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Joseph Buckminster

Birthdate: (83)
Birthplace: Roxbury, Suffolk, Ma
Death: May 15, 1780 (83)
Framingham, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of Col. Joseph Buckminster and Martha Buckminster
Husband of Sarah Buckminster and Hannah Kiggell
Father of Rev. Joseph Buckminster; Martha Curtis; Frances Brewer (Buckminster); Lawson Buckminster; William Buckminster and 3 others
Brother of Johanna Eames; Martha Winchester; Elizabeth Wood; Thomas Sharp Buckminster; Sarah Buckminster and 2 others
Half brother of Wilson Buckmaster

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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.


"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

Roxbury, Suffolk, Ma
March 1, 1720
Age 23
Framingham, Middlesex, MA, USA
August 20, 1726
Age 29
Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
December 3, 1728
Age 31
Age 31
April 8, 1742
Age 45
Age 54
May 15, 1780
Age 83
Framingham, Middlesex, Massachusetts
May 1780
Age 83