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BUFFUM Robert

Male 1590 - 1669  (79 years)Deceased


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  • Name  BUFFUM Robert  [1, 2, 3
    Born  1590  Buffam, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Fined  Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    for non-attendance at Puritan worship 
    Land Purchase  Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    from Robert Moulton 
    • Robert would leave this tract of land to his wife, Tamosin, upon his death.
    Immigration  1630  , , Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    from England 
    Occupation  Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7
    yeoman (farmer) and a trader 
    • Farming was his principal occupation, although he sold garden seeds. The sale of seeds was carried on by his widow after his death.
    Religion  Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Quaker 
    Will 
    • His wife was appointed to administer his estate, which inventoried more than two hundred and seventy pounds. Robert made his will in a manner prescribed by law, but when it was offered for probate, it was not allowed because the witnesses (who were Quakers) would only testify, and not swear "on the book", to its correctness. This took place on 29 Jun 1669.
    Died  6 Mar 1668/69  Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7, 9
    Age  79 years 
    Buried  Y  [4
    • Robert was buried in the Old Gardner Burial Ground (which was later in Peabody). Later, his remains were removed to Harmony Grove Cemetery. A rough square stone of granite bearing the initials of R.B. was moved at the same time.
    Person ID  I7798  One Big Family Tree
    Last Modified  3 Jul 2011 

    Father  BUFFUM James,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother  RAYLTON Margery,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F2846  Group Sheet

    Family  WARD Thomasine,   b. 1606, , , Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1687/88, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  Age: 82 years 
    Married  11 Aug 1634  St. Lawrence, South Walsham, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 9
    Children 
     1. BUFFUM Joshua,   b. 22 Feb 1634/35,   d. 1705  Age: 69 years
     2. BUFFUM Deborah,   b. 1639,   d. 1675  Age: 36 years
     3. BUFFUM Margaret,   d. 1678
     4. BUFFUM Damaris,   b. 30 Jan 1639/40,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. BUFFUM Robert,   b. 30 Nov 1643,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. BUFFUM Lydia,   b. 19 Feb 1643/44,   d. 1718  Age: 73 years
     7. BUFFUM Mary,   b. 1648,   d. 1707  Age: 59 years
     8. BUFFUM Sarah,   b. 1648, , , Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1704  Age: 56 years
     9. BUFFUM Caleb,   b. 29 Jul 1650, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1731, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  Age: 81 years
    Last Modified  3 Jul 2011 
    Family ID  F2845  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1590 - Buffam, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFined - for non-attendance at Puritan worship - - Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Purchase - from Robert Moulton - - Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - from England - 1630 - , , Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - yeoman (farmer) and a trader - - Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Quaker - - Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Aug 1634 - St. Lawrence, South Walsham, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Mar 1668/69 - Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S68] The Royal Descents of 600 Immigrants, Gary Boyd Roberts, (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., 20040.), p. 451. (Reliability: 3), 12 Apr 2011.

    2. [S18] One Hundred and Sixty Allied Families, John Osborne Austin, (Salem, MA: The Salem Press, 1893.), p. 43, 44. (Reliability: 3), 13 Apr 2011.

    3. [S152] The Essex Antiquarian, Sidney Perley, "Part of Salem in 1700, No. 11," Vol. 5 (January 1901): p. 72. (Reliability: 3), 13 Apr 2011.

    4. [S18] One Hundred and Sixty Allied Families, John Osborne Austin, (Salem, MA: The Salem Press, 1893.), p. 44. (Reliability: 3), 13 Apr 2011.

    5. [S152] The Essex Antiquarian, Sidney Perley, "Part of Salem in 1700, No. 11," Vol. 5 (January 1901): p. 71. (Reliability: 3), 13 Apr 2011.

    6. [S21] New England families, Genealogical and Memorial, William Richard Cutter, (New York, NY: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1914.), Vol. 1: p. 247. (Reliability: 4), 5 Apr 2010.

    7. [S42] Genealogical & Personal Memoirs of Families of Boston and Eastern MA, William Richard Cutter, (New York, NY: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1908.), Vol. 3: p. 1616. (Reliability: 4), 5 Apr 2010.

    8. [S23] Descendents of Lawrence & Cassandra Southwick, James M. Caller and Mrs. M. A. Ober, (Salem, MA: J.H. Choate & Co., 1881.), p. 13. (Reliability: 3), 29 Mar 2010.

    9. [S18] One Hundred and Sixty Allied Families, John Osborne Austin, (Salem, MA: The Salem Press, 1893.), p. 43. (Reliability: 3), 13 Apr 2011.