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|Daniel Buckingham||see FAMILY TREE|
|Born: 1636 England|
1st to Hannah Fowler on 21 Nov 1661 Milford, New Haven, CT
2nd to Alice Newton about 1690
|The Buckingham Family by F. W. Chapman, 1872, pg 14
says that the first wife, Hannah Fowler, died June 24, 1667 and that Daniel
Buckingham remarried to Alice Newton who was the mother of the last
Inscriptions of Tombstones in Milford by Nathan Pond, 1889 refers to Gideon and his brother John as being sons of Alice Newton.
Rev. Roger Newton by Caroline Newton, 1912, pg 11 says Alice Newton married Daniel Buckingham when she was 25 and she never had any children. That would make her marrying about 1690 after all the children of Daniel Buckingham are already born. Alice was born in 1664 and was not old enough to have given birth to the children.
Families of Early Milford by Susan Abbott, 1979, lists all the children as having been born to Hannah Fowler.
When Daniel Buckingham died his will lists Alice as his beloved wife.
|Died: 02 May 1712 Milford, New Haven, CT|
|Buried: Milford Cemetery||Inscription on tombstone reads "Here lyes buried ye body of Mr. Daniel Buckingham aged 75 years Dec'd May ye 2nd 1712." Nathan Pond's book "Inscriptions on tombstones in Milford, Conn" says he was born in England in 1636, was one of the seven pillars of the Church of Christ".|
1st Hannah Fowler
died: 24 Jun 1667 ( source: Buckingham Family by Chapman. date not corroborated)
2nd Alice Newton
CHILDREN with Hannah Fowler
1. Hannah Buckingham b. 11 Oct 1663
2. Daniel Buckingham b. 30 Jan 1664-65
3. Esther Buckingham b. 1667 baptized: 11 May 1679
CHILDREN with unknown
1. Mary Buckingham b. 27 Aug 1668
2. Thomas Buckingham b. 05 Mar 1670-71
3. John Buckingham b. 13 May 1673
4. Gideon Buckingham b. 04 Oct 1675
5. Josiah Buckingham b. 13 Mar 1677-78
Last will and testament of Daniel Buckingham, eldest son of Thomas Buckingham, the puritan settler. New Haven Probate Record, volume 4, page 39 as copied from the book, The Buckingham Family by F. W. Chapman, 1872
Mr. Gideon Buckingham, executor of the last will and testament of Daniel Buckingham, late of Milford, deceased, exhibited the last will and testament, of the deceased, which was approved in Court, and approved for record. Gideon Buckingham, one of the executors nominated in said testament, accepted the trust of executor.
The last Will and Testament of Daniel Buckingham, of Milford, in the Colony
of Connecticut, New England, being sick in body but of sound mind:-
I do, after my just debts are paid, dispose of my worldly goods as followeth:
Imprimis, I give to my beloved wife, Alice, my land lying in the Indian side, near the little bridge, being four acres, more or less.
Item, I give to my beloved son, Thomas, ye several parcels of land next mentioned, viz:
1. Two acres of salt meadow, lying in the great Meadow, and bounded with Lieut. Baldwin's free way, east; the highway, north.
2. Thirty acres of land, part at Esek and a part at Burnt Plain, or the whole at Burnt Plain, as he shall choose.
3. Twelve acres of land lying in the Indian side, near ye old gate.
Item, I give to my beloved sons, Gideon and Josiah, my land at the Rock, to be equally divided between them, except five acres, which I give to my grandson, Benjamin.
Item, My land lying in the old field on the east side of the path, I give to my sons Gideon and Josiah, and to my grandson Benjamin, to be equally divided between them.
Item, I give to my son Gideon, ye land in ye mill lot, bounded with my son Langstaff's land, west; John Plumb, north; ye creek, east and south.
Item, I give to my sons, Gideon and Josiah, and my grandson Benjamin, twenty acres apiece at Marshy Hill.
Item, I give to my son Gideon, that part of my home lot at present in his possession.
Item, I give to my son Josiah, that part of my home lot at present in his possession.
Item, I give to my grandson Benjamin the other part of my home lot, at this time in the occupation of George Clark.
Item, I give to my sons, Gideon and Josiah, two acres of meadow, at the Round Meadow.
Item, I give to my sons, Gideon and Josiah, three acres of land in ye Bear Neck.
Item, I give to my grandson Benjamin, three acres in ye Bear Neck.
Item, I give my part and right in ye saw-mill to my sons Gideon and Josiah.
Item, I give to my sons, Gideon and Josiah, five acres lying in Beachy Swamp.
Item, My land near Odin Plain, I give to my sons, Gideon and Josiah, my daughter Hannah, and my grandson Benjamin, according as they now possess it.
Item, I give to my son Josiah, two acres and a half of land in ye point from ye creek to ye highway, bounded with Plumb's land, north.
Item, I give to my beloved daughter Hannah, my land lying at ye Mill Bridge, by estimate being fourteen acres, more or less.
Item, I give to my daughter Landstaff, two acres in ye old field, lying on ye west side of the highway.
Item, I give to my daughter Langstaff, and her son Bethuel, twenty acres at Marshy Hill.
Item, I give to my daughter Langstaff, and her heirs, one-fourth part of the meadow lying upon the Island in Stratford River. I do appoint my sons Thomas and Gideon, to be executors of this, my last Will and Testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal, this first day of May, in ye year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and twelve. Signed, sealed, and declared to be his last will and testament. Signed with his mark.
New Haven Probate Records v 4 pg 39
Presentation to court of the will of Daniel Buckingham by his executor, Gideon Buckingham
New Haven Probate Records v 4 pg 40 (top half)
CT State Library
Shows Gideon as son of Daniel
New Haven Probate Records v 4 pg 40 (bottom half)
CT State Library