John Joseph BUCK
Dorcas BIGGERSTAFF

Husband:  John Joseph BUCK
Birth:  21 Feb 1828, Gallatin Co., Illinois 
Death: 
(obituary) 27 Mar 1904, Hamilton Co., Illinois 
Burial:  Mar 1904, Springer Cemetery, Beaver Creek Twp., Hamilton Co., Illinois    (pic)
Father:  John BUCK
Mother:  Eliza COOK

Marriage:  4 Oct 1849, Hamilton Co., Illinois 

Wife:  Dorcas BIGGERSTAFF
Birth:  3 Feb 1830, Hamilton Co., Illinois 
Death:  2 Sep 1905, Hamilton Co., Illinois
Burial:  Sep 1905, Springer Cemetery, Beaver Creek Twp., Hamilton Co., Illinois      (pic)
Father:  Wesley BIGGERSTAFF 
Mother:  
Elizabeth GARRISON 

Children:
1. Warner M. BUCK, b: Jun 1850, Hamilton Co., Illinois
2. Sarah E. BUCK, b: 1854, Hamilton Co., Illinois
3. William H. BUCK, b: 1857, Hamilton Co., Illinois
4. Mary F. BUCK, b: 23 Dec 1859, Hamilton Co., Illinois
                           d: 1 Apr 1941, Beaver Creek Twp., Hamilton Co., Illinois
                        bur: Springer Cemetery, Beaver Creek Twp., Hamilton Co., Illinois     (pic)
5. (Twin)
John Wesley BUCK, b: 2 Oct 1861, Hamilton Co., Illinois
6. (Twin) Eliza Ann BUCK, b: 2 Oct 1861, Hamilton Co., Illinois
7. George W. BUCK, b: 25 Nov 1864, Hamilton Co., Illinois
                                d: 19 May 1865, Hamilton Co., Illinois
                             bur: Springer Cemetery, Beaver Creek Twp., Hamilton Co., Illinois     (pic)
8. Laura J. BUCK, b: 19 May 1866, Hamilton Co., Illinois
                           d:  9 Jan 1873, Hamilton Co., Illinois
                        bur: Springer Cemetery, Beaver Creek Twp., Hamilton Co., Illinois     (pic)
9. Emma Jane BUCK, b: 25 Oct 1868, Hamilton Co., Illinois
                                 d: 17 Mar 1950, Beaver Creek Twp., Hamilton Co., Illinois
                              bur: Springer Cemetery, Beaver Creek Twp., Hamilton Co., Illinois     (pic)
10. Walter A. BUCK, b: 18 Mar 1871, Hamilton Co., Illinois
                               d: 27 Dec 1903, Hamilton Co., Illinois
                            bur: Springer Cemetery, Beaver Creek Twp., Hamilton Co., Illinois    (pic)
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Notes:
1850 Federal Census Data (M432_0108 Page 258), 10th District, Hamilton Co., Illinois,
                                                                                                                        Enumeration Date: 9-Nov-1850, Family #897

 NAME

Age

Sex

Col.

 Occupation
or Trade

Real Estate

POB

Attend School

Married in Year

D, D, B, I,
I, P, or C

 BUCK, John J

22

M

W

 Farmer

$150

IL

 

X

 

             Dorcas

20

F

W

 

 

IL

 

X

 

1855 Illinois State Census Data (IL1855_2190, 3-Jul-1855, Page 57, #23), Twp. 4, Hamilton Co., Illinois

 NAME

 

< 10

10-20

21-30

31-40

41-50

51-60

 BUCK, John J

Males

1

0

1

0

0

0

 

Females

1

0

1

0

0

0

Indicates:

 

 

 

Number/ Sex

Age

Therefore Born

Inferred

 1 Male

<10

1846 1855

  =  Warner          (b: 1850)

 1 Male

21 - 30

1826 1835

  =  John              (b: 1828)

 1 Female

<10

1846 1855

  =  Sarah            (b: 1854)

 1 Female

21 - 30

1826 1835

  =  Dorcas           (b: 1830)

1860 Federal Census Data (M653_0183, Page 241), Beaver Creek Twp., Hamilton Co.,, Illinois,
                                                                                                                      Enumeration Date: 12-Aug-1860, Family #1583

NAME

Age

Sex

Col.

Occupation
Or Trade

Real Estate

Pers. Estate

POB

In Sch.

