Henry S. Buckingham

25 March 1829–26 March 1872 (Age 43)
Carroll, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

The Life of Henry S.

When Henry S. Buckingham was born on 25 March 1829, in Carroll, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, his father, Obadiah Buckingham, was 36 and his mother, Hannah Gorsuch, was 36. He married Julian Elson on 6 September 1852, in Carroll, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Carroll, Maryland, United States in 1850 and District 5, Carroll, Maryland, United States in 1860. He died on 26 March 1872, in Carroll, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Carroll, Maryland, United States.

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Henry S. Buckingham
Julian Elson
Marriage: 6 September 1852
Alfred T Buckingham
Obadiah Buckingham
Eliza Buckinham

Spouse and Children

6 September 1852
Carroll, Maryland, United States


    Alfred T Buckingham


    Obadiah Buckingham


    Eliza Buckinham


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World Events (6)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 1

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.

Age 17

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the former county seat of the county of Buckinghamshire, Old English Buccingahamm ‘water meadow (Old English hamm) of the people of (-inga-) Bucc(a)’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Henry S Buckingham, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Henry S Buckingham in household of Obediah Buckingham, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Henry Buckingham, "Maryland, Church Records, 1668-1995"

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