John Rich Buker

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

The Life Summary 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 1822Greene, Androscoggin, Maine, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +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

    North German (Büker): see Bueker .Americanized form of German Bucher .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Bueker

    Sources (10)

    • John R. Buker, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
    • John R. Buker, "Maine Marriages, 1771-1907"
    • John R Buker, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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