Married this year

D, D, B, I, I, P, or C

 BUCK, John J

32

M

W

 Farmer

$1,200

$400

IL

 

  

 

             Dorhaus

30

F

W

 

 

 

 IL

 

 

 

             Warner M

9

M

W

 

 

 

 IL

X

 

 

             Sarah E

6

F

W

 

 

 

 IL

X

 

 

             William

3

M

W

  

 

 

 IL

 

 

 

             Mary E

7m

F

W

  

 

 

 IL

 

 

 

1865 Illinois State Census Data (IL1865_2174, 3-Jul-1865, Page 47, #14), Twp. 4, Hamilton Co., Illinois

 NAME

 

< 10

10-20

21-30

31-40

41-50

51-60

 BUCK, J  J

Males

2

1

0

1

0

0

 

Females

2

1

0

1

0

0

Indicates:

 

 

 

Number/ Sex

Age

Therefore Born

Inferred

 2 Males

<10

1856 1865

  =  John             (b: 1861)
  =  George         (b: 1864)

 1 Male

10 - 20

1846 1855

  =  Warner         (b: 1850)

 1 Male

31 - 40

1826 1835

  =  John             (b: 1828)

 2 Females

<10

1856 1865

  =  Mary             (b: 1859)
  =  Eliza             (b: 1861)

 1 Female

10 - 20

1846 1855

  =  Sarah           (b: 1854)

 1 Female

31 - 40

1826 1835

  =  Dorcas         (b: 1830)

1870 Federal Census Data (M593_0225, Page 581A), Beaver Creek Twp., Hamilton Co., Illinois,
                                                                                                                         Enumeration Date: 27-Jul-1870, Family #4

NAME

Age

Sex

Occupation or Trade

Real Estate

Per. Estate

POB

Attend School

D, D, B, I, I, P, or C

 BUCK, J  J

42

M

 Farmer

$4,000

$750

IL

 

 

             Dorcas

40

F

 Keeping House

 

 

IL

 

 

             Warner

19

M

 Farm Laborer

 

 

IL

X

 

             Sarah

16

F

 At Home

 

 

IL

X

 

             Wm H

13

M

 At Home

 

 

IL

X

 

             Mary F

10

F

 At Home

 

 

IL

X

 

             John W

8

M

 

 

 

IL

X

 

             Elisa A

8

F

 

 

 

IL

X

 

             Laura J

5

F

 

 

 

IL

 

 

             Emma J

1

F

 

 

 

IL

 

 

1880 Federal Census Data (T9_0210, Page 561D), McLeansboro, Hamilton Co., Illinois,
                                                                                  Enumeration Dist: 26, Enumeration Date:
14-Jul-1880, Family #837

 NAME

Age

Sex

 Relation

M/S
W/D

Occupation

POB

Father POB

Mother POB

In Sch.

 BUCK, John J

52

M

 Self

M

 County Clerk

IL

VA

IL

 

             Dorcas

50

F

 Wife

M

 Keeping House

IL

KY

KY

 

             Mary F

20

F

 Daughter

S

 At Home

IL

IL

IL

X

             Wesley

18

M

 Son

S

 Farm Laborer

IL

IL

IL

X

             Eliza

18

F

 Daughter

S

 At Home

IL

IL

IL

X

             Emma

10

F

 Daughter

S

 At Home

IL

IL

IL

X

             Walter

8

M

 Son

S

 

IL

IL

IL

X

1900 Federal Census Data (T623_0304, Page 171A), Beaver Creek Twp., Hamilton Co., Illinois,
                                                                                      Enumeration District: 47, Enumeration Date: 26-Jun-1900, Family #280

 NAME

Relation

Sex

Birth Mo.

Birth Yr

Age

M/S W/D

# Yr Mar

# C Bn.

# C Liv.

POB

Fa. POB

Mo.
POB

Occupation        or Trade

In Sch

 BUCK, J. J.

 Head

M

Feb

1828

72

M

50

 

 

IL

IL

IL

 Farmer

 

             Dorcas

 Wife

F

Feb

1830

70

M

50

10 

IL

KY

KY

 

 

             Mary

 Daughter

F

Dec

1859

40

S

 

 

 

IL

IL

IL

 

 

             Eliza

 Daughter

F

Oct

1861

38

S

 

IL

IL

IL

 

 

             Emma

 Daughter

F

Oct

1868

31

S

 

 

 

IL

IL

IL

 

 

             Charles

 G Son

M

Dec

1882

17

S

 

 

 

IL

IL

IL

 Farm Laborer

 

 GARRISON, Ollie

 G Daughter

F

Mar

1886

14

S

 

 

 

IL

IL

IL

 

 

Mary and Emma never married and were living with their niece, Ollie (Garrison) Miller, and her family in 1920, 1930 & 1940.
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Sources:
1) Marriage:  Hamilton County Illinois Vital Statistics - Marriages, Book A, #935
2) Death - Child #4:  Hamilton County Illinois Vital Statistics - Deaths, Book 6, #6800, State Cert. #0000061
3) Death - Child #9:  Hamilton County Illinois Vital Statistics - Deaths, Book 11, #8050, State Cert. #0010572