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Elizabeth James Coffin was born 8 April 1814 in Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, United States to William James (1776-1819) and Ruth Carter (1783-1859) and died 3 September 1902 in Middleborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States of unspecified causes. She married Shubael Cottle Coffin (1809-1883) 1836 in New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts.
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'Elizabeth (James) Coffin was born in 1814 in Newport, RI and descended from one of that city's earliest families. Her father, William James (1776-1819) lost his life at sea off the coast of Virginia.

Elizabeth and younger brother Benjamin James were sent to live with their mother's brother Robert Carter and his wife Nancy Carter (née Topham). An elder sister, Maryann James, remained (it's presumed) with her widowed mother for a time but eventually married Rhodes Arnold. Mary Ann Arnold is also buried with her sister Elizabeth Coffin and mother Ruth (Carter) James (1783-1859) at the same lot at Rural Cemetery.

Elizabeth James married Shubael Cottle Coffin 13 August 1836 and they lived in New Bedford, Mattapoisett, Marion, Rochester and finally Middleboro, Massachusetts.

Both Elizabeth and Shubael C. Coffin are buried at Rural Cemetery, New Bedford, Massachusetts.




Children


Offspring of Shubael Cottle Coffin and Elizabeth James (1814-1902)
Name Birth Death Joined with
William Coffin (1840-1841)
Annie Mary Coffin (1841-1921)
William James Coffin (1846-1873) 10 April 1846 New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States 1873 New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States

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