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Name Buck, Ralph J., 1878-1940
Born 7 Oct 1878
Places of residence Nebraska (Cl), Sutton
Iowa, Red Oak
Father John Mortimer Buck, 1847-1925
Mother Susie Zadee Clute, 1857-1952
Spouse Mabel L. Hoerger, 1879-1973
Children Kathryn L. Buck, 1913-2001
Deceased 28 Dec 1940

Associated Records

Image of RG0902.AM - RG0902 Buck-Hoerger Family

RG0902.AM - RG0902 Buck-Hoerger Family

This collection relates to the Buck and Hoerger families of Sutton, Nebraska and is arranged in four subgroups: 1) correspondence; 2) bound materials, including diaries of weather conditions and daily activities, scrapbooks, cookbooks and miscellaneous items; 3) photographs; and 4) legal and financial records. The correspondence of Subgroup 1 includes letters written in the 1890s to Frederick J. Hoerger by his brother's wife Caroline Hoerger. Henry and Caroline moved frequently during that time in Oregon and Nebraska. Caroline wrote almost exclusively about financial transactions that Frederick arranged for her in Sutton. Most of the other letters in the collection deal with personal ma

RG1722.PH - Collection, Photograph

This collection contains photographs relating to the life and activities of Ralph J. Buck and his family. Many photos show Sutton, Nebraska, around the turn of the twentieth century. Ralph J. Buck was the father of Katherine Buck. This collection consists of photographic prints. The photos show street scenes and domestic life at the turn of the twentieth century in Sutton, Nebraska. Included are farm scene, such as a farmer with his horse team; interiors of houses showing the sitting rooms; children and pets; and street scenes.