Martha W. Compton Buckland

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Compton Cemetery in Falls Mills

Martha W. “Patsy” Compton married Jacob W. Buckland. He was born Abt. 1809 in W. Va. (1920 Census); died August 29, 1880 in Tazewell County, Virginia. He was the son of 2. Thomas Buckland and 3. Margaret Wickline.

Among the property Jacob W. Buckland owned included:
25 Jul 1841; 150 acres on the Bluestone River, Tazewell County, Virginia (Book 7, Page 432), from Allen and Martha McCoy.
22 May 1856; 200 acres north of Stony Ridge, Tazewell County, Virginia (Book 12, Page 178), from C.F. and Jane Tiffany.
24 May 1860; 8 acres on Mud Fork, a tributary of the Bluestone River, Tazewell County, Virginia (Book 13, Page 514), received from Bartley and Sarah Belcher.
28 Jul 1860; 140 acres on the Bluestone River, north side of Stony Ridge, Tazewell County, Virginia (Book 13, Page 514, received from William and Jane Compton.

Children of Jacob Buckland and
Martha Compton
i. Nancy J. Buckland, born September 30, 1837; married Elihue “Hugh” Compton January 28, 1858.

HISTORY OF TAZEWELL COUNTY AND SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA states, “Elihue Compton (Nancy’s husband) 16th Virginia Cav., sounded at Gettysburg, July 1863.

ii. William Jasper Buckland, born Abt. September 1839; died April 5, 1899 in Buried Falls Mills, Va. 4/7/1899; married Emily Emma Tabor March 14, 1865.

According to the Bluefield Daily Telegraph obituary, Jasper Buckland was buried April7, 1899 at Falls Mills. He was an aged and highly respected citizen of Tazewell County struck by a freight train and instantly killed. It seems that Mr. Buckland was walking along the eastbound track, and observing a train approaching stepped onto the opposite track to get out of the way, unaware of the fact that a train was approaching from the east also. He was struck by the engine, knocked from the track and instantly killed.

Mr. Buckland, who was a successful farmer, lived on his farm near Falls Mills, where he owned considerable property. He was a prominent Republican politician, having taken a prominent part in every campaign for many years past.

Jasper married Emily Emma Tabor, March 14, 1865, Tazewell County, Virginia. She was b. September 1846, Tazewell County , Virginia, the daughter of James H. and Nancy Tabor. In the 1900 Census, she reported giving birth to 6 children, 3 of whom were still living.

Confederate Civil War records state:
William J. Buckland enlisted 2 Jul 1861 Wytheville, Virginia with Company C, 50th Virginia Infantry as a Private. Height 5’10” Age 25 Complextion fair, Eyes Blue; Hair, Black. He was given Parole of Honor, 22 June 1865, Charleston, W. Va. for Confederate Veterans wounded in battle.

HISTORY OF TAZEWELL COUNTY AND SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA states;
W.J. Buckland, 50th Va. Inf., wounded at Wilderness, May 1864.

iii. Hugh A. Buckland, born April 20, 1840 in Tazewell County, Virginia; died June 5, 1866 in Tazewell County, Va. House fire; married Josephine Harless October 2, 1861.

Hugh Buckland, his wife Josephine and brother Leander died in a house fire 6/5/1866.

Confederate Civil War records state;
Hugh enlisted July 2, 1861, Wytheville, Virginia, with Company C, 50th Virginia Regiment as a Private. In May 1863, he got a receipt for clothing while he was in 1st Division Hospital, Camp Winder, Richmond, Virginia. Height 5’8″ Age 23 Complexion Fair; Eyes Hazel; Hair dark. On September 27, 1864, he got a receipt for clothing while he was in General Hospital, Montgomery Springs, Virginia. He was given a Parole of Honor, June 22, 1865, Charleston, W.Va. for Confederate veterans wounded in battle.

HISTORY OF TAZEWELL COUNTY AND SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA states; “Hugh Buckland, 50th Va. Inf., wounded at Chancellorsville, May 1863.”

iv. John R. Buckland, born 1842 in Tazewell County, Virginia; married Elizabeth N. Turner March 6, 1873.

Confederate Civil War records state:
John enlisted October 9, 1862, Tazewell County, Virginia, for a 3 month period with Company F, 16th Virginia Cavalry as a Private. He was captured by the enemy, 20 or 25 of October 1863, Greenbrier, Virginia, and confined to Atheneum Prison, Wheeling, West Virginia. His description was Height 5’11” Age 18 Complexion light; Eyes blue; Hair
dark; Occupation farmer. He was transferred to Camp Chase, Ohio on November 13, 1863, and arrived November 15, 1863. He was admitted to Chase General Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, January 29, 1864, after contracting smallpox. He was to return to prison on February 29, 1864 but escaped on February 27, 1864. He was again arrested March 27, 1864, in Putnam County, W. VA. , by Captain Bell, and sent back to Camp Chase, Ohio, April 4, 1864, arriving April 5, 1864. He was then described as Height 6’1 1/2″ Age 19 Complexion Dark; Eyes Grey; Hair Black Occupation Farmer. He was transferred to Johnson’s Island, Ohio, September 13, 1864. He took to oath of allegiance to the United States on June 11, 1865, at Johnson’s Island, Ohio. Height 6′ Age 20 Complexion Dark; Eyes Grey; Hair dark; Occupation farmer. Residence, Bluestone, Virginia/

HISTORY OF TAZEWELL COUNTY AND SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA states; “John W. Buckland, 16th Va. Cav., wounded at Gettysburg, July 1863.”

John R. Buckland was selected Constable in Clear Fork Township, Tazewell County, Virginia, June 29, 1870.

v. Margaret Buckland, born 1844.
vi. Amanda E. Buckland, born 1848.
vii. Jacob Alexander Buckland, born November 26, 1849 in Tazewell County, Virginia; died November 1, 1919 in Falls Mills, Harry Cemetary; married Sarah Jane Tabor March 2, 1871 in Mudfork.

viii. Egan O Buckland, born November 28, 1853.
ix. Rebeckah Elizabeth Buckland, born March 13, 1856.
x. Leander G. Buckland, born March 17, 1859; died June 5, 1866 in Tazewell County, VA house fire.
xi. Louisa Buckland, born 1862.


Martha W. “Patsy” Compton Buckland
b. January 1816


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