Charles Buck

Brief Life History of Charles

When Charles Buck was born on 6 February 1839, in Hucknall Torkard, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Buck, was 31 and his mother, Mary Dobb, was 27. He married Hannah Chantry on 27 December 1859, in Lambley, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He immigrated to Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1866 and lived in Arnold, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. He died on 10 July 1889, in West Weber, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in West Weber Cemetery, West Weber, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Charles Buck
Hannah Chantry
Marriage: 27 December 1859
William Henry Buck
Joseph Buck
Mary Ann Buck
Hannah Elizabeth Buck
Sariah Buck
Charles James Buck
Sarah Mary Ellen Buck
Selena Buck
Eliza Buck
Nephi Chantry Buck
Elias Buck

Sources (68)

  • Charles Buck, "United States Census, 1880"
  • England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915
  • England & Wales, FreeBMD Marriage Index, 1837-1915 about Charles Buck

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Historical Boundaries: 1848: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1868: Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States

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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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