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 Robert Buffum

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Robert Buffum

  • Birth 1590 Great Yarmouth, Great Yarmouth Borough, Norfolk, England
  • Death 6 Mar 1669 Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Memorial ID 7885479

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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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  • Created by: Jennifer
  • Added: 21 Sep 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7885479
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Buffum (1590–6 Mar 1669), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7885479, citing Harmony Grove Cemetery, Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Jennifer (contributor 46570359) .