The Ancestors of Ebenezer Buckingham, who was Born in 1748, and of His Descendants

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R. R. Donnelley & sons, 1892 - 256 pages
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Page 43 - She opened her mouth with wisdom and in her tongue was the law of kindness.
Page 232 - He recommended his children earnestly to all his legatees, but more particularly to three whom he mentioned by name — Robert Chapman, William Pratt, and Thomas Buckingham. For himself, he directed that he should be buried at Saybrook, in a coffin, after the manner of the English.
Page 232 - His sons he desired to live near Say-Brook, to be taught English by their mother and at the end of four years to be placed at an English school. Thirty-five pounds which were owing to him by certain whites as well as the rents of all the lands which he had left the boys were to be expended in their support and education. He recommended his children to all his legatees, but, more particularly to three whom he mentioned by name, Robert Chapman, William Pratt and Thomas Buckingham. For himself he directed...
Page 9 - Pruddcn was the pastor, who first settled that town. The church was organized at New Haven August 22, 1639, and Thomas Buckingham was one of the seven pillars of which it was composed.
Page 8 - Buckinghams, and was one of the company to which Eaton and Hopkins, two London merchants, and the two ministers, Davenport and Prudden, belonged. They sailed from London in the two ships the Hector and the . Thomas Nash, the ancestor of Charles Dorrance Foster, was in the same company.
Page 5 - The work is submitted to the numerous members of the family, in the hope that it will be acceptable, and that it may stimulate the present and future generations to emulate the piety, the love of civil and religious liberty, and that devotion to the common welfare of all which characterized their Puritan ancestor and his more immediate descendants.
Page 235 - Shoreditch, in the county of Middlesex, gardener, for and in consideration of the love, goodwill, and affection, which I have and do bear towards my loving sister Mary Page...
Page 231 - Island, in Connecticut River. He gave to his sons a large tract of land, apparently northwest of Say-Brook, with the condition that if one died it should go to the survivor, and if both died, to their sister. He also left them forty acres, at Podunk, and about half a mile square within a tract which had, a little previously, been added to Hartford. These lands, if his three sons died were to revert to Ins wives.
Page 16 - Here lyes the body of the Rev. Mr. Thomas Buckingham, Pastor of the Church of Christ in Saybrook. Dec'd April ye 1st, 1709 in ye 63rd year of his age.
Page 232 - Podunk, and about a half a mile square within a tract which had a little previously been added to Hartford. These lands, if his three sons died, were to revert to his wives. The rest of his property was given away in enormous tracts, to various white persons of Hartford, Saybrook and other places. Whole townships, as for instance, those of Windham, Mansfield and Canterbury, were included. A single grant covered...

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