John Buck

1859–
Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Buck was born in 1859, in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Miles Buck, was 41 and his mother, Mary Bancks, was 27. In 1881, at the age of 22, his occupation is listed as painter in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Miles Buck
1818–1896
Mary Bancks
1832–
Henry Billinge Buck
1855–
Sarah Buck
1857–
John Buck
1859–
Jane Buck
1860–
Catherine Buck
1861–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers

Age 0

The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.
1884

Age 25

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 42

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a man with some fancied resemblance to a he-goat (Old English bucc(a)) or a male deer (Old English bucc). Old English Bucc(a) is found as a personal name, as is Old Norse Bukkr. Names such as Walter le Buk (Somerset 1243 ) are clearly nicknames.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a prominent beech tree, such as Peter atte Buk (Suffolk 1327 ), from Middle English buk ‘beech’ (from Old English bōc).3 German: from a personal name, a short form of Burckhard ( see Burkhart ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Burk in household of Miles Burk, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • John Buck in household of Miles Buck, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • John Buck in household of Miles Buck, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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