Daniel Gookin


Personal and Family Information

Daniel was born in 1612 in Ripple Court, Ripple, Kent, England , the son of Daniel Gookins and Mary Byrd.

He died on 19 MAR 1687 in Cambridge, Suffolk Co, Massachusetts.

His wife was Mary Dolling. They were married, but the date and place have not been found. Their seven known children were Mary (1642-1702), Elizabeth (?-?), Hannah (?-?), Daniel (?-?), Samuel (?-?), Solomon (?-?) and Nathaniel (?-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Daniel Gookin


Daniel Gookins


Mary Byrd


Rev. Richard Byrd, D.D.


Elizabeth Meye


Rev. John May


Amy Cowel



Place: Ripple Court, Ripple, Kent, England
Death19 MAR 1687
Place: Cambridge, Suffolk Co, Massachusetts


Note 1

Assistant and Major General of the Massachusetts Bay Colony : his life and letters and some account of his ancestry.

he was my 12th Great grandfather

Buried at First Parish Church, Cambridge, MA, USA