Susan Elizabeth Buckner

Female15 January 1804–8 May 1891

Brief Life History of Susan Elizabeth

When Susan Elizabeth Buckner was born on 15 January 1804, in Rowan, Bladen, North Carolina, United States, her father, John Riley 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 Waverly, Madison, 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
Susan Elizabeth Buckner
Marriage: 1822
Tilden Metcalf
James Metcalf
Sarah Lucinda Metcalf
Daniel Burditte Metcalf
Nancy Metcalf
Sarah Metcalf
Mary Jane Metcalf
Lucinda Metcalf
Loutitia T Metcalf
Jane Metcalf
Ervin J. Metcalf
Sindy Metcalf
Levi B Metcalf
Matilda Martha Metcalf
Margaret Metcalf

Sources (8)

  • Elizabeth Midcalf in household of Jacob Midcalf, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Susan Elizabeth Buckner Metcalf, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Unknown in entry for Pollie Anderson, "North Carolina Deaths, 1906-1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1822Waverly, Madison, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (15)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (20)

    +15 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.


    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.

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