Damaris Gayer Coffin was born 24 October 1673 in Nantucket, Nantucket County, Massachusetts to William Gayer (1647-1710) and Dorcus Starbuck (1650-1696) and died 6 September 1764 Nantucket, Nantucket County, Massachusetts of unspecified causes. She married Nathaniel Coffin (1671-1721) 17 August 1692 in Nantucket, Nantucket, Massachusetts.


Offspring of Nathaniel Coffin and Damaris Gayer (1673-1764)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Dorcas Coffin (1693-1778) 22 July 1693 Nantucket County, Massachusetts 7 June 1778 Nantucket, Nantucket County, Massachusetts John Soley (1687-1735)
Christian Coffin (1695-1769)
Lydia Coffin (1697-1749)
William Coffin (1699-1775) 1 December 1699 Nantucket, Nantucket County, Massachusetts 23 June 1775 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Ann Anna Holmes (1699-1775)
Charles Coffin (1702-1772)
Benjamin Coffin (1705-1780)
Gayer Coffin (1709-1777)
Nathaniel Coffin (1711-1800)
Catharina Coffin (1715-1798)




  • Genealogy of the Early Generations of the Coffin Family of New England - 1870 work by Silvanus Jenkins Macy (Author), Nathaniel Wheeler Coffin (Author), William S. Appleton (Author) - This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work.
  • Coffin Family of Boston - Boston Brahmin
  • Damaris Gayer - disambiguation
  • Gayer in Massachusetts

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