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James Coffin

Male Bef 1639 - 1720  (> 81 years)


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  • Name James Coffin  [1
    Born Bef 11 Sep 1639  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Baptised 11 Sep 1639  Brixton, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Alternate death 28 Jul 1720  Nantucket, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Alternate death 1 Aug 1720  Nantucket, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 28 Sep 1720  Nantucket, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I26310  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of LDN
    Last Modified 2 Apr 2020 

    Father Tristram Coffin, Governor of Nantucket,   b. Bef 11 Mar 1610,   d. 3 Oct 1681, Nantucket, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 71 years) 
    Mother Dionis Stevens,   b. Bef 4 Mar 1610, Brixton, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 29 Nov 1681, Nantucket, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 71 years) 
    Married Between 16 Dec 1627 and 18 Jul 1630  Brixton, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F6298  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Severance,   b. 5 Aug 1645, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 28 Aug 1692 and 12 Aug 1720  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 3 Dec 1663  Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth Coffin,   b. 9 Sep 1675, Nantucket, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 2 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F15744  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The vital records of Nantucket say he was born 12 Oct 1640, but this is clearly in error.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3449] New Englanders in Nova Scotia, manuscript and collection of articles and research material, including articles written by Fred E. Crowell in the 1920s and 30s for the Yarmouth Herald, and also Crowell's research notes. R. Stanton Avery Special Collections, New England Historic Genealogical Society. Searchable at americanancestors.org.

    2. [S630] Ancestry of Charles Stinson Pillsbury and John Sargent Pillsbury by Mary Lovering Holman. Concord, New Hampshire: The Rumford Press, 1938.

    3. [S756] Early New England Families Study Project: Accounts of New England Families from 1641 to 1700 by Alicia Crane Williams. Online database, New England Historic Genealogical Society.

    4. [S756] Early New England Families Study Project: Accounts of New England Families from 1641 to 1700 by Alicia Crane Williams. Online database, New England Historic Genealogical Society., says "Probably at Brixton".

    5. [S526] The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury, Massachusetts, With Some Related Families of Adjoining Towns and of York County, Maine, by David W. Hoyt. Providence, Rhode Island, 1897-1916., date only.

    6. [S630] Ancestry of Charles Stinson Pillsbury and John Sargent Pillsbury by Mary Lovering Holman. Concord, New Hampshire: The Rumford Press, 1938., date only.

    7. [S756] Early New England Families Study Project: Accounts of New England Families from 1641 to 1700 by Alicia Crane Williams. Online database, New England Historic Genealogical Society., says "'3: 10 m: 1663' or '3d, 12 mo. 1663' or '3 Dec. 1663' or '1t Nov. 1663 pr Cap Pike'".