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John Richards Buchtel
Birth: Jan. 18, 1820
Greentown
Stark County
Ohio, USA
Death: May 23, 1892
Akron
Summit County
Ohio, USA

Businessman. Co-founder, along with Lewis Miller, of the Buckeye Mower and Reaper Works in Akron, Ohio. He sponsored the construction of Buchtel College in Akron which opened in 1872. The College burned to the ground on December 20, 1899. The street in front of the building was re-named Buchtel Ave. The name Buchtel dose not appear anywhere on the family plot. The main monument shows only a large "B" inscribed at the top, and the grave stones show only the first names. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Davidson Buchtel (1821 - 1891)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Glendale Cemetery
Akron
Summit County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Sec. 22 Plot 4
 
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Originally Created by: Mr. Ed
Record added: Feb 15, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5210340
John Richards Buchtel
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John Richards Buchtel
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