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The Melon BUCKNER Family migrated to Jefferson County, Missouri in 1901.

Generation 1:

John Buckner

Birth: approx. 1815 Tennessee

Death: after 1880 Calhoun, Illinois

Marriage: 11 Nov 1840 Macoupin Co, Illinois

Spouse: Lucinda Jane Palmer [apprx. 1822 - ?]

Children: Daniel M. b.1842 IL, William b.1844 IL, Mahala Jane b.1846 IL, John T b.1848 IL,

James Eli b.1852 IL, John W. b.1855 MO, Alexander b.1862 IL, Leeander M. b.1864 IL

CENSUS:

1850 Between Macoupin & Apple Creeks, Greene, Illinois  

1860 District 18, Callaway, Missouri  

1870 Belleview, Calhoun, Illinois  

1880 Kinderhook, Pike, Illinois

 

1850 Greene, Illinois

[Between Macoupin and Apple Creeks]

John Buckner 1819 Tennessee

Lucinda Buckner 1825 Tennessee

Daniel Buckner 1842 Illinois

William Buckner 1844 Illinois

Jane Buckner 1846 Illinois (Mahala Jane)

John T Buckner 1848 Illinois

1860 District 18, Callaway, MO

John Buckner 1815 Tennessee Head

Lucy Buckner 1822 Tennessee Wife

Daniel M Buckner 1842 Illinois Son

Wm W Buckner 1844 Illinois Son

Mahala Buckner 1847 Illinois Dau

James E Buckner 1852 Illinois Son (James Eli)

John W Buckner 1855 Missouri Son

 

1870 Belleview, Calhoun, Illinois

John W Buckner 1815 Tennessee Head

Lucinda Buckner 1835 Illinois Wife

Alexander Buckner 1862 Illinois Son

Leander M Buckner 1864 Illinois Son

James E Buckner 1852 Missouri Son (James Eli)

 

1880 Kinderhook, Pike, Illinois

John Buckner 1820 Tennessee Self

Lucindy J. Buckner 1825 Tennessee Wife

John W. Buckner 1855 Missouri Son

Leeander M. Buckner 1864 Illinois Son

Julia Buckner 1866 Illinois Daughter-In-Law

 

Generation 2:

James Eli Buckner

Birth: 1 Jan 1852 Greenfield, Greene, Illinois

Death: Dec 1934 Crystal Heights, Jefferson, Missouri

Buried: Calhoun Co., Illinois

Marriage: 5 Dec 1870 Lincoln, Missouri

Spouse: Emma E. White b. 1851 Illinois - d. 3/6/1925 Calhoun Co, Illinois

Children: Florance b. 1871 IL, Melon b. 1872 IL, Sina b. 1884 IL   

 

CENSUS:

1880 Carlin, Calhoun, Illinois

1890 Census are not available

1900 Carlin, Calhoun, Illinois  

1910 Carlin, Calhoun, Illinois  

1920 Carlin, Calhoun, Illinois  

1930 Carlin, Calhoun, Illinois  

 

1880 Carlin, Calhoun, Illinois

Eli BUCKNER       28   IL IL IL  Self  Farmer 

Emma BUCKNER   29 IL IL IL  Wife

Florance BUCKNER   9  IL  IL  IL Daughter   

Mellen BUCKNER    7 IL IL IL  Son

 

1900 Carlin, Calhoun, Illinois

(James Eli)

Eli Buckner Jan 1848 Illinois Head

Emma Buckner Aug 1850 Illinois Wife; 10 children/3 living

Sina Buckner Apr 1884 Illinois Daughter

 

1910 Carlin, Calhoun, Illinois

(James Eli)

Eli Buckner 1852 Illinois Head

Emily Buckner 1850 Illinois Wife

Sina Buckner 1894 Illinois Dau

 

1920 Carlin, Calhoun, Illinois

(James Eli)

Eli Buckner 1852 Illinois Self

Emma Buckner 1851 Illinois Wife

 

1930 Carlin, Calhoun, Illinois

(James Eli)

Eli J Buckner 1852 Illinois Head

 

Generation 3:

-Florance BUCKNER  

Birth: 3 Feb 1871 Kampsville, Calhoun, Illinois

Death: 7 Dec 1943 East Alton, Madison, Illinois

 

-Malon Buckner

Birth: 9 June 1872 Calhoun Co., IL

Death: 29 June 1954 Joachim Twsp, Jefferson Co., Missouri

Burial: Gamel Cemetery, Festus, Missouri

Marriage: 24 Jan 1895 Calhoun, IL 

Spouse: Dianah Annie Barnard [21 Oct 1878 Calhoun, Illinois - 10 July 1952 Jefferson Co., Missouri]

[d/o: James H. & Sarah Barnard]

Children: Mabel b. Dec 1895 IL, Wesley b. Sep 1898 IL; Pearl b. 1902 MO, Albertine b. 1909 MO,

Gertrude b. 1911 MO, Russell b. 1914 MO, Lawrence b. 1925 MO

 

CENSUS:

1900 Bluffdale, Greene, Illinois  

1910 Crystal, Jefferson, Missouri  

1920 Joachim, Jefferson, Missouri  

1930 Joachim, Jefferson, Missouri  

 

1900 Bluffdale, Greene, Illinois

Mellon Buckner Sep 1872 Illinois Head

Anna Buckner Oct 1878 Illinois Wife

Mabel Buckner Dec 1894 Illinois Dau

Wesley Buckner Sep 1898 Illinois Son

 

