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 Charles H. Buckingham

Charles H. Buckingham

Birth
Mount Vernon, Knox County, Ohio, USA
Death 1 Jun 1895 (aged 60)
Yamhill, Yamhill County, Oregon, USA
Burial Yamhill, Yamhill County, Oregon, USA
Plot Block 81 Lot E3-4
Memorial ID 13964938 · View Source
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Charles traveled to Oregon by wagon at the age of 16 with his mother Elizabeth Hughes Buckingham. Elizabeth was 57, his sisters were, Maria 22, Melissa 18, also joining Charles and his mother on the trip was another older sister Nancy and her husband Lewis Ray Kimes. Nancy pregnant at the time and two young nieces, Mary Elizabeth 4 and Edna Katherine 2 the families were on their way to join older brother Hiram Buckingham and another sister Mary Elizabeth Hines in Oregon.
On their way out Lewis Kimes drowned while helping others cross the Missouri river. The women and their families were left alone to try and find their way to Oregon.
It was here Elizabeth and Nancy hired two brothers by the name of Pittock. Henry and Robert Pittock drove their wagon on to Fort Umatilla. On September 22 1853 Elizabeth filed for land in Yamhill Valley. On Oct 13 1853 exactly three weeks to the day after filling for land the family arrived in Oregon City by way of Barlow Trail. Then they left Oregon City to travel down valley to Yamhill valley and met up with Hiram Healton Buckingham.
The families settled on a farm just east side of Pike Cemetery.
Elizabeth raised Nancy's three children after Nancy died in 1858. The family farm was between Yamhill and Carlton.
Charles married a young lady by the name of Adaline Landers from Oregon on Oct 2 1862. [Adaline and daughter Effie are both buried in Carlton Yamhill pioneer Cemetery in Yamhill Co.]
Charles and Adaline had three other children.
Martha 1864 -
Effie Ann 1866- 1871
Mary 1870
Diane 1874

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  • Created by: Lester Robertson
  • Added: 15 Apr 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13964938
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles H. Buckingham (7 May 1835–1 Jun 1895), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13964938, citing Pike Cemetery, Yamhill, Yamhill County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by Lester Robertson (contributor 46619557) .