• 1802-1803: Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives


John Coffin Jones Sr. was born 8 June 1750 in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States to Ichabod Jones (1717-1790) and Apphia Coffin (1724-) and died 25 October 1829 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States of unspecified causes. He married Elizabeth Champlin (1769-1837) 21 September 1791 .

John Coffin Jones Sr was a businessman who served as the Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1802 to 1803. Jones' son, John Jr. was the first United States Consular Agent to Hawaii.

Jones was elected a member of the American Antiquarian Society in 1814.

Marriage and Family

  1. John Coffin Jones (1796-1861) - Boston sea captain that in 1820 was appointed the first United States Consular Agent to the Kingdom of Hawaii.
  2. Mararet Champlin Jones (1792-1848)
  3. Martha Ellery Jones (1794-)
  4. Mary Jones (1795-1837)
  5. Christopher Champlin Jones (1798-)
  6. Elizabeth Jones (1799-)
  7. Anna Powell Jones (1803-1803)
  8. Abi J G Jones (c1800-1854)


Offspring of John Coffin Jones Sr. and Elizabeth Champlin (1769-1837)
Name Birth Death Joined with
John Coffin Jones (1796-1861) 1796 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 24 December 1861 Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, United States Hannah Kalikolehua Holmes (1796-) Maria Lahilahi Marin (1811-1844) Hannah Kalikolehua Holmes (1796-) Maria Lahilahi Marin (1811-1844) Manuela Antonia Carrillo (1820-1900)
Mararet Champlin Jones (1792-1848)
Martha Ellery Jones (1794-)
Mary Jones (1795-1837)
Christopher Champlin Jones (1798-)
Elizabeth Jones (1799-)
Anna Powell Jones (1803-1803)
Abi J G Jones (c1800-1854)




  • 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.
  • wikipedia:en:John Coffin Jones Sr. - Wikipedia
  • John Jones - disambiguation
  • Coffin Family of Boston - Boston Brahmin
  • Coffin in Suffolk County, Massachusetts
  • Jones in Essex County, Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts Historical Society (1922), Massachusetts Historical Society Proceedings October, 1920 - June, 1921, Volume LIV, Boston, MA: Massachusetts Historical Society, p. 22, fn 3.
  • American Antiquarian Society Members Directory,; accessed 6 September 2015.


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