Ellen Buck

8 June 1765–29 July 1851 (Age 86)
New Gloucester, Cumberland, Maine, United States

The Life of Ellen

When Ellen Buck was born on 8 June 1765, in New Gloucester, Cumberland, Maine, United States, her father, Abijah Buck, was 22 and her mother, Phebe Tyler, was 25. She married Moses Bisbee on 14 October 1788, in Cumberland, Cumberland, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 29 July 1851, in Oxford, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Bisbeetown Cemetery, Waterford, Oxford, Maine, United States.

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Moses Bisbee
Ellen Buck
Marriage: 14 October 1788
Mary “Molly” “Polly” Bisbee
Elvira Bisbee
Moses Bisbee
Robert D Bisbee
Calvin Bisbee
Jonathan T Bisbee
Ellen Cushman Bisbee
James Warren Bisbee
Jane Warren Bisbee

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14 October 1788
Cumberland, Cumberland, Massachusetts, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 9

Historical Boundaries - 1774: York, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America; 1776: York, Massachusetts, United States; 1805: Oxford, Massachusetts, United States; 1820: Oxford, Maine, United States

Age 11

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 23

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

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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  • Ellen Buck, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Ellen Buck, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Ellen Buck, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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