My earliest known BUCKLAND is John born abt 1583 in England. His son William born about 1606 probably Weymouth, Dorset, England came with the Winthrop Fleet in the 1630s. He died 1 September 1683 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. There were 2 more generations of William BUCKLANDS directly descended & in 25 Sept 1757 George W. BUCKLAND was born in CT. He served as Private in Capt. Chapman's Company, Col. Parson's Regiment, of the Continental Army CT Militia in the Revolutionary War. His wife, Elizabeth LATHROP, is a direct descendant of Mayflower pilgrims.
George died December 12, 1843; Elizabeth died 21 September 1843. They are buried in the Buckland Cemetery, Manchester, CT, each with their own gravestone.

George & Elizabeth's son Chester was born 14 April 1782 in CT & married Sarah HILLS 25 Jan 1804. At some point between 1806 & 1820 the family moved to Canaan Township, Wayne Co. PA. They died there & are buried in Keen's Cemetery. Chester died 25 May 1854 & Sarah died 17 April 1873.

Children of Chester & Sarah (HILLS) BUCKLAND

Anna born 1 Nov 1804, d 20 June 1832 married Samuel JENKINS
Horace b 23 Oct 1806, d 11 May 1884 mar. Betsey Ann TENNANT b 1808; d 11 March 1897 [my grgr grandparents]
Lyman b 4 Dec 1808 married Phoebe M. COREY
Belden b 11 Feb 1811
Louis b 13 Jan 1813 married Phoebe JAGGERS
Mary b 27 July 1814, d 7 Aug 1886, 2nd wife of Samuel JENKINS
Charles b 30 Jan 1817, d 28 Aug 1848 married Eunice JAGGERS


Children of Horace & Betsey Ann (TENNANT) BUCKLAND
Betsey Ann was born in CT, daughter of Charles TENANT & Betsey BECKWITH/BICKWICH

Adaline born abt. 1834 married Ira BURNS
Sarah Jenette b abt. 1842 married Walter COREY
Angeline b 2 October 1843 married Hiram T. HUDSON; died 1 Jan. 1926
Dwight R. born December 1845 married Lucretia; died 29 October 1900
Ward born March 1847 married Clarinda 'Clara' WHITE
Emeline born August 1850; died 1865

      Adaline BUCKLAND

Angeline BUCKLAND, my great grandmother


Emeline BUCKLAND  

daughter of Ward & Clara BUCKLAND,
married Stanley J. DAVIS, 1933 Mayor of Scranton


Updated November 8, 2010