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|Born: 27 Oct 1712 Milford, New Haven, CT|
|Died: 23 May 1766|
b. 02 Aug 1719
d. 07 Jun 1776
Source: Annals of Yale College pg 529
"Daniel Buckingham, third son and fourth child of Gideon Buckingham, of Milford, Connecticut, and grandson of Elder Daniel and Hannah (Fowler) Buckingham, was born in Milford, October 27, 1712. His mother was Sarah, youngest daughter of Deacon Jonathan and Clemence (Hosmer) Hunt, of Northampton.
He studied theology, and in 1738 declinded a call to the First church in Waterbury, Connecticut; he was also called to Pilesgrove, New Jersey, and in 1740 was preaching in Hadley, Massachusetts.
In December, 1741, the Church and Society of Green's Farms, in what is now Westport, then a part of Fairfield, Connecticut, proposed his name to the Fairfield West Association of Ministers for approval as a candidate for settlement over them; he having been thus approved, the Association ordained and installed him on the 17th of March following. He remained with his people until his death, May 23, 1766, in his 54th year. The inventory of is estate amounted to about 600 pounds.
He married Mary, daughter of Dr. John Herpin, of Milford. She died June 6th, 1766, aged 46 years. They left no children."