1.THE COFFIN FAMILY OF FREEPORT,MAINE
2.ANCESTOR JOHN COFFIN OF WEBSTER, MAINE
ANCESTRY AND DESCENDANTS
COMPILED BY REV. CHAS. N. SINNETT,
Virginia T. Merrill, Solon, Maine
THE COFFIN FAMILY OF FREEPORT, MAINE
Robert E. Randall, Attorney and Counselor-atLaw, Freeport Maine.
" We cannot give a very complete history of our Coffin Family line, as the relative who was writing that history died before the work was completed, and we do not know who has the records. This was Cordelia ( Coffin) Kohler. We have apicture of the Coffin coat-of-arms, and one of the Coffin mansion in England, and of the church where the Coffins were christened, married, and buried, for over 400 years. The present owner of this estate is John Pine Coffin; it contains 2,000 acres, and is in a small township, Portledge, Devonshire, England. Mrs. Nora Osgood, Melrose, Mass., may have more data. The old Coffin homestead here was at Flying Point, or Wolfe’s Neck, Freeport, Maine, and great-grandfather Coffin and his wife are probably buried there."
Rev. Charles Sinnet
ANCESTOR JEREMIAH COFFIN OF FREEPORT, MAINE
(1st.)Jeremiah Coffin was a very industrious farmer at Porter’s Landing, Freeport, Maine. Date of birth and death not given.Married Feb. 7, 1801, Olive Thompson who died at Porter’s Landing, Freeport, Me. September 15, 1871, aged 93 years; a woman of noble character; the daughterof Alexander Thompson and Hannah Baker.
(2nd.)Olive Coffin b. December 30, 1801; d. 1889m. Captain George B. Randall b. Freeport, Me. 1800; d 1883. A successful commander of vessels.
(3rd.) Gen. George W. Randall b. Freeport Me. Aug. 13, 1827; d. May 20, 1897.A brave Gen. Of the Civil War.Married Martha L. Armstrong.
(4th.) Blanche Randall b. June 3,1859
(4th.) Martha Lee Randall b. June2, 1862.
(3rd.) Archelia Randall b. March 24,1829; d. Sept. 30, 1831
(3rd.) Electrus Gancelloa Randall b.1832. " When a young man hewent to California and remainedthere. His wife now resides inMass."
(3rd.) Archelia Helen Randall b.Freeport, Me. Mar. 28, 1833. M.Andrew Litchfield.
(4th.) Leonora Litchfield b. sept. 1852
(4th.) Eugenia A. Litchfield b. 1857
(3rd) Charlotte Randall b. Freeport, Me.March 6, 1835. M. June 1, 1856 William Anderson
b.Freeport, Me. Jan 22 1834; d. Oct 17, 1892; schools of Webster, Me. Master painter.
(4th) William Norwood Anderson b. Dec. 9, 1857; resides Freeport, Me. Schools of
Auburn and Freeport, Me. Farmer and master painter. M. Nov. 16, 1887 Maggie
Lydia Parker b. Phillips Me. Sept. 6, 1851; schools of Farmington, Me.; dau. of
Joseph W. Parker & Harriet Toothacker.
(5th) Oscar Norwood Anderson b. Nov. 8, 1888; educated in North Yarmouth
(5th)Leslie Garland Anderson b. Nov. 16, 1889.
(4th)H. Delmont Anderson b. Feb. 26, 1859; resides Freeport, Me. M. Apr. 26, 1865
Hattie L. Randall.
(5th) Louisa Georgianna Anderson, m. June 26, 1901 Charles Beck Mallett.
(3rd) Rosilla Rnadall b. Mar. 2, 1837; d. Aug 24 1838
(3rd) Ansil N. Coffin Randall b. Aug. 31 1841; d. Sept. 17, 1843.
(3rd) Roselia Coffin Randall b. Nov. 7 1839; d. 1894. M. 1874 Emore Townsend
(4th)Archelina E. Townsend, b. Litchfield , Me. July 16, 1875
(2nd) Franklin Coffin b. Sept. 5, 1803; d. Oct. 17, 1804.
(2nd) Roxilania Coffin b. May 28, 1805; d. Oct. 14, 1806
(2nd) Louisa Coffin b. June 10, 1807; d. Oct. 1, 1893. Lived in Freeport, Me. M Thomas Chase b Dec 3, 1801; d. Jan 27, 1883
(3rd) Thomas Franklin Chase b. Oct. 20, 1826; d. at Freeport, Me. Jan 13, 1895.
(3rd) Quincy Acastus Chase b. Nov. 20, 1830; resides Webster St. San Francisco, Calif.
(3rd) Wm. Ira Chase b. Jan 25, 1832; Lives at Freeport, Me.
(3rd) Edward Joseph Chase b. Apr. 14, 1835; resides Freeport, Me.
