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Thomas BUCK
(Bef 1681-1726)
Elizabeth O'CANNY
(1681-Bef 1726)
Charles BUCK
(Abt 1710-1771)
(Abt 1715-After 1771)
Capt. Thomas BUCK


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2. Ruhamah M. HEATH

Capt. Thomas BUCK 4454

  • Born: 10 Jun 1756, , Frederick Co. (Now Clarke Co.), Virginia, USA 4454
  • Marriage (1): Anne RICHARDSON on 14 Dec 1774
  • Marriage (2): Ruhamah M. HEATH before 1838 4453
  • Died: 4 Jun 1842, Front Royal, Warren Co., Virginia, USA at age 85 4454
  • Buried: Buckton Cmty, Warren Co., Virginia, USA

  General Notes:

Died in Clarke House.
Lieutenant of Virginia Militia; county Magistrate at the age of 21; Captain in the 8th Virginia Regiment during the Revolution, one of the original trustees of the town of Front Royal, and a leading citizen for a number of years. In 1797 - 98 he built the home "Bel Air" on Happy Creek in Front Royal, where it still stands although no longer in the possession of the Buck family. He lived and died in Virginia, and he and his wives were buried in the family cemetery at Buckton. From his brief memoirs, it appears probable that he, too, was strongly influenced by the Rev. Ireland -- "Thanks to his (God's) Holy Name, he sent his gospel among us". Wm. Mason Buck says of him, "He was one of the most useful and active men of his day -- an humble, consistent Christian".

-- charts of H. N. Buck, 1965

His tombstone reads "An exemplary Christian, an active and useful member of society for more than sixty years of his life." 4455

Thomas married Anne RICHARDSON, daughter of William RICHARDSON and Isabella CALMES, on 14 Dec 1774. (Anne RICHARDSON was born on 10 Oct 1756 in , Stafford Co., Virginia, USA 4456 and died on 2 Apr 1823 4456.)

Thomas next married Ruhamah M. HEATH before 1838.4453 (Ruhamah M. HEATH died in 1851 4453.)

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