Joseph Buckminster (1697 - 1780)

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Birthplace: Roxbury, Suffolk, Ma
Death: Died in Framingham, Middlesex, Massachusetts
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About Joseph Buckminster

Joseph was a captain in Framingham and passed the grades to the commission of a colonel in 1739. He was engaged in the French and Indian war, and in the first year of the Revolution. His service in town affairs finds few precedents. He was a selectman twenty-eight years, town clerk thirty-two years, and a representative nineteen years.

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"Colonel Joseph Buckminster, Jr., was the son of Colonel Joseph and Martha (Sharp) Buckminster; his mother, Martha Sharp, being the daughter of John and Martha (Vose) Sharp of Muddy River (Brookline). Sarah Lawson Buckminster died Sept. 11, 1747, having borne her husband seven children. He married, second, widow Hannah Kiggell, who bore him one son. Colonel Joseph Buckminster, Jr., received his commission in 1738-39, and was prominent in town affairs for nearly forty years. He died May 15, 1780, aged eighty-three." (1)

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Joseph Buckminster's Timeline

1697
1697
Roxbury, Suffolk, Ma
1719
June 18, 1719
Age 22
Framingham, MA
1720
March 1, 1720
Age 23
Framingham, Middlesex, MA, USA
1726
1726
Age 29
1728
December 3, 1728
Age 31
1728
Age 31
1751
1751
Age 54
1780
May 15, 1780
Age 83
Framingham, Middlesex, Massachusetts
May, 1780
Age 83
1917
November 13, 1917
Age 83