(3rd) Edward Joseph Chase b. Oct 9 1838, resides, Freeport, Me.
(3rd) Charles Marshall Staples Chase b. Feb. 19, 1843; resides, Freeport, Me.
(3rd) Andrew Kohler Chase b. Dec. 18, 1850; d. Mar. 5, 1885.
(2nd) Jeremiah Thomas Coffin b. Aug. 28, 1809. D. June 28, 1842 33years. Resided at Pownel, Maine m.
Dec. 30, 1830Mary Lun(2nd t; daughter of Judah Lunt and Elizabeth Brewer.
(3rd) Ira Stanciles Coffin b. Freeport, Me. Mar. 25, 1832; d. Jan 19, 1900; lived at Little River
Me., for a few years. Carpenter , then a photographer. M. May 9, 1871 Helen Tracy
Cornish and Hannah Tracey.
(4th) Willis Coffin b. Dec. 26, 1873 m. Sept. 6, 1900 Anna Louisa Brewer.
(4th) George Everett Coffin b. Feb. 28, 1877. M. Sept. 10, 1902 Lucretia West.
(5th) Elizabeth Cornish Coffin b. July 2, 1903.
(4th) Andrew Kohler Coffin b. Dec. 20, 1885.
(3rd) Olive Elizabeth Coffin……m. Mr. Coombs.
(3rd) Emery Oscar Coffin b. Freeport, Me. May 1, 1836. Has lived in Maine towns of Bath
Minot, Winthrop and Freeport. A photographer for 20 years, now a farmer. Married
Nov. 19, 1857 Louisa jane Frazier b. Darmouth, Nova Scotia June 1, 1840; daughter
of Jacob Frazier, " Of a good old Scotch Family". She lived in Nova Scotia until 8 years
old, then in the maine towns of Eastport, Bath, &c.
(4th) Son d. at birth.
(4th) Son d. at birth.
(4th) Louisa Elvira Coffin b. Apr. 13, 1863; d. at Portland, Me. Dec. 28, 1895.
Buried at Freeport, Me. Schools of Winthrop, Me. Married Aug 10, 1880Emery S.
(5th) Viola Leslie Adell b. Sept. 3, 1889.
(5th) Emerald Elviara Adell b. May 14, 1890.
(4th) Irving B. Coffin b. May 27, 1865; d. at Philadelphia, Pa. May 6, 1884; He
graduated from Winthrop High School; was employed in stamping oil cloth.
(4th) Iola Eudell Coffin b. Feb. 10, 1868; lives at Freeport, Me. , married April
20, 1889 Linwood E. Varney.
(5th)Linwood Irving Varney b. Oct. 9, 1889.
(5th) Nellie Hazel Varney b. Mar. 4. 1891.
(5th) Joseph Emery Varney b. Sept. 11, 1892.
(5th) Cyral Blanchard Varney b. Mar. 1, 1895.
(5th) Louise Eunice Varney b. Apr. 14, 1897.
(5th) Gerald Ernest varney b. Jan 20, 1898
(5th) Iola Christine Varney b. Dec. 18, 1900.
(5th) Chas. Ardell Varney b. May 19, 1902.
(5th) John Frederick Varney b. May 7, 1904.
(5th) Vivia Varney b. Mar. 25, 1905; d. Apr. 20, 1905
(5th) Edna Nathalie Carney b, Mar. 17, 1906.
(4th) Archie Leland Coffin b. Mar. 1, 1871; address: Freeport, Me. R.F.D., No. 4
m.Nov. 28, 1901 Mary Graves.
(4th) Violet Alma Coffin b. Feb. 24, 1873; resides Harpswell, Me. ,married
March 18, 1896 Eugene Cyrus Bibber b. July 29, 1862.
(5th) Marguerite Avice Bibber b. Oct. 14, 1896.
(5th) Eugene Coffin Bibber b. jan 5, 1898
(5th) Emery Oscar Bibber b. Dec. 11 1898 d. Mar 6, 1900
(5th)Emery Oscar Bibber b. Nov. 10, 1902.
(5th) Violet Adelaide Bibber b. May 26, 1905
(4th) Edwina Elice Coffin b. May 26, 1878. Resides Freeport Me. Schools of
Freeport and Portland, Me. M. May 9, 1900 Daniel P. Allen.
(5th) Elvira Louise Allen b. Aug. 19, 1901.
(5th) Edwina Viola Allen b. Oct. 15, 1903.
(5th) Agens Allen b. April 17, 1905.
(3rd) Alice Coffin b. 1838.
(3rd) Henry Coffin; d. at 2 years.
(3rd) Archelia Ann Coffin d. at 1 year.
(2nd) Roxana Coffin b. Dec. 17, 1811; d. Jan 2. 1838.
