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William Francis Buckner
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Birth: Jun. 15, 1843
Oak Grove (Christian County)
Christian County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Aug. 9, 1913

Frank Buckner was born in Oak Grove, Kentucky, June 15, 1843, the son of Frank W. and Sarah E. Gordon Buckner. They came from Virginia, Frank born in 1809 and Sarah born in 1819; married in 1839. Sarah was from Christian County, Kentucky.

Frank was raised on a farm and attended Bethel College in Russellville, Kentucky and Stewart College in Clarksville.

In June of 1861, he joined the Oak Grove Rangers under Capt. T. Woodard. After secession, he transferred to the First Kentucky Cavalry. After the war, he went back to farming. In 1867 he married Hattie E. Elliott of Montgomery County, born 1846, the daughter of Col. William H. Elliott. Frank and Hattie had four children: Elliott, Gordon W., Annie, and Lewis.

In 1870 he moved to Hopkinsville and went into the tobacco business until 1883, when he went back to farming.

In 1885, he moved to New Providence and went into the commission business in Clarksville. He was a Mason, K. of P. and K. of H. He was a man of unimpeachable character.
 
 
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  Harriet Edmonds Elliott Buckner (1846 - 1925)
 
Burial:
Elliott Family Cemetery
Clarksville
Montgomery County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: Mark Elliott
Originally Created by: John Boyd
Record added: Mar 08, 2010
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William Francis Buckner
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William Francis Buckner
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William Francis Buckner
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