Susan Elizabeth "Betsy" Buckner

15 January 1804–8 May 1891 (Age 87)
Rowan, Bladen, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Susan Elizabeth "Betsy"

When Susan Elizabeth "Betsy" Buckner was born on 15 January 1804, in Rowan, Bladen, North Carolina, United States, her father, John Buckner, was 39 and her mother, Isabella Lucretia Tatum, was 37. She married Jacob Bascombe Metcalf in 1822, in Waverly, Madison, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 10 daughters. She lived in Madison, North Carolina, United States in 1860 and Township 4 Beech Glenn, Madison, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. She died on 8 May 1891, in Yancey, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Metcalf Cemetery, Mars Hill, Madison, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Bascombe Metcalf
1802–1882
Susan Elizabeth "Betsy" Buckner
1804–1891
Marriage: 1822
Tilden Metcalf
1824–
James Metcalf
1825–1896
Sarah Lucinda Metcalf
1827–1876
Daniel Burditte Metcalf
1829–1892
Nancy Metcalf
1832–
Sarah Metcalf
1833–1876
Mary Jane Metcalf
1835–1917
Lucinda Metcalf
1835–1902
Loutitia T Metcalf
1838–1890
Jane Metcalf
1841–1898
Ervin J. Metcalf
1841–
Sindy Metcalf
1842–
Levi B Metcalf
1843–1928
Matilda Martha Metcalf
1844–1936
Margaret Metcalf
1846–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1822Waverly, Madison, North Carolina, United States
  • Children

    (15)

    +10 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (20)

    +15 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1808
    Age 4
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1812
    Age 8
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 26
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    German: variant of Buchner and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this.English and Scottish: perhaps an occupational name derived from Middle English bouken ‘to soak (cloth) in a lye solution’, for the purpose of cleaning, bleaching, and strengthening.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Buchner

    Sources (8)

    • Elizabeth Midcalf in household of Jacob Midcalf, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Unknown in entry for Pollie Anderson, "North Carolina Deaths, 1906-1930"
    • Elizabeth Metcalf in household of Jacob Metcalf, "United States Census, 1880"

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