- Carol became a member of AncientFaces. Mar 03, 2005
- Carol added the photo John Smith Barton, MD Mar 03, 2005
Carol Fleck Johann Warner Buck, 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,marrying Barbara Slusher 26 March, 1792 in Frederick Co. Va. and afterward, in 1797 moved with his family to Bowling Green , Kentucky. and in 1805 to Gallia County, Ohio.Settling in Shawneetown, Il by 1815. He died in 1825 and is buried in Buck Cemetery in Gallatin Co, Il 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.
Mar 03, 2005 · posted to the surname Buck