Family:Whitney, John Coffin (1751-1822)
Capt. John Coffin5 Whitney (John4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of John4 and Jerusha (Knowles) Whitney, was born 6 Nov 1751, York, ME, 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.
- 1790: not found.
- 1800: not found.
- 1810: not found.
- 1820, Philadelphia Southwark Ward, Philadelphia Co., PA: John C. Whitney, 2 males over 45, 1 male 26-44, 1 male 18-25, 1 female 26-44, and 1 female 16-25.
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).