John Edwin Buckwalter

30 June 1834–15 February 1870 (Age 35)
West Nantmeal Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of John Edwin

When John Edwin Buckwalter was born on 30 June 1834, in West Nantmeal Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Buckwalter, was 31 and his mother, Sarah Shuler, was 33. He married Susan Morris on 23 July 1863, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1850. He died on 15 February 1870, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 35, and was buried in American Fork Cemetery, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Edwin Buckwalter
Susan Morris
Marriage: 23 July 1863
John Edwin Buckwalter Jr.
Albert William Buckwalter
Ellen Susan Buckwalter

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 July 1863Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (6)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 2
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1838 · Lord Reveals the Name of His Chruch
    Age 4
    On April 26, 1838, The Lord reveals that the name of His Church should be The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This revelation was given to the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. in Far West, Missouri.
    Age 12
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Swiss German and German Buchwalder: variant of Buchwald .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Mormon Hollow and the Buckwalter Family

    (Prepared by Ross McBride Buckwalter, October 28, 2013) The following is quoted from the article Edward Hunter: Generous Pioneer, Presiding Bishop which appeared in the July 2004 issue of Ensign magaz …

    Sources (21)

    • John E Bookwalter in household of Sarah Bookwalter, "United States Census, 1850"
    • John Edwin Buckwalter in entry for Ellen B. Taylor, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Edward Buckwater, "United States Western States Marriage Index"

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