Son of Joseph Mosley Buckland and Hannah Daggett Buckland. As a young man he was a passenger on the Mormon emigrant Ship Brooklyn. A farmer by trade his work on the "New Hope Farm Project" led to a personal conflict with Samuel Brannan. He married Nancy Laura Aldrich. In July of 1849 Alondus took his wife, a new-born daughter and his mother-in-law, Prudence Aldrich and escorted the "gold train" to Salt Lake City.
He died of cholera while returning to Utah after completing an LDS Mission to the Eastern States.
Hannah Daggett Buckland