Puffer Genealogy



Ira M. Puffer, Sr.

Ira M. Puffer, Sr.[1]

Male 1845 - 1920  (74 years)

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  • Name Ira M. Puffer  [1
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 25 Apr 1845  Seneca, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Jan 1920  Hart, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 28 Jan 1920  South Hart Cemetery/Hart, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I152  Puffer Genealogy
    Last Modified 17 Mar 2016 

    Father Solomon Puffer,   b. 1816, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1880, Muskegon, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Clarissa Caroline Lown,   b. Abt 1816, Mohawk Valley, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1860, Lagrange County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Married Abt 1845  NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10795  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Zilpha Jane Bowdish,   b. Abt 1845, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1890, Burr Oak, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Married 24 Jul 1877  MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Willie F. Puffer,   b. Abt 1872, South Boardman, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1972  (Age ~ 99 years)
    Last Modified 24 May 2014 
    Family ID F2463  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Clarissa Elizabeth Miller,   b. 4 Sep 1868, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1949, Oceana County, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 7 Nov 1891  Hart, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
    +1. Mary Augusta Puffer,   b. May 1892, South Boardman, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1994, Hart, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 101 years)
    +2. Angeline Puffer,   b. 5 Apr 1894, South Boardman, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1978, Hart, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +3. Irving Charles Puffer,   b. 17 Sep 1896, Crystal Valley, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1965, Oceana County, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     4. Ira C. Puffer, Jr.,   b. 26 Apr 1898, South Boardman, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1934, Muskegon Heights, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
    +5. Mina Puffer,   b. 22 Jul 1904, South Boardman, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1992, Grand Rapids, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     6. Floyd Hiram Puffer,   b. 30 Oct 1907, South Boardman, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1929, Hart, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
    Last Modified 24 May 2014 
    Family ID F2464  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    ira m puffer.jpg
    ira m puffer.jpg

    Documents
    ira m puffer death cert.jpg
    ira m puffer death cert.jpg

    Headstones
    ira m puffer gs.jpg
    ira m puffer gs.jpg

  • Notes 
    • A Civil War Vet from the village of Pentwater, MI; Company K, 19th Michigan Infantry. Ira enlisted at Kalamazoo, MI at age 18 for 3 years service on August 8, 1864. He reached the Regiment at Atlanta, Georgia on September 5, 1864. Transferred to Company G, 10th MI Infantry on June 10, 1865. Mustered out at Louisville, Kentucky on July 19, 1865.

      Admitted to the National home for Disabled Veterans in 1905 with malaria, chronic constipation, right inguinal hernia.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1210] _Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, Charles Nutt, A. B.,, , (The Tuttle Company), 340.

    2. [S1327] Death Certificate.

    3. [S2167] St. Joseph County, Michigan Dibean Marriage Index.

    4. [S1406] Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925.