Surname: Buell

History of Kossuth, Hancock, and Winnebago Counties, Iowa

History of Kossuth, Hancock, and Winnebago Counties, Iowa together with sketches of their cities, villages and townships, educational, civil, military and political history; portraits of prominent persons, and 641 biographies of representative citizens. Also included is a history of Iowa embracing accounts of the pre-historic races, and a brief review of its civil and military history.

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1894 Michigan State Census – Dickinson County

United States Soldiers of the Civil War Residing in Michigan, June 1, 1894 [ Names within brackets are reported in letters. ] Dickinson County. Breen Township. – William Allen, William H. Morris, George Fugal, Thomas Reiley. Breitung Township. – Philip Schell, James Durand, John L. Buell, Jerome Dakota, George P. Shaver. Felch Township. – Moses Brisk, Henry Duffy, Thomas Reiley, Thomas Quaid. Norway Township. – Robert Fisher, Michael Mullen. Sagola Township. – John Paranto, Richard Cleveland. Waucedah Township. – Salmon P. Saxton, Enos Renier, Henry G. Rothwell. Iron Mountain City, Second Ward. – W. T. Carpenter, Samuel Bassett. Iron Mountain City, Third Ward. – Patrick McCrystal. Iron Mountain City, Fourth Ward. – Joseph W. Burbank, Richard G. Thomas, William W. Felch, James Dewees, George H. Johnson, Edward S. Raymond, [Jos. French]. Iron Mountain City, Fifth Ward. – A. J. Hunting, W. E. Herrington, Robert P. Tuten, Peter Lavarer, Reuben A. Smith, Hiram H. Bradford, O. J. Derache, [William H. Sweet]. Norway City, First Ward. – James B. Lyon, Joseph Coutware, John H. Gauslin. Norway City, Second Ward. – James E. McDonald, John Gatherer, Thomas P....

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Genealogy of George Spracklin

George Spracklin, son of Peter Spracklin and Elizabeth Andrews, continued living in Dudley Township, Hardin Co., Ohio. There he met Arloa Turner Minor and was married 9 April 1840, Knox Co., Ohio. In December of 1864 George bought land here in Shelby Co., Illinois in Drypoint Township. He paid $3680 for 200 acres south of Lakewood, Ill; in 1865, he and his family lived in Edwards County, Ill. before moving to Shelby County. By 1868 George owned 300 acres in Shelby County. Arloa, George’s wife, died in July, 1892 and is buried in Red Bank Cemetery, land formerly owned by George Spracklin. By the time George died in 1902, he had parceled out much of the land to his and Arloa’s children. He left an estate of 70 acres of land in Edwards County, Ill.; 70 acres of land in Shelby County, Ill., valued at $3750.00; one house and 6 lots in Lakewood Ill. and $3000 worth of personal property. His cash on hand at death was $617.50 with $1572.18 owed him in loans. On that record Peter J. Spracklin, a resident of Hardin Co., Ohio, 30 Dec. 1902, stated that he had cared for George Spracklin from January 1 to July 1, 1893. Some of his personal or household items were sold on Sept. 25, 1902. These items were: 1 table, 1 bed stead, 1 safe, 1 bureau, 1...

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Biography of Rollin Buell

Rollin Buell. Since his education was finishod Rollin Buell had applied himself chiefly to banking in Kansas, and is now cashier of the Farmers State Bank at Potter in Atchison County. Almost since pioneer times the Buell family was identified with Macoupin County, Illinois, where Rollin Buell was born September 15, 1883, and his father, Charles Buell, in 1856. The grandfather. John Buell, was born in England, and after coming to America located on a farm in Macoupin County, Illinois, whero he died in 1865. John Buell married Miss Mitchell. Her father was a remarkably successful Illinois farmer. He reared a family of twenty-one children, and out of the abundance of his means was able to give each one a quarter section of land. Mr. Charles Buell, who is now living at Lenora, Western Kansas, was reared and married in Macoupin County, Illinois, and in 1884 started West, and after six months at Lincoln, Nebraska, moved during the same year into Scott County, Kansas. He was one of the pioneer farmers of that region for three years, and in 1887 he went still further West to Norton County. His home was on his original claim in that county until March 1, 1917, when he removed to the vicinity of Lenora in the same county. He is an active democrat and a member of the Modern Woodmen of America. Charles...

