G. W. BUELL, marble dealer, Bucyrus; is a son of George and Rebecca (Fuller) Buell, and was born Jan. 15, 1842, in Genesee Co., N. Y. When he was about 5 years old. his parents removed to Ann Arbor, Mich., and here he attended school until he was 14 years of age, when he entered his father's match-factory, and continued there until he was 20. Aug. 7, 1862 he enlisted in Co. D, 20th Mich. V. I., and served until the close of the war. He was in eighteen battles: South Mountain, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Vicksburg, Knoxville, The Wilderness, Spottsylvania, and all of Grant's campaign. He was mustered out at Detroit, Mich., July 8, 1865. He was wounded at Spottsylvania, losing the middle finger of the left hand. He lived in Ann Arbor after the war, and, in 1867, commenced to travel for a marble firm of that town, and followed the business five years, with good success. He next spent two years traveling and selling cigars for his brother. He then sold marble for different firms until 1879, when he went into partnership with Mr. Keel, and removed to Bucyrus, where they have built up a splendid business, employing several first class workmen. They are wholesale and retail dealers in foreign and American marbles, and all kinds of granite. Their work is finished in the best of style and by the most skillful workmen. Mr. Buell is a Knight of Honor, being a member of Howard Lodge, No. 109, and is a Democrat in politics. He was married, Sept. 9, 1865, to Miss Mattie E. Bowen, of Ann Arbor, Mich. They have two children, Ina and Norma.

 

History of Crawford County and Ohio, Baskin & Battey, Historical Publishers, Chicago, 1881