'Coffin1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Coffin of Alwington, Coffin of Porthledge (Portledge, Portlinch or Porthelinch)

                               
Richard Coffin (a temp Henry II who r. 1154-1189)
1. Richard Coffin of Alwington (a 1254)
  A. William Coffin of Alwington (a temp Edward I who r. 1272-1307)
  i. Richard Coffin of Alwington (a 1310)
  a. John Coffin (a 1318)
  (1) David Coffin of Alwington (a 1359, 1370)
m. Thomasine
  (A) David Coffin (a 1370)
  (i) John Coffin of Alwington (a 1427)
  m. Thomasin Hathey (a 1427, heir)
  (a) William Coffin of Alwington (d 11.09.1486)
m. Margaret Giffard (a 1486, dau of Thomas Giffard)
  ((1)) Richard Coffin (b c1456, a 1486)
  m. Alice Gambon (dau of John Gambon of Merston)
  ((A)) John Coffin of Porthledge - continued below
  m. Elizabeth Hingeston (dau/coheir of Philip de Hingeston)
  ((B)) Richard Coffin
  ((C)) Sir William Coffin (dsp 08.12.1538)
  m. Margaret Dymock (dau of Robert Dymock, later "Lady Manners of Derbyshire")
  ((D)) Jane Coffin
  m. John Berry of Coleton
  ((2)) John Coffin of Norhtam
  ((3)) Constantia Coffin
  m. John Wye
  (b) John Coffin (a 02.1445)
  b.+ other issue - Roger, Lawrence, Richard, Joan

 

 

John Coffin of Porthledge - continued above
m. Elizabeth Hingeston (dau/coheir of Philip de Hingeston)
1. Richard Coffin of Portlinch, Devon (d 24.12.1555)
  m. Wilmot Chudley (bur 13.06.1569, dau of Sir Richard Chudley by Mary, dau of Sir Nicholas Wadham of Merefield)
  A. John Coffin of Portlinch (b c1536, d 28.03.1608)
  m. Mary Cary (dau of Robert Cary of Clovellye)
  i. Richard Coffin of Porthleinch (Portlinch) (bpt 12.02.1574-5, d 25.07.1617)
  m. (10.06.1589) Elizabeth Loveys (b 1570-1, d 03.05.1651, dau of Leonard Loveys of Ugber)
  a. John Coffin of Porthleinch (bpt 27.02.1592-3, bur 07.1622)
m. (19.07.1616) Elizabeth Hurding (dau of Henry Hurding of Dorset, m2. Hugh Prust of Gorven)
  (1) Richard Coffin of Porthledge, Sheriff of Devon (b c1622, bur 04.01.1699-1700)
  m1. (28.06.1644) Mary Dennis of Orleigh (dsp)
m2. (03.02.1647-8) Dorothy Rowe (bur 06.03.1665-6)
  (A) John Coffin of Porthledge or Portledge (bpt 20.09.1649, bur 02.08.1704)
  (B) Dorothy Coffin (bpt 0402.1650-1, d 1690)
  m. (24.01.1671-2) Edward Pyne or Pine of Eastdowne
  Portledge passed into the Pyne/Pine family, members of whom assumed the name Pine-Cofifn.
  (C) Katherine Coffin (bpt 12.11.1654)
  m. (11.04.1677) Giles Risdon of Bableigh
  (D) Jane Coffin (bpt 29.06.1657)
m. (15.02.1681-2) Roger Wollocombe
  (E) Mary Coffin (bpt 13.05.1658)
  m. (16.03.1679-80) John Martin
  (F) Gertrude Coffin (bpt 19.02.1660-1)
  m. (05.10.1682) George Yeo
  (G)+ other issue - Richard (b 13.11.1659, bur 12.06.1660), Elizabeth (d 09.04.1654), Elizabeth (bpt 02.03.1655-6, bur 30.03.1666), Ann (bpt 18.09.1662, bur 26.12.1662), Ann (bpt 24.01.1664-5, a 1695)
  m3. (c07.1674) Anne Prideaux (d 10.08.1705, dau of Edmond Prideaux of Padstow)
  (L) John Coffin 'of Porthledge' (bpt 26.06.1678, dsp 11.07.1703)
  m. Katherine Kelland (dau of John Kelland of Painsford, m2. John Prideaux of Soldon)
(M) Richard Coffin (bpt 23.07.1684, bur 03.12.1766)
  (N) Bridget Coffin (bpt 25.07.1675)
  m. (23.08.1694) Charles Kelland
  (O) Honor Coffin (bpt 07.12.1682)
  m. (06.07.1708) Edward Bennett of Lawhitton
  (2) Jane Coffin (bpt 30.09.1618)
  m. (19.05.1645) Hugh Prust
  (3) Elizabeth Coffin
  m1. (24.08.1648) William Gay (d 1651)
  This is probably the Elizabeth who (also) married ...
  m2. (11.11.1652) Josias Calmady of Langdon (bpt 10.10.1619, bur 15.03.1682-3)
  (4) Gertrude Coffin (bpt 12.08.1622)
  m. (22.10.1657) John Chase
b. Richard Coffin of Alwington (d before 02.10.1635)
  m. Alice
  (1)+ issue (b after 1626, a 1635) - John, Elizabeth, Maria
  c. Henry Coffin (dsp before 18.06.1649, 6th son)
  m. Honor Clarke (m2. Arthur Eyre)
d. Mary Coffin (bpt 16.05.1592)
  m. (03.03.1607-8) John Moore
  e. Ibbot Coffin
  m. (03.01.1609-10) Hugh Levelis
  f. Wilmot Coffin
  m. (16.04.1617) Francis Weekes
  g. Elizabeth Coffin
  m. (31.03.1623) Hugh Fortescue
  h. Julian Coffin
  m. Richard Gifford
  i. Katherine Coffin
  m. (05.01.1633-4) William Hockin of Week in Great Torrington
  j.+ other issue - Leonard (a 1620), Edmond (a 1620), James (bur 03.9.16563), Edward (bpt 15.06.1609, dsp before 09.01.1631-2), William (bpt 17.05.1607, dsp before 14.07.1627), Christian
  ii. John Coffin of Goldworthy, Devon (bpt 25.06.1576, bur 23.01.1628-9)
m. Grace Berrie (bur 04.06.1623, dau of Richard Berrie of Berrie)
  a. Humphry Coffin (bpt 30.06.1605, 2nd son)
  (1)+ issue - George (bpt 23.05.1639), Grace (bpt 10.08.1636)
  b.+ other issue - Humphry (bpt 22.05.1603, d infant), Giles (b c1600, bur 11.1628), Nicohlas (b c1613, bur 29.03.1636), Jane (bpt 30.09.1618), Elizabeth (bpt 12.1619), Gertrude (bpt 12.08.1621)
  iii. Willmot Coffin (bpt 06.02.1569)
  m1. William Addington of Harleberie
m2. (07.02.1596-7) Launcelot Ffarington
  iv Johane Coffin (bpt 1571, bur 20.09.1571)
  v. Mary Coffin
  m1. (23.10.1589) John Woollocom of Combe
  m2. (c06.1611) John Copleston
  vi. Prudence Coffin (bpt 02.06.1573)
  m. Humphry Berrie of Berrie
  B. James Coffin of Marsh (d 15.12.1566, 3rd son)
  m. (05.02.1559-60) Elizabeth Ede
  i. Mary Coffin (b c1560)
  m. Arthur Mallett
  ii. Elizabeth Coffin (b c1563)
m. Thomas Gere
  iii. Wilmot Coffin (b c1563)
  iv. Elizabeth Coffin (b 05.08.1565)
  m. John Wyke of Henly
  C. Anne Coffin
  m1. (01.02.1550-1) Roger Tremayne 'of Collacombe'
  m2. John Smith of Tregonacke
  D. Christian Coffin
m. (01.12.1566) Justinian Tolkarne of Cornwall
  E. Elizabeth Coffin
  m. (02.02.1568-9) Edward Whiddon
  F. Johanna Coffin
  m. (12.09.1574) Richard Tremayne
  G.+ other issue - Edward, William, Margaret
2. James Coffin 'of Portledge' (a 1551)
  m. Anne Chudleigh (dau of Sir William Chudleigh, m2. Edward Whiddon)
  A. Jacquet Coffin
  m1. George Basset of Tehidy
  m2. Humphry Jones
3. Jacquet Coffin (d 1578)
  m. John Kestell of Kestell
4. Margaret Coffin
  m. Richard Gilbert of Yolgrave
5.+ other issue - Thomas, William, William, Anne, Alice

Main source(s): Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, 'Coffin of Porthledge', p208+)
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