Jedediah Buck

Brief Life History of Jedediah

When Jedediah Buck was born on 22 February 1734, in Somers, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, his father, Ebenezer Buck, was 33 and his mother, Abigail Felt, was 23. He died on 26 July 1740, in his hometown, at the age of 6, and was buried in Somers, Tolland, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ebenezer Buck
Abigail Felt
Abigail Buck
Thomas Buck
Jedediah Buck
Ebenezer Buck
Isack Buck
Daughter Buck
Esther Buck
Ebenezer Buck
Elisabeth Buck
Susanna BUCK

Sources (5)

  • Jedediah Buck, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Jedidiah Buck, „Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934“
  • Jedediah Buck, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English buc(ke) ‘male goat’ (Old English bucca) or a ‘male deer’ (Old English bucc). The goat was popularly associated with lecherous behaviour and the deer with timidity and speed. The surname may also be a shortened form of longer occupational names, for example Roger le Bucmanger' ‘dealer in bucks or venison’, (Warwickshire 1221) or Walter Bucswayn perhaps ‘goatherd’ (Somerset 1327).

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).

German and Dutch (Limburg): from a personal name, a short form of Burkhard (see Burkhart ).

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

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