Elijah Green 'Uncle Buck' Creech

Elijah Green 'Uncle Buck' Creech

Birth
Lee County, Virginia, USA
Death 11 Apr 1949 (aged 92)
Lee County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Williba, Lee County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 103877481 · View Source
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Elijah Green (Uncle Buck) Creech
31 Aug 1856 – 11 April 1949

Elijah Green Creech was the son of Enoch Creech and Ursula Bishop Creech.
Born in Lee County, Virginia 31 August 1856.

Elijah Green Creech married Rebecca Jane Chambers 16 March 1879.
Their children:
1. John F (or B) Creech, born; 31 December 1879, married; Julia Barker.
2. Ursula (or Arsula) Creech, born; 2 January 1882, married; Victor Lackey.
3. James E (or B) Creech, born; 20 November 1884, killed?
4. Joseph B (Bishop?) Creech, born; 2 February 1886.
5. Clifford Creech, born; 12 February 1888, married; Grace (unknown).
6. Daniel B Creech, born; 3 January 1890, killed?
7. Anna M Creech, born; 31 January 1892, married; Jesse Lucas.
8. Burlington (Burl) Creech, born; 15 December 1894, married; Edith (unknown).
9. Marium (Mamie) Creech, born 8 August 1897, married; Everett Drake.
10. Pearl Creech, born; 22 November 1899, never married.
11. Elijah Creech, born; 28 December 1903, married; 1. Ethel Bowman, 2. Erma Lamb.

The following is taken from an old undated newspaper article, probably ‘The Beattyville Enterprise': Sacred is the memory of the Rev. E.G. "Uncle Buck" Creech who, after a long life-time of administering to the spiritual needs of citizen of the Three-Forks Country, departed this world at the age of 92. And other than being a devout Christian and a man of great compassion, possessed a delightful sense of humor.

Elijah's birth date conflicts somewhat: There is a hand written birth record for Elijah Cruch (or Creech) in the Kentucky, Birth Records, 1852-1910, that gives the date of birth as 20 Sept, 1856, the rest of the information matches known information, his tombstone says 31 August 1856. Also Kentucky Census of 1900 shows that he was born in Kentucky but the Census records of 1870, 1880,1910, and 1930 show that he was born in Virginia.

Elijah Green (Uncle Buck) Creech is my G.G. Uncle,
The brother of Jonathon Bishop Creech, my G.G.Grandfather.
Marvin Davis January, 2013.


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  • Created by: Marvin Davis
  • Added: 21 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103877481
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elijah Green 'Uncle Buck' Creech (31 Aug 1856–11 Apr 1949), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103877481, citing Buck Creech Cemetery, Williba, Lee County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Marvin Davis (contributor 47782857) .