Abigail Hobbs

Female18 March 1786–3 July 1858

Brief Life History 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
Abigail Hobbs
Marriage: 3 March 1808
Samuel Coffin
Mournen Coffin
Priscilla Coffin
Mouren Coffin
Moumen Coffin
Elisha Coffin
Sally Coffin
Mary Coffin
Miriam Coffin
John Milton Coffin
Eunice W. Coffin
David Coffin
Ann Coffin

Sources (11)

  • Abagail Coffin in household of Jno Coffin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy - Hobbs family group, Peninah's birth
  • Abigail Hobbs Coffin, "Find A Grave Index"

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.


    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.

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