(2nd) Ira Preble Coffin b. Mar. 8, 1814; d. Dec. 9, 1814.
(2nd) Constant Converse Coffin ( Changed his name to Constant Converse, when a young man.) b. Nov
10, 1816; d. Oct. 7, 1881; lived at Porter’s Landing, Freeport, Me. Married Sept. 6 1846 Susan
Maria Coffin, d. Sept. 25, 1900; daughter of David Coffin and (Mary) Jane Welch.
(3rd) Mary Susan Converse b. June 19 1847; resides Calumet St. Peabody Mass. m. Charles
(3rd) David Greenleaf Converse b. April 4, 1849.
(3rd) Lorana J. Converse b. Nov. 15, 1851.
(3rd) Eunice Maria Converse b. Freeport, Me. Oct. 2, 1856; resides at Peabody Mass.; lived at
Freeport and Portland and at Beverly, Mass. m. Dec. 25, 1874 David Franklin Randall b.
Jan 4 1853, Freeport, Me. Schools of Freeport, Me. Barber, son of David Franklin Randall
and Rebecca Sylvester.
(4th) Herman Ellsworth Randall b. Freeport, Me. 4 Jan. 1853; barber, at Little’s
Lane, Peabody, Ma.
m.Miss P. Ferrin.
(4th) Ethel Belle Randall b. 9 April 1885; graduated Peabody Ma. High School.
(4th) Pearl Elwin Randall b. 13 Nov. 1889; grad. Peabody Ma. High School.
(4th) Bessie May Randall b. 15 July 1891.
(4th) Ray Franklyn Randall b. 15 Oct. 1895.
(3rd) Adopted son: John Dennison, b. Mar 15, 1842.
(3rd) Sarah Emma Converse d. aged 1 year.
(3rd) Edith Converse d. aged 1 year.
(3rd) Ethel Converse d. aged 2 years.
(3rd) Albra Converse.
(2nd) Cordelia Arabbine Coffin b. 1 June 1818; d. Nov 27 , 1894; m. Andrew Kohler, and removed to California.
(3rd) daughter d. at 5 years.
(2nd) Ansel Baker Coffin b. Mar. 17, 1821; d. Jan. 1903; m. October 26, 1847 Rhoda Coombsb. Liverpool, Nova Scotia June 16,1825; d. Aug. 27, 1857.
(3rd) Otis Learned Coffin b. Feb. 4, 1844; m. Hattie Almira Harrington b. Cushing’s Island, Me.
June 28, 1847.
(4th) Ernest Linwood Coffin b. Freeport, Me. Jan 17 1866, d. May 26 1877.
(4th) Arthur Bailey Coffin b. Freeport, Me. May 28, 1867.
(4th) Lilliam Delnoria Coffin b. Freeport, Me. Jan. 2, 1871; resides Freeport, Me., m.
James E. Gettings of Mass.
(5th) Stella Gettings b. Oakland California.
(5th) Mildred adelia Gettings b. Oakland California
(5th) Cordelia Arabine Gettings b. Oakland, Calif.
(4th) Wellington Bennet Coffin b. Freeport, Me. June 15, 1873; moved to Calif.
Married Marcia Davis.
(5th) Ernest L. Coffin.
(4th) Rose O. Coffin b. Freeport Me. May 29, 1874.
(4th) Violet Arabine Coffin b. Freeport, Me. Nov. 25, 1881, m. Lewis Munroe of Ill.
(3rd) Marcelleus Kohler Coffin b. Freeport, Me. May 28, 1848. Married Sophia Harabush
born Vienna, Austria, Mar. 21, 1861, d. Mar. 15, 1899.
(3rd) Olive Aribine Coffin b. Freeport Maine April 1, 1851. Married at Portland Maine by
Rev. A. K. P. Small, Aug. 22, 1869 Andrew Bradley b. Portland, Me. Aug. 4, 1845.
(4th) Wm. Ansyl Bradley b. Portland , Me. Dec. 14, 1871., married at So. Gardner
Me. June 19, 1895 Frances Collins b. So. Gardner, Me 1868.
(5th) Ina Louise Collins b. So. Gardner, Me. Nov. 22, 1900.
(4th) Chas. Henry Bradley b.Freeport, Me. Aug. 15, 1880 d. Sept 22, 1895.
(4th) Leonard Andrew Bradley b. Freeport, Me. Aug. 15, 1880.
(4th) Clifford Carrol Bradley b. Freeport, Me. June 22 , 1882.
(4th) Melvin Albion Bradley b. Freeport, Me. Jan 22, 1883; d. Mar. 16. 1887.
(4th) Betha louise Bradley b. Freeport, Me. Jan. 24, 1888.
(4th) Kohler Coffin Bradley b. apr. 14, 1894.
(3rd) Susan Louise Roxiana Coffin.
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