Buckbee History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Buckbee family

The surname Buckbee was first found in Northamptonshire at Long Buckby, village and civil parish which dates back over 1,200 years. Even today, the mound remaining of a castle built by Sahir de Quincy in the 12th century can still be seen. The village and the surname both derive their name from the words "by meaning settlement and "Buck' which was derived from 'Bec' (pronounced 'becker' in old Norse) for stream/brook. [1]

The village is recorded in the Domesday Book as Buchebei. [2] The population as of 2001 was 4,000.

Important Dates for the Buckbee family

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Buckbee Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Buckby, Buckeby, Bukeby, Bugby, Bugbee, Buckbee and many more.

Early Notables of the Buckbee family (pre 1700)

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Buckbee migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Buckbee Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Parmer and Peter Buckbee, who were both recorded in the census of Ontario, Canada of 1871

Contemporary Notables of the name Buckbee (post 1700)

  • John Theodore Buckbee (1871-1936), American politician, member of US Congress (1927-1936)
  • Walter A. Buckbee, American politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Washtenaw County, 1838 [3]
  • Joseph Buckbee, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Schoharie County, 1861 [3]
  • John Theodore Buckbee (1871-1936), American Republican politician, U.S. Representative from Illinois 12th District, 1927-36 [3]
  • John R. Buckbee, American politician, Member of California State Assembly 24th District, 1867-69 [3]
  • Francis A. Buckbee, American politician, Member of Wisconsin State Assembly from Walworth County, 1867, 1874 [3]

Citations

  1. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
  2. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 24) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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