BUOY, John Yearick

BUOY, John Yearick

Male 1851 - 1921  (70 years)

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  • Name BUOY, John Yearick 
    Born 14 Mar 1851 
    Gender Male 
    Biography


    • BIOGRAPHY:
      John Y. Buoy, member of the firm of B. K. Haag & Company, was born in Milton, Northumberland county, Pennsylyania, March 14, 1851, son of James and Eliza (Yearick) Buoy. His father was a cabinet maker by trade, a member of the Methodist Episcopal church, and served as steward and treasurer of the same many years. Politically he was a Democrat, and was candidate for sheriff at one time. His wife died in 1854, and he was again married, to Eliza Cronmiller, of Union county. He died in 1861, and his widow in 1885. Seven children were born to the first union, five of whom are living: Sarah, of Olean, New York; Charles W., pastor of Trinity Meth­odist Episcopal church, Philadelphia; Clara, Mrs. P. L. Hackenberg; James, grocery merchant, and John Y. By the second marriage there was one child, Thomas, of Penfleld, Clearfield county, Pennsylvania. The subject of this sketch was reared in Milton, and received his education at the public schools and the Williamsport Commercial College. In 1869 he went to Williams­port, entered the office of the general superintendent of the Pennsylvania railroad as train dispatcher, and held that position until 1887, when he re­moved to Milton and became a member of the present firm. In 1882 he mar­ried Mary, daughter of B. K. Haag, by whom he has three children: Robert, Charles, and John. He is a member of the Williamsport Lodge, F. & A. M., and politically is a Republican with Prohibition proclivities; he is the present treasurer of the borough of Milton. Mr. Buoy and family are members of the Methodist Episcopal church, of which he is steward.
    Census (desc) 1860  Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (desc) 1880  Williamsport, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    living at the Park Hotel and working as a telegraph operator 
    Census (desc) 1900  Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    listed as a widower and working as a hardware merchant 
    Census (desc) 1910  Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    living at 418 N. Front St. and working as a hardware dealer 
    Census (desc) 1920  Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    living at 418 N. Front St. and working as a hardware merchant 
    _UID F0FA808A51868745BDAB5856070B655E82A1 
    Died 29 Nov 1921 
    Buried Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Milton Cemetery 
    Person ID I626  Our Ancestry
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2010 

    Father BUOY, James,   b. 1810,   d. 1861  (Age 51 years) 
    Mother YEARICK, Elizabeth,   b. 1816,   d. 1854  (Age 38 years) 
    Family ID F1378  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 HAAG, Mary E. (1),   b. 1853,   d. 1899  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 1882 
    Children 
    +1. BUOY, Robert Benneville,   b. 15 Feb 1883, Williamsport, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1944  (Age 61 years)
     2. BUOY, Charles Westley,   b. 24 Nov 1885, Williamsport, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1944  (Age 58 years)
     3. BUOY, John Haag,   b. 19 Mar 1889, Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1966  (Age 76 years)
     4. BUOY, Margaret Ellis,   b. 20 Apr 1891,   d. 27 Feb 1975  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 23 Dec 2022 
    Family ID F226  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 CLAPP, Minnie (2),   b. 1865,   d. 1951  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 1904 
    Last Modified 23 Dec 2022 
    Family ID F364  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1121] Bell's History of Northumberland County PA 1891, Page 998.