Nathaniel Otto Buxton

Brief Life History of Nathaniel Otto

When Nathaniel Otto Buxton was born on 20 September 1886, in Iron, Missouri, United States, his father, Thomas Alexander Buxton, was 21 and his mother, Lydia Angeline Loness, was 22. He married Emma Elizabeth Hasty on 3 October 1908, in Reynolds, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Iron Township, Iron, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Iron Township, St. Francois, Missouri, United States in 1920. He died on 14 November 1966, in Saint-Louis, Senegal, at the age of 80.

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Nathaniel Otto Buxton
Emma Elizabeth Hasty
Marriage: 3 October 1908
Edna Buxton
Eula Buxton
Carl N Buxton

Sources (8)

  • Otto Buxton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • N O Buxton, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Nathaniel Otto Buxton, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

1890 · Woman's Suffrage

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.

1907 · Not for profit elections

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning


habitational name from Buxton in Derbyshire, which in Middle English was called Buchestanes, Bucstones (i.e. ‘bowing stones’, from Middle English b(o)ugen, Old English būgan ‘to bow’ + stanes ‘stones’). It is probably named for logan stones in the vicinity. (Logan stones are boulders so poised that they rock at a touch.)

less commonly, a habitational name from Buxton in Norfolk, which is named with the genitive case of the Old English personal name Bucc (see Buck 1) + Old English tūn ‘settlement, enclosure’.

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

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