An American Family History

Richard Buffington

The Society of Friends (Quakers) began in England in the 1650s, when they broke away from the Puritans. Pennsylvania was founded by William Penn, as a safe place for Friends to live and practice their faith.

Richard Buffington was born in 1679 in Upland, Delaware County, Pennsylvania,

He married married Phebe Grubb. Phebe was the daughter of John and Frances Grubb.

John Buffington (married Elizabeth Way and Jane Thatcher),
Frances Buffington (married Samuel Osbourne),
Phebe Buffington (married John Wall),
Richard Buffington (1715/16 married Mary Bates and Ann (Pyle) Woodward)
Samuel Buffington
Henry Buffington
Catharine Buffington Buffington,
Peter Buffington (married Hannah Waite),
Nathaniel Buffington,
Jeremiah Buffington,
Isaac Buffington and
Joseph Buffington (married Content Babb and Mary Few).

Phebe was a minister among Friends, and after his death, she married Simon Hadley by 1761, and lived in the edge of New Castle County.




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