1910 Crystal, Jefferson, Missouri

Melan Buckner 1873 Illinois Head laborer/street work

Annie Buckner 1879 Illinois Wife

Mabel Buckner 1896 Illinois Dau

Wesley Buckner 1899 Illinois Son

Pearl Buckner 1902 Missouri Dau

Albertine Buckner 1909 Missouri Dau

 

1920 Herculaneum, Joachim Twnshp, Jefferson Co, Missouri
Melon Buckner  1873 IL IL IL Laborer/St. Joe Lead Co.
Diana Buckner 1878 IL [Annie]

Wesley Buckner  1898 IL

Pearl Buckner 1902 Missouri
Albertine Buckner  1909 Missouri
Gertrude Buckner 1911 Missouri
Russell Buckner 1914  Missouri

 

1930 Joachim, Jefferson, MO

Melon Buckner 1873 Illinois Head laborer/Smelting plant

Annie Buckner 1878 Illinois Wife (nee Dianah Barnard)

Gertrude Buckner 1911 Missouri Dau

Russell Buckner 1914 Missouri Son

Lawrence Buckner 1925Missouri Son

 

Generation 4:

-Mabel Elizabeth Buckner 

Birth 28 Dec 1895 Kampsville, Calhoun, Illinois

Death 30 Jul 1960 Festus, Jefferson, Missouri

Marriage: 06 June 1916 Jefferson Co, Missouri

Spouse: Joseph Reheisse 18821957

Children: Patricia Bernice 1917-1984; John Joseph 1920-1975; Virginia Rose 19242004; Firmin Leo 1926-1977

 

1930 Festus, Jefferson, Missouri

Joseph Reheisse 47 MO; France; France; Glass Factory

Mabel E Reheisse 34 IL IL IL

Bernice P Reheisse 13 MO

John J Reheisse 10 MO

Virginia R Reheisse 6 MO

Firmin L Reheisse 3 4/12 MO

 

-Wesley Buckner

Birth: 8 Sep 1898 Kampsville, Calhoun, Illinois

Death: 25 Apr 1970 Herculaneum, Jefferson, Missouri

Burial: Assumption Catholic Cemetery

Marriage: 24 Jan 1923 Jefferson Co, Missouri

Spouse: Helen Mary Courtway 1904-1990

Children: Norma Catherine 19221926; Harold 19251987; Willis Bernard 1928-2000 [Sp: Anna 1935-1994]

 

1930 Joachim, Jefferson, Missouri

Wesley Buckner 1899 Illinois Head laborer; smelting plant

Helen Buckner 1905 Illinois Wife

Harold Buckner 1926 Missouri Son

Willis Buckner 1928 Missouri Son

 

-Pearl Thelma Buckner 

Birth: 2 Nov 1901 Jefferson Co, Missouri

Death: 4 Apr 1984 Festus, Jefferson, Missouri

Marriage: 30 Jun 1920 Herculaneum, Jefferson, Missouri

Spouse1: Walter Easton Coleman [1897  1962]

Children: Norville C. 1921-1934; Edna 1923

Spouse2: Maxwell Arthur Hicks, Sr. [1903  1970]

 

1930 Joachim, Jefferson, Missouri

Walter Coleman 33 MO disabled

Pearl Coleman 28 MO sales lady - lunch room

Norval Coleman 9 MO

Edna Coleman 7 MO

 

-Albertine Elba Buckner 

Birth: 11 Jul 1908 Festus, Jefferson, Missouri

Death: 26 Sep 1950 St Louis, St Louis, Missouri

Marriage: 06 March 1926, Jefferson County, Missouri

Spouse: Albert Willie Montgomery 1901  1965

Children: Verna Lee 1927 MO  1994 TX; Kenneth L. 1930

 

1930 Joachim, Jefferson, Missouri

Albert Montgomery 28 MO yard foreman - glass factory

Albertine Montgomery 21 MO

Verna L Montgomery 3 MO

Kenneth L Montgomery 6/12 MO

Newton Montgomery 62 MO father

Everett Montgomery 19 MO brother; laborer - glass factory

 

-Gertrude Hazel Buckner 

Birth: 18 Dec 1910 Jefferson Co, Missouri

Death: 21 Feb 1999 Hillsboro, Jefferson, Missouri

Marriage: 30 June 1931, Jefferson Co, MO

Spouse: Alfred William Govero 1911  1968

Children: James; Shirley Ann (Mrs. Jack Gibson); Linda (Mrs. Gilbert Moser); Darlene (Mrs. Frank Kelly-Tempe, AZ)

 

-Russell Buckner 

Birth: 21 Oct 1913 Jefferson Co, Missouri

Death: Apr 1983 Festus, Jefferson Co, Missouri

Burial: Gamel Cemetery, Festus, Jefferson Co, Missouri

Marriage: 12 May 1935, Jefferson Co, MO

Spouse: Emma Catherine Wagner [1916 1993]

Children: Unknown

 

-Lawrence Glenwood Buckner 

Birth: 27 Dec 1923 Jefferson Co, Missouri

Death: 13 Nov 1987 Bismarck, St. Francois, Missouri

Spouse: Wilma Aleene Camden [1934  1999; buried Fairview Presbyterian Cemetery, Festus, MO]

Children: Dennis (sp: Debbie), David Glenwood, Michael (sp: Delores), Larry