Alexander Thomas Coffin (Long Tom)
This site is for the descendants of, Alexander Thomas Coffin, Born Nantucket Island, USA, 1813 or 1818. Son of Alexander Macy Coffin and Catherine Campbel. Whaler out of USA, Stock keeper/Sawyer in NZ. Married 1st: Mary Ainge, 24th Aug 1853, no children. Unmarried 2nd Caroline Henrietta Bathurst, Born around 1835, Greenwich, England. She moved to New Zealand 1852 (on the settler ship called the Samarang), She Died 19 October 1920 in Stratford. Buried 21 October 1920. He Died 26 July 1901 in O’Kains Bay.
1855 Alexander Bathurst – Coffin, O’Kains Bay, Married 1879 Sophia Dorrett Ridder. He Died 26th Oct 1935, She Died 1st Jan 1951.
1856-1856 William Henry Bathurst (Infant death)
1858 Edward James Coffin, O’Kains Bay, Un-married. Died 22nd June 1941
1860, 11th May. Henrietta Louisa Coffin, O’Kains Bay, married Robert Kean Osborn, from Jamaica b.1878
1862 Silas Augustus Bathurst, O’Kains Bay. Married Catherine Anne Phoebe Thomas. He Died 29th March 1950. She Died 13th Sept 1960. They were 1st Cousins. Her mother was Carolines sister. Silas never took on the Coffin name. His Elderly children didnt even know they were Coffins.
1864 Seth Silverneil Bathurst- Coffin, Married Harriett Elizabeth Reeve, born 20 June 1871.
1865 Philip George Bathurst – Coffin, O’Kains Bay. Married: Elizabeth Peters. He Died 21st Nov 1951
1867 Alfred William Bathurst Coffin, O’Kains Bay. Married: Ellen Martha Rix. He Died 3rd Oct 1951. She Died 20th May 1941.
1870 Richard Uridge Bathurst – Coffin. O’Kains Bay. Married: Eleanor Greenfield. He Died 24th July 1943
1870 Lillian Frances Coffin. O’Kains Bay. Married: William Alfred Reeve
1872-1872 Walter Herbert Bathurst
1873 Charles Samual Bathurst/Coffin, married Ngareta Wairoa (Start of Maori Line)
1877 Peter Coffin Bathurst. O’Kains Bay. Never Married. Died 4th Oct 1895. Killed by Accidental tree falling.
Saturday, 8 December 2012
Alexander Bathurst Coffin and Sophie Coffin nee Ridder
Alexander Bathurst Coffin (son of Caroline & Alexander Coffin
Born O’Kains Bay N Z 1855 D. 26-10-1935 Opunake N Z
Married Sophia Doretta Ridder 17-8-1875 Sophia died 1-1-1951 Auckland N Z .
Alexander James, Frank, May, Frederick, Christopher, Herman, Henry, Anna, Bessie.
Alexander James B 13-10-1879 O”Kains Bay N Z. D 17-6 1970 Te Puke, buried old cemetery.
Married Esther Fowler August 1908 Tauranga. B. 3-12-1892 Died. 19-8-1974. buried old cemetery Te Puke.
Issue Alexander, Ivy, Myrtle Violet, Stanley, Neta, Auther, known as Joe.
Alexander B 1908 Died 14-12- 1924. Tauranga Hospital. Buried Te Puke, old cemetery.
Ivy Esther, B. 19-6-1910 Ruawai, died 13-5-1916 Ruawai.N Z
Myrtle Sophia. B. 20-7-1911 Ruawai Died 21-8-1989 Rotorua
Married Frederick Sydney Broad 2-7-1934 Te Puke N Z
Neil, Beverly, Delice, Janice, Kenneth, Elaine.
. Neil Frederick B 22-2 1935 Rotorua N Z
Married Edna Dyson 3-1-1962 Perth Australia, Edna died Sept 1st 2001 Perth Australia. Buried Pinaroo cemetary Perth
Neils second marriage to Erlinda Blaines, married June 20th 2004 daughter Shanley B.6-4- 2005 Yarnie Dawn b 29 11 2007
Neroli B 8-9-1962 Perth( only child to first marriage)
Married Roy Wyatt Brighton England 30-6--1999
Issue Lewis b. 31-5-2001 Perth Australia
Sophia Victoria B 31-1- 2003 Perth Australia
Beverly Ann, B 23-7-1936 Rotorua N Z
Married Laurence Loper 8-9-1962
Suzanne Gail, Brett James, Grant John,
Suzanne B. 1-8-1963 Hamilton married Roy Rennie 27th May2006 Auckland no issue
Brett James B. 29-11-1965 Hamilton
Grant John. B 28-8-1969 Hamilton.
Grant Married Jennifer Simokat 20-9-3003 Las Vegas America.
