Lucy Buxton

16 November 1877–24 April 1956 (Age 78)
Louisiana, United States

The Life of Lucy

When Lucy Buxton was born on 16 November 1877, in Louisiana, United States, her father, William Harrison Buxton, was 35 and her mother, Sarah Evelyn Howard, was 23. She had at least 2 sons and 5 daughters with William F Honeycutt. She lived in Ward Five, Calcasieu, Louisiana, United States for about 20 years and Orange, Orange, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 24 April 1956, in Louisiana, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Starks, Calcasieu, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

William F Honeycutt
1875–1925
Lucy Buxton
1877–1956
Dessie H. Honeycutt
1901–1978
Althea Honeycutt
1903–1981
Samuel Honeycutt
1906–1987
Nellie Honeycutt
1908–2005
Susie E. Honeycutt
1911–1994
Caggie Inez Honeycutt
1913–2000
Wilson Lynn Honeycutt
1915–1984

Spouse and Children

    William F Honeycutt

    Male1875–1925Male

    Female1877–1956Female

children

(7)

    Dessie H. Honeycutt

    Female1901–1978Female

    Female1903–1981Female

    Samuel Honeycutt

    Male1906–1987Male

    Nellie Honeycutt

    Female1908–2005Female

    Susie E. Honeycutt

    Female1911–1994Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Harrison Buxton

    Male1842–1926Male

    Sarah Evelyn Howard

    Female1854–1935Female

siblings

(9)

    Female1877–1956Female

    Male1880–1950Male

    Edmond Buxton Sr.

    Male1882–1927Male

    Maggie Buxton

    Female1883–1910Female

    Lavica Buxton

    Female1884–Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 4

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from Buxton in Derbyshire, which in Middle English was called Buchestanes, Bucstones (i.e. ‘bowing stones’, from Middle English b(o)ugen, Old English būgan ‘to bow’ + stanes ‘stones’). It is probably named for logan stones in the vicinity. (Logan stones are boulders so poised that they rock at a touch.) 2. less commonly, a habitational name from Buxton in Norfolk, which is named with the genitive case of the Old English personal name Bucc ( see Buck 1) + Old English tūn ‘settlement’, ‘enclosure’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lucy Buxton in household of William H Buxton, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lucy Honeycutt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lucy Honeycutt in household of William Honeycutt, "United States Census, 1910"

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