Oliver Norman Buell

31 January 1840–22 April 1872 (Age 32)
Washington Township, Clay, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Oliver Norman

When Oliver Norman Buell was born on 31 January 1840, in Washington Township, Clay, Missouri, United States, his father, Norman Oliver Buell, was 34 and his mother, Presendia Lathrop Huntington, was 29. He married Mary Ann Lack on 10 October 1857, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850. He died on 22 April 1872, in Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States, at the age of 32, and was buried in Mount Mora Cemetery, Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oliver Norman Buell
Mary Ann Lack
Marriage: 10 October 1857
George William Buell
Frederick Oliver Buell
Mary Matilda Buell
John Owen Buell
Lulie Juliet Buell

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 October 1857Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (6)

    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 14
    On May 30, 1854, the Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed. It allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide whether or not they wanted to allow slavery within their borders. This Act repealed the Missouri Compromise of 1820.
    Age 20
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: variant of Bowell .North German (Büll): unexplained. Compare Bull .History: William Buell came from Wales to Windsor, CT, in or c. 1639.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (13)

    • Oliver Buel in household of Oliver Buel, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Oliver N. Buell in the U.S., Newspapers.com Obituary Index, 1800s-current (Marriage Date 10/10/1857; Year of Death 1872)
    • Oliver N. Buell in entry for Frederick Oliver Buell, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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