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Barnabas Coffin (b. December 25, 1751, d. August 13, 1815)Barnabas Coffin (son of William Coffin and Priscilla Paddock) was born December 25, 1751 in Nantucket, Massachusetts310, and died August 13, 1815 in Guilford County, North Carolina310.He married Phebe Marshall on January 07, 1773 in Nantucket, Massachusetts, daughter of Joseph Marshall and Phebe Folger.
Notes for Barnabas Coffin:
Some say they married in NC
Barnabas and Phebe moved their membership from Nantucket to New Garden NC MM 29 May, 1773, shortly after their marriage.
Guilford Co. Will Abstracts-will dated 11 Nov 1814 and proved during Aug 1815 term of court.
Wife Phebe-use of home plantation during widowhood
Son Joseph-$100, third of my books
Son Abel-4 acres and house bought from Joseph Mills, my four books of Arts and science.
Son Barnabas-$200, what he has received, third of my books
Son Stephen-$300, third of books, use of my large Bible, and other family journals,
that wagon he took to western country.
Daus Huldah Stanley, Phebe Hunt, Elisebeth Hunt-$150
Gr sons:Barnabas Hunt, Barnabas Coffin, Barnabas Stanley-$1
Son-in-law Jesse Stanley-all the notes I have on him
Sister Deborah Terrell-may occupy a room at my house
Exrs.Brother Bethuel Coffin, sons Joseph and Abel Coffin
More About Barnabas Coffin and Phebe Marshall:
Marriage: January 07, 1773, Nantucket, Massachusetts.
Children of Barnabas Coffin and Phebe Marshall are:
- +Joseph Coffin, b. January 12, 1774, North Carolina311, d. July 10, 1859, Wayne County, Indiana312.
- +Phebe Coffin, b. March 11, 1783, Guilford County, North Carolina313, d. November 24, 1860, Raysville, Henry County, Indiana.