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Johann Warner Buck
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Birth: Jun. 2, 1754
Hessen, Germany
Death: 1825
Old Shawneetown
Gallatin County
Illinois, USA

Buck Cemetery Sec. 17 Pg. 37
Shawnee Twp. T9S R10E
Located in Shawnee Twp. 2 miles North of Old Shawneetown on the Round Pound Road, on a high hill. The Cemetery is deserted and very much overgrown. Located in Sec. 17., T9S R10E. the land for this cemetery was entered by Warner Buck in 1815. It is one of the oldest cemeteries in the County.
Buck, Warner D. 1825 wife Barbara(Slusher, Schlosser) died prior to 1825.(Cannot locate marble slab about 4x6 feet which was for this couple. Stone was still in cemetery in the 1940's. Warner Buck was a Hessian Soldier in the Revolution and Deserted to American Forces. Married in Frederick Co. Va. on March 26,1782. He was one of the very early settlers in Gallatin Co.

From History Of Hamilton Co. Pag.678 and 679( Book Located at) the Illinois State Archives

William W. Buck

William W. Buck , Farmer, was born in 1833 in Gallatin County, the son of John and Eliza Cook Buck. The father , of German descent, was born in 1793 in Virginia. His father, Warner, a native of Hesse, Germany, when eighteen, entered military service, and was among the Hessian Soldiers bought by King George to suppress the American Revolution. He was captured at Trenton and held a prisoner three years, and then exchanged. During his imprisonment he and twelve others became so attached to the Americans that they attempted to desert to the American camp, but only he and one other succeeded. He settled in Virginia, and afterward, in 1797 moved with his family to Bowling Green , Kentucky. and in 1805 to Gallia County, Ohio. John was 12 years old when they came to Gallatin County, Il and in 1827 he married. In 1840 he settled in Beaver Creek Twp. Hamilton Co. Il the next year bought 120 acres and the last 20 years of his life were spent with his son William. He died August 4,1883. His wife Eliza Cook, was born in 1803 in Gallatin Co. and died in 1839. Three of her six children are living: John J. of McCleansboro, ex-county clerk; our subject, and Alexander, of Beaver Creek Twp. Our subject was five years old when his mother died. and the next year came to Hamilton Co. and was educated in home subscription schools. At 21 he left his father and Feb.23,1854 he married Elizabeth, daughter of Jefferson Garrison, , born August 10,1936 in Gallatin Co.. She came to Hamilton Co. when a child. Their children are Eliza, wife of George Mason; Thomas, George, Masten and Cloid. He located on the eighty acres in Sec.27, a gift from his father in 1855 and by his ability in business has made his possessions 340 acres, 240 of which is well improved and cultivated. He is one of the leading farmers of the region.and a Democrat, first voting for Buchanan. In November 1876, he was elected County Commissioner, and commissioned the 24th of Nov. by Gov. John L. Beveridge, to serve three years. He and his wife are members of the Christian Church.

 
 
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  John Buck (1793 - 1883)*
 
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Burial:
Buck Cemetery
Gallatin County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Carol Fleck
Record added: Aug 31, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9391382
Johann Warner Buck
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 Added: Sep. 18, 2005
 
 
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