John Coates baptized in Marblehead Mass. 7/29/1716-died in Woodstock Conn. 9/21/1756. He married in Woodstock on 9/11/1744 to Ann Chamberlain born in Newtown Mass 8/3/1729, daughter of Samuel Chamberlain and Esther Hammond. She married a second time to Edward Aldrich 9/12/1749. John Coates owned a store and a blacksmith shop in West Woodstock. He and Ann had the following children all born in Woodstock Conn.;
Cloe Coates 1/17/1744 married 12/2/1790 Seth Clark as a second wife, no children,
Rhonda Coates 8/2/1747-3/13/1813 Married 6/7/1770 Nehemiah Underwood Jr. They had the following children; (Reuben Underwood 1/21/1771, Nehemiah Underwood III. 3/28/1773, Urijah Underwood 3/258/1775, Alvan Underwood 9/8/1777, Adam Underwood 2/16/1784, Laban Underwood 6/30/1786,Cynthia Underwood 11/15/1788, Rhonda Underwood 1/27/1790)
Esther Coates 4/2/1751- 1/25/1813in New Woodstock NY. Married 6/26/1783 Lemuel Underwood. They had the following children; (Lemuel Underwood 12/6/1784, Thomas Underwood 11/7/1786, Sylvanus Underwood 5/28/1789, Esther Underwood 12/21/1791, Anna Underwood 8/12/1794)
Pinsont Coates 3/13/1720-12/5/1770 died in Pomfret Conn. Married 12/21/1744 to Rebeccah Holmes Ruggles the widow of Samuel Ruggles. Rebecah was born 8/13/1719- died in Pomfret 11/24/1799, she was the daughter of Jehoshaphat Holmes and Sara Waldo. Pinsont and Rebeccah had the following children;
Samuel Ruggles Coates 10/22/1745- died in Cazenovia NY 9/6/1827,married at Woodstock Conn. 5/17/1770 to Eunice Child, born 5/3/1750-died after 1827, daughter of Abijah Child and Eunice Johnson.Samuel served in the revolutionary war. Samuel and Eunice had the following children all born in Woodstock Conn.; ( Samuel Pinsent Coates 3/4/1771-1/27/1808 in Cazanovia NY Married in Woodstock 1/18/1798 Bethia Lyon- no children., Ebenezer Coates 4/17/1773-3/5/1862 in Cazanovia NY Ebenezer was a farmer. married Lodema?, Abigail Coates 2/15/1777-before 1822 married Solomon Bliss, Abijah Child Coates 1/29/1781-married Emeline ? worked as a farmer in Cazenovia NY living next to brother Ebenezer., Nancy Coates 1781- 9/12/1826, Hannah Coates 1/19/1797- died in infancy, Chester Coates 1798
Ann Coates 3/24/1747 Married in Boston 11/7/1768 to Robert Davis
Ebenezer Coates 6/18/1749-11/8/1773
Sarah Coates 10/8/1753
John Coates 12/27/1756-died Springfield NY after 1834 married Prudence Ballard born in Lancaster Mass 12/2/1760, Daughter of Sherebiah Ballard and Keziah Osgood. John served in the revolution during the Lexington alarm. He march to New Haven and Hartford and also served at Fort Griswald after the Massacre by General Arnold. He moved to Springfield Mass in 1792. He was a constable in Springfield in 1797 and built a house there that was used as an inn for travelers once the Western turn Pike was built. John and Prudence had the following children; (Evan Coates 1788-2/7/1854, Erastus Coates 1790-died in Homer NY before 1822, Matilda Coates 1793 married 9/3/1813 to Selah Havens, John Coates 1800, Davis Coates 1797-7/30/1857, Prudence Coates 1799, Levant Coates 1800, Albert Coates 1803
Rebeccah Coates 4/11/1761
John Coates Sr. son Samuel had the following children:
John Coates born in Lynn 4/2/1738-Salem Mass. 1/23/1821, married in Lynn 10/30/1762 Eunice Newhall born 1743, daughter of Jonathan Newhall and Elizabeth Johns. John Married a second time in Salem Mass 1/31/1792 to Margaret Tink West, the widow of John West Jr. She was born 1753-7/16/1808, daughter of John Tink and Elizabeth Thompson. John served in the revolutionary war at the Lexington alarm. He was a cordwainer in Lynn until 1799 when he moved to Salem to become a trader. John and Eunice had the following children all born in Lynn Mass;
