Gov. Simon Bolivar Buckner

Gov. Simon Bolivar Buckner

Male 1823 - 1914  (90 years)

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  • Name Simon Bolivar Buckner 
    Title Gov. 
    Born 1 Apr 1823  Munfordville, Hart, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Between 1887 and 1891  Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Governor 
    Occupation 1900  [2
    Capitalist 
    Residence 1900  Hammonville, Hart, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 1910  [3
    Farmer 
    Residence 1910  Hammonville, Hart, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 8 Jan 1914  Munfordville, Hart, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I21850  mytree
    Last Modified 24 May 2018 

    Father Aylett Hartswell Buckner 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Ann Morehead 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F8182  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Delia Hayes Claiborne,   b. 22 Jul 1857, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1932, Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 10 Jun 1885  Richmond, Independent Cities, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Simon B. Buckner,   b. Jul 1887, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 24 May 2018 
    Family ID F8180  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Apr 1823 - Munfordville, Hart, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Jun 1885 - Richmond, Independent Cities, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Governor - Between 1887 and 1891 - Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1900 - Hammonville, Hart, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1910 - Hammonville, Hart, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Jan 1914 - Munfordville, Hart, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    1900 US Census - Hammonville, Hart, KY - District 59 (p13A)
    1900 US Census - Hammonville, Hart, KY - District 59 (p13A)
    1910 US Census - Hammonville, Hart, KY - District 71 (p10A)
    1910 US Census - Hammonville, Hart, KY - District 71 (p10A)

  • Notes 
    • Simon Bolivar Buckner graduated from the U.S. Military Academy in 1844, served in the Mexican War, was an instructor at the Military Academy until 1855, and then served at western posts with the rank of captain. He resigned in 1861 and served as brigadier general and major general in the Confederate Army. He served as Governor of Kentucky from 1887-91.

  • Sources 
    1. [S38] Claiborne of Virginia: The First Eight Generations, John Frederick Dorman, (Name: Baltimore, 1995;), p605.

    2. [S186] 1900 United States Federal Census, (Name: National Archives and Records Administration;), Year: 1900; Census Place: Hammonville, Hart, Kentucky; Roll: T623_526; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 59.
      Simon B. Buckner
      Delia C.
      Simon B.

    3. [S179] 1910 United States Federal Census, (Name: National Archives and Records Administration;), Year: 1910; Census Place: Hammonsville, Hart, Kentucky; Roll: ; Page: ; Enumeration District: ; Image: .
      Simon B. Buckner
      Delia
      Simon B.


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