When Abigail Hobbs was born on 18 March 1786, in Randolph, North Carolina, United States, her father, Elisha Hobbs, was 41 and her mother, Frances McLana, was 34. She married John Coffin on 3 March 1808, in Randolph, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 3 July 1858, at the age of 72, and was buried in Dalton, Dalton Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States.
English (southern): from the Middle English personal name Hobb(e), with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. Compare Hobb .