John Rich Buker

9 August 1792–20 October 1847 (Age 55)
Bowdoin, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States

The Life of John Rich

When John Rich Buker was born on 9 August 1792, in Bowdoin, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States, his father, David Buker, was 31 and his mother, Bethiah Sparks, was 27. He married Rachel Hooper Harris on 9 December 1822, in Greene, Androscoggin, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 20 October 1847, in Greene, Androscoggin, Maine, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Valley Cemetery, Greene, Androscoggin, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Rich Buker
1792–1847
Rachel Hooper Harris
1794–1867
Marriage: 9 December 1822
David Buker
1826–1826
Moses Buker
1826–1826
David Buker
1836–
Bethiah Jane Buker
1827–1912
Orlando H. Buker
1828–1828
Melvina Buker
1829–1918
R. Rebecca Buker
1832–1920
Andrew J. H. Buker
1834–1842

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 December 1822
Greene, Androscoggin, Maine, United States
children

(8)

    David Buker

    Male1826–1826Male

    Male1826–1826Male

    Bethiah Jane Buker

    Female1827–1912Female

    Orlando H. Buker

    Male1828–1828Male

    Melvina Buker

    Female1829–1918Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 2

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1804 · Whitehead Light

Age 12

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.
1808

Age 16

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

German:1. ( Büker ): see Bueker . 2. possibly an altered spelling of Bucher .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John R Buker, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • John R Buker in entry for Rebecca Cooper, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • John R Buker, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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