Mary Miller Buckner

Femaleabout 1770–before 1820

Brief Life History of Mary Miller

Mary Miller Buckner was born about 1770, in North Carolina, United States as the daughter of Nimrod Buckner and Mary Elizabeth Anderson. She married Sheriff Joseph Hughey on 3 July 1790, in Rowan, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She died before 1820.

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Family Time Line

Sheriff Joseph Hughey
Mary Miller Buckner
Marriage: 3 July 1790
Elizabeth Hughes
Anna Hughey
Peter Joseph Hughey
Rachel Hughes
Joseph Hughey
Harriet L Hughey

Sources (1)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Buckner - Government record: female

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 July 1790Rowan, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)


    Age 6

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 6

    North Carolina is the 12th state.

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion

    Age 16

    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

    Name Meaning

    German: variant of Buchner and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this.

    English and Scottish: perhaps an occupational name derived from Middle English bouken ‘to soak (cloth) in a lye solution’, for the purpose of cleaning, bleaching, and strengthening.

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

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