James Henry Foulds Buck

Male31 January 1885–6 November 1953

Brief Life History of James Henry Foulds

When James Henry Foulds Buck was born on 31 January 1885, in Hucknall Torkard, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Foulds Buck, was 28 and his mother, Emma Matilda Copeland, was 25. He married Mary Emma Dawson on 11 December 1907, in Rich, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Norwich, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom in 1911 and Evanston, Uinta, Wyoming, United States in 1920. He died on 6 November 1953, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Henry Foulds Buck
Sarah Edith Cox
Marriage: 26 March 1913
Arnold Woodrow Buck
Lois Buck
Norine Buck

Sources (40)

  • Harry Buck, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mr. James H Buck, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • James Henry Buck in entry for Arnold Woodrow Buck, "California, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 March 1913Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (3)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1896 · Utah Becomes a State

    Age 11

    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

    Age 18

    A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

    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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