James Buckley

1821–14 September 1864 (Age 43)
East Crompton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James

James Buckley was born in 1821, in East Crompton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom as the son of James Buckley. He married Ann Fielding in 1840, in Rochdale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Little Heaton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died on 14 September 1864, in Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Buckley
Ann Fielding
Marriage: 1840
John Buckley
James Buckley
Ann Buckley
Joseph William Buckley
Alice Buckley
Joshua Buckley
Samuel Buckley
Hannah Buckley
James Thomas Buckley
Betty A Buckley
George F Buckley
Mary Ann Buckley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1840Rochdale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    1825 · Museum of Lancashire
    Age 4
    The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.
    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
    Age 21
    The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of the many places so named, most of which are from Old English bucc ‘buck, male deer’ or bucca ‘he-goat’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. Places called Buckley and Buckleigh, in Devon, are named with Old English boga ‘bow’ + clif ‘cliff’.English: in Somerset perhaps alternatively, a variant of the now extinct Bugley, a habitational name from Bugley in Dorset or Wiltshire, named from the Old English female personal name Bucge + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Buachalla ‘descendant of Buachaill’, a byname meaning ‘cowherd, servant’.

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

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    Sources (63)

    • James Buckley in entry for Mary Ann Buckley, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Joseph Buckley, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
    • James Buckley in entry for Hector Morrison Stevenson, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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