Biography of George Buffham
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George Buffham, retired, is a highly esteemed citizen of Lodi, and is widely known throughout Medina County. He was born in Norfolk County, England, Nov. 19, 1849, the son of Augustin and Hannah (Hubbard) Buffham.

Augustin Buffham was a native of England, born Feb. 26, 1823. He brought his family to the United States in 1863 and settled in Ohio. The following children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Buffham: Sarah, who died in 1878, buried in Cleveland; Elizabeth, who died in 1926, was the wife of James Gorey, of Ashtabula County, Ohio; George, the subject of this sketch; Augustin, who lives at Lodi, Ohio; Anna, unmarried, lives with her brother, George; and Emily, who died in 1921, was the wife of John Unangst, of Lodi.

George Buffham received his early schooling in England and was 14 years of age when he came to this country with his parents. He completed his education in Medina County, and later engaged in general farming. He also was associated in business with his brother, Augustin, as proprietors of an iron foundry, but this business venture proved unsuccessful and Mr. Buffham later conducted a sawmill at Lodi for a period of 14 years. He has had various business interests in this section of the State and is the owner of much business property at Lodi. He also owns two well improved farms near Lodi.

Mr. Buffham has always been a Democrat.

History of North Central Ohio
Embracing Richland, Ashland, Wayne,
Medina, Lorin, Huron and Knox Counties
BY: William A. Duff
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka-Indianapolis 1931

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