Nathaniel Gorham

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Nathaniel Gorham

Signer of the U.S. Constitution


    James Coffin

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    • 5th Generation — 2nd Great-grandfather of Nathaniel Gorham
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 28 
    • Birth Date:
    • 12 Aug 1640 
    • Birth Location:
    • England 
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    • Death Date:
    • 28 Jul 1720 
    • Death Location:
    • Nantucket, Cape Cod, Massachusetts 
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    • Marriage Date:
    • 3 Dec 1663 
    • Marriage Location:
    • Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts 

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  • Sources for James Coffin

    • 1 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Nantucket, Vol. 5, p. 542, Death record for daughter Dinah Starbuck.
    • 2 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Nantucket, Vol. 5, p. 310, Death record for daughter Mary Gardner.
    • 3 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Salisbury, Vol. 1, p. 477, Marriage record for James Coffyn and Mary Severans.
    • 4 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Nantucket, Vol. 1, pp. 237-312, Birth recs for children of James Coffin and Mary Severance.
    • 5 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Nantucket, Vol. 1, p. 283, Birth record for son James Coffin.
    • 6 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, (New England Historic and Genealogical Society), 1870, Vol. 24, pp. 150-151.
    • 7 Cornell, Thomas C., Adam and Anne Mott: Their Ancestors and Their Descendants, Poughkeepsie, New York: A.V. Haight, Printer (1890), 322, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 8 Cutter, William Richard, Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of the State of Massachusetts, Volume 1, New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company (1910), 184.
    • 9 Macy, Silvanus Jenkins, Genealogy of the Early Generations of the Coffin Family in New England, Boston: David Clapp and Son, Printers (1870), 2, FamilySearch.org (Online Database).
    • 11 Roberts, Gary Boyd, Notable Kin, Volume 1, Santa Clarita, California: Carl Boyer, 3rd (1998), 148, 204.
    • 12 Starbuck, Alexander, The History of Nantucket County, Island and Town including Genealogies of First Settlers, Boston: C. E. Goodspeed and Co. (1924), 699, Ancestry.com (Online Database).