- Moved to Newbury from Ipswich after his father’s death, later to Haverhill where he was the second blacksmith in the town. He moved back to Newbury later, which is where he probably died. He and his wife were married for 63 years.
Savage says: JOHN, Newbury, s. of the first John, b. in Eng. was in milit. trouble as Col. Rec. IV. 362, and, very briefly, Coffin, 62, sufficient. relate. He may have been the man by Farmer call. in blacksmith, early at Haverhill; but to N. went back, had with his mo. and the younger childr. says Coffin, rem. from Ipswich, m. 13 June 1653, Ann Batt, perhaps d. of Nicholas, had John, b. 11 Feb. 1656; Mary, 29 Mar. 1658, d. in few wks.; Sarah, 1 July 1659; Abigail, 16 Mar. 1662; Lucy, 19 Dec. 1664; Mary, again, 24 May 1667; Stephen, 8 May 1669; Ann, 7 Sept. 1671; Nicholas, 19 Oct. 1673; and Jonathan, 21 May 1676.