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Buckner Early Origins



The surname Buckner was first found in Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Buckner Spelling Variations


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Buckner Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bockner, Bochner, Buckner, Bocher, Buchenau, Buckner and many more.

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Buckner Early History


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Buckner Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Buckner research. Another 299 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1470, 1838, 1614 and 1669 are included under the topic Early Buckner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Buckner Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Buckner Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Buckner Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Buckner Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Buckner, who arrived in Virginia in 1667
  • Antho Buckner who arrived in Virginia in 1690

Buckner Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Margaret Buckner, who arrived in Virginia in 1717

Buckner Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mary Buckner, aged 45, landed in America in 1822
  • James Buckner, aged 50, landed in America in 1822
  • Lucy Buckner, who landed in New York in 1846
  • Carl Buckner who settled in Texas in 1846
  • Frederick Buckner who settled in Philadelphia in 1853
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Buckner Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Hewey Buckner U.E. who settled in Lincoln County, Niagara, Ontario c. 1783 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. John Buckner Sr., U.E. who settled in Home District, [Niagara], Lincoln County, Ontario c. 1783 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Mathias Buckner U.E. who settled in Lincoln County, Niagara, Ontario c. 1783 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Buckner Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Charles Buckner, aged 19, a labourer, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Bartley" in 1833
  • Henry Buckner who settled in Ontario, Canada in 1871

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Contemporary Notables of the name Buckner (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Buckner (post 1700)



  • Lieutenant-General Simon Bolivar Jr. Buckner (1886-1945), American Commanding General 10th Army (1944-1945)
  • Richard Buckner, American contemporary singer-songwriter
  • Aylett Hawes Buckner (1816-1894), American lawyer and U.S. Representative from Missouri, 1873-85
  • William Joseph "Bill" Buckner (b. 1949), American Major League Baseball player
  • Simon Bolivar Buckner Jr. (1886-1945), American Army General during World War II
  • Simon Bolivar Buckner (1823-1914), United States Army officer and a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War

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Suggested Readings for the name Buckner


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Suggested Readings for the name Buckner



  • History of Ellis, Buckner and Allied Families in America by Janis H. Miller.

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Buckner Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
  2. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
  3. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
  4. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
  5. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
  6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
  7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  8. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
  9. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
  10. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
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The Buckner Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Buckner Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 24 October 2016 at 17:59.

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