Tristram Coffin of Brixton, Devon
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.
|Coffin, Deborah (Coffyn)||143|
|Coffin, (Coffyn), Eunice||143|
|Coffin, Mrs Joan||143-4|
|Coffin, Joan (2)||143|
|Coffin, Peter (also Cawfing)||143|
|Coffin, Peter (2)||143|
|Colcord, Edward (also Colcott)||144|
|Gorges, Sir Ferdinand||144|
|Kember, Mrs Anna||144|
|Steven, Dunes (also Duence)||143-4|
|Steven (also Stephen), Robert||143|