BUCK Golden Wedding
Mr. and Mrs. R. Buck celebrated their golden wedding on Wednesday last at their residence. This venerable and highly respected couple were married in Europe in 1827 and emigrated to this country in 1836. They settled in Ohio, where they remained until 1845, since which
time they have been residents of Nunda, McHenry County. Mr. Buck, has been a member of the Nunda Lodge (Masonite) for twenty years or more. Earlie on Wednesday the guests began to arrive from Chicago and elsewhere, and at 2 O'clock they partook of a bounteous repast.
The host and hostess did all in their power to make the event enjoyable as possible, and to those present the time passed only too rapidly. The presents to the aged bride and bridegroom were both
numerous and costly. Among those present were Mr. & Mrs. R. Buck, Mr. M. H Buck, M.& Mrs. Geo. P. Bay, Mr. & Mrs W. K. Bay,Chicago; Mr. & Mrs. S. Leisner, Lasalle; Mr. & Mrs. P. Buck, Mr. & Mrs. Edwards, Mr. & Mrs. A. Buck, Mr. C. Buck, and others. Congratulatory letters were received from relatives and friends in Illinois, Wisconsin, California & Michigan.
[Nunda Advertiser - May 8th, 1877 Vol.1 No 18 - Transcribed by Anne Kunzen]