Rahamah Buker

Brief Life History of Rahamah

When Rahamah Buker was born on 30 December 1787, in Bowdoin, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States, her father, David Buker, was 26 and her mother, Bethiah Sparks, was 23. She married Dimond Perry Jr. on 2 March 1811, in Minot, Androscoggin, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 26 August 1866, in Auburn, Androscoggin, Maine, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Auburn Plains Cemetery, Auburn, Androscoggin, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dimond Perry Jr.
Rahamah Buker
Marriage: 2 March 1811
Lenity H Perry
Isaac Perry
Rachel Perry
David B Perry
Bethia Perry
Ruhama Ann Perry

Sources (4)

  • Rahamah Buker, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • Reuhama Baker, "Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907"
  • Ruhama Baker Perry, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

1804 · Whitehead Light

In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.


Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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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