Eunice Coates 1766-2/27/1826 Married in Boston on 7/30/1787 to Daniel Gould III. Eunice and Daniel had the following children, all born at Stoneham:; ( Daniel Gould IV 12/25/1787-12/25/1787, Daniel Gould IV 1/17/1789, Mary Upham Gould 12/25/1792, Unis Gould 3/12/1797, Abraham Gould 11/7/1805, Sephronia Gould 2/21/1808)
Lucy Coates 1768-1/4/1833 married in Salem 12/3/1796 to David Sanderson
Benjamin N. Coates 4/1784-12/24/1855 married 10/10/1807 to Mary Kimball born in Salem New Hampshire 4/16/1789-9/27/1814, Daughter of Oliver Kimball Jr. and Mary Ober. Benjamin married a second time on 3/17/1816 to Elizabeth Bruce. Benjamin had the following children with Mary; (Serena Coates 4/7/1809-died St. lous Mo. 5/25/1850 married 6/13/1830 to joseph Belcher III, John Coates 4/7/1811, Mary Coates 2/27/1814) Benjamin and Elizabeth had the following children; (Benjamin N. Coates 12/23/1816- 8/7/1853, George Washington Coates 3/12/1819-10/4/1859, Eliza Ann Coates 9/17/1821-12/6/1875 married 2/22/1842 to Charles Newhall, Daniel Gould Coates 1829)
John Coates Sr. son Benjamin had the following children:
Benjamin Coates 1736-1774 in Boston. Married in Lynn10/31/1765 to mary Newhall born 5/28/1745, daughter of Moses Newhall and Susannah Bowan. Mary married a second time at Boston 12/25/1777 to John Ballard.
Benjamin was a cordwainer of Salem Mass. He moved to Boston to become a trader. Benjamin and Mary had the following children;
Benjamin Coates 1766-9/12/1827 married in Boston 5/25/1790 to Abigail (Nabby) King. They had not children.
Samuel Coates 1772-1774
Samuel Coates 1/8/1775 in Boston- 17998 Lynn Mass.
Ezra Coates 1738-10/3/1804 in Milton Mass. Married at Lynn 11/12/1761 to Deborah Jenks born 3/8/1736-1797, daughter of John Jenks and Elizabeth Berry. Married a second time to Elizabeth ? who died in Milton 4/26/1836. Ezra and Deborah had the following children all born in Lynn Mass;
Lydia Coates 12/19/1762- before 1824 Married in Boston 8/17/1790 to Benjamin Sault Williams. Lydia and Benjamin had the following children; (William Sault a minor of Ipswich 1824, John Sault 8/5/1768- Milton 11/7/1819, Deborah Sault 1768- married 12/27/1791 to Samuel Maynard who died in 1796, Elizabeth Sault 1770 maried Boston 11/9/1796 to Cornelius Mensise, Ezra Sault 1775-1824, Emily Sault 1782 married in Milton 4/6/1812 to Dean Edson of essex NY, Mary Sault 1784-before 1824 married ? Andrews they had the following children(Elizabeth Edson, Seymmore Edson, Andrew Edson, Henry Edson, Augustus Edson, Andrew Edson)
Harriet Coates 1786-1831
Susan Coates 1788- before 1824 married in Boston 12/30/1805 to George Barber who died in 7/13/1848. Susan and George ha the following children; (Alexander W. Barber, Susan Barber, Francis K. Barber, Emily Barber, John K. Barber, Mary Barber)
John Coates in Lynn 8/5/1765- 11/7/1819 in Milton Mass.married 4/9/1794 Mariah Howe daughter of Joseph Howe of Marleborough Mass. John served in the revolution in Boston from 1/1/1780-5/9/1780. He was reported invalided 5/9/1780. John and Mariah had the following children born in Boston Mass.:(George Coates 1795-10/9/1816 in Boston, John Coates 1797- a book binder and spend thrift on 2/29/1820 the people of Boston petitioned the court to appoint a guardian for John Coates so he would not waste his inheritance and become a public charge. George Banker was appointed. Lucy T. Cotes 1803-9/3/1821, Ezra Jenks Coates 1806, Thomas Tileston Coates. Guardians were appointed for Ezra and Thomas as well Bnejamin, Soul and Williams were named Guardians on 6/9/1828.)
Children of Ezra Coates and send wife Elizabeth;
Lydia Coates 1804 married in Milton 11/22/1824 to William Warren of Boston
Nancy Elizabeth Coates 1806 married 5/19/1824 to Jason Reed of Lexington.
That is a lot of history to digest, but there is still more to come so stay tuned for further posts as we finish our look at the Robert Coates Family.