PIONEERS AND IMMIGRANTS
John Buckstaff, Jr.

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Description Gelatin print on cabinet card of John Buckstaff, Jr..
Year Range from 1889
Year range to 1900
Medium Cardstock/Photographic Paper/Gold Leaf
Notes Bust view portrait of John Buckstaff in later life. He wears a dark suit and tie and has a gray beard without moustache.
He was a son of John and Lucy (McCurdy) Buckstaff. John and Lucy had fourteen children, John, born on Dec. 7, 1823 at Dumbarton, Charlotte County, New Brunswick. He married Sarah Hopkins. They removed with their family in 1850 and settled on a farm of 160 acres in the town of Algoma, Winnebago County. During the Civil War he served in Company A, 1st Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. Their sons were all married and made their homes in the Fox River Valley of Wisconsin. He engaged in the lumber business, being a member of the well-known Buckstaff Bros. & Chase, lumber and furniture business. Sarah died on January 22, 1898 and he died on Jan. 9, 1900.
Object ID P2002.3.155
Object Name Cabinet Card
People Buckstaff, John Jr.
Place Oshkosh, WI
Print size 4.25" x 6.5"
Subjects Portrait photographs
Male
Pioneers
Aged persons
Lumbermen
Immigrants
Lumber industry
Furniture industry
1st Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
Veterans
Grand Army of the Republic
Title John Buckstaff, Jr.
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