John Goffin

1696–September 1763 (Age 67)
Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Goffin was born in 1696, in Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Goffin, was 27 and his mother, Rose Brightmer, was 26. He married Mary Burston on 13 April 1718, in Burlingham St Peter, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He died in September 1763, in Caister, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 67, and was buried in Caister, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

John Goffin
1696–1763
Mary Burston
1700–1760
Marriage: 13 April 1718
Rosemary Goffin
1718–1720
John Goffin
1719–1719
John Goffin
1724–1786
Thomas Goffin
1726–1780
Elizabeth Goffin
1729–1747
William Goffin
1731–1790
Rose Goffin
1733–1734
Mary Goffin
1735–1802
Sarah Goffin
1738–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 April 1718
Burlingham St Peter, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
children

(9)

    Rosemary Goffin

    Female1718–1720Female

    John Goffin

    Male1719–1719Male

    John Goffin

    Male1724–1786Male

    Thomas Goffin

    Male1726–1780Male

    Elizabeth Goffin

    Female1729–1747Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Goffin

    Male1669–Male

    Rose Brightmer

    Female1670–Female

siblings

(2)

    Mary Goffin

    Female1695–1696Female

    Male1696–1763Male

Name Meaning

1 English (East Anglia): either a diminutive of Goff or from a pet form of the personal name Godfrey .2 French: nickname from a diminutive of Old French goffe ‘heavy’, ‘coarse’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Goffin in entry for Eliz. Goffin, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Goffin in entry for John Goffin, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Goffin in entry for Sarah Goffin, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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