Wife of  Coffe

Deacon Sheldon's Probate Inventory

Deacon Sheldon's Probate Inventory

  • Record ID #: 60
  • Ancestry tree: Coffe Family Tree
  • Confidence Level: Highly Confident
  • gender: Female
  • Race/ethnicity: Black
  • Race / Ethnicity / Tribe of Mother: Black
  • Master / Mistress: Capt. John Seldon (d. 1733)
  • Occupation: Servant
  • Spouse: Coffe
  • Child: Cuffy
  • Child (2nd): George
  • Child (3rd): Susanna (Sue)
  • Child (4th): Infant Unnamed
  • Additional Relationships: Robbin (Robbins) was also included in the household. Not sure if he was a sibling to the others or an older man.
  • Most recent residence: Hartford, CT
  • Longest place of residence: Hartford, CT
  • Notes: In his will, Deacon Sheldon passed Coffe on to his wife, and then after her death to his son John or daughter Abigail. The boys are valued at £80, Sue at £60, and Coffe, wife and child at £130. Robbins was valued at £70.
  • Bibliographic sources: Manwaring, 3, p. 108; CTPP (John Seldon, 1733-34)
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