Daniel Gookin
Born 1612 England
Died 19 MAR 1686/87 MA
Buried First Church Cemetery, Cambridge MA

Daniel Gookin
Mary Byrd
EST. 1586

Mary Dolling
ABT. 1618

Children with Mary Dolling
Sauel Gookin
BEF. 16411642
Mary Gookin
Elizabeth Gookin
Hannah Gookin

Other Facts
Residence VA, MD, Cambridge MA
Occupation Leader & writer

In 1641 he & wife Mary & son Samuel set sail for VA. He was made a Burgess & was a representative in the Grand Assembly in 1641/2. He was granted 3900 acres in VA. Influenced by Puritan minister from MA, Goodkins moved to MA: Boston , Roxbury, Cambridge. A man of ability & education, he was a founder of free grammar school in Roxbury in 1645. 1681, elected Major- General, the Commander-in-Chief of all military forces in MA colony. Wrote two books on the Indians. For details see SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS: "Daniel Goodkin of VA & MA."