Curtis P. Buckland1,2,3,4

ID# 9481, (1804 - 1891)

Key Events:

Birth: 7 Mar 1804, Phelps, Ontario Co., New York5,6,7
Marriage: Eliza Cobb, 25 Dec 18278,9,10
Death: 24 Jan 189111,8
Burial: Mount Albion Cemetery, Albion, Orleans Co., New York12

Spouse:Eliza Cobb (28 Jun 1806 - 30 Oct 1889)
     Children:

  • Henry P. Buckland28 (abt 1830 - 8 Jul 1917)
  • Ann Eliza Buckland9,21,29 (27 Mar 1832 - 19 Jul 1925)
  • Maria M. Buckland9,21,29 (1834 - 1902)
  • William G. Buckland9,21,29 (1836 - 1915)
  • Edward C. Buckland30,21,29 (1839 - 31 Jan 1922)
ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Curtis P. Buckland was born on 7 Mar 1804 in Phelps, Ontario Co., New York.5,6,7
     Curtis married Eliza Cobb, daughter of Henry Cobb and Esther Bennett, on 25 Dec 1827.8,9,10
     Curtis appeared on the 1830 Federal Census of Brighton, Monroe Co., New York, with a household consisting of one male under age 5 (son Henry), one age 5 to 10 (unknown), and one age 20 to 30 (himself), and one female age 20 to 30 (wife Eliza.)13
     Curtis appeared on the 1840 Federal Census of Gates, Monroe Co., New York, with a household consisting of two males under age 5 (sons William and Edward), one age 10 to 15 (Henry, and one age 30 to 40 (himself), two females under age 5 (daughters Maria and Ann), and one age 20 to 30 (wife Eliza.)14
     Curtis and Eliza and their family moved to Genesee Co. between 1840 and 1850. They appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Byron, Genesee Co., New York, enumerated 27 Sep 1850, reporting real estate valued at $2,856. Their children Ann, Maria, William and Edward were listed as living with them.2
     He was a farmer.15,2,16,17,18,4,19 In 1850 he reported having 49 acres of improved land and 16 unimproved, valued at $2,856, and $160 worth of tools and implements. He reported three horses, one milch cow, four other cows, and four swine, valued at $440. He reported that he had produced 300 bushels of wheat, 50 of Indian corn, 110 of oats, 60 of potatoes, and 75 of buckwheat in the year ending 1 Jun 1850. He had also produced 300 lb. of butter and 15 tons of hay and slaughtered $55 worth of livestock.20
     Curtis and Eliza and their family moved to Orleans Co. between 1850 and 1855. They appeared on the 1855 State Census of Barre, Orleans Co., New York, enumerated 7 Jun 1855, reporting they lived in a framed home valued at $1,000. Their children Ann, Maria, William and Edward were listed as living with them.21
     Curtis and Eliza appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Carlton, Orleans Co., New York, enumerated 11 May 1860, reporting real estate valued at $3,500 and personal estate of $1,000. Their children Ann, Maria, William and Edward were listed as living with them.16
     In 1860 he reported having 62 acres of improved land and 9 unimproved, valued at $3,500, and $100 worth of tools and implements. He reported five horses, five milch cows, 19 sheep, and five swine, valued at $800. He reported that he had produced 200 bushels of Indian corn, 75 lb. of wool, 80 bushels of peas and beans, 100 of potatoes, 100 of barley, 110 of buckwheat, and $100 worth of orchard products in the year ending 1 Jun 1860. He had also produced 150 lb. of butter, 10 tons of hay, four lb. of beeswax and 70 of honey, and slaughtered $65 worth of livestock.22
     Curtis has been found listed in the Federal Tax lists under Internal Revenue act of 1 Jul 1862, which was passed to raise revenue during the Civil War. In 1865 he was assessed $1.00 in taxes on a carriage valued at $60 , and 60¢ for the slaughter of six swine.23
     Curtis and Eliza appeared on the 1865 State Census of Carlton, Orleans Co., New York, enumerated 24 Jun 1865, reporting they lived in a framed home valued at $1,000. Their children Ann, Maria, William and Edward were listed as living with them.17
     Curtis and Eliza appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Gaines, Orleans Co., New York, enumerated 18 Jun 1870, reporting real estate valued at $6,000 and personal estate of $1,370. Their children Ann, Maria and Edward were listed as living with them.18
     Curtis and Eliza appeared on the 1875 State Census of Gaines, Orleans Co., New York, enumerated 12 Jun 1875, reporting they lived in a frame home valued at $1,500. Their children Ann and Maria were listed as living with them. Their eldest son, Henry, and his family were apparently living close by, as they were listed as the second preceding household.4
     Curtis and Eliza appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Gaines, Orleans Co., New York, enumerated 9 Jun 1880. Their children Ann and Maria were listed as living with them.19
     In the 1880 census Curtis reported owning 54 acres of tilled land, ten of meadow, and six in woodland, valued at $4,900, tools and implements worth $113, and $375 worth of livestock. He reported that he had spent $15 in repairing fences in the prior year and $20 for four weeks of hired labor. He reported two horses, three milch cows which had dropped three calves and produced 200 lb. of butter the prior year, and 37 chickens that had produced 190 dozen eggs. He reported that he had produced 50 bushels of corn on four acres, 35 of oats on one acre, 45 of wheat on three acres, 60 of dry beans, 90 of potatoes on one acre. He produced 150 bushels of apples on 150 trees on five acres and 50 of peaches on 125 trees on one acre, together worth $105. He had also produced 15 tons of hay on 15 acres, with another six acres of grassland not mown. He had cut 55 cords of wood worth $82, for a total value of all products of $572.24
     His wife died on 30 Oct 1889.25,8
     Curtis died on 24 Jan 1891 at age 86.11,8 He was buried in Mount Albion Cemetery, Albion, Orleans Co., New York.12
     Curtis died intestate (without leaving a will) and letters of administration for his estate were issued on 28 Jan 1891 in Orleans Co. to his sons Henry and William, after they posted a bond of $600.26,27

