Nellie Buck

Female1 October 1878–18 June 1961

Brief Life History of Nellie

When Nellie Buck was born on 1 October 1878, in State Center, Marshall, Iowa, United States, her father, Marcellus Aurelius Buck, was 50 and her mother, Lucia Melvina Wilkins, was 45. She lived in Colfax, Jasper, Iowa, United States for about 20 years. She died on 18 June 1961, in Newton, Jasper, Iowa, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Hillside Cemetery, State Center Township, Marshall, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marcellus Aurelius Buck
1828–1896
Lucia Melvina Wilkins
1832–1926
Charles Buck
1854–1867
Jane L Buck
1854–1857
Clare Buck
1858–1870
George Samuel Buck
1856–1871
Carroll Collamer Buck
1858–1935
Everett William Buck Sr
1860–1945
Mary Jane Buck
1862–1943
Marcus A Buck
1863–
Corydon Leroy Buck
1864–1908
Jessie Buck
1865–1865
Ralph Aurelius Buck
1868–1959
Myra M Buck
1873–1948
Margaret May Buck
1876–1906
Harry Buck
1877–1964
Nellie Buck
1878–1961

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  • Nellie Buck, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Nellie Buck, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Ancestry Family Trees

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1884 · There is now a Capital Building

Age 6

The capitol building in Des Moines originally had a budget of $1,500,000 but complications arose because of the need of a redesign. The building was dedicated on January 17, 1884, but it wasn’t completed until 1886. On January 4, 1904, a fire started and swept through the areas that housed the Supreme Court and Iowa House of Representatives. A major restoration was performed and documented, with the addition of electrical lighting, elevators, and a telephone system. By the early 1980s, the sandstone exterior of the Capitol had started deteriorating and prompted the installation of canopies to protect pedestrians from falling rubble. The entire reconstruction process took around 18 years to complete.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 22

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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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