Category Archives: Massachusetts

Ancestors of John Mitchel (to Nelson Mitchell)

Our first generation of Mitchells in America from Nelson B. Mitchell’s line settled in Nottingham West (now Hudson), New Hampshire.  John Mitchel (as it was then spelled) was one of the 16 Ulster-Scot families who came from Ireland (Scottish decent).  … Continue reading

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The Hardy Family

“Thomas Hardy . . . was one of the first twelve who planted the settlement of old Ipswich on the Essex shore of New England. He was born in England, and was brother of John Hardy, the only other early … Continue reading

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First Coffin Family in America

THE FIRST TRISTRAM COFFYN, OF NANTUCKET. The following paper has been prepared for the KKOIRD, incompliance with the request of its Editor, by Tristram Coffin, of Toughkeepsie, N. Y. Sir Richard Coffin, Knight, accompanied William the Conqueror from Normandy to … Continue reading

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