Seems to have first belonged to Rev. Isaac Foster, valued at £22 in his inventory; belonged to Anne Burnham’s son Joseph Buckingham; “Paul Buckingham, Negro” paid for the burial. On the last page of Joseph Buckingham’s papers on (saved in Shoebox) it lists Cato, Zipporah, Nunny and an infant, and Paul, as being Joseph’s slaves. Since he never married or had children, his mother Anne inherited his estate. Cato inherited a bequest of 30 pounds when Buckingham died.