Jane Seeley Buck

4 October 1789–29 February 1816 (Age 26)
Bridgeton, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Jane Seeley

When Jane Seeley Buck was born on 4 October 1789, in Bridgeton, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States, her father, Joseph Buck, was 36 and her mother, Ruth Seeley, was 25. She married Daniel Powell Stratton on 30 March 1808, in Millville, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 29 February 1816, in Millville, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 26, and was buried in Old Broad Street Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Bridgeton, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Powell Stratton
1784–1840
Jane Seeley Buck
1789–1816
Marriage: 30 March 1808
Edward Stratton
1809–1809
Lydia Stratton
1812–
James Stratton
1810–
Robert Stratton
1812–1812
Daniel Powell Stratton Sr
1814–1866

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 March 1808
Millville, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Male1753–1803Male

    Ruth Seeley

    Female1763–Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1790 · Trenton - State Capital

Age 1

Trenton, New Jersey officially became the state capital in 1790. The first state governor would be William Livingston.
1791

Age 2

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 11

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

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)

  • Jane Buck, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • Jane Buck, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • Jane Buck, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"

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