NATIONAL REGISTER of Historic Places: 204 Church Street – Three-bay two-room plan house with shed-roofed front porch, ell with side porch. Buckmaster was a painter. NR
|Calvin Buckmaster - Death Certificate|
Calvin W. Buckmaster 1859-1916 was born in Freedom, Lafayette County, Missouri, son of James Buckmaster and Sarah Boone. Calvin married Lucy Bloodgood (1868-1949) in June 1882. Lucy was the daughter of Joseph Bloodgood 1840-1907 and Mary E. Bell.
The 1910 Swansboro census noted 52-year-old Calvin as a saw mill worker; in the household were Lucy A. 40, Joseph S. 14 and 8-year-old Charles Buckmaster.
By 1920, in the household were widow Lucy Buckmaster, sons Joe 24, fireman on a tugboat, and 18-year-old Charlie Buckmaster, who was working at the Coast Guard Station on Bogue Inlet. Charlie married Beatrice Holland about 23. In their household in 1930 were Charles 28, Beatrice "Betty" 26, Mary 7, Charles 5 and 3-year-old Joseph T. Buckmaster.