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Joseph Buckminster

Birthplace: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Death: November 20, 1668 (32)
Dorchester Center, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Place of Burial: Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Buckminster, II and Joanna Buckminster
Husband of Elizabeth Lamb
Father of Mary Dana; Col. Joseph Buckminster and Elizabeth Buckminster
Brother of Hannah Buckmaster; Dorcas Corbin; Elizabeth Spowell; Thomas Buckminster/Buckmaster III; Lawrence Buckmaster and 2 others
Half brother of Alice Buckminster and Zachariah Buckmaster

Managed by: Mark Harold Melmed
Last Updated:

About Joseph Buckminster Database: Genealogical Dictionary of New England Settlers
   Source Information: Savage, James. A Genalogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, - Vol. I-IV (4). Boston, 1860-1862.
   Volume 1
   Hide, blushing glory, hide Pultova's day.
   page 287
   Buckminster, James, Sudbury 1640, an orig. propr. Shattuck. JOSEPH, Boston, s. of Thomas, by w. Eliz. d. of Hugh Clark of Watertown, had Joseph, b. 31 July, bapt. 23 Sept. 1666; and the f. d. 20 Nov. 1668. His posthum. d. Eliz. was bapt. 10 Jan. oll. In his rec. Eliot calls him Buckmaster; the resid. being at Muddy riv. Roxbury rec. contain no m. b. or d. tho. convenience of worship took him and his fam. to the ch. there. The wid. Eliz. d. at Framingham, where her s. liv. from wh. by w. Martha, d.of John Sharp, m. 12 May 1686, descend the disting. stock of this name. THOMAS, Scituate, perhaps gr.s. of that Thomas, whose Almanac, comput. for 1599, in his 67th yr. is now bef. me, rem. to Boston, where on the ch. rec. of his adm. 4 Oct. 1645, “upon let. of dism. from the ch. of Scituate” (his w. Joan being rec. the same day), he is call. laborer; but the spell. in both cases is as in our day. Yet it is strange that Deane omits the name. He liv. at what is now Brookline, prob. worship. at Roxbury, whereHannah, bapt. 28 June 1646, may have been his d. and have d. young. He was freem. 1646, and d. 28 Sept. 1656; in his will of 2 Sept. pro. 23 Nov. in that yr. ment. w. Joanna, s. Zechariah, ds. Eliz. w. of Thomas Spowell, Mary, w. of Henry (as Barry thinks was his name) Stevens, Dorcas, w. of Clement Corbin, or Corbett, s. Thomas, Joseph, and Jabez, d. Spowell's two ch., d. Stevens's two ch., d. Corbin's ch., Zechary's ch. and, last, d. Sarah. A s. Lawrence, prob. the eldest, had made his will, 27 Nov. 1645, bound to sea, perhaps d. bef. ret. as it was pro. 4 July after. He is presum. from it to have been unm. See Geneal. Reg. III. 178. Dorcas had m. 7 Mar. 1655, the same day with her br. Zechariah; and Sarah m. 30 Sept. 1657, John Lawrence. Jabez was prob. m. and d. Sept. 1686. The wid. m. 1 Sept. 1661, Edward Garfield of Watertown. [p.287] THOMAS, Boston, a carpenter, s. of the preced. d. Dec. 1659, leav. wid. Mary. Inv. of his est. amt. to £39. 16. ZECHARIAH, Boston, br. of the preced. m. 7 Mar. 1655, SarahWebb, had prob. sev. ch. rem. among early sett. to Sherborn, there d. after 1691. His wid. Sarah d. at Roxbury 27 June 1704.
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Joseph Buckminster's Timeline

August 8, 1624
Sempringham, Lincolnshire, England
August 8, 1624
Sempringham, Lincolnshire, England
August 8, 1624
Semperingham, Lincolnshire, England
January 31, 1636
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony
April 8, 1666
Age 30
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
July 31, 1666
Age 30
Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
January 10, 1668
Age 31
Roxbury, Suffolk, Ma
November 20, 1668
Age 32
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
November 20, 1668
Age 32
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States