Daniel Gookins (c.1582 - 1633)

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Birthplace: Ripple, Kent, England
Death: Died in Red Abbey, Saint Finn Bar, Cork, Ireland
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About Daniel Gookins

Daniel Gookin Sr., baptized in 1582 at Ripple in Kent, England, landed in Virginia in 1621 aboard the ship Flying Hart, which he either owned, or chartered for the voyage. A year later he re-crossed the ocean and died in Cork, Ireland ca. 1632. His wife was Mary Byrd.

It is said Daniel Gookin named his plantation Marie’s Mount after his wife. It was located on the north shore of Hampton on a tip of land called Point Hope. (See James Hagemann’s The Heritage of Virginia.)

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Daniel Gookins's Timeline

1582
October 28, 1582
Ripple, Kent, England
October 28, 1582
Ripple, Kent, England
1609
January 31, 1609
Age 26
Canterbury, Kent, England
1609
Age 26
Ripple Court, Kent, England
1611
June 23, 1611
Age 28
Ripple Court, Kent, England
1612
1612
Age 29
Ripple Court, Ripple, Kent, England
1615
1615
Age 32
Ripple Court, Kent, England
1615
Age 32
Ripple Court, Kent, England
1633
March 1633
Age 50
Red Abbey, Saint Finn Bar, Cork, Ireland