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US Newspaper Articles VII

Waukon, Iowa – 1941                                                                                                                     An obituary for Elizabeth Keenan, formerly Buggy, outlines that she was born in Waukon on 19 September 1865. She was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Buggy and was married on 14 October 1903 to … Continue reading

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US Newspaper Articles II

This is the second post that will give an overview of newspaper articles where people with the Buggy name are mentioned. They come from a number of states and cover decades from the 19th and early 20th centuries. Shamokin, Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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US Census 1910 (VII)

In terms of the number of states represented, the 1910 census shows a slight decrease on the 1900 census, down to 17 states and DC from 21 states and DC. However the number of Buggy’s increases to what I believe … Continue reading

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US Census 1900 (VI)

We have to skip the 1890 census in this series as it was destroyed by a fire in the Commerce Building in 1921 in Washington DC. Unfortunately, only the records for 6160 people have survived from a population at the … Continue reading

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US Census 1880 (V)

The 1880 census saw a sharp decrease in the number of states that had Buggy’s living in them, down from 19 to 13. Total numbers increased to 251.[1] A Buggy presence is re-established in California, with Montana listed for the … Continue reading

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US Census 1870 (IV)

The 1870 census shows a further change in the distribution of those with the Buggy name in America. There is a steady 8% increase from 223 to 243 people with the name.[1] The name also continues with its north east … Continue reading

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US Census 1860 (III)

The US census of 1860 shows a considerable jump in the number of people who have the Buggy name, up from 97 to 223 in 10 years.[1] This was due to child birth and immigration, mostly from Ireland. In this … Continue reading

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