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Justa Maria Ernst Buck
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Birth: Feb. 2, 1794
Death: Nov. 28, 1832
Berks County
Pennsylvania, USA

"She was the youngest daughter and well beloved child of the Rev. John Frederic Ernst, himself a noble specimen of a Lutheran preacher, who came from Strasburg, Germany, to this country in his youth and for a time had charge of a church in Cooperstown, NY...."(exerpt from a letter written by her daughter, Emma Gale Buck Carver). Justa Maria Ernst married Amos Buck of Haverhill and Bucksport, Maine, (a descendant of Jonathan Buck, founder of Bucksport) Sept. 18, 1822, in Lebanon, Pa. "He was engaged in canal transportation business in Reading. Five years after her death he went South and settled in Russellville, Ala. where he died November 8,1841. They were the parents of five children: Joseph Ernst Buck, Mary Elizabeth Buck, Emma Gale Buck, William Amos Buck and Ernst Holt Buck..." (Ref., "Genealogy of The Buck Family" by Elizabeth S. Richards (Reading, PA.: Eagle Book and Job Press, 1913).

Daughters of the American Revolution Lineage Book 17, p. 278: "John Frederick Ernst, (1748-1805), served as adjutant in Col. Henry Spycker's regiment, Berks County Militia, 1777. He was in active service after the evacuation of Philadelphia by the British. He was born in Strasburg, Germany, and died in Manheim, Pa."

His wife Elizabeth was b. March 22, 1747, died Jan. 31, 1826 (Ancient and Historic Landmarks in the Lebanon Valley, by Philip Columbus Croll, p. 270.)

Rev. John Frederick Ernst became the minister at Trinity Lutheran Church of Colebrook, at Manheim, in 1803, died in 1805, and is buried there at Manheim. 
Family links: 
  John Frederick Ernst (1745 - 1805)
  Amos Buck (1782 - 1841)*
  Joseph Ernst Buck (1823 - 1879)*
  Mary Elizabeth Buck Hatch (1825 - 1899)*
  William Amos Buck (1830 - 1892)*
  Ernst Holt Buck (1832 - 1904)*
*Calculated relationship
Mrs. Justa Maria Buck,
Daughter of Rev. John F. Ernst, of Lebanon,
Consort of Amos Buck,
Born Feb. 2d, 1794; Died Nov. 28th, 1832.
Charles Evans Cemetery
Berks County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: Ray
Record added: Dec 30, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63516388
Justa Maria <i>Ernst</i> Buck
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