Buckner, Nathaniel "Nat"(born: 1858 - died: 1932)
Nat Buckner was born in Elizabethtown, KY around 1858 on the plantation of Confederate General Simon Bolivar Buckner (Kentucky Democratic Governor, 1887-1892). Nat Buckner was a well-respected citizen of Montpelier, IN, where he had lived for 25-30 years. Buckner had left Kentucky after his wife died, around 1890; they had no children. Nat was a restaurant cook in Indianapolis and Montpelier, which is how he became so well-known and respected in both cities.
For more on Nat Buckner and his family see "Nat Buckner died Tuesday," The Montpelier Herald, 6/2/1932, p. 1. For more on Simon Bolivar Buckner, see the Kentucky Encyclopedia 2000.