Susan Coffin Barrett

Brief Life History of Susan Coffin

When Susan Coffin Barrett was born in 1824, in Massachusetts, United States, her father, John Barrett, was 42 and her mother, Judith Coffin, was 39. She married Edwin Myrick on 23 December 1869, in New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. She died on 30 October 1901, in New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States.

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Edwin Myrick
Susan Coffin Barrett
Marriage: 23 December 1869
Sarah Myrick
Ariana Myrick

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  • Susan Myrick in household of Edwin Myrick, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Susan Coffin, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Susan C. Barrett Myrick, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English and Irish (of Norman origin): probably a nickname for a quarrelsome person, from Old French barat, Middle English bar(r)at, bar(r)et(te) ‘trouble, distress’, later ‘deception, fraud; contention, strife’. Through Norman settlement it also became common in Ireland, where it was Gaelicized as Baróid (Munster) and Baréid (Connacht).

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

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