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Daniel Buckley

DANIEL BUCKLEY, farmer, post-office Henderson, is a son of William and Milcah (Perrine) Buckley. Samuel Buckley, the grandfather of subject, was a native of England, and settled on a farm in Sandy Lake Township in 1819. Three of his children by his first wife were born in England: William, Mary. and Ann. He married for his second wife Hannah Perrine, daughter of John Perrine, and had by her John, Ella, Samuel and Sarah. All of his children are dead except Ella, Mrs. William Fowler, of Sandy Lake Township, and Ann, a maiden lady. He died in 1878 and his widow in 1885. William, the father of subject, was born in England in 1807, and came to this country with parents. He married Miss Milcah Perrine, daughter of John Perrine, and a sister of his father’s second wife. They reared a family of eight children: John, of Worth Township; Mary, Mrs. John Woods, of Venango County; Samuel and Enoch, in Venango County; William, of Worth Township; Daniel, of Worth Township, our subject; Perry, deceased; Sarah, Mrs. George Hart, of Venango County. He was a supporter of the Republican party; and died in Venango County in 1868, and his widow died in 1878. Our subject was born on the homestead, in Worth Township, in 1843, and married Hannah Holmes. She died in 1882, leaving seven children: Milcah, at home; Mary, Mrs. Moses Snyder, of Sheakleyville; Sarah, William, Joseph, Daniel, John, all at home. Our subject again married, Mrs. William Thompson, daughter of Peter Boyle, and has by her one child—infant, Our subject and his four brothers,  John, Samuel, Enoch and William, were all members of Company G, One Hundredth Pennsylvania Volunteers, the most of them receiving wounds, and they all served until the close of the war. They vote the Republican ticket, and are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Henderson.

Source: History of Mercer County, 1888, page 1072

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