William Henry Buck

Brief Life History of William Henry

When William Henry Buck was born on 10 January 1861, in Hucknall Torkard, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Charles Buck, was 21 and his mother, Hannah Chantry, was 19. He married Rebecca Chadburn on 25 May 1882, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. He lived in West Weber, Weber, Utah, United States for about 30 years and Taylor, Weber, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 15 May 1943, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in West Weber Cemetery, West Weber, Weber, Utah, United States.

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William Henry Buck
Flora Buck
Marriage: 19 August 1898
Percy H Buck
William Edwin Buck
Elsie Agness Buck
Joseph Seely Buck
Flora Priscilla Buck
Pearl Irene Buck
James Harold Buck
Lewis Melvin Buck

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  • William Henry Buck, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • William Henry Buck, "England and Wales, Birth Registration Index, 1837-1920"
  • William Buck, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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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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