"Mama" is Phebe (Coffin) Collins, aged ca. 38.

B. 1777, dau. of Reuben and Parnal (Gardner) Coffin, in Nantucket, it would appear, for she and her family were part of the Quaker whaling group that left there in 1785 to set up a whaling operation in Dartmouth. M. 17 April 1794 at Dartmouth to Stephen Collins, b. 18 Nov. 1772 at Halifax, son of Robert and Sarah (Wisdom) Collins, of Halifax and (later) of Colin Grove. (D. 20 Sept. 1824.)