Abigail Hobbs

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

The Life of Abigail

When Abigail Hobbs was born on 18 March 1786, in Randolph, North Carolina, United States, her father, Elisha Hobbs Sr, was 41 and her mother, Frances McLana, was 34. She married John Coffin about 1807, in Indiana, 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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John Coffin
Abigail Hobbs
Marriage: about 1807
Samuel Coffin
Mournen Coffin
Priscilla Coffin
Mouren Coffin
Moumen Coffin
Elisha Coffin
Sally Coffin
Mary Coffin
Miriam Coffin
John Milton Coffin
Eunice Coffin
David Coffin
Ann Coffin

Spouse and Children

about 1807
Indiana, United States


+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+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: patronymic from the medieval personal name Hobb(e), a short form of Robert . For the altered initial, compare Hick .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Abagail Coffin in household of Jno Coffin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Abigail Hobbs Coffin, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Abigal Hobbs in entry for Jonathan Milton Coffin and Mary M. Hockett Or Frazier, "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992"

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