History of Bucks County, Pa Volume 3 by William H. Davis
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ELIHU SMITH BUCKMAN. One of the progressive men of Upper Makefield township is Elihu Smith BUCKMAN, son of Franklin and Martha (HAMPTON) BUCKMAN. He was born February 4, 1852, on the homestead in Upper Makefield township, and received his education in the common schools. For twenty-three years he was a tenant farmer on different estates, and in 1898 bought the "Moses VAN HORN farm" in Upper Makefield township. The property consists of ninety-five acres, and it is there that Mr. BUCKMAN has resided since its purchase. For eight years he was a member of the school board, and has also served at different times as inspector of the electoral board. He is a member on Newtown Lodge No. 427, F. and A. M. and endorses the principles of the Republican party. Mr. BUCKMAN married in October, 1875, Maggie, daughter of Joseph and Mary Ann (YOUNG) PHILLIPS, and they have four children: Harry, who is a farmer in Upper Makefield: Mary, who is the wife of Albert FILE, of Sloops Corner; Raymond; and Ethel. The two last named reside at home.

Test taken from page 233 of:

Davis, William W. H., A.M., History of Bucks County, Pennsylvania [New York-Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1905] Volume III

Transcribed June 2001 by Joan Lollis of IN. as part of the Bucks Co., Pa., Early Family Project, www.rootsweb.com/~pabucks/bucksindex.html

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