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Robert Buffum
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Birth: 1590
South Yorkshire, England
Death: Mar. 6, 1634
Salem
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA

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Born circa 1590 at Yorkshire, England. The immigrant Buffum to Salem Massachusetts, Bay Colony, America in 1634.
Died March 6, 1669 Salem

Robert was a seedman owner of forty acres of upland and five acres of meadows or marsh by the beginning of Buffums Corner well known in Salem and perpetuated to this day by the Proverbial expression. It is just one mile from Buffums Corner to Neck Gate.
Robert Buffum married first Margaret Blessing, died in England August 22, 1631.
Second, Thomasine Thompson, Nee Ward, died March 23,1688 at Salem Massachusetts Bay Colony.
Robert was the father of 17 children, 45 grandchildren, 114 great grandchildren, and over 264 great great grandchildren.

Quad Centennial Monuments
erected by
Buffum Family Association
Dedicated August 1991 
 
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 Children:
  Margaret Buffum Smith*
  Deborah Buffum Wilson (1639 - 1668)*
  Lydia Buffum (1644 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Harmony Grove Cemetery
Salem
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: Jennifer
Record added: Sep 21, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7885479
Robert Buffum
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Robert Buffum
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Robert Buffum
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- Cheryl Huntsinger Bunn
 Added: Feb. 20, 2013
In memory of my 9th great-grandfather.
- Helen Rineer
 Added: Feb. 6, 2013
To my 8 times Great Grandfather: rest in peace.
- Linda Lee Buxton
 Added: Apr. 19, 2012
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