Tristram Coffin of Brixton, Devon


W.E. Mugford

Devon Notes and Queries 2, (1902-3), pp. 142-4.

Prepared by Michael Steer

Tristram Coffin (1605-1681) was born to Peter and Joanna (Kember) Coffin on 11 March 1605 in the parish of Brixton near Plymouth. He was of the landed gentry and married Dionis Stevens in 1630. They had nine children, the first five born in England. The Coffins immigrated to Massachusetts and 1659 where he led a group of investors who bought Nantucket from Thomas Mayhew for thirty pounds and two beaver hats. He became a prominent citizen of the settlement. Google with the Archive Organization has sponsored the digitisation of books from several libraries. The Internet Archive makes available, in its Community Texts Collection (originally known as Open Source Books), books that have been digitised by Google from a number of libraries. These are books on which copyright has expired, and are available free for educational and research use. This rare book was produced from a copy held by the New York Public Library, and is available from the Internet Archive.

Butler, Eunice 143
Butler, William 143
Coffin, Deborah (Coffyn) 143
Coffin, Dionise 143
Coffin, Elizabeth 144
Coffin, (Coffyn), Eunice 143
Coffin, James 143
Coffin, Mrs Joan 143-4
Coffin, Joan (2) 143
Coffin, John 143-4
Coffin, Mary 143
Coffin, Peter (also Cawfing) 143
Coffin, Peter (2) 143
Coffin, Ruth 143
Coffin, Tristram 143-4
Colcord, Edward (also Colcott) 144
Gorges, Elizabeth 144
Gorges, Sir Ferdinand 144
Hill, Eunice 143
Hill, William 143
Kember, Mrs Anna 144
Kember family 144
Kember, John 144
Keymber, Joane 144
Keymber, Robert 144
Meader, Elinor 144
Meader, Nicolas 144
Stephens, Deborah 143
Stephens, William 143
Steven, Dunes (also Duence) 143-4
Steven, Dionise 143
Steven (also Stephen), Robert 143
Thember, Joan 143