Abigail Hobbs

18 March 1786–3 July 1858 (Age 72)
Randolph, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Abigail

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.

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Family Time Line

John Coffin
1778–1859
Abigail Hobbs
1786–1858
Marriage: 3 March 1808
Samuel Coffin
1809–1888
Mournen Coffin
1811–1858
Priscilla Coffin
1810–
Mouren Coffin
1812–
Moumen Coffin
1812–
Elisha Coffin
1814–
Sally Coffin
1817–1832
Mary Coffin
1819–1857
Miriam Coffin
1821–
John Milton Coffin
1824–1905
Eunice Coffin
1829–1878
David Coffin
1833–
Ann Coffin
1841–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 March 1808Randolph, North Carolina, United States
  • Children

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.
    Age 1
    The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
    1789 · Becomes 12th State
    Age 3
    On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.
    1808
    Age 22
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    Name Meaning

    English (southern): from the Middle English personal name Hobb(e), with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. Compare Hobb .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Hobson
    Hobb
    Hobday
    Hopps
    Hubbs

    Sources (11)

    • Abagail Coffin in household of Jno Coffin, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy - Hobbs family group, Peninah's birth
    • Abigal Hobbs in entry for Jonathan Milton Coffin and Mary M. Hockett Or Frazier, "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992"

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