Enoch Coffin

–1814
Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Enoch

Enoch Coffin was born in Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America as the son of Moses Coffin and Anne Dole. He married Mary Wadleigh on 26 December 1756, in Kensington, Rockingham, New Hampshire, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died in 1814, in Epping, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

Enoch Coffin
–1814
Susanna Tilton
1736–
Marriage: 20 May 1761
Betty Coffin
1762–1763
Enoch Coffin
1764–
Anna Coffin
1765–1853
Tristram Coffin
1768–
Joseph Coffin
1771–
David Coffin
1775–1812
Daniel Coffin
1776–1821

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 May 1761
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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+1 More Child

World Events (4)

1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

New Hampshire is 9th state.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

English and French: metonymic occupational name for a basket maker, from Old French cof(f)in ‘basket’ (Late Latin cophinus, Greek kophinos). The modern English word coffin is a specialized development of this term, not attested until the 16th century.

LOAD TEST -- Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Enoch Coffin, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • Enoch Coffin, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • Enoch Coffin, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"

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