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Jonathan B. Coffin (b. February 11, 1796, d. January 31, 1874)Jonathan B. Coffin (son of Joseph Coffin and Hannah Ballinger) was born February 11, 1796 in Guilford County, North Carolina321, and died January 31, 1874 in Wayne County, Indiana322.He married Martha (Patsy) Parker on August 28, 1814 in Guilford County, North Carolina323, daughter of Jonathan Parker and Martha Thrift.
Notes for Jonathan B. Coffin:
According to Tucker's History of Randolph Co. IN, Jonathon Coffin came to IN from NC in the fall of 1833.He was a farmer all his life.
In 1843 Jonathon may have been living in Madison Co. IN.
1850 Wayne Co. IN census
Jonathon Coffin 54 b. NC
Martha 53 b. NC
Jonathon 18 b. NC
Hannah 14 b. IN
Joseph 12 b. IN
Martha 10? b IN
Lewis 21 b. IN(who is he?-my Lewis was b. 1859)
Obit-Jonathan Coffin-Richmond Independent 6 Feb 1874Jonathan B. Coffin, an old citizen of Clay Township in this county, died last Saturday evening.His funeral took place last Monday.He was in the 78th year of his age.
He apparently had no will; letters of administration were filed in Feb. 1874 term.Jonathon Baldwin appointed administrator.
More About Jonathan B. Coffin:
Burial: Unknown, Fairfield Cemetery, Wayne County, Indiana.324
More About Jonathan B. Coffin and Martha (Patsy) Parker:
Marriage: August 28, 1814, Guilford County, North Carolina.326
Children of Jonathan B. Coffin and Martha (Patsy) Parker are:
- +Milton Coffin, b. November 11, 1823, Guilford County, North Carolina327, d. September 27, 1908, Randolph County, Indiana328.