachusetts, USA
1718
August 25, 1718
Age 37
Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States
1720
April 11, 1720
Age 39
Nantuck. Nantuck. Mass.
April 11, 1720
Age 39
Nantucket Nantucket North Carolina
November 4, 1720
Age 39
Nantucket Island, Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States
November 4, 1720
Age 39
Nantucket, MA