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Daniel Gookin

colonial official

Daniel Gookin, British colonial official. Member Virginia House of Burgesses, 1641-1642.

Background

Gookin, Daniel was born in 1612 in Kent, England. Son of Daniel and Mary (Byrd) Gookin.

Education

Children including Nathaniel, Daniel.

Career

General Court, 1649-1652, special. Major general all forces in Massachusetts colony, 1681.

Works

  • Author: Historical Collections of the Indians of Massachusetts, written 1674, published 1792.

Membership

Member Virginia House of Burgesses, 1641-1642.

Connections

Married 3 times; married second, Mary Dalling, 1639. Children including Nathaniel, Daniel.

father:
Daniel Gookin

mother:
Mary (Byrd) Gookin

spouses:
3 times

Mary Dalling