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Rachel Belle Kenderdine Buckner
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Birth: Jul. 15, 1837
Clark County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jun. 28, 1912
Buffalo Gap
Taylor County
Texas, USA

Rachel Belle Kenderdine Buckner (York, Illinois), Civil War Nurse

Born July 15, 1837 in Clark County, Illinois, the daughter of Armitage Kenderdine and Tacy Gordon Kenderdine. She married Dr. Benjamin Frankline Buckner on December 23, 1852 in Clark County. Benjamin served in the 62nd Illinois Infantry, Company C. According to the inscription on Rachel's headstone, she served as a nurse during the Civil War. Two of her brother-in-laws served in the war: Allen Buckner, Colonel, 79th Illinois Infantry, and Elisha Evans Buckner, 63rd Illinois Infantry, Company G.

After the war, they lived in Crawford County, Illinois, and in 1880 they were living in Wise County, Texas. Rachel died on June 28, 1912 in Buffalo Gap, Texas. 
 
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 Parents:
  Armitage Kenderdine (1804 - 1854)
  Tacy Gordon Kenderdine (1807 - 1885)
 
 Spouse:
  Benjamin Franklin Buckner (1832 - 1895)*
 
 Children:
  Benjamin A. Buckner (1857 - 1858)*
  William Thomas Buckner (1861 - 1927)*
  Ana M. Buckner (1863 - 1864)*
  Nancy Ann Buckner (1867 - ____)*
  Henry Harvey Buckner (1871 - 1955)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elisabeth Kenderdine (____ - 1841)*
  Enoch Thomas Kenderdine (1833 - 1916)*
  Rachel Belle Kenderdine Buckner (1837 - 1912)
  Sarah S. Kenderdine Medsker (1850 - 1920)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Nurse in Civil War
 
Burial:
Cumby Acres Cemetery
Alvord
Wise County
Texas, USA
Plot: 1-W, 4, 054
 
Maintained by: Cindy Cornwell McCachern
Originally Created by: WiseCountyTexas
Record added: Nov 08, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44082041
Rachel Belle <i>Kenderdine</i> Buckner
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Rachel Belle <i>Kenderdine</i> Buckner
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