Biography of George Bucknell
Lake County, CA Biographies





BUCKNELL, GEORGE. Is a native of England, and was born February 13, 1813. When twenty years of age he came to America and spent the first three years in Michigan, being engaged in farming. We next find him in the Rocky Mountains, where he spent two years trapping and hunting. He then settled on the frontier of Missouri, where he followed farming until 1849, when he crossed the plains to California, and settled at Stockton, where he engaged in stock raising until October, 1855, when he came to Lake County and settled on his present place, consisting of three hundred and twenty acres, located near Upper Lake, where he still resides, being engaged in farming. About three months of every year he spends in hunting deer and beaver in the Klamath Mountains in Siskiyou County. Mr. Bucknell married in September, 1838, Miss Mary Clemens, who died in 1843, leaving four children: Caroline, Henry, Charles and George. He married secondly, in 1844, Miss Frances Maxwell, who died in 1862, leaving ten children: Robert, Frances, Sarah, Virginia, Edward, Margaret A., Lewis W., Lucy, Thomas and James. He has lost seven: Henry, Charles, Thomas, Margaret A., Lewis W., Lucy and James.

From:
History of Napa and Lake Counties, California
Slocum, Bowen & Co., Publishers
San Francisco, California 1881


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