Lydia Elizabeth Buck

18 November 1872–29 June 1951 (Age 78)
Houston, Harris, Texas, United States

The Life of Lydia Elizabeth

When Lydia Elizabeth Buck was born on 18 November 1872, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, her father, Samuel Lane Buck, was 32 and her mother, Marie Laure Augustine Baron, was 24. She married James Albert Painter on 14 December 1893, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Justice Precinct 2, Harris, Texas, United States in 1910. She died on 29 June 1951, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Albert Painter
Lydia Elizabeth Buck
Marriage: 14 December 1893
Elaine Bell Painter

Spouse and Children

14 December 1893
Houston, Harris, Texas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Lane Buck


    Marie Laure Augustine Baron




World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 4

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 22

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

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)

  • Lydia Painter in household of Walter H Chudleigh, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lydia Buck in household of Lane Buck, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lydia Parnlis in household of James A Parnlis, "United States Census, 1900"

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