Delice Joy B 22-10-1939 Rotorua N Z
Married Clifton Auther Cole 1-4-1961. Rotorua Cliff Died 4-2-1999
Issue. Anthony, Jacqueline, Amanda
Anthony Owen B 23 –9-1961 Palmerston North
Married Rhonda Riche. 3-12-1984 Taumanui N Z
Issue Elizabeth Ellen, B 25-7-1989 Palmerston North
Arron B 9-8-1992 Palmerston North
Gabriel Elsie B 15-2-1994 Palmerston North
John Matthew. B 23-12-2002 Palmerston North.
Jacqueline B 22-10-1962
Married Lewis O’Connor 7-4-1984 Rotorua
Issue Jessica Lea, B 1-9-1984 Rotorua Baby son Blaine B 30thJanuary Australia father Richie ? married 2012 Taupo
Matthew Lewis B 4-3- 1986 Rotorua
Phillipa B 11-2-1988 Rotorua
Samuel William B 14-11-1997 Rotorua
Amanda Jane. 23-2-1971 Palmerston North
Married Nigel Griffin 11-4—1992 Rotorua.
Issue Liam James B 4-2-1994
Brittany Lea, B 11-11-1997
Janice May Broad B 29-5-1942 Rotorua Died 8-8-1988 Comax, Vancouver Island, Canada
Married Kenneth Tait 25-11-1963 Rotorua 2nd marriage to MaryAnn
Angeline , Brendon James, Rachel.
Angeline, B 26-4-1994 Rotorua
Married Michael Hope, 27 7 1985 Courtenay, Vancouver Is, Canada 2nd Marriage Chris Dolittle Ontario Canada no issue to 2nd marriage
Issue, 1st marriage. Britany B 31-3-1987 Nova Scotia Canada.
Steven Pierre, B 10-10-1989 Nova Scotia Canada.
Brendon James B 20-7-1966 Murupara Rotorua Died 21 –7-1996 Murupara Rotorua.
Rachel Maree B 7-8-1967 Murupara Rotorua
Kenneth James B 18-3-1944 Rotorua
Married Carol Moore 1969 Auckland 2nd marriage to Ngaire Kessle 3-7-1997 Rotorua no issue
Children Stephen and Paul
issue Stephen B 23-7-1970 Auckland Married Diane Pederson Aug 1944 Rotorua Divorced
Issue Daniell B 3-7-1997 Rotorua
Jimmy B 15-15- 1999 Rotorua
Son Jack born 2006 mother ?
Paul B 6-11 1972 Rotorua
Chontel B 29- 9- 1998 Mother Linda ?
Elaine Mary. B 3-6-1947 Rotorua
Married Clem James 30-3-1968 Wellington Divorced
Issue Samanatha Lee, B 17-8-1971 Wellington married June 1999--- Sydney Australia
No issue divorced 2nd marriage Alexis Dobran Sydney son Jake Stanley B.16th Dec 2007
Sharnell Lisa B 27-9-1974 Wellington Married Brett August February 2004 Rotorua
Callin James B 21 2 2000 Rotorua
Kyle Robert B 21 2 2000 Rotorua
Violet Emily Lea B Ruawai D 11-11-2001 Te Puke Te Puke Cremated, ashes on mothers grave Old Cemetary Te Puke
Married Ronald Stradden Lea 6-6-1935 Te Puke Ron B 23-10-1911 Died 27-6-1974 Te Puke. cremated
6 children Eric, Nancy, Lorna, Alexander, Ivan, Yvonne.
Eric Reginald Stradden B 5-11-1937 Te Puke Died 24-5-2002 Rotorua cremated
Defacto wife Anna 1961
Issue Colleen B 18-1-1963 Rotorua
Aileen B 15-8-1967 Rotorua
Ross B 25-9-1970 Rotorua
Rihanna B 15-9-1970 Rotorua
Nancy Esther B 28-11-1938
Married Edward Campny 21-1-1959 Te Puke
Issue Richard, Garry Ross, Pauline Ann, Elizabeth Grace, Diane Jane, Audea Christine.
Richard B 24-8-1959 Married Debbie Bourne 6-7-1979 Divorced 7-11-1983
Belinda Pauline B 5-9=1979 Te Puke.
Leanne Christine B 7-10-1981
Gary Ross B 10-11-1961 Married Debra Frost &-1-1983
Issue Ross Spencer B 30-4-1983
Lorna Constance Lea B 9-3-1945 Te :Puke Married Richard Harnett 9-5-1964 Te Puke
Issue Dwayne Richard B 22-11-1965
Odele Darlene B 4-2-1966 Married Donald Welsh 12-2-1994
Vanessa Lorraine B 28-10-1971 Married Arron Knotts March 1993
Alexander Roland Stradden B 6-11=1943 Te Puke Married Patrica Ann Phelps 22-4—1961
Issue Jan, Rex, Scott .
