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founder , first minister of the Puritan Church

Peter Buckeley, British founder, first minister of the Puritan Church.

Background

Buckeley, Peter was born on January 31, 1583 in Bedfordshire, England. Son of Edward and Olyff (Irby) Buckeley.

Education

Master of Arts, St. Johns College, Cambridge, 1608.

Career

12 children. Came to American, 1636. Founder, 1st minister Puritan Church, Concord, Massachusetts, 1635. Prominent in New England theocracy.

Connections

Married Jane Allen; married second, Grace Chetwode.

father:
Edward Buckeley

mother:
Olyff (Irby) Buckeley

spouses:
Jane Allen

Grace Chetwode