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Maj Josiah Buck
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Birth: Dec. 29, 1766
Hebron
Tolland County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Sep. 19, 1841
Aurelius
Cayuga County
New York, USA

Pioneer settler of Elbridge, Onondaga, New York. He surveyed the town two years before moving his family there about 1792.

Family stories state that Josiah Buck was a major general in the war of 1812. He was wounded in his side, a wound that never healed. He crossed the Laurel Mts. in Penna. on foot and taught school 3 months while he was waiting for some legal business to be settled in court. His address was Covington, Tioga Co. Penna., Camp Canae post office----Higby. At one time he owned 2400 acres of land on the site of St. Paul, Minn. He was a Machinist and installed cotton and woolen mills. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Lucretia Barker Buck (1771 - 1808)*
 
 Children:
  Lucretia Buck Baker (1799 - 1839)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Union Cemetery
Springport
Cayuga County
New York, USA
Plot: S-2-12-6
 
Created by: A. Newman
Record added: Jul 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55220378
Maj Josiah Buck
Added by: Paul Sutton Kamalsky
 
Maj Josiah Buck
Added by: Daryl VerStreate
 
 
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