Bethiah Sparks Buker

Female22 October 1801–

Brief Life History of Bethiah Sparks

When Bethiah Sparks Buker was born on 22 October 1801, in Bowdoin, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States, her father, David Buker, was 40 and her mother, Bethiah Sparks, was 36.

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Family Time Line

David Buker
Bethiah Sparks
Priscilla Buker
Nicholas Buker
Rahamah Buker
David Buker Jr.
John Rich Buker
Jonah Buker
James Buker
Isaac B. Buker
Bethiah Sparks Buker
William Greenwood Buker
Parlene Buker

Sources (2)

  • Bethiah Buker, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • Bethiah Buker, "Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"

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World Events (3)


Age 2

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 2

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.


Age 53

Historical Boundaries: 1854: Sagadahoc, Maine, United States

Name Meaning

North German (Büker): see Bueker .

Americanized form of German Bucher .

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

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