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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Buckner Family History

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Some Famous People with the surname of Buckner

Wikipedia William Joseph "Bill" Buckner (born December 14, 1949) is a former Major League Baseball player for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Chicago Cubs, Boston Red Sox, California Angels and Kansas City Royals.
Wikipedia Simon Bolivar Buckner (April 1, 1823 January 8, 1914) fought in the United States Army in the Mexican?American War and in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.
Wikipedia Brentson Andr? Buckner (born September 30, 1971 in Columbus, Georgia) is a former American football defensive tackle in the National Football League.
Wikipedia Gregory Derayle Buckner (born September 16, 1976 in Hopkinsville, Kentucky) is a American professional basketball player who last played for the Memphis Grizzlies of the NBA.
Wikipedia Milt Buckner (10 July 1915 ? 27 July 1977) was an American jazz pianist and organist, originally from St.
Wikipedia William Quinn Buckner, commonly known as Quinn Buckner (born August 20, 1954 in Phoenix, Illinois) is a former American professional basketball player and coach.
Wikipedia Alexander Buckner (1785 ? June 6, 1833) was a United States Senator from Missouri.
Wikipedia Shelley Buckner (born June 7, 1989; Dallas, Texas) is an American actress.
Wikipedia Richard Aylett Buckner (July 16, 1763 ? December 8, 1847) was a United States Representative from Kentucky and the father of Aylette Buckner who was also a Representative from Kentucky.
Wikipedia Aylett Hawes Buckner (December 14, 1816 ? February 5, 1894) was a U.
Wikipedia William Jennings "Billy" Buckner (born August 27, 1983, in Decatur, Georgia) is a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Wikipedia Cleveland Buckner (born August 17, 1938 in Yazoo City, Mississippi) is a retired American basketball player.
Wikipedia Orville Buckner (January 1, 1939-) was a professional American Welterweight boxer from Miami Beach, Florida.
Wikipedia George Washington Buckner, (December 1, 1855 ? February 17, 1943), was an African American physician and diplomat.