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Biography of Hosmer L. Buell

HOSMER L. BUELL.-The subject of this sketch deserves to be placed in the history of Union county for various reasons. He is a man of ability, which is amply demonstrated in the fine drug business that he manipulates in the city of Elgin, where he does a thriving business. He has passed a life of great activity in various leading industries, being ever at the ehad both because of his energy and because of his fitness for that purpose. When the call came for men, brave and true, to face the cannon of the hosts of rebellion, our subject never wavered, but surrendered himself to the fortunes of war and the God of the battle field, and fought through te long struggle until the last shot was silenced and the broken foe bowed in repentence and raised from the field to leave the land to mourn for its dead. Hosmer L. was born in Delaware county, New York, on May 31, 1836, being the son of Dewey and Aurelia (Goddard) Buell, natives respectively of New York and Pennsylvania. The father was a farmer and in 1872 removed with the family to Dallas county, Iowa, remaining there until the time of his death which occured on July 14, 1875, and the mother died in Kansas in 1890. Our subject worked with his father until the age of twenty-three and then...

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Buell, Hosmer L. – Obituary

Elgin, Union County, Oregon The death of H.L. Buell a well known Elgin citizen occurred in this city, Sunday morning June 28, 1905, after an illness of only a few days. Tuesday of last week Mr. Buell accidently took a dose of aconite, thinking it camphor. The day of the accident it was thought that his life could not be saved, but by hard work on the part of the physicians Mr. Buell was considerable relieved from the effects of the poison and it was thought that he would recover but death came Sunday morning. Hosmer L. Buell was born in New York, May 31, 1836. At the outbreak of the war he enlisted in the army of the Cumberland. He participated in many battles and saw active duty until the close of the war, being mustered out June, 1865. Deceased came to Elgin in 1890 and engaged in the drug business, which he followed until two years ago. During the term of years Mr. buell was engaged in business in Elgin he was very successful and had much to do with Elgin’s advancement. Deceased was a member of Elgin Lodge No. 98 A.F. & A.M. and Nathan Baker Post G.A.R. Funeral services were conducted in the Presyterian church by Rev. Willis Tuesday afternoon. The masonic burial ceremony was performed at the grave. Deceased leaves to mourn his loss...

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Biographical Sketch of Samuel Buell

Samuel, son of William and Mary Buell, was born at Windsor in 1641, and later became one of the founders of Killingsworth. He held a number of public offices, was a man of large property, and is on the town records as “a gentleman.” He married, 1661, Deborah Griswold, of Windsor. He had seven sons and five daughters, of whom Mary and Hannah married Henry and Joseph Porter, and settled at Niagara, western New...

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Biographical Sketch of John Buell

John, son of Samuel and Deborah (Griswold) Buell, was born February 17, 1671, and appears on the records as deacon and captain. He was one of the petitioners in May, 1719, for the settlement of what is now (1910) Litchfield. After his marriage he removed to Lebanon, Connecticut, where he became a deacon of the church. He married Mary Loomis. His eldest daughter married Lieutenant John Marsh, of...

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Biographical Sketch of Jonathan Buell

Jonathan, son of John and Mary doomis) Buell. was born at Lebanon, December 13, 1717, and he and his wife are buried at Goshen. He served in the revolution, and was known as Captain Jonathan. He came to Litchfield with his father in 1720, and when the town of Goshen was laid out it was found that the line of division between it and Litchfield ran through his house, and he and his wife became members of the church at Goshen. They had ten children, among whom were: Jonathan Jr., served in the revolution; Timothy, see...

