Suffolk County Biographies
New Jersey Biographical Sketches, 1665-1800
Persons with Ties to Suffolk County, Long Island, New York
John Budd, b. in England, came from London about 1632, and was one of the planters of New Baven Colony, in 1639. He was appointed a deputy from Southold, L. I., in 1653 to the General Court, but had gone to England in the meantime. His appointment from Southold indicates that he was already settled there. He was lieutenant at Southold until 1660, when he resigned, he having removed or being about to remove to Rye, Westchester county, N. Y., where he was settled in 1661. He m. Katherine -; d. 1670. By a declaration, dated October 15, 1669, he gave to son John his part of the mill on Blind brooke, and all lands otherwise undisposed of, and personal property, in consideration whereof John was to pay his father or his mother "thirty pounds a year in good pay that is to say wheat Twenty pounds porck one Barrell pease the rest. . . . that we may be freed from trouble." This instrument seems to have been recorded May 13, 1675, which was probably about the time of John's death. Issue:
2. i. John2.
3. ii. Joseph.
iii. Judith, m. 1st, John Ogden; 2d, Francis Brown.
iv. Jane, m. Joseph Horton.
2. John2 John1 Budd m. Mary, 3d dau. of Barnabas Horton, of Southold; d. Nov. 5, 1684. After his father's death he returned to Southold, having apparently sold to his brother-in-law, Joseph Horton, the mill on Blind brook. The will of "John Budd of the Town of Southold, being at present weak in body," dated Oct. 27, 1684, proved November 12, 1684, provides for the comfortable maintenance of his wife, Mary, during widowhood, gives the bulk of his estate to eldest son John, and to son Joseph "all my right and interest in a neck of land in Westchester, which lieth between Blind Brook and Mamaroneck River, and an island of meadow belonging thereto (except 100 acres of upland and 4 acres of meadow), and all my housing and improvements on said land."--N. Y. Hist. Soc. Coll., 1892, pp. 130-132. Issue:
iii. Mary, m. 1st, - Niccols; 2d. Christopher Youngs.
iv. Hannah, m. Jonathan Hart.
v. Ann, m. Benjamin Horton.
vi. Sarah, under eighteen at the date of her father's will, Oct. 27, 1684; prob. m. Benjamin Conkling.
3. Joseph2 John1 Budd m. Sarah, dau. of Humphrey Underhill, of Rye; d. 1722. He "was known as 'Captain Budd' as early as 1700. He was prominent in town and county affairs, being townsman in 1701, justice of the peace in 1710, farmer of the excise 1714-21, and supervisor of the town, 1713-16, 1720-22. In 1720 he obtained a patent for a tract purchased by his father and known as 'Budd's Neck.' "--Baird's Hist. of Rye, 405. The will of "Joseph Budd of Rye in the county of Westchester, Esquire," is dated May 27, 1722, and was proved June 28, 1722. He devises many tracts of land and other property.--N. Y. Hist. Soc. Coll., 1893, pp. 250-251. He names children:
4. i. John3, under 30 at the time of his father's will, May 27, 1722.
ii. Joseph, m Ann -. His will bears date 1763.
iii. Elisha, b. 1705; m. Anne, dau. of Joseph Lyon; d. Sept 21, 1765; she d. Dec. 6, 1760.
iv. Underhill, b. April 29, 1708; m. Sarah, dau. of Capt. Henry Fowler, of Southold, Sept. 17, 1730; will proved May 31, 1755; she d. Aug. 19, 1798.
vi. Hannah, m. - Palmer.
4. John3 Joseph2 John1 Budd m. Mary Prudence, dau. of Daniel and Charlot Strang; d. -. He inherited the estate on Budd's Neck, which he sold in 1745. Peter Jay being the chief purchaser. He removed about this time to Morris county, and bought a farm near Black River, in the present Chester township. In 1753, "John Budd, late of Rye, now of Rexboro, Morris county, New Jersey," sold a remaining parcel of land on Budd's Neck. Issue:
5. i. Daniel4, b. July 27, 1722.
ii. Elijah, m. Ursula Sine.
iii. Joseph, m. - Budd.
iv. John, is said to have removed to Kentucky.
v. Underhill, d. unm.
vi. Gilbert, "was for thirty years a surgeon in the British navy. He returned to this country after the Revolution, and made his home with his cousin, Colonel Gilbert Budd, of Mamaroneck, until his death, October 14, 1805; he was 85 years old."--Baird's Hist. Rye, p. 405.
vii. Hannah, m. Hachaliah Purdy.
viii. Mary, m. Caleb Horton.
ix. Sarah, m. Thomas Sawyer.
5. Daniel4 John3 Joseph2 John1 Budd, b. July 27, 1722; m. - Purdy, d. Dec. 24, 1806.
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