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Joseph Coe (1782-1852)

Joseph Coe, the son of the Reverend Curtis Coe (1750-1829), was born on June 1, 1782 and died April 22, 1852. He married Temperance Pickering (1788-1864) and between the two of them they had six children. Coe worked as a merchant and ship-builder in Durham throughout his life. He also compiled and published a two-volume work entitled The True American (1840 & 1841).

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The True American by Joseph Coe, two volumes (1840 & 1841)

Legal writ: Nathaniel Jenkins, shipwright vs. Joseph Coe for unpaid wages, 1828.