Biography of Warren J. Buell
Madison County, NY Biographies





Buell, Warren J., p. o. Hamilton. - Thomas Buell came from New Hampshire with his family in 1795, and settled in the south part of Lebanon. All his goods and property were loaded on wagons drawn by two ox teams, while one or two cows were driven along the route by sons of the pioneer. He built a log house and opened a fine farm on which he lived until his death October 1, 1820. The children in this notable family were Darius, who died in 1862; Samuel, who died in 1850; Thomas, who died in 1872; Rosa, who married John Boutwell and died in 1864; Eli, who was a teacher of vocal music and died in 1869; Ira, who died in 1874; Elijah, who died in 1854; Irene, who died young; Joseph, who died May 24, 1837; Irene, 2d, who married Rufus Dunham and died in 1864; John. who died in 1877; Chauncey, who died on the old home farm in 1864; and Orrin, who died in 1880. Joseph Buell married Permelia Stowell. He was born in Lebanon, May 21, 1796, and died there in 1837. His children were Angeline, Jenette, John, Warren J., Thomas, Leroy, Fayette and William, all of whom except William, are now living, and are useful men and women in their respective walks of life. Warren J. Buell was born in Lebanon, September 13, 1826, and has nearly always been a farmer. At the age of twenty one he began work for himself. On March 24, 1852, he married Esther Burchard of Eaton, and then became a resident in that town, living on a part of the splendid Burchard farm, of which he is now the owner. He was partner with Sylvester Burchard in cattle breeding and farming from 1832 to 1878, but since the last mentioned year has operated without a partner. He is an earnest member of the Hamilton Baptist church, having been deacon seven years, and is a member of the educational board of Colgate University. The children of Warren and Esther Buell were Jennie, who married Prof. E. P. Sisson of Colgate Academy; and Samuel, who died an infant. George C. Buell, one of the most thorough and enterprising farmers of the town, is the son by adoption of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Buell. Dr. Joseph and Content (Alexander) Stowell came from New Hampshire in 1802, and settled near Earlville. Dr. Stowell practiced medicine and was also a farmer. He died in 1813, and his wife in 1863. Their children were Permelia, who married Joseph Buell; Eunice, who married Aaron Lawton; Jeremiah Kittridge, who died in Michigan; Caroline, who married Orrin Bull; Alexander, who died in Michigan; Cynthia, who married Warren Felt; and also Hannah, George, Sanford, Semantha and Nancy Stowell, of whom no accurate date is obtainable.

FROM:
Our County and it's people
A Descriptive and Biographical Record of
Madison County, New York
Edited by: John E. Smith
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1890


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