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William James “Will” BUSWELL

Male 1869 - 1949  (80 years)


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  • Name William James “Will” BUSWELL 
    Born 26 Aug 1869  Independence, Buchanan, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Nov 1949  Toppenish, Yakima, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Zillah City Cemetery, Zillah, Yakima, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Family History file record lists marriage as Oct. 20, 1910, in South Dakota.

      1905 South Dakota census card: W. J. Buswell, single, Lincoln Cty, Springdale Twp, age 36, carpenter, born in Independence, Iowa, yrs in SD: 32, father born in New Hampshire, mother born in Pennsylvania.

      1920 Census: Yakima County, Toppenish City, Washington:
      Living at 304 N. Chestnut Street:
      Buswell, William J., 49, born in Iowa, father’s birthplace illegible, mother born in Pennsylvania;
      Katherine, his wife, age 42, came to the US in 188(?), naturalized in 188(?), born in Germany, father and mother born in Germany.

      1930 Census: Yakima County, Toppenish City, Washington:
      Buswell, Wm. J., head, owns his own home, age 60, age at first marriage 41, born in Iowa, father born in Canada, mother born in Pennsylvania;
      Catherine, wife, age 51, age at first marriage 32, immigrated to the US in 1883, natuarlized citizen, born in Germany, father and mother born in Germany.

      1940 U.S. Federal Census: Washington: Yakima: Toppenish: 304 N. Chestnut:
      Buswell, William J., head, 70, married, born in Iowa, lived in same house 5 years earlier, carpenter, building construction;
      Katherine, wife, 63, married, born in Germany, lived in same house 5 years earlier;
      Wakey, Helen, sister-in-law, 51, divorced, born in South Dakota, lived in Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, 5 years earlier; bookeeper, retail gardening;
      Mary A., niece, 16, single, born in Iowa, lived in Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, 5 years earlier;
      Sheckels, Alberta F., lodger, 25, single, born in Washington, lived in Seattle, King, Washington, 5 years earlier; teacher, public high school.

      Washington Deaths, 1883-1960
      Name: William James Buswell
      Gender: Male
      Birth Date: abt 1869
      Death Date: 24 Nov 1949
      Age at Death: 80
      Death Location: Toppenish, Yakima, Washington
      Father: James Buswell
      Mother: Mary louise Davis

      U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Inex:
      Name: William James Buswell
      SSN: 535120910
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Birth Date: 26 Aug 1869
      Birth Place: Independance, Iowa
      Father: James M. Buswell
      Mother: Mary L. Davies
      Notes: Jan. 1940: Name listed as William James Buswell
    Person ID I940  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 7 Jun 2016 

    Father James Murdock BUSWELL 
    Mother Mary Louise DAVIS 
    Married 27 Oct 1868  Independence, Buchanan, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F560  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Katharina LEUBECHER,   b. 9 Dec 1876, Wendershausen, Tann, Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1959, Toppenish, Yakima, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 22 Oct 1910 
    Photos
    Buswell, Kate Leubecher and husband, Will Buswell.
    Buswell, Kate Leubecher and husband, Will Buswell.
    Lowell, George John family and Will and Kate Buswell.
    Lowell, George John family and Will and Kate Buswell.
    Back row, l. to r.: Kate Buswell, G. James Lowell, and George J. Lowell
    Front row, l. to r.: John Lowell, Hazel Lowell and Will Buswell.
    Headstones
    Buswell, William and Anna Katharina 'Catherine' Leubecher
    Buswell, William and Anna Katharina "Catherine" Leubecher
    Last Modified 24 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F288  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Aug 1869 - Independence, Buchanan, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Nov 1949 - Toppenish, Yakima, Washington, USA Link to Google Earth
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