John W Van Buskirk

Brief Life History of John W

When John W Van Buskirk was born on 9 August 1824, in Tippecanoe Township, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States, his father, Lewis Van Buskirk, was 29 and his mother, Mary Margaret Grier, was 29. He married Elizabeth Gordy on 1 January 1852, in Pickaway, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Crittenden Township, Champaign, Illinois, United States in 1870 and Condit Township, Champaign, Illinois, United States in 1900. He died on 4 January 1901, in Sidney, Champaign, Illinois, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Sidney, Champaign, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

John W Van Buskirk
1824–1901
Maria Davis
1836–1877
Marriage: 16 August 1860
Mollie Van Buskirk
1861–
Abraham Lincoln Van Buskirk
1861–1921
Mary Van Buskirk
1862–
Rhoda Van Buskirk
1863–1891
John Terry Van Buskirk
1864–
Lulu Van Buskirk
1869–
Emma Van Buskirk
1874–
Myrtle M Van Buskirk
1874–1941
Charles Peter Van Buskirk
1876–1941

Sources (21)

  • John Van Buskirk, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Vanbuskerk, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • John Van Buskirk, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

1829

Historical Boundaries 1829: Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States

1846

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

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Anh, Thanh, Hung, Minh, Vinh, Dung, Hue, Huong, Lan, Quang, Tan, Thuy, Hong, Chi, Hang, Ho, Pok, Sang, Bai, Chin, Ching, Chu, Chuan, Dong.

Vietnamese (Vạn): from the Chinese surname 萬, see Wan 1.

Vietnamese (Văn): from the Chinese surnames 文 or 聞, see Wen 2 and 3, and also 5 below.

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

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