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Re: Buells In Iowa


Posted By: Michael J. Kearney (email)
Date: 8/15/2007 at 01:11:02

In Response To: Re: Buells In Iowa (Phoebe Roquemore)

Hello Phoebe,

Does this help? By the way, the building referred to in the information below had a serious fire recently and may have to be torn down as a result.

Do you have any information to exchange?

The Clinton Weekly Age Friday January 23, 1891 Volume 23 Number 44 p. 4 W.E. Buell contemplates the erection of three fine store buildings on the corner of Main and Sixth streets during the coming season.

US Census 1860 age 3
US Census 1870 age 12
US Census 1900 age 42

Obituary: The Clinton Herald Friday April 13, 1917 p. 8 W.E. Buell, well known real estate dealer and insurance broker died early this morning at his home, 226 North Ninth street. He had been about the city yesterday, but last night complained of feeling ill, yet his condition was not thought serious. Mrs. Buell was with him until 4 o'clock this morning; he was then resting easy. At 6 o'clock his wife went to his room to see how he was and found him dead; he evidently passed away while asleep. William Elijah Buell was born in Lyons, January 25, 1858. He was a son of Elijah and Mary Buell, the former of Lyons. The deceased was reared in this city and received his education in the public schools of Lyons and at Ames college. On March 4, 1887, he was united in marriage to Miss Georgiana Tripp, who with three children survive, they W. Elijah Buell, at present in Idaho, Mrs. Leslie Hughes of Cedar Falls and Miss Helen, teacher in the Newell public schools. He is also survived by two brothers, George P. Buell of Kalispell, Wash., and Langworthy J. Buell of Lyons, also three sisters, Mrs. A.D. Gaston, Washington, D.C.; Mrs. Gus Hobein, Seattle, Wash., and Mrs. M.E. Eaton of this city, also one grandchild, Rachael Hughes. Mr. Buell was a member of the DeMolay Consistory, Scottish Rite Masons of Clinton and the Lyons lodge, 93, A.F. & A.M. He was also a member of the Lyons Veteran Firemen's association. Funeral arrangements have not been completed awaiting word from his son.

Clinton County Death Record No. 12 - 18 July 1914-June 1921 p 33 # 394 Cause of Death Heart Failure Nephritis

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