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BUFFUM Joshua

Male 1635 - 1705  (69 years)Deceased


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  • Name  BUFFUM Joshua  [1
    Born  22 Feb 1634/35  [2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Arrested  1662  [4
    for being a Quaker 
    • Along with Lawrence Southwick and others, he was sent to jail in Boston, Massachusetts and whipped for his religious preferences. He and Samuel Shattuck petitioned for release on 16 Jul, which was granted, but others were imprisoned for months afterward.
    Arrested  14 Oct 1668  [4
    for not paying a fine imposed due to his religion 
    • The fine was in the amount of eight pounds and ten shillings.
    Moved  , , Rhode Island, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Salem, Essex, Massachusetts 
    • Joshua moved due to a banishment imposed on 19 Oct 1662 that required him to remove from Massachusetts before the next court of elections on pain of death. This sentence was also placed upon Lawrence and Cassandra Southwick, Samuel Shattuck, and Nicholas Phelps.

      Joshua returned to England and laid his case before the King, who ordered the Salem authorities to take him back, after which Joshua returned to Salem.
    Occupation  carpenter, millwright, farmer, miller, cabinetmaker, and machinist  [4
    Religion  Quaker  [2
    • The first Quaker meeting in America was held at his home.
    Residence  1700  Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Salem, MA in 1700
    Salem, MA in 1700
    Showing properties of Caleb Buffum, Joshua Buffum, and Roger Wilson. Scale is 200 feet to an inch.
    Died  1705  [3
    Age  69 years 
    Person ID  I8052  One Big Family Tree
    Last Modified  3 Jul 2011 

    Father  BUFFUM Robert,   b. 1590, Buffam, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1668/69, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  Age: 79 years 
    Mother  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 
    Family ID  F2845  Group Sheet

    Family  POPE Damaris,   c. 22 Apr 1643, First Church, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  Abt 1668  [3, 5, 6
    Last Modified  3 Jul 2011 
    Family ID  F5471  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMoved - Salem, Essex, Massachusetts - - , , Rhode Island, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S152] The Essex Antiquarian, Sidney Perley, "Part of Salem in 1700, No. 11," Vol. 5 (January 1901): p. 68-70. (Reliability: 3), 13 Apr 2011.

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

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

    4. [S42] Genealogical & Personal Memoirs of Families of Boston and Eastern MA, William Richard Cutter, (New York, NY: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1908.), Vol. 3: 1347. (Reliability: 4), 5 Apr 2010.

    5. [S42] Genealogical & Personal Memoirs of Families of Boston and Eastern MA, William Richard Cutter, (New York, NY: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1908.), Vol. 3: 1347, 1616. (Reliability: 4), 5 Apr 2010.

    6. [S151] A History of the Dorchester Pope Family 1634-1888, Charles Henry Pope, (Boston, MA: Charles Henry Pope, 1888.), 299. (Reliability: 4), 5 Apr 2010.