Dorcas Coffin Soley was born 22 July 1693 in Nantucket County, Massachusetts to Nathaniel Coffin (1671-1721) and Damaris Gayer (1673-1764) and died 7 June 1778 Nantucket, Nantucket County, Massachusetts of unspecified causes. She married John Soley (1687-1735) 1713 in Nantucket, Massachusetts.


Offspring of John Soley and Dorcas Coffin (1693-1778)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mary Soley (1717-1800) 1 September 1717 Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts 12 May 1800 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Nathaniel Gorham (1709-1761)
Dorcas Soley (1719-1807)
John Soley (1722-1801)
Abigail Soley (1724-1775)
Lydia Soley (1726-)
Matthew Soley (1728-)




  • 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
  • Dorcas Coffin - disambiguation
  • Coffin in Massachusetts

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