649. Documentation for Mary Coffin
(20 Feb 1644/5 to 13 Nov 1717)
mother of Jethro Starbuck
(14 Dec 1671 to 12 Aug 1770)



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8. Nathaniel Starbuck, Sr.(28)(29)(30) born February 20, 1634/35 in Dover, Stafford, NH; died June 6, 1719 in Nantucket, MA. He was the son of 16. Edward Starbuck and 17. Catherine Reynolds. He married 9. Mary Coffin 1662 in Nantucket, MA.

9. Mary Coffin(31)(32)(33) born February 20, 1644/45 in Haverhill, MA; died November 13, 1717 in Nantucket, MA. She was the daughter of 18. Tristram Coffin and 19. Dionis Stevens.

Mary Coffin Starbuck initiated the rise of the Quaker faith on Nantucket in 1701 when she heard an itinerant Quaker preacher named John Richardson speak before a crowd of Nantucketers. It was in her house, situated in 2009 at what is now 10 Pine Street, that early Quaker meetings took place. The Quaker (Friends) Meeting House on Fair Street, in 2009, was erected in 1838 and originally served as a Friends School for the Wilburite Sect.

Children of Nathaniel Starbuck and Mary Coffin are:

i. Mary Starbuck34, born March 30, 1663 in Nantucket Island, MA \ (first child of English parents born on Nantucket); married James Gardner; born May 19, 1664 in Salem, MA \ (prob.); died Abt. 1723.

ii.
Elizabeth Starbuck34, born September 09, 1665 in Nantucket, MA; died Abt. 1706; married (1) Nathaniel Barnard, Jr.; born Bet. 1645 - 1665; married (2) Peter Coffin Abt. August 15, 1682; born August 20, 1660 in Dover, Stafford Co., NH; died Abt. 1699 in Nantucket, MA \ (prob.).

iii.
Nathaniel Starbuck(34) born August 09, 1668 in Nantucket Island, MA; died April 09, 1753 in Nantucket Island, MA; married Dinah Coffin November 20, 1690; born July 1674 in Nantucket Island, MA; died October 01, 1750 in Nantucket Island, MA.

iv.
Jethro Starbuck born December 14, 1671 in Nantucket Island, Nantucket, MA, USA; died August 12, 1770 in Nantucket, MA; married Dorcas Gayer December 6, 1694 in Nantucket, MA.

v.
Barnabus Starbuck(34) born 1673; died November 21, 1732 in \ (reportedly died unmarried).

vi.
Eunice Starbuck(34)(35) born April 11, 1674 in Nantucket, MA; died July 12, 1766 in Nantucket, MA; married George Gardner; born Bet. 1664 - 1674; died February 17, 1749/50 in Nantucket, MA.

vii.
Priscilla Starbuck(36)(37) born August 24, 1676 in Nantucket, MA; died March 14, 1762 in Nantucket, MA; married John Coleman Abt. 1694; born August 2, 1667 in Nantucket, MA; died January 18, 1762 in Nantucket, MA.

viii.
Hepzibah Starbuck(37) born April 02, 1680 in Nantucket, MA; died July 02, 1740 in \ (or April 7, 1740); married Thomas Hathaway; born Bet. 1670 - 1680.

ix.
Ann Starbuck(37) born Aft. 1681; died in \ (died single).

x.
Paul Starbuck(37) born Aft. 1681; died in \ (died single).


REFERENCES

28. Jordan, John W., Colonial Families of Philadelphia, (Lewis Publishing Company, Chicago 1911), 566-7.

29. No Author, American Genealogical Record, The Robinson, (Genealogical Record Publishing Company, San Francisco, 1897), Vol. 2, p. 198.

30. Frank A. Gardner, MD, Thomas Gardner Planter and Some of His Descendants, (1731, Essex Institute, Salem, MA).

31. Jordan, John W., Colonial Families of Philadelphia, (Lewis Publishing Company, Chicago 1911), 566-7.

32. No Author, American Genealogical Record, The Robinson, (Genealogical Record Publishing Company, San Francisco, 1897), Vol. 2, p. 198.

33. Frank A. Gardner, MD, Thomas Gardner Planter and Some of His Descendants, (1731, Essex Institute, Salem, MA).

34. No Author, American Genealogical Record, The Robinson, (Genealogical Record Publishing Company, San Francisco, 1897), Vol. 2, p. 198.

35. Frank A. Gardner, MD, Thomas Gardner Planter and Some of His Descendants, (1731, Essex Institute, Salem, MA).

36. Macy: Silvanus J., Genealogy of the Macy family from 1635-1868, Albany, Joel Munsell, 79.

37. No Author, American Genealogical Record, The Robinson, (Genealogical Record Publishing Company, San Francisco, 1897), Vol. 2, p. 198.