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History of the Bucklin Family
This page is a
starting point to find or browse information specific to the Bucklin family: facts
(including genealogy) of Bucklin
family members and history of their activities. The links on this page (in the left margin and in the text on this
page) lead to some of our specific sections devoted to Bucklin family history,
including our genealogy database.
Be advised: aside from the links from
this page, you can find much more at this site. For example, Bucklins were
important in early Rhode Island history. Therefore, most of the pages in our Colonial History
or Gaspee History sections of this website will also mention or show
facts relevant to
Bucklin family members. E.g., the maps of Providence before the Revolutionary
War will show where Captain Joseph Bucklin 4th had his home, wharf, shops and
most important thing you can do -- Read The Story of William Bucklin: Our Six-hundred Acre
Ancestor, who in 1630 started the Bucklin family in America.
Masterfully told by a prominent American author.
the Bucklin Family Database
- for Bucklin relatives, ancestors,
biographies, and linked photos and documents. Use our 4000 person database. This
database was formed by tens of thousands of dollars and thousands of hours of
genealogy research and
database entry. The Joseph Bucklin Society Database is the most complete available
Bucklin family history data.
Read: the biography of
Joseph Bucklin, 4th,
prominent merchant and ship captain of Providence during the Revolutionary
Read: the biography of
the Joseph Bucklin, 5th, for whom
this society is named.
Browse through some of the the pages noted by links in the left margin of this web
page. They will give you ides of some of what we have available for you at
interesting photos of Bucklins in the 18th and 19th Centuries, at
ancestral Bucklin lands, and such.
Add your Bucklin family ancestors
to the Bucklin database.
In this day of electronic everything, photo albums are being lost, boxes of
letters are sent to the dump, and letters are not even being written.
So that chances will be improved that what you know now will be known by future
generations of researchers.
Add what you know about your family history.
- be a member. If you are a Bucklin, or
are not a Bucklin but interested in American Revolutionary War history or
the Gaspee Affair --- we want you to
join us. The benefits are
Society maintains a depository for historical documents and photographs.
Do you have Bucklin family items from the period 1600 to 1950?
Deposit them for you, for historians,