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Biographical Sketch of Captain Timothy Buell

Captain Timothy Buell, son of Jonathan Buell, was born at Goshen, May 3. 1757. He served in the revolution, and in May, 1794, was appointed captain of the Fourth company of militia, Thirty-fifth regiment, Connecticut. In February, 1799, he removed with his family to East Bloomfield. He married, 1777, at Goshen, Connecticut, Olive, daughter of Colonel Ebenezer Norton. Children, all born in Goshen : Lucy, married (first) Daniel Steele, (second) Bayze Baker; Eunice, married (first) Azael Sprague, (second) Thomas Kellogg; Jonathan, see elsewhere; Theron, married Love Lee, daughter of Rev. Aaron Collins; Timothy, see elsewhere ; Eben Norton, married Rebecca, daughter of Jesse Root, of Hartford, Connecticut. Roll Of Capt. Timothy Buell’s Company...

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Biographical Sketch of Jonathan Buell

Jonathan (2), son of Captain Timothy and Olive (Norton) Buell. served as sheriff of the county and as member of the assembly, and died in 1865. He married (first) Sally, who died in 1845, daughter of Daniel and Aurelia (Dowd) Rice; (second) Mrs. Caroline (Buell) Robinson. Children: Mortimer, see elsewhere; Pomeroy Baldwin: Henry, married Sarah Mather, of Richmond; Sally Ann; Mary...

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Biographical Sketch of Mortimer Buell

Mortimer, son of Jonathan (2) and Sally (Rice) Buell, was born in East Bloomfield, November ii, 1808, and died in Rochester, January 27, 1885. He married at Victor, New York, Edna Boughton (see Boughton). Children: Pomeroy Birdseye: Katharine Maria; Augusta Williams, married Martin W. Cooke; Arthur Stone; Albert Mortimer, died of disease contracted in military service; Jesse W., a physician in Rochester, married M. E. Carey, died February 7, 1911; Walter, famous as an editor and historical...

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Biographical Sketch of Timothy Buell

Timothy (2), son of Captain Timothy (1) and Olive (Norton) Buell, was born in Goshen, Connecticut, December 8, 1791, died in East Bloomfield, January 16, 1873. He resided on the Buell homestead. He married Lucy, daughter of Daniel Rice. Children, born in East Bloomfield: 1. Olive, born August 30, 1815, married Frederick Munson; 2. Caroline, born May 8, 1817, died October 19, 1891 ; 3. Frederick, born April 29, 1819, died in Buffalo, 1894, married, 1844, Eliza Storrs; 4. Charles, born March 17, 1821, died 1822; 5. Augustus, born January 31, 1824, married (first) Electa Gauss; children: Timothy (3d), born in East Bloomfield, May 30, 1856, married, 1883, Alsada Mott, died 1895; Lucy Electa, died in infancy; Mary Eliza, died in infancy; Arthur, born August 31, 1864, married Alice A. Wheeler, of East Bloomfield; Amelia, born 1866, died in infancy; Augustus married (second) Mary A. Conklin; children: William Conklin, married, 1907, May Arnold, and in 1906 bought the homestead of Charles Buell and resides there; Lucy Rice; Caroline Louise, married, 1910, Henry C. Arnold, and resides in East Bloomfield. 6. Alice, born 1826, resides in East Bloomfield. 7. Charles, born June 14, 1829, lived at the homestead in East Bloomfield, but sold it in 1906 to William, son of Augustus X. Buell, and moved to Canandaigua; married, 1858, Anna Dunn; children: John Livingston, born October 6, 1864; Kezzie, born...

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Biographical Sketch of William Buell

William Buell, in Chesterton, Huntingdonshire, England, the ancestor of all of that name in America, who died at Windsor, November 23, 1681. He sailed from Plymouth, England, March 31, 1630, in the company conducted by Rev. John Wareham, on the ship “Mary and John,” and landed at Nantasket, Boston Bay, May 30. He settled at Dorchester, Massachusetts, and five years later became one of the proprietors of the new settlement at Windsor. After residing there five years he married Mary . Children : Samuel, see elsewhere ; Peter; and there may have been...

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