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Obituary of Wesley BUCKNER [1857IN—1915IN]

Obituary of Wesley BUCKNER [1857IN—1915IN]

Posted: 20 Jan 2004 12:22PM GMT
Classification: Obituary
Edited: 23 Apr 2004 2:44AM GMT
Surnames: BUCKNER, COWAN, MILLER, MCDANIEL, STALCUP, TALLEY
THE BLOOMFIELD NEWS, Bloomfield, Greene County, Indiana, Thursday, September 16, 1915,Volume XXXVIII, Number 44, Page 5, Column 3, “OBITUARY. Buckner.” [Transcribed January 20, 2004 from microfilm of the original newspaper on file in the Bloomfield-Eastern Greene County Public Library.]

Last Friday forenoon Wesley BUCKNER, aged fifty-eight years, seven months and twenty-six days, died of heart trouble at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert TALLEY, in Highland Township.

The deceased, accompanied by his son, Harry, had gone to White River, one mile west of Calvertville to “run a trot line” which they had set in the river. As Mr. BUCKNER neared the bank about 9 a.m. he was stricken and fell from the boat, but his son rescued him and took him in a wagon to the TALLEY home, where he died within an hour. The body was prepared for burial at the TALLEY home and was not taken to his own home. The funeral was held at the Concord Church at Calvertville, Saturday, conducted by Rev. Henry FLORY. Interment in Dave BLAND Cemetery.

The deceased was a good citizen, a loyal Republican and a kind neighbor. He had a large circle of friends and relatives. He was twice married. His first wife was Miss Anna M. COWAN. She died in 1891. Two sons, Freeland and Harry, were born to this union. The former died in 1908 while the latter survives his parents. The second wife was Miss Laura MCDANIEL, who with one child, a daughter, survives.
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NOTES—RLJ: (1) 1880 US CENSUS OF GREENE COUNTY, INDIANA, Highland Township, 1 Jun 1880, Page 30D, Line 50—Page 31, Lines 1-4, Dwelling 154, Family 156: BUCKNER, Sina (w, f, 43, widow, superintendents farm, IN, KY, NC), BUCKNER, Wesley (w, m, 22, Son, Works on farm, IN, IN, IN), Jane (w, F, 15, Dau, At home, IN, IN, IN), Abraham (w, m, 19, nephew, Farm Servant, IN, IN, IN), STALCUP, Lulu M. (w, F, 10/12ths, Grand-daughter, IN, IN, IN). (2) INDEX TO MARRIAGE RECORDS IN GREENE COUNTY, INDIANA, 1939, WPA, Page 171: BUCKNER, Wesley to Anna COWAN, 1 Aug 1880, Book L, Page 73; BUCKNER, Wesley to Laura MCDANIEL, 12 Oct 1893, Book N, Page 521; BUCKNER, Henry to Zina MILLER, 5 Jan 1854, Book E, Page 450.

Census Data - Wesley BUCKNER [1857IN—1915IN]

Posted: 19 Feb 2004 2:50AM GMT
Classification: Census
Edited: 26 Dec 2005 8:34PM GMT
Surnames: Buckner
Following is 1860, 1870, 1900 & 1910 census data for Wesley Buckner:


1860 Greene County, IN
Census date: June 1, 1860; Enumeration date: June 4, 1860
Series M653, Roll 262, Page 594, Dwelling 57, Family 57, Highland Twp., Lines 14-18
Henry Buckner, 27, m, Farmer, RE Value $300, Personal property $318, IN
Zina Buckner, 25, f, IN
Naomi C. Buckner, 5, f, IN
Wesley Buckner, 3, m, IN
Rebecca M. Buckner, 6/12, f, IN


1870 Greene County, IN:
Census date: June 1, 1870; Enumeration date: July 8, 1870
Series M593, Roll 318, Page 337A, Dwelling 139, Family 139, Highland Twp., Worthington P.O., Lines 11-15
Zina Buckner, 33, f, Keeping house, RE value $600, Personal property $350, IN
Naomi C. Buckner, 16, f, IN
Wesley Buckner, 13, m, IN
Mana Buckner, 10, f, IN
Jane Buckner, 5, f, IN


1900 Greene County, IN:
Census date: June 1, 1900; Enumeration date: June 4, 1900
Series T623, Roll 374, Page 65B, Dwelling 43, Family 43,Highland Twp., ED 27, Lines 89-93
Wesley Buckner, 42, m, Head, born Jan 1858, married 6 yrs, Farmer, IN, IN, IN
Laura Buckner, 39, f, Wife, born May 1861, married 6 yrs, children: 1 total, 1 living, IN, IN, IN
Dean Buckner, 18, m, Son, born Aug 1881, single, Farm laborer, IN, IN, IN
Harry Buckner, 9, m, Son, born Dec 1890, IN, IN, IN
Nellie Buckner, 5/12, f, Daughter, born Dec 1899, IN, IN, IN


1910 Greene County, IN:
Census date: April 15, 1910; Enumeration date: May 16, 1910
Series T624, Roll 352, Page 73, Family 214, Highland Twp., ED 31, Lines97-100
Wesley Buckner, 52, m, Head, married 16 yrs, second marriage, Farmer, IN, KY, IN
Laura Buckner, 43, f, Wife, married 16 yrs, children: 1 total, 1 living, IN, TN, IN
Harry Buckner, 18, m, Son, single, IN, IN, IN
Nellie Buckner, 10, f, Daughter, IN, IN, IN


Transcribed February 18, 2004 by Jerry Jacobs from images of the census microfilms.
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