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 Richard Gilpin Buckingham

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Richard Gilpin Buckingham

Birth
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

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

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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