1836 – He was born in Rahway, New Jersey on the 16th of December.
1860 – He was educated at Pennington, New Jersey, seminary, and entered the class at Wesleyan University, but left during freshman year, to study theology at Exeter, New Hampshire
1858 – He joined the New Hampshire Methodist Episcopal conference on trial, and was stationed at Dover in that state.
1864-1866 – He was transferred to Detroit, Michigan and to Brooklyn, New York.
1866 – He has been constantly assigned to the most important posts, and he is one of the most influential men among the denominational clergy.
– He was a member of the general conference.
– He received the degree of D. D. from Wesleyan University and that of LL. D. from Emory and Henry College, Virginia.
1881 – He was a delegate to the Methodist ecumenical conference in London.
1920 – Buckley, James Monroe died.