GEORGE BUSWELL, farmer, P. 0. West Jefferson, is a native of England and a son of Thomas and Catharine Bushel,
both natives of England, the former bring by occupation a farmer. They both died in their native country. Their
family consisted of eight children, of whom George, the fourth, was born September 21, 1820. He was brought up
to agricultural pursuits, which he has always followed. His home was in his native country until April 18, 1855,
when he embarked for the United States; he landed at Jefferson, Madison Co., Ohio, on June 19, of the same year.
He worked as a farm hand about two and one half years, and then leased several acres from Edwin Roberts, which
he worked four years. Two years later, he became a land owner, and now has a farm of 336 acres. He was married,
August 25, 1861, to Nancy Toops. To this union has been given a family of six children. Mr. Buswell is always interested
in all improvements of the county, and in the welfare of the community in which he resides.
History of Madison County, Ohio
Published by: W. H. Beers and Company
Madison County, Ohio Biographies
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