John Buck

about 1820–26 October 1856 (Age 36)
Port Hastings, Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of John

When John Buck was born about 1820, in Port Hastings, Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, William John Buck, was 40 and his mother, Grace Briard, was 22. He married Isabella Keith about 1852. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 26 October 1856, in his hometown, at the age of 36.

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Family Time Line

John Buck
1820–1856
Isabella Keith
1832–1897
Marriage: about 1852
William James Buck
1853–1926
John David Buck
1856–1923

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1852
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Male1820–1856Male

    Helen S Buck

    Female1821–1907Female

    Janet W. Buck

    Female1826–Female

    Male1826–Male

    Male1831–1908Male

+2 More Children

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)

  • John Buck in entry for William James Buck, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • John Buck in entry for William James Buck, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
  • John in entry for William J. Buck and Annie D. Fraser, "Canada Marriages, 1661-1949"

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