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Richard Puffer[1]

Male 1657 - 1723  (66 years)


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  • Name Richard Puffer  [2
    Born 14 Mar 1657  Braintree, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Ref# 4  [3
    _AMTID 390151096388:1030:116238515 
    Died 3 Aug 1723  Wrentham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I17362  Puffer Genealogy
    Last Modified 31 Oct 2017 

    Father James Puffer,   b. 1624, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1692, Braintree, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Mary Swalden Ludden,   b. 17 Dec 1636, Weymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1700, Braintree, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 14 Feb 1656  Braintree, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Family ID F8259  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ruth Everett,   b. 14 Feb 1653, Dorchester, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1730  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 23 Mar 1681  Dorchester, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Ruth Puffer,   b. 17 Mar 1682, Dedham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1768, Wrentham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     2. Mary Puffer,   b. 21 Jan 1684, Dedham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1768, Wrentham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     3. William Puffer,   b. 17 Jul 1686, Wrentham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1758, Medway, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     4. Richard Puffer,   b. 17 Jul 1689, Wrentham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1758, Wrentham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     5. Rachel Puffer,   b. Abt 1692, Wrentham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1754, Wrentham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years)
     6. Sarah Puffer,   b. Abt 1696, Wrentham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1772, Marlborough, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years)
     7. Benoni Puffer,   b. 4 Jan 1697, Wrentham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1697, Wrentham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 14 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F2963  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Mar 1657 - Braintree, MA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Mar 1681 - Dorchester, MA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • He settled in Wrentham. He was a soldier in King Philip's War in Capt. John Holbrook's company. He deeded 20 acres of land at Mendon, March 1, 1702 to John Whiting in exchange for 20 acres at Papanuttuck. His son William was appointed administrator of his estate, Feb 21, 1724. His estate was divided amoung his six children, Mar 10, 1725.

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      Richard Puffer Sr. 1724 Letter 23 128
      (Wrentham) Inv. 23 144
      Acct. 24 280
      Agreemt. for Division 26 530

      Inventory

      It. The Dwelling House & Barn & Homestead lying on
      both sides of the Highway estimated at 32 Acres. 150: 0 : 0
      The Land that was formerly Joseph Kinsbury's with
      what has since been added to it lying on both sides
      of the way estimated at 34 Acres 150: 0: 0
      Eighty Eight Acres and three quarters of an Acre of Land
      lying on the west side of Abbits Run near Dinion Hill 80 0 0
      Seven Acres and a quarter and Twenty eight Pole of
      Pine Swamp at Nine Brook 14 0 0
      Nineteen Acres of Land joyning to Thomas Bacon's Land
      near to Ichabod Pond's 25 0 0
      Three Acres of Meadow At Stop River 24 0 0
      Twnety Seven Acres of Land lying at a place
      called Honey Pothole at Stop River 40 0 0
      Twenty Six Acres upon Desire Meadow Plain 39 0 0
      Nine Acres of Land lying near Deisre Meadow
      johying to Jacob Pond's land 18 0 0
      A tract of Meadow Land & Swamp lying at
      Mill Brook, estimated at 3 Acres 24 0 0
      Seven Cow Common rights and Two Sheep Commons 7 0 0
      Thirty eight Acres and one half Acre of