Leah Pearl Buck

27 March 1891–3 April 1988 (Age 97)
San Jacinto, Riverside, California, United States

The Life Summary of Leah Pearl

When Leah Pearl Buck was born on 27 March 1891, in San Jacinto, Riverside, California, United States, her father, Sherman Oren Buck, was 29 and her mother, Jennie May Surbaugh, was 26. She married William Willson McEuen on 31 August 1921, in Riverside, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Judicial Township 2, Imperial, California, United States in 1940 and Louisiana, United States in 1951. She died on 3 April 1988, in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Riverside, Riverside, California, United States.

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Arthur Edward Schultz
Leah Pearl Buck
Marriage: 3 August 1960
Patricia Dean James

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 5
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake
Age 15
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
Age 26
U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a man with some fancied resemblance to a he-goat (Old English bucc(a)) or a male deer (Old English bucc). Old English Bucc(a) is found as a personal name, as is Old Norse Bukkr. Names such as Walter le Buk (Somerset 1243 ) are clearly nicknames.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a prominent beech tree, such as Peter atte Buk (Suffolk 1327 ), from Middle English buk ‘beech’ (from Old English bōc).3 German: from a personal name, a short form of Burckhard ( see Burkhart ).

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

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Sources (8)

  • Leah Mceuen in household of William Mceuen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lelah P Buck in household of Sherman O Buck, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Leah Buck in household of Sherman O Buck, "United States Census, 1910"

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