Richard Gilpin Buckingham

Richard Gilpin Buckingham

Pleasant Hill, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Death 11 Mar 1939 (aged 97)
New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Burial Pleasant Hill, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 29423700 · View Source
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Richard Gilpin Buckingham was one of 5 children of Alban * Mary Jeanes (Eastburn) Buckingham.

He served in the Civil war as a Sgt Major and was wounded near Boydton Plank, VA on 31 Mar 1865. After the war he married.

His first marriage was on 16 Nov 1865 to Sarah A Mote. His second marriage was on 14 Mar 1884 to Adeline Cranston.
Both wives are also buried in this cemetery.

Richard and Sarah had 3 children:

Delsworth, 1866-1951, m. A. Klair
Richard Gilpin, Jr., 1871-1950, m. E. Owen, 2 ch
Mary, 1875-1965, m. John Leslie Eastburn

Richard was a farmer and member of the Delaware State Legislature. He also had a keen interest in genealogy and shared his Buckingham family knowledge with many others.

Richard had a long life and is buried between his two wives.

Another contributor indicates that Richard was wounded in his left ankle during the war

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  • Created by: The Ancestor Hunter
  • Added: 30 Aug 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 29423700
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Gilpin Buckingham (1 Aug 1841–11 Mar 1939), Find a Grave Memorial no. 29423700, citing Mill Creek Meeting House Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by The Ancestor Hunter (contributor 46853198) .