BUEK TIMELINE

 

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE BUEK GENEALOGY

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JOHN HOWLAND
Arrives at Plymouth, MA on December 21 aboard the Mayflower (related to the
Bueks via the marriage of LOUIS HERMAN BUEK to John Howland’s decendant GERTRUDE
HARVEY WHILLDIN in 1910).

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PETER BUEK
Is born around 1640 in or near Hamburg, Germany.  There is very litttle
information about him but he is the first Buek mentioned in Hamburg Germany.

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 JOHANN BUEK
PETER BUEK’S  youngest son, is recorded in the book of “Citizens of
Hamburg” as making three payments toward citizenship in the city of Hamburg Germany.

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JOHANN BUEK
Attains citizenship in the city of Hamburg Germany.

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PETER BUEK II
Is appointed Citizen Captain of Hamburg.

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KASPAR BUEK
Opens an inn in Hamburg called “Zum Alten Raben” (“The Old Crow”).

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JOHANN NIKOLAUS BUEK
Is appointed Citizen Captain of Hamburg.

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JOHANN PETER BUEK
Becomes the Imperial Prussian Gardner in St. Petersburg.

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CHRISTOPH WEILHELM BUEK
Is a Prussian Colonel.

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KARL EDUARD BUEK
Founded “Trumpler & Buek” in London.

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HEINRICH ADOLF BUEK
Becomes owner of  a wood, peat & coal trading company in Hamburg.

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 ERNST ADOLF BUEK
On May 26, leaves Hamburg, Germany and arrives in New York on July
14 and travels up the Hudson by boat to Detroit, Michigan.  He settled in Hamburg, Livingston,
County, Michigan with his wife, Elizabeth Henriette (Knauth), and  five children.

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KARL EDUARD BUEK
Founded an insurance company in Hamburg.

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HERMANN BUEK
Worked for “Gossler & Company in Boston, MA USA and Brooklyn, New York
USA, dying in Brooklyn, New York in 1915.  1900 Census states his year of immigration as 1860
in Kings, New York, but it appears he was present in the USA prior to that.

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FRANZ AUGUSTE BUEK
Goes to America.  It is not  known if he was visiting or immigrated to America.

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THEODOR EDUARD BUEK
Resided in Brooklyn, New York USA from 1850 to 1880.

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TYCHO CHRISTIAN FERDINAND BUEK
Arrives in New York City on 9/16/1868 aboard the Hamburg-American steamship “Borussia”.
Tycho, age 16, arrived with his mother, Johanna Henrietta Auguste Karoline Achilles Buek (Auguste)
and his 3 siblings (Karl Harald Buek – age 14, Klotilde Marie Auguste Buek – age 13, Olga Karoline Auguste Buek – age 12).
Tycho eventually became a shoe manufacturer in Philadelphia, PA.

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JOHANNES GEORG ADALBERT BUEK
Resided in America from 1868 to 1880 and was an Imperial and Royal Captain.

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ALFRED EDUARD BUEK
Is a merchant in New York USA and makes an around the world trip in 1880-1881.

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RUDOLF WILHELM BUEK
ALieutenant Colonel in the Royal Prussian Army, received
hereditary nobility with the crest B, and with orders for the Royal Prussian eagle 4th class,
decoration with swords, 3rd class; Austrian Franz Joseph Order 2nd class and the Service
Award,  2nd class.

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RUDOLF WILHELM BUEK
And his descendants were raised to the level of Prussian nobility on 01/06/1877 in Berlin.

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TYCHO BUEK, JR
Is born in Philadelphia,  PA USA and goes on to become the owner of
“Dueling & Buek” shoe manufacturing company at 123-125 North Fifth Street, Philadelphia, PA.

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ALFRED EDUARD WILHELM BUEK
Becomes a Major in the Royal Prussian Army.

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CHARLES BUEK
Is born in New York USA and lived in Texas.

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HANS RUDOLF GEORG LOTEAR BUEK
Becomes a a Captain in the Royal Prussian Army.

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ALBERT WILHELM BUEK
A Major General in the Royal Prussian Infantry is awarded the
Royal Prussian Eagle, 2nd class with oak leaves and the Crown Order, 2nd class.

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HERMANN BUEK
Is a Major General serving in the Prussian Army during WWI.

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OTTO BUEK
Is a well known philosopher, translator and friend to physiologist and pacifist
George Friederich Nikolai (1874 – 1964) and only one of three intellectuals in Germany
who signed Nikolai’s  1914 anti war counter-manifesto (Aufruf an die Europäer).  The other
two being physicist, Albert Einstein and astronomer, Friedrich Wilhelm Förster.

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ALFRED WERNER BUEK
Is wounded in action as a Royal Prussian Cavalry Captain.

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WILHELM JOHANN BAPTIST BUEK
ACaptain in the reserves, and lawyer, becomes the
Cabinet-Librarian to the Grand Duke of Hessen at Darmstadt.

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ALFRED EDUARD WILHELM BUEK
And his descendants are awarded the authority to use the  title “von Buek” on 09/12/1922.

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 CARL RICHARD BUEK ( “MAD DOG” DICK BUEK)
is killed in a plane crash on Nov 3.
He was an Olympic downhill ski racer, daredevil stunt pilot and fiance of Alpine ski racer, Jill
Kinmont.  He was inducted to the US National Ski Hall of Fame in 1974 and was the subject of
the movie “The Other Side of the Mountain” in 1975 and the 1963 book “The Downhill Racers”
by Oakley Hall.