|Birth: ||Nov. 27, 1842|
|Death: ||May 9, 1888|
Son of Thomas and Rebecca Spitler Buswell.
"He went to school in the pioneer log house, and worked on the farm till he was eighteen years of age, then entered the academy in Rockingham County, Va."
Served as 2nd Lt. in Co. E, 97th Virginia Militia. Enlisted 3/8/1862 in Co. H, 33rd Virginia Infantry. Wounded-in-action, 7/1/1862, Malvern Hill. Returned to duty 9/62. Elected 1st lieutenant, 9/22/1862. On furlough 8/63-12/63. Wounded-in-action 5/10/1864 (right leg), Spotsylvania CH, Va.
"After his recovery from the last wound, he remained at home on the farm. In 1868, he came with his father's family to their Indiana home. On February 10, 1869, he married Florence A. Bell, daughter of Reuben P. Bell, of Virginia. Six children have been born to them - R. Lee, Annie R., Abraham T., Nannie Bell, Carrie E. and Mattie M. He is farming on 160 acres in Section 30, and has a fine house built on 40 acres purchased by his wife, and all is well improved. Adjoining his father's is the farm of his brother, Wesley T. Buswell, who on February 28, 1871, married Sallie V. Hattel, daughter of Jared Hattel, of Virginia. They have four children - Thomas J., Charley W., Mary P., and Sarah M. He is living in a comfortable house, and is a good farmer; he raises some stock."
Thomas Buswell (1817 - 1884)
Rebecca Spitler Buswell (1820 - 1905)
Florence A. Bell Buswell (1847 - 1916)*
George Daniel Buswell (1842 - 1888)
William M. Buswell (1851 - 1930)*
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Record added: Feb 24, 2010
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