Ruth GARDNER

Female 1677 - 1748  (71 years)


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  • Name Ruth GARDNER 
    Born 26 Jan 1676/77  Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ruth, d. John, Jan. 26, 1676 [second w. James Coffin (s. James and Mary), d. John and Priscilla (Grafton), 26th, 1 mo. 1676-7, P.R.38]. [1]
    Gender Female 
    Died 4 Oct 1748  Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I51252  FamilyWorld
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2012 

    Father John GARDNER,   b. 1625, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1706, Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Priscilla GRAFTON,   d. 1717, Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 20 Feb 1653/54  Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • John, "1st of Nantucket," s. Thomas of Salem, and Priscilla Grafton, d. Joseph and Mary, Feb. 20, 1653-4. [2]
    Family ID F16564  Group Sheet

    Family James COFFIN, Jr.,   b. 9 Jul 1664, Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1741, Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 19 May 1692  Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • James [Coffin] Jr. and Ruth Gardner, 19: 3m: 1692.* [James, s. James and Mary (Severance), and Ruth Gardner (second w.), 15y 3m 19d, d. John and Priscilla (Grafton). PR38] [3]
    Children 
     1. George COFFIN,   b. 22 Apr 1693, Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1727, Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
     2. Sarah COFFIN,   b. 9 Mar 1695, Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1739, Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
    +3. Nathan COFFIN,   b. 13 Nov 1696, Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1768, Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     4. Elisha COFFIN,   b. 10 Aug 1698, Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1722  (Age 23 years)
     5. Joshua COFFIN,   b. 16 Sep 1701, Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1722, Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
    +6. Elizabeth COFFIN,   b. 27 Oct 1703, Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1774, Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +7. Priscilla COFFIN,   b. 3 Jun 1703, Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1792, Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +8. Mary COFFIN,   b. 29 Jul 1710, Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1785, Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     9. James COFFIN,   b. 10 Jun 1713, Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1784  (Age 70 years)
     10. Ruth COFFIN,   b. 17 Jun 1716, Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1801  (Age 85 years)
     11. Benjamin COFFIN,   b. 16 Nov 1718, Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1793, Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 25 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F16513  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Jan 1676/77 - Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 May 1692 - Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Oct 1748 - Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • James (4) Coffin Jr. (James 3, Tristram 2, Peter 1), was born in Nantucket; married there, first, Love, daughter of Richard Gardner, Sen.

      Child:

      (1) Benoni.

      He married second, 10 May 1692, Ruth, daughter of John and Priscilla (Grafton) Gardner, who was born in Nantucket 26 Jan 1676-7, and died there 4 Oct 1748. Her husband died there 2 Aug 1741. Children (born Nantucket):

      (2) George, b. 22 Apr 1693; d. Aug 1727.
      (3) Sarah. b. 9 Mar 1695; d. there 1 Dec 1739; m. Nantucket, 8 Aug 1711, Jeremiah, son of John and Susanna (Greene) Gardner, who d. 5 May 1768.
      (4) Nathan, b. 13 Nov 1696; d. 4 Dec 1768.
      (5) Elisha, b. 10 Aug 1699; d. 1722.
      (6) Joshua, b. 16 Sep 1701; d. 1722.
      (7) Elizabeth, b. 27 Oct 1703; d. 1774; m. Josiah Coffin.
      (8) Priscilla, b. 3 June 1708; d. Nantucket 27 Apr 1792; m. Abel, son of Nathaniel and Abigail (Coffin) Gardner, b. Nantucket 6 June 1702 and d. there 11 Sept 1771.
      (9) Mary, b. 29 July 1710; d. Nantucket 19 July 1785; m. John, son of George and Deborah (Coffin) Bunker, who d. 1 Nov 1760.
      (10) James, b. 10 June 1713; d. 11 Apr 1784.
      (11) Ruth, b. 17 June 1716; d. 30 Sep 1801; m. Cromwell Coffin, who was b. 1709 and d. 5 Apr 1783.
      (12) Benjamin, b. 16 Nov. 1718; m. (1st) Rebecca Coffin; m. (2nd) Hannah Parker; d. 28 Dec 1793. [4]

  • Sources 
    1. [S64] Massachusetts Vital Records Website, website: http://ma-vitalrecords.org/, Nantucket births, pg. 71.

    2. [S64] Massachusetts Vital Records Website, website: http://ma-vitalrecords.org/, Nantucket births, vol. 3, pg. 509.

    3. [S64] Massachusetts Vital Records Website, website: http://ma-vitalrecords.org/, Nantucket marriages, pg. 274.

    4. [S34] NEHGR, New England Historic Genealogical Society Register, vol. 24, pg. 154.