Stephen Coffin

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ChartsAncestors of Jennie Luene Logan
Gerald R. Ford - Jennie Luene (Logan) Billings
Stephen Coffin, son of Tristram Coffin and Dionis Stevens, was born at Newburyport, Essex Co., Massachusetts, 10 May 1652.1 He died at Nantucket Co., Massachusetts, 14 November 1734.1

Stephen married Mary Bunker, daughter of George Bunker and Jane (---), say 1671.1,2

Stephen appears to have remained upon his father's estate, and succeeded to the mangement of the farm and general business cares, and by agreement was helpful to his father and mother in their old age.3,1,4


Stephen Coffin left a will dated 18 March 1733/34, and probated 5 Sep 1735 calling himself "aged and infirm but of sound mind and memory" naming no wife but
deceased children Stephen Coffin, Peter Coffin, Dinah Norton, Mehitable Smith, Paul Coffin, Daniel Coffin (noted as "long since deceased")
Daughters Susanna Bunker, Anna Gardner, Judith Wilcocks
Granddaughters Kezia Gardner, Anna Starbuck, and Mary Coleman
Executors to be daughters Susanna Bunker, Anna Bunker and granddaughter Kezia Gardner.5

Family

Mary Bunker b. 11 May 1652, d. 19 May 1724
Children
  • Dionis Coffin1,5 b. 21 Sep 1671, d. bef. 1734
  • Peter Coffin1,5 b. 14 Nov 1673, d. bef. 1734
  • Stephen Coffin1,5 b. 20 Feb 1675, d. bef. 1734
  • Daniel Coffin1,5 b. aft. 1676, d. Jun 1724
  • Judith Coffin1,5 b. aft. 1676, d. aft. 1734
  • Susanna Coffin1,5 b. aft. 1676, d. 11 Aug 1740
  • Mehitable Coffin1,5 b. aft. 1676, d. bef. 1724
  • Hephzibah Coffin1 b. say 1677
  • Anna Coffin+1,5 b. say 1685, d. 22 Jun 1740
  • Paul Coffin1,5 b. 15 Apr 1695, d. Apr 1729

Citations

  1. [S35] Alexander Starbuck, The History of Nantucket (Boston, Massachusetts: C.E. Goodspeed, 1924), 702, further cited as Starbuck, History of Nantucket.
  2. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 342, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).
  3. [S8] Mary Lovering Holman, Ancestry of Charles Stinson Pillsbury and John Sargent Pillsbury (Concord, New Hampshire: Rumsford Press, 1938), 615, further cited as Holman, Pillsbury Ancestry.
  4. [S60] Lydia S. Hinchman, Early Settlers of Nantucket (1934; reprint, Rutland, Vermont: C. E. Tuttle, 1980), 31-32, further cited as Hinchman, Early Settlers of Nantucket.
  5. [S1195] Nantucket County Courthouse, Nantucket, Massachusetts, Probate Records, 1706-1867, 1:196-197, FHL microfilm 906832, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, further cited as Nantucket Probate Records.