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Sarah Prentiss Coit
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Birth: Jan. 27, 1741
New London
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Death: May 18, 1813
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Wife of Capt. William Coit, Sr., the Revolutionary patriot known as "The Great Red Dragon". Daughter of Capt. John Prentiss & Sarah Christophers.

Sarah was the mother of eight children, three sons and five daughters; the latter celebrated for their beauty. Samuel Waldo said that Esther (Mrs. Clapp) had the handsomest face he ever painted.

After the death of her husband, Sarah Prentice Coit moved to New York City to live with her daughter Esther, wife of Samuel Clapp. She died there in 1813 and was buried in Trinity churchyard beside her daughter, Mrs. Clapp.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Sarah Christophers Prentiss (1719 - 1773)
 
 Spouse:
  William Coit (1742 - 1802)
 
 Children:
  Sarah Coit Black (1767 - 1841)*
  Nancy Coit (1770 - 1792)*
 
 Sibling:
  Sarah Prentiss Coit (1741 - 1813)
  Anna Prentis Law (1743 - 1814)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Trinity Churchyard
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
 
Maintained by: AAndrewsRF
Originally Created by: Superkentman
Record added: Jan 09, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17365859
Sarah <i>Prentiss</i> Coit
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