Recommended reading regarding Nantucket families.
There are many sources available for this material; I only listed one (each) so the reader can identify the book I was referencing. ~~ This website of digitized information was created for Frantz family information. The “Coffin” family, and collateral lines, is the maternal side of the Lorraine Frantz family tree. ~~ My Coffin family library was donated to The Levi Coffin House, Fountain City, Indiana.
Addison Coffin, Life and Travels of... (Lorraine’s third great uncle.)
Levi Coffin, Reminiscences of… (Levi Coffin: Lorraine’s first cousin, five times removed.)