Biography of Lyman Buck
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LYMAN BUCK, son of George W. and Adeline (Everett) Buck, was born April 30, 1836, in Chemung, N. Y., and was educated in the common schools there and in a private school at Norfolk, Va. His first active business was that of mail agent for four years on the Erie railroad between New York and Buffalo. At the expiration of that time he purchased a farm in Barton, about three miles east of Waverly, which he has conducted and which has been his home since. About 1872 Mr. Buck married a member of one of the oldest families of the town, Amelia, daughter of George W. and Catharine (Wentz) Hanna. Their children are Kate W. (Mrs. Arthur C. Ellis), born March 1, 1873, and George H., born September 24, 1875. For eighteen years Mr. Buck has been a member of the fraternal order of the Knights of Honor, and he has held minor town offices.

From:
OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A MEMORIAL HISOTRY OF TIOGA COUNTY
NEW YORK
EDITED BY: LEROY W. KINGMAN
W. A. FERGUSSON & CO. ELMIRA, N. Y., 189?


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