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Family of Gardner Spring COFFIN and Elizabeth Ann VEAZIE
Gardner Spring COFFIN b. 1816 Nov 28886 at Newburyport, MA886. d. 1901840. bd. Forest Hills Cem and Crematory, Jamaica Plain, MA840.
Elizabeth Ann VEAZIE b. 1818 Jan 10855 at Quincy, MA855. d. 1900 Jun 13855 at Watertown, MA855. bd. Forest Hills Cem and Crematory, Jamaica Plain, MA840.
Married3272 1844 Nov 283272 at Boston, MA3272. Elizabeth A Veasey and Gardner S Coffin were married3272 in Boston, MA, Nov 28, 1844, by Rev Sebastian Streeter. Another record3272 for Boston marriages has the date November 1. That is, perhaps, an intention. In 1900, Elizabeth and Gardner are listed1999 as married 55 years.
Gardner's birth record886 provides his middle name.
The death certificate4911 for daughter Lucy (Coffin) Abercrombie lists the birthplace for her father Gardner Coffin as "Newberryport," MA. The informant for that information was Mrs M A Hope.
In 1850, Gardner is listed470 as a locksmith. In 1860, he is listed860 as a "whitesmith." That year, the Coffins resided next door to George and Mahala Veazie, Elizabeth's brother and his wife.
Elizabeth was baptized in Quincy, Mar 22, 1818. Elizabeth's death record (src 855 505:755): she, married, wife of Gardner S Coffin, died at age 82y 5m 3d, of exhaustion from cerebral apoplexy. Her birthdate is calculated from her age at death.
Child 1. Alfred
In 1850, Alfred, age 1, resided470 with his parents, Gardner and Elizabeth Coffin. Alfred Gardner Coffin died855 unmarried in Waterown, MA, at the age of 44y 2m 7d, of "pulmonatis" and was buried at Forest Hills. He was a locksmith, apparently having followed his father's vocation. The (Forest Hills Cem.) headstone840 for "G. S. Coffin" and "Elizabeth A Veazie" has below their names and dates: "Alfred. 1849 - 1893."
Child 4. Etta
Etta Coffin died Sep 12, 1859, in Quincy, MA, at the age of 1y 7m, of "Com Rer" [perhaps cancer? Canker?]. The headstone840 for "G S Coffin" and "Elizabeth A Veazie" has below their names and dates: "Etta. 1857 - 1859."
Children of Gardner Spring COFFIN and Elizabeth Ann VEAZIE:
|1.||Alfred Gardner COFFIN470 b. 1849 Jul 27855 at 2 Dix Place, Boston, MA855. d. 1893 Oct 2855 at Watertown, MA855. bd. Forest Hills Cem and Crematory, Jamaica Plain, MA840.|
|2.||William Augustus COFFIN855 b. 1852 Aug 19855 at 2 Dix Pl, Boston, MA855.|
|md. Mary E BOWEN|
|3.||Lucy A COFFIN860 b. 1855 Aug 154911 at Newburyport, MA4911. d. 1942 Feb 244911 at Steelton, PA4911. bd. "Hbg. Cemetery" (Harrisburg), pa840.|
|md. Wyman E ABERCROMBIE|
|4.||Etta COFFIN840 b. 1857 Jul~855. d. 1859 Sep 12855 at Quincy, MA855. bd. Forest Hills Cem and Crematory, Jamaica Plain, MA840.|