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James Agleston Buckner
5 January 1805 - 20 November 1897
Rowan Co NC       Buncombe Co NC
"James A. Buckner . . . was a farmer, horse breeder, and,
during the Civil War, Sheriff of Buncombe and Madison
Counties."

"On 17 December 1830, James A. Buckner was granted
100 acres of land in Buncombe County of the waters of Big
Ivy."

He was buried beside his first wife, Susannah Roberts
Buckner, in the Buckner family cemetery located on the
ridge, near the old homeplace, between Hobson Branch
and Stockton Branch in north Buncombe County.

- Judy Buckner McGowan and Nancy Keith Wheaton, "Major James A.
Buckner,"
HOBC Vol II, pp. 118-119.