Wilbur H. Buck, farmer, sec 7, Aetna Tp., was born April 16, 1849, in Orange Co., N.Y., and is the eldest son of Samuel and Harriet (Walters) Buck. He remained at home laboring on his fatherís farm until the fall of 1868.
His father, Samuel Buck, came to Michigan in í56, and settled in Hillsdale County, where the family remained until 1865, and about that year came to Mecosta County, where they are residents of Aetna Tp., and Mr. Buck of this sketch, is with his family living on the homestead and managing the farm.
He was married Jan. 3, 1863, to Sarah, daughter of William R. and Chloe A. (Vredenburg) Rockwell, who was born in Chemung Co., N.Y., Aug. 7, 1856. She went to Iowa when seven years old, and in 1868 came to the State of Michigan. By an earlier marriage Mr. Buck has two children, Hattie born July 26, 1869 and Harry June 6, 1871. They are nearly grown and educated, and the light and blessing of the household. In religious views, Mr. Buck is a liberalist, in politics, a Prohibitionist.