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Inscriptions from Old Buck Burying Ground, Bucksport

Source: The Bangor Historical Magazine, vol. 2 (Bangor, Me.: J. W. Porter, 1887).

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INSCRIPTIONS FROM THE OLD BUCK BURYING GROUND, BUCKSPORT.
Col. Jonathan Buck, b. 1718, died March 18, 1795; wife Lydia ______ died Dec. 15, 1789, aged 71.

Jonathan Buck, Jr., died March 27, 1824, aged 76; wife Hannah ______ died July 9, 1834, aged 83.

Capt. John Buck, died Nov. 25, 1835, aged 64; wife Elizabeth B. ______ died May 12, 1850, aged 79.

Ebenezer Buck, died —— April 20, 1824, aged 73; Wife Mary ______ died May 1, 1849, aged 87.

Jonathan Buck, died 1794, aged 8.

George Buck, died 1821, aged 30.

Capt. Daniel Buck, died Nov. 18. 1826, aged 71 ; wife Mary L. ______ died Dec. 24, 1841, aged 79.

Elder Benjamin Buck, died Dec. 10, 1844, aged 76; wife Abigail died Aug. 25, 1825, aged 51.

Maria B., wife of John N. Swazey and daughter of Daniel Buck, died Nov, 5, 1817, aged 26.

Stephen Badger, died Oct. 21, 1815, aged 37; wife Hannah, daughter of Jona. and Hannah Buck, b. June 21, 1780; died May 18, 1857.

Moses G. Buck, died Jan. 30, 1862.

Lydia Buck, d. March 14, 1862, aged 84 yrs. 5 mo.

William Buck, d. Feb. 20, 1867, aged 78 years, 1 mo. 10 days.

Rufus Buck, b. Jan. 23, 1797, died May 12, 1878; wife Sarah Somerby, born Newburyport, July 16, 1800; died Feb. 1, 1870.

Daniel Buck, d. Jan. 16, 1869, aged 69; wife Mary E. ______ died July 18, 1834, aged 29.

Daniel Brown, b. June 25,1829.

John Hopkins, d. Dec. 29, 1848, aged 65 years, 6 mo.

Elisha Hopkins, d. Dec. 29, 1845, aged 47; wife Olive T. ______ died Dec. 15, 1866, aged 67.

Ephraim Hopkins, d. June 20, 1838, aged 45.

Capt. Barzillai Hopkins, d. Sept. 20, 1837, aged 73; wife Jedidah ______ died March, 1850. aged 79 years, 10 mo. 15 days.

Thos. S. Sparhawk, d. June 4, 1807, aged 37.

Mrs. Lydia Buckly, ——, d. Aug 16, 1853, aged 77.

Daniel Tobey, d. May 23, 1864, aged 81; wife Elizabeth Somerby, d. May 7, 1859, aged 72.

Jeremiah Frye, b. Andover, graduated Harvard College ——, 1761; served four years Lieutenant in Continental army, and was one of the first settlers of Bucksport; drowned in Penobscot river July 12, 1793, aged 51. Erected by his grandson, Phineas Barnes.

Lydia, wife of Shubael Brown, died May 8, 1847, aged 69.