Buel Edward McPherson

18 October 1921–18 September 2002 (Age 80)
Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Buel Edward

When Buel Edward McPherson was born on 18 October 1921, in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States, his father, George Washington McPherson, was 23 and his mother, Rosa Crick, was 20. He married Mary Beatrice Jackson on 30 November 1943, in Christian, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 18 September 2002, in Princeton, Caldwell, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Oliver Cemetery, Lyon, Kentucky, United States.

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Buel Edward McPherson
Mary Beatrice Jackson
Marriage: 30 November 1943
Patricia Lousie McPherson
Vicki M. McPherson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 November 1943Christian, Kentucky, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
    Age 2
    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
    1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered
    Age 5
    In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.
    1944 · The G.I Bill
    Age 23
    The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac a' Phearsain ‘son of the parson or priest’ (see Parsons ).History: This is the name of a Highland Scottish clan, part of the Chattan confederation, the founder of which is believed to have been a man named Muireach or Murdo Cattenach, priest of Kingussie in Badenoch in the 9th century.

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

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    Sources (10)

    • Burel Mcphearson in household of George Mcphearson, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Buel Mc Pherson, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • Buel Mcpherson in household of George Mcpherson, "United States Census, 1930"

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