Leah Pearl Buck

Female27 March 1891–3 April 1988

Brief Life History 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

Sources (10)

  • Leah Mceuen in household of William Mceuen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leah P Mceuen, "California Marriage Index, 1960-1985"
  • Leah B Schultz, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 August 1960San Diego, San Diego, California, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Historical Boundaries: 1893: Riverside, California, United States

    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.


    Age 26

    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from Middle English buc(ke) ‘male goat’ (Old English bucca) or a ‘male deer’ (Old English bucc). The goat was popularly associated with lecherous behaviour and the deer with timidity and speed. The surname may also be a shortened form of longer occupational names, for example Roger le Bucmanger' ‘dealer in bucks or venison’, (Warwickshire 1221) or Walter Bucswayn perhaps ‘goatherd’ (Somerset 1327).

    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).

    German and Dutch (Limburg): from a personal name, a short form of Burkhard (see Burkhart ).

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

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