Jan B Married divorced
Rex B 20-3-1964
Scott B 18-9-1966
Ivan Glen Stradden B 1-8-1946 Married Bernice Mary Kenny 1-8-1969 Te Puke
Issue Stephan Guy, B 19-8-1969
Shane Boyd B 12-3-1971
Amy Jane B 21- 4- 1978 Died 23-2-1982
Ivans 2nd wife Andrea Sharp Married 6-1-1990
Issue Melissa,B 22-12-1984 Rebecca Janine B 12-9-1993
Yvonne Mira B 18-10-1967 Te Puke Married Ronald Stuart Kenny 14-6-1969 Te Puke
Issue Yolande Tressa B 30-1-1973 son Kane Oswald Hughes B 19-9-93 Father Warren Hughes
Natasha Belinda B 7-10-1975
Stanley Lionel B 5-11-1916 Te Puke Died 22-1-2004 Te Puke Married Velma Joan Harris 1941 Te Puke Valma Died 29-6-1956 Te Puke
Issue Marlene, Leila, Robyn, Gavin.
Marlene Jane. B 14-6-1967 Married (Ed)Roger Harvey 1969 Te Puke.
Issue Rachel B 24-10-1970 Hamilton
Kerry B 17-7-1972 Hamilton son Kobi Brian B. June 2007 father Steven Harwood
Lance B 19-3-1974 Hamilton Married Becky
Daughter B. March 2008 Nikla May
Leila Irene B 21-8-1949 Te Puke Married Alan Smith 26-4-1969 Te Puke divorced married Lester Weier 14-2- Dalby Australia
Issue to first marriage Jodi Marion , Michelle, Haley
Second Marriage to Lester Weier Australia no issue
Issue to first marriage Jodi Marion B 1-3-1970 married Geoffery Strobl 12-10-1991 Australia
Issue Morgan B 13-1-1993
Alexander B 7-5--1995-
Michelle B 21-10 1995 Married Jamie Lawson Toowoomba Australia
Issue Jamie Lawson B 24-7-1997
Haley B 3-9-1987 Father Phillip Rottervell
Robyn Ivy B 12-10-1953 Te Puke Married Stuart Coleman 1970 divorced
Second marriage to Graham Floyd, adopted Shannon Wayne B 25-8-1979
Gavin Stanley B 12-3-1956 Te Puke Married Christine Hansen 1-10-1983 Te Puke
Issue Luke Benjamin B 13-1-1985 Te Puke
Matthew B 25-5-1987 Te Puke
Jessica Nicole B 29-12-1988 Te Puke
Nicki Jemma B
Neta B 3-4-1919 Ruawai died 13-9-1987 Te Puke
Married Jack Wood 24-5-1944 Jack died 1973 Te Puke
Issue Judith, Alan , Mary
Judith Ann B 6-6-1945 Te Puke married Ray Neville 2nd marriage to Brian Dixon 1985 Hamilton no issue
Issue to 1st marriage Anna B 28-9-1965 married Jonathon Brooks 26-10-1991 Hamilton
Raymond B 25-12-1967
Alan James B 2-7-1949 Te Puke Married Maria Malligan Alan died 27-9-1990 Matamata (suicide)
Issue Rocky Malcom B 4-8-1969
Vanessa B 10—10-1969
Mary B. married
Auther Raymond. Known as Joe B 9-1-1923 Te Puke Died 29-9-1983 Tauranga
Married Zoe Claudine Harris B 3-4-1924 M. 28-1-1943 Divorced Died5-6-2003 Pukekohe Buried Walkworth Auckland
Issue Richard , Colin, David, Michael, Jeffery
Joe’s 2nd wife Ivy Wilson no issue Died 3rd wife Nina ? no issue Died
Richard Alexander B 19-12-1945 Died 3-5- 1995 Hamilton. (Richard was murdered)
Married 12-11-1972 Heather Joyce Lee her B. 27-8-1948
Issue Brendon Paul Alexander B 3-5-1979
Tracey Elizabeth Joy B11-8-1980
Nicola Dawn Lee B 17-11-1981
Rachel Heather Ann B 10-6-1983
Colin Francis B 23-6-1947 Married Marilyn Lorna Mawkes 16-12-1953
2nd marriage to Diana Wilbur Smith 2-4-1988
Issue Tania Gertrude B 14-1-1973
Craig John B 3-9-1975
David Auther B 19-7-1948 married Janice Bray 6-6-1950
Michael Stanley B 1-8-1951 Married Ann Graham 31-7-1950
Jefferey Ivor B 14-5-1951 married Marjorie Rowlands 16-5-1974
Issue Bruce Stuart B 1-3-1972 Marjorie had Bruce before she married Jeffery, he was over 2 years old, Jefferey adopted Bruce.
Delwyn Joy B 28-12-1975
After Zoe and Joe divorced Zoe remarried, the boys took the Unsworth surname .