Blog Archives

Capt. William Blackman, One Mystery Solved

My maternal gggg grandfather is, I think, Captain William Blackman. He was the father of my ggg grandmother, Marinda Blackman who married John Denman in 1819. This “fact” has not yet been satisfactorily documented in my own research, however, the

Posted in Miscellaneous Tagged with: , , , ,

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

Posted in Miscellaneous Tagged with: , , ,