Jonah Buker

21 December 1794–23 September 1854 (Age 59)
Bowdoin, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Jonah

Jonah Buker was born on 21 December 1794, in Bowdoin, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States. He married Mary "Polly" Pool on 23 February 1813, in Minot, Androscoggin, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 23 September 1854, in Bowdoinham, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Jonah Buker
1794–1854
Mary "Polly" Pool
1792–
Marriage: 23 February 1813
Sarah Buker
1812–1885
Miriam Smith Buker
1827–
Samuel Pool Buker
1816–
Horace Buker
1817–
Mary Ann Buker
1820–1914
Alden Crooker Buker
1824–1825
Miriam Smith Buker
1826–
Hannah Crocker Buker
1828–
Alden Crooker Buker
1831–1831

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 February 1813Minot, Androscoggin, Maine, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 6
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1804 · Whitehead Light
    Age 10
    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.
    1812
    Age 18
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    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 (35)

    • Jonah Buker in entry for Miriam Smith Buker, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
    • Jonah Buker in entry for Nathaniel Helmick and Mary A. Buker Mclean, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"

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