|Posted By:||Michael DeLorenzo|
|Subject:||MRS. Rachel Washburn 2nd husband Vincent Calvins|
|Post Date:||September 20, 2003 at 04:40:19|
|Forum:||Cass County, IN Genealogy Forum|
Not my family line, just sharing.
The following Biographical sketch was copied from the book "HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY COUNTIES OF WHITE AND PULASKI, INDIANA. Historical and Biographical. Illustrated. Chicago; F.A. Battey & Co., Publishers. 1883.
page 735, Van Buren Township, Pulaski County, Indiana.
DR. F.G. BUCK was born in this county January 6, 1849, and is a son of John and Elizabeth Buck. The father was born at Troy, (Miami County) Ohio, October 10, 1817, and was a son of Thomas and Elizabeth Buck, natives of Pennsylvania and Ohio, who, in 1834, came to this township, where both died -he, February 27, 1863; she, March 23, 1864. They were born respectively March 20, 1790, and March 30, 1788, and were the parents of nine children. John Buck, January 28, 1841, married Elizabeth, daughter of Isaac and Rachel Washburn, a native of Darke County, Ohio, and born May 18, 1823, her parents being early settlers, and her father a soldier in the war of 1812. The latter died from disease engendered by confinement in a military prison, through his having been captured by the enemy at the surrender of Gen. Hull. Mrs. Washburn subsequently married Vincent Calvins, and settled with him in Cass County, Indiana, in 1830. Shortly after his marriage, John Buck settled in this township, remained here six years, and then removed to Indian Creek Township, then returned to Van Buren, where he died, January 8, 1864. His widow married a Mr.Brook, and died September 9, 1880. Felix G. Buck is one of ten children - James, Willis H., John T., Felix G., Mahala, George L., Fieldon P., Letitia, Jonathan D. and Harvey J. After a common school course, Felix G. attended the high school at Winamac. In February, 1864, he enlisted in Company E, Twenty-ninth Indiana Volunteer Infantry, and was discharged December 12, 1866. On
his return he again entered the high school, then learned silversmithing, studied physiology, and engaged in business, in 1870, at Royal Centre, Cass County. In August, 1870, he married Eunie Brook, who bore him one child, which died in May, 1872. Shortly after this, he returned to Winamac, where his wife died in April, 1873. He then studied under Drs. W.H. and G.W. Thompson, until September, 1874; then entered Indiana Medical College, and shortly afterward returned to Rosedale and engaged in practice. June 1, 1878, he married Annie M. Jones, daughter of Levi and Catherine Jones, and born May 11, 1860. The Doctor has no children.