Jacob "Henry" Buskirk

Male1859–13 January 1916

Brief Life History of Jacob "Henry"

When Jacob "Henry" Buskirk was born in 1859, in Monroe, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Josiah Buskirk, was 37 and his mother, Sarah Smith, was 39. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Anna Smith. He lived in Pocono Township, Monroe, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died on 13 January 1916, in Warren, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 57.

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Jacob "Henry" Buskirk
Anna Smith
William Frederick Buskirk
George Harry Buskirk
Sarah Flossie Buskirk

Sources (3)

  • Jacob H Buskerich in household of Jacob Buskerich, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Jacob Henry Buskirk - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Jacob Henry Buskirk
  • Henry Buskirk in household of Josiah Buskirk, "United States Census, 1870"

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World Events (8)


Age 2

No Civil War battles took place within the state boundaries of New Jersey, but its citizens participated extensively in the war. Volunteers that were turned away ended up serving in the militias of nearby states like Pennsylvania and New York. Whenever President Lincoln requested more troops, New Jersey responded quickly. In total, the state contributed over 88,000 soldiers (6,000 of which died).


Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 16

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Dutch: see Van Buskirk . The surname Buskirk is not found in the Netherlands.

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

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