Buckner Family

Generation One

John Buckner b.England; d. circa 1695. m. Debora Ferrers 1661 England
He was educated at Oxford, England. Immigrated in 1667 to Virginia. Lived at Gloucester Co VA. Debora Ferrers resided at West Wickham, Bucks, England.

Children:
1. Richard Buckner, b. 1662; m. Elizabeth Cooke.
2. Thomas Buckner.
3. William Buckner.
4. John Buckner Jr.
5. Elizabeth Buckner.

Generation Two

Richard Buckner (John1); b. 1662; m. Elizabeth Cooke, daughter of Hon. Mordecai Cooke and Frances Ironmonger, circa 1689; d. 1733. Richard resided at Essex Co., VA. He was County Clerk between 1703 and 1712 at Essex Co., VA. He was Clerk of the House of Burgesses in 1714 at Virginia. He left a will; proved 4 Mar 1733.

Wife Elizabeth Cooke died in 1748

Children:

1. Elizabeth Buckner, b. 1690; m. Mordecai Cooke III.
2. Maj. Richard Buckner; bc.1720 Virginia, m. Eliz.Aylett, d/o Wm. Aylett; d. Dec 1777 VA.
3. Philip Buckner
4. John Buckner
5. William Buckner

Generation Three

Elizabeth Buckner (Richard2, John1); b. 1690; m. Mordecai Cooke III circa 1706; d. 1770.

Mordecai Cooke III was born 1680. He resided at 'Woodbury', Gloucester Co., VA. He was a member of the House of Burgesses in Virginia. Mordecai Cooke III was the son of Thomas Cooke.He died in 1715.

Generation Four

Elizabeth Buckner and Mordecai Cooke III were the parents of Jemima Cooke (1707-1796). She married Thomas Chilton in Fauquier County, Virginia in 1725.





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