Tag: Nantucket

Abigail Butler Coffin (1783-1858)

Abigail Butler Coffin is my third female ancestor who migrated with her husband and children from Nantucket to Cincinnati in the early 1800s.  She came with four or five young children (the birth date of one son isn’t well recorded). 

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Phebe Foye Wilcox Myrick (1771-1815)

This will be a short description of my g-g-g-g-grandmother Phebe Foye, who was another of my Nantucket grandmothers who migrated from Nantucket to the Cincinnati area in the early 1800s.  There isn’t a lot of information readily available about Phebe

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My Nantucket Grandmothers

There is a song or poem, titled The Nantucket Girl’s Song that was written in the 19th century by one or another woman traveling in the south Pacific on a ship.  The poem appears in the back of a journal

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Book Review: Renny A. Stackpole’s Sea Letters

Sea Letters.  Letters and Journals of the Captain Andrew Pinkham family of Nantucket and Ohio, 1813-1870.. By Renny A. Stackpole. Published by Maine Authors Publishing. 2013. 161 pages. Mr. Stackpole writes in his introduction, “Sea Letters reflects this writer’s experiences

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Nantucket to Cincinnati

I have often wondered about the Coffin family’s migration from Nantucket to Cincinnati. I am still piecing together the history and the possibilities but this is how it seems to me to have happened. Until very recently, I have never

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