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Mehetabel Chandler Coit
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Birth: Jul. 24, 1673
Woodstock
Windham County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Nov. 3, 1758
New London
New London County
Connecticut, USA

aged 85 years

Mother of four sons and two daughters. Her journals dating to around 1714 have been published and she has been called "one of the earliest American female authors."

[Married June 25, 1695.

Children:
1. John Coit was born May 25, 1696; m. July 2, 1719 Grace Christophers.
2. Joseph Coit was born Nov. 15, 1698.
3. Samuel Coit was born Feb. 18, 1700; d. May 9, 1703 in his 4th year.
4. Thomas Coit was born June 1, 1702; d. Mar. 10, 1725.
5. Elizabeth Coit born March 22, 1704; m. Samuel Gardiner.
6. Martha Coit was born April 1, 1706; m. (1) David Hubbard; (2) Thomas Greene.

~Mehetabel Chandler Coit: Her Book, 1714; pgs. 3-12; Bulletin Print, 1714.] 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Chandler (1634 - 1703)
  Elizabeth Douglas Chandler (1641 - 1705)
 
 Spouse:
  John Coit (1670 - 1744)
 
 Children:
  John Coit (1696 - ____)*
  Joseph Coit (1698 - 1787)*
  Thomas Coit (1702 - 1724)*
  Elizabeth Coit Gardiner (1704 - 1725)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Chandler (1659 - 1659)*
  John Chandler (1665 - 1743)*
  Joseph Chandler (1667 - 1668)*
  Hannah Chandler Draper (1669 - 1692)*
  Mehetabel Chandler Coit (1673 - 1758)
  Sarah Chandler Gardiner (1676 - 1711)*
  Joseph Chandler (1683 - 1750)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Ancient Cemetery
New London
New London County
Connecticut, USA
 
Created by: Jan Franco
Record added: Jul 22, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11402918
Mehetabel <i>Chandler</i> Coit
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