BOUCK, Joseph, (1788 - 1858)

BOUCK, Joseph, (uncle of Gabriel Bouck), a Representative from New York; born on Bouck’s Island, near Fultonham, Schoharie County, N.Y., July 22, 1788; attended the rural schools of his native county; engaged in agricultural pursuits for many years in Schoharie County until his change of residence to Middleburgh; served as inspector of turnpike roads in Schoharie County in 1828; elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-second Congress (March 4, 1831-March 3, 1833); resided in Middleburgh, N.Y., until his death on March 30, 1858; interment in his son’s plot in Middleburgh Cemetery.