Citations

  1. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 111031092, Curtiss P Buckland, includes tombstone photo showing same.
  2. [S7624] Curtiss P. Butland household, 1850 U.S. Census, Genesee Co., New York.
  3. [S863] Cobb, History of the Cobb Family, pg 184, shows name as Curtis P. Buckland.
  4. [S7629] C. P. Buckland household, 1875 New York State Census, Orleans Co., New York, Gaines.
  5. [S863] Cobb, History of the Cobb Family, pg 184, shows date, town, and county.
  6. [S7624] Curtiss P. Butland household, 1850 U.S. Census, Genesee Co., New York, shows age 46 and state.
  7. [S7627] Curtis Buckland household, 1855 New York State Census, Orleans Co., New York, Barre, shows age 51 and county.
  8. [S863] Cobb, History of the Cobb Family, pg 184, shows date.
  9. [S7624] Curtiss P. Butland household, 1850 U.S. Census, Genesee Co., New York, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  10. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 111032084, Eliza Cobb Buckland, includes tombstone photo showing her as his wife.
  11. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 111031092, Curtiss P Buckland, shows date and includes tombstone photo showing same.
  12. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 111031092, Curtiss P Buckland, includes tombstone photo.
  13. [S7635] Curtis P. Buckland household, 1830 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., New York.
  14. [S2459] Curtis P. Buckland household, 1840 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., New York.
  15. [S2459] Curtis P. Buckland household, 1840 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., New York, shows two people in household engaged in agriculture, and one in manufactures.
  16. [S7625] Curtis P. Buckland household, 1860 U.S. Census, Orleans Co., New York.
  17. [S7628] Curtis P. Buckland household, 1865 New York State Census, Orleans Co., New York, Carlton.
  18. [S7623] Curtis Buckland household, 1870 U.S. Census, Orleans Co., New York.
  19. [S7626] Curtiss P. Buckland household, 1880 U.S. Census, Orleans Co., New York.
  20. [S7631] Curtiss P. Buckland farm, 1850 U.S. Census, agriculture schedule, Genesee Co., New York.
  21. [S7627] Curtis Buckland household, 1855 New York State Census, Orleans Co., New York, Barre.
  22. [S7632] Curtis P. Buckland farm, 1850 U.S. Census, agriculture schedule, Orleans Co., New York.
  23. [S2673] Internal Revenue Assessment Lists for New York and New Jersey, 1862-1866,, C. P. Buckland,1865, division 3, district 28, two pages, un-numbered.
  24. [S7636] Curtiss P. Butland farm, 1880 U.S. Census, agriculture schedule, Orleans Co., New York.
  25. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 111032084, Eliza Cobb Buckland, shows date and includes tombstone photo showing same.
  26. [S7634] Letters of Administration, Orleans Co., New York, 6:363.
  27. [S7633] Administrator's Bonds, Orleans Co., New York, 1:25.
  28. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 111036039, Henry P Buckland, shows inscription: son of Curtiss P. Buckland & Eliza Cobb.
  29. [S7625] Curtis P. Buckland household, 1860 U.S. Census, Orleans Co., New York, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  30. [S7624] Curtiss P. Butland household, 1850 U.S. Census, Genesee Co., New York, 1shows them apparently living as parent and child.