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John Coffin
Date: ca.1764 - 1852
Remarks: John Coffin, teacher, was listed in the New York City directory at 11 Read Street from 1809 until his death on December 27, 1852. His school in early years was at 9 Frankfort Street, and his home was at the Reade Street address. The site of his residence was the south side of Reade Street, opposite Elm (now Lafayette) Street, at the northwest corner of the present Hall of Records. Coffin died at the age of eight-seven, and was buried at Concord, New Hamshipire.