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Kinnick 2003 Genealogy Book

Prepared as Part of The Kinnick Project,
from the works of hundreds of people by
Compiler, William L. (Bill) Smith


Catherine and Samuel Front Page

This is the Oliver and Catharine F. (Thornton) Bufkin family page. They were married 27 Nov 1862, Henry Co, Indiana.

Oliver was born 20 Jul 1839, Duck Creek, Henry Co, Indiana. He died in New Castle, Henry Co, Indiana.

Catharine was born April 1836, in New Castle, Henry Co, Indiana. and also died in New Castle, Henry Co, Indiana.

Some census data on this family.

Children of Oliver and Catharine Bufkin:

1. Charles Franklin (Frank) Bufkin married Bertha Mullen

2. Spencer Bufkin married Mary Anderson

3. George Bufkin (b. May 1869, Henry Co, IN)

4. Samuel Jonathan C. Bufkin (b. Jun 1874, IN)25(heater, tin plate)married twice.

5. another child (did not survive to 1900)

Census data on this family

In the 1860 census, Oliver is age 20, at home with Iredell and Catherine.

In 1870, Oliver and Catharine and three sons are living in Harrison Twp, Henry Co, Indiana, Millville P.O.; he as listed as carpenter.

In the 1880 census, the family is in Middletown, Henry Co, Indiana: Oliver Bufkin, 39, Carpenter, with Catharine, 43, along with Spencer, 12, and Samuel, 6.

In 1900, Catharine is listed as sister-in-law in the home of Luther and Frances A. Mills, in Middleton, Fall Creek Twp, Henry Co, Indiana, age 64, widowed, had 5 children, with 3 of them living. Her father was born in Virginia, and her mother in Kentucky. She is the sister of Frances A., confirmed by parents birthplace.

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