William Thomas Buckley Sr

26 February 1854–5 April 1920 (Age 66)
Yalobusha, Mississippi, United States

The Life of William Thomas

When William Thomas Buckley Sr was born on 26 February 1854, in Yalobusha, Mississippi, United States, his father, Carter Thomas Buckley, was 44 and his mother, Sarah Ann Ward, was 47. He married Mary Elizabeth Kendall on 3 December 1873. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Upshur, Texas, United States in 1910 and Bilby Township, Hughes, Oklahoma, United States in 1920. He died on 5 April 1920, at the age of 66, and was buried in Kelsey, Upshur, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Thomas Buckley Sr
1854–1920
Mary Elizabeth Kendall
1856–1940
Marriage: 3 December 1873
Arthur Lee Buckley
1875–1924
Maggie Lena Buckley
1877–1892
William Thomas Buckley Jr
1880–1956
Della Buckley
1882–1970
Mary Edna Buckley
1884–1973
Abbie Buckley
1887–1972
Daisy Myrtle Buckley
1889–1969
Offie Leah Bucklely
1892–
James Batha Buckley
1894–1963
Henry Ward Buckley
1897–1970
Huey Wilma Buckley
1899–1904
Ernest Nathan Buckley
1901–1992

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 December 1873
children

(12)

    Male1875–1924Male

    Maggie Lena Buckley

    Female1877–1892Female

    Male1880–1956Male

    Della Buckley

    Female1882–1970Female

    Mary Edna Buckley

    Female1884–1973Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Martha Ann Buckley

    Female1848–Female

    Sarah Frances Buckley

    Female1850–Female

    James Carter Buckley

    Male1852–1914Male

    Male1854–1920Male

    Samuel Buckley

    Male1856–Male

World Events (8)

1861

Age 7

Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.
1863

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 18

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the many places so named, most of which are from Old English bucc ‘buck’, ‘male deer’ or bucca ‘hegoat’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. Places called Buckley and Buckleigh, in Devon, are named with Old English boga ‘bow’ + clif ‘cliff’.2 English: possibly a variant of Bulkley , from the local pronunciation.3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Buachalla ‘descendant of Buachaill’, a byname meaning ‘cowherd’, ‘servant’, ‘boy’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Buckley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William T Buckley, "United States Census, 1880"
  • W T Buckley, "United States Census, 1900"

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