Date of Service: 1895 – 1917
1847: Buena Clagett is born in December in MD.
1876: Thomas Speake marries Buena Clagett in MD.
1895-1917: Buena Speake is appointed First Assistant at Upper Cedar Point Lighthouse, MD. (Her husband Thomas E. Speake is Principal Keeper) Her beginning salary is $360/year and ending salary $480/year.
1935: Buena V. Speake dies on May 4th, at the age of 88 in Virginia. She is buried at Evergreen Memorial Gardens, Luray, VA.
Sources: Chesapeake Chapter Keeper’s Database; familysearch.org; uslhs.org