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201 Res. Westminster and Royalston. Edgell, Melinda (I37223)
202 Res. Westminster. Whitney, Mary Reed (I7446)
203 Resided at Ashburnham, MA Goodwin, Lois Irene (I20987)
204 Resided at Auburn, N.Y. Puffer, Grace Ann (I24097)
205 Resided at Elk Grove, widow lived at 83 Globe Mills Ave, Fall River, M A. Puffer, Albert Warren (I35310)
206 Resided in Chicago Ginger, Elizabeth T. (I25492)
207 Resided in Downers Grove, Ill. Reid, David Gorton (I16296)
208 Resided Providence, RI Puffer, Submit Goddard (I21052)
209 Settled at Lockport, NY  Wheeler, Addison Josiah (I25872)
210 Unmarried, a carpenter in Lowell, MA. Puffer, Cyrus James (I20396)
211 unmarried Wheeler, Harriet Foster (I25866)
212 Family lived for 4 years [ca 1875-1879] in Mercer County MO, moved t o Davis County IA in 1879, and to Bloomfield, Davis County, in 1903. Th ey were farmers.  Bassett, William M. (I5466)
213 He came to Middleboro, MA in 1750 with his parents. Was a private in C apt Benjamin Pratt's Co., and served in the French and Indian War in th e campaign in and about Fort Henry, 1757. In 1768 he purchased land in O akham, MA and made his home there in 1769. He was elected 2nd Lt. 14 Ma y 1776, of the 8th (Oakham) Co. when the 4th Worcester Co. Regt. of MA M ilitia was organized at Brookfield. He was commissioned 31 May 1776. Se rved 3 yrs in Rev. War as Lt.in Capt. Crawford's Co. After the war he t aught school, was Selectman of Oakham French, Lt. Asa (I13922)

Chicago and New York Publishing Company 1919
Vol. IV Page 216


At the age of eighty, still hale and vigorous, Isaac Harrison McKaughan l ives in the villag e of Kernersville, in Forsyth County. He grew up and h ad his first business experience befor e the war. During the war he ser ved faithfully and loyally as a Confederate Soldier. After th e final s urrender he returned home to take up the threads of civil existence. Mr . McKaughan w as a very prosperous farmer for many years, and still own s a very large and handsome estate.

He was born in Guilford County, North Carolina August 26, 1837. His gra ndfather McKaughan, o f Scotch ancestry, reared his family in Guilford C ounty. In the early years of the last centu ry, he was determined to se ek a home in the new country then opening to American settlers i n that p art of the Dominion of Mexico known as Texas. It was such an adventure a s many pionee rs were willing to engage in at a risk of considerable pe rsonal danger. His son, Archibald, r eceived from him a letter written a t Natchitoches, Louisana, the border of Texas, and soon af terwards the re came a notice to the effect that Hugh McKaughan was dead. Hugh marri ed Phoeb e Pope who survived her husband many years and died at the hom e of her son, Forrester, in Gui lford County. Her six children were nam ed: George, Archibald, William, Forrester, Jesse and J ane.

Archibald McKaughan, father of Isaac H., was born in Guilford County, N orth Carolina, 15 Dece mber 1808. He grew up in country surroundings an d lived in Guilford County until 1839, when h e moved to Stokes County. S ettling near Freidland, now Forsyth County, he became a general fa rmer , and he remained in that county an honored and useful citizen, until h is death in 1879 . He married Mary Welch. She was born in Guilford Coun ty February 3, 1810. Her father, Isaa c Welch, was a native of the same c ounty, and her grandfather, William Welch, was also a farm er who spent h is last years in Guilford County. The Welch settlement is about three o r four m iles from High Point. Isaac Welch, married Martha Paine, who w as probably a life long residen t of Guilford County. Mrs Archibald McK aughan died January 26, 1877. Her six children were: W illiam, Isaac H. , Richard, Charlotte, Phoebe Jane and John. The sons, William, Isaac an d Rich ard were Confederate Soldiers.

Isaac Harrison McKaughan grew up in Stokes County on his father's farm. W hen he was 19 year s of age, he started for South Carolina for the purp ose of selling tobacco. He hired a team f rom his Uncle and bought a st ock of tobacco from N.D. Sullivan. As a tobacco peddler he did c onside rable business, and was in South Carolina until 1862. In the spring of t hat year he enr olled in the Clemons Company and was attached to the Se venth Confederate Regiment under Colon el Clayburn. He was subsequently t ransferred to the Sixteenth North Carolina Battalion. Thi s service too k him all over the great battlefields of Virginia, and while constantly o n dut y and ever ready for the hazards and fortune of a soldier's life, h e suffered neither sicknes s or wounds or capture and was with his comm and until the surrender at Appomattex. He and six teen of his commrades w ere able to retain their horses, and they rode home and were paroled a t G reenboro.

Bravely facing the conditions of life in a devastated country, he at on ce rented a tract of l and in Abbott's Creek Township and spent the spr ing and summer farming. The rest of the yea r he was again a tobacco sa lesman in South Carolina. In 1869 Mr. McKaughan bought a tract o f land i n Abbott's Creek Township and was

Steadily engaged in farming there until 1876. In that year he sold his f arm and moved to Kern ersville. He is first purchase of land there was f ifty acres close to the town, and in 1884 h e bought a lot in the villa ge and erected a commodious brick house, where he has since lived . Muc h of Mr McKaughan's prosperity in business was acquireds a tobacco sale sman, and for upw ards to forty years he made his annual trips to South C arolina. He continued to invest in lan d until he had upwards to 350 ac res and has financial independence that enables him to live a nd take l ife leisurely.

Mr McKaughan was married in 1864 to Esther Robertson. She was born five m iles south of Kerner sville October 6, 1939, daughter of William Haley a nd Mahala Robertson. They were happily mar ried for thirty-four years u ntil her death on May 20, 1898. In 1899, Mr. McKaughan married MA RY NE WTON PEGAM, a native of Guilford County and a daughter of John F. and N ancy Jones Pegam . Mr. McKaughan is an active member of Kernersville Me thodist Episcopal Church, south, and bo th his wives had also been memb ers of that society. He is affiliated with Norfleet Camp of th e Confed erate Veterans.

By his first marriage, he had six children: Miranda, Mary, David, Corne lius M., Arminius Harr ison, and Charles. Miranda is the wife of Robert E . Steele of Greenboro, Mary married Charle s Hester and their son Homer i s a dentist. David married Minnie Hooker; their seven childre n are Bes sie, Roy Hooker, Gates, Olivia, David and Esther. Cornelius by his seco nd marriage t o Leata Reed has a son, Robert Steele. Arminius married B etty Gentry and they have seven chil dren: Elah, Duke, Ralph, Donald, J ohn, Phyllis and Maxine. Charles married Nona Brown, and th eir three c hildren are William, Charles and Mary.

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The late Elah McKaughn Peace, High Point, North Carolina, 1965

McKaughan, Isaac Harrison (I20845)
215 A 1908 graduate of the University of MI. City engineer of Kalamazoo.
Lenderink, Andrew (I3189)
216 A 1930 graduate of Cornell. Puffer, Mary Arminda (I35973)
217 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living (I36486)
218 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living (I35639)
219 A baggage master. Resided in Ashmont, MA. Leach, L. Frederick (I20624)
220 A baker Puffer, Henry J. (I39112)
221 A banker in Newcastle on Tyne, Norwood Brewis, John Moore (I37848)
222 A Baptist minister Andrews, Rev. Erastus (I38101)
223 A Baptist minister Smith, Avery P. (I41895)
224 A bellows maker Cooper, Margaret T. (I11143)
225 A blacksmith Bliss, Thomas (I1233)
226 A blacksmith Puffer, Hugh (I1277)
227 A blacksmith Neally, Charles D. (I21384)
228 A blacksmith Chandler, Capt. John (I23000)
229 A blacksmith Moore, Capt. Josiah (I36766)
230 A blacksmith Puffer, Smith C. (I38858)
231 A blacksmith and Methodist minister in Broome County, NY ca 1850. Member of¬†New York state assembly¬†from Broome County, 1857, Justice of the Peace 1856, Fenton, NY. Puffer, Rev. Enos (I38488)
232 A blacksmith and wealthy, he was one of the first Proprietors and Freeh olders of Roxbury, MA, he served as a Representative to the General Cou rt of MA Bay Colony in 1678 Chandler, Capt. Thomas (I13460)
233 A blacksmith in Hobart, NY
Barlow, Ward Samuel (I2338)
234 A blacksmith in Hobart, NY at the time of his marriage Barlow, William Harrison (I12369)
235 A blacksmith, brother of Luther. Washburn, Rufus (I21063)
236 A blacksmith, resided at 3736 Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN Puffer, William Hale (I36075)
237 A blacksmith. Perry, Calvin (I19091)
238 A blacksmith. The Haynes family settled on a grant of land called "Quinisigmonnd" aft er arrival on the "Confidence" April 9, 1638. Deacon John Haynes grant ed one hundred of land included in the tract to Henry Balcombe, Septemb er 5, 1672.] Married by Lt. Edm. Goodonow Balcombe, Henry (I31930)
239 A bodyguard for George Washington McCausland, James (I37999)
240 A bookkeeper Irons, Franklin Henry (I24233)
241 A bookkeeper in NYC Puffer, William Lord (I20265)
242 A bookkeeper. Resided at 83 Chandler Street, Boston. Taylor, Amos Spaulding (I15228)
243 A boot and shoe merchant. Agnew, James Henry (I25207)
244 A brakeman for the B&O Railroad
Puffer, Neil D. (I3788)
245 A breeder of Cotswold and Leicester sheep, apiarist 50 swarms, and farm er 215 acres. Folsom, Chauncey A. (I7250)
246 A brick maker

(Note: The Puffer Genealogy says his name was William. g.s says Wilson) 
Puffer, Wilson (I12900)
247 A brick mason in 1870, he lived at Porter, MI and afterward at Breckinr idge, MI.

Living with his brother Benjamin in 1880 according to the Federal Censu s. 
Puffer, William R. (I24230)
248 A brickmason
Miller, Harry Harmon (I22880)
249 A Briton who settled in England during the reign of Henry II. Zouche, Alan La (I10920)
250 A businessman and a quartermaster in the St. James Parish Regiment, receiving his commission in 1832.
de Lisser, Samuel de Aaron (I44994)

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