Family:Whitney, John Coffin (1751-1822)

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Capt. John Coffin5 Whitney (John4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of John4 and Jerusha (Knowles) Whitney, was born 6 Nov 1751, York, ME,[1] and died 2 Jan 1822, Philadelphia, PA, aged 71 years. He is buried in the Swedes Cemetery (Gloria Dei Church), Philadelphia, PA.

He married an unknown wife.

He had one known son:

i. John Coffin6 Whitney, b. 3 Jan 1785; m. Anna Houseman.



1.^  "John Coffin Whitney [s. of Dr. John and Margaret (Coffin)] born in York Novr 6- 1751," according to Lester MacKenzie Bragdon and John E. Frost, Vital Records of York, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, Maine: Picton Press, 1992).

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