ROBERT JOSEPH BUCKLES can be traced to William Eldridge in my tree.William goes back 7 generations and was born April 1, 1738 (no location - maybe an Eldridge Forum can help) Robert was born 20 August 1944 in Davenport, Iowa, the son of Stanley and Jacque Eldridge Buckles.He graduated from Bettendorf High School in 1962 and received training as a printer from his father at Du-All Press.Robert is presently employed by Tri-City Blue Print in Moline, Illinois (1986 info). On November 8, 1968, he married Jo Ellen Marie Beard in Moline, Illinois.Jo Ellen, the daughter of Dale Allen and Mary McInerney Beard, was born 16 August 1949 in Davenport, Iowa.After graduation from Davenport's West High School, she worked for Bettendorf Bank & Trust Co where she received computer training.Presently she is employed as a waitress at the Country Kitchen Restaurant. (1986 info - these 2 businesses no longer exist). They make their home in Davenport, Iowa and attend the Church of Christ.Sharing the Word of Christ is an important part of Robert and Jo Ellen's life.They are active members of their church, where together for 10 years they taught the 5th grade Sunday school class. (1986 info) They have 3 children: a.Stephanie Marie Buckles, b. 14 November 1969 in Davenport, Iowa b.Mac Robert Buckles, b. 12 May 1973 in Davenport, Iowa c.Jennifer Ann Buckles, b. 25 January 1972 in Pusan, Korea. She was adopted by the Buckles family as Duk Soon Yoo.