Hattie Meier Buck

Female20 August 1906–8 October 1986

Brief Life History of Hattie Meier

When Hattie Meier Buck was born on 20 August 1906, in Cass, Michigan, United States, her father, John Henry Buck, was 48 and her mother, Wilhemina Mary Bent, was 41. She had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Gordon Elbert Doncaster Sr. She lived in Newberg Township, Cass, Michigan, United States for about 10 years and Elkhart, Elkhart, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 8 October 1986, at the age of 80, and was buried in Rice Cemetery, Elkhart, Elkhart, Indiana, United States.

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Gordon Elbert Doncaster Sr
Hattie Meier Buck
Betty Joyce Doncaster
Donna Illene Doncaster
Gordon Elbert Doncaster Jr
Doris Mae Doncaster

Sources (14)

  • Hattie Doncaster in household of Gordon E Doncaster, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hattie Meier Buck, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
  • Hattie Buck, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

1910 · Upper Twin Falls Bridge

Age 4

The Upper Twin Falls Bridge which connected Breitung Township, Michigan, to Florence County, Wisconsin. The through-truss bridge spanned the Menominee River and was completed in 1910. The bridge was closed to through traffic in 1971 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


Age 21

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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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