Martha Jane Buck

FemaleFebruary 1844–1 April 1918

Brief Life History of Martha Jane

When Martha Jane Buck was born in February 1844, in Beardstown, Cass, Illinois, United States, her father, Thomas A Buck, was 28 and her mother, Julia Hardy, was 24. She had at least 4 sons and 1 daughter with John Madine. She lived in Beardstown Township, Cass, Illinois, United States in 1860. She died on 1 April 1918, in Beardstown, Cass, Illinois, United States, at the age of 74.

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John Madine
Martha Jane Buck
Sadie Catherine Madine
Thomas Henry Madine
Mark K Madine
John Edward Madine
Joseph Elisha Madine

Sources (19)

  • Martha Buck in household of Thomas C Buck, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Martha Jane Madine, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Martha Buck in entry for Mert Madine and Christo Moss, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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World Events (8)


Age 2

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

1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 4

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.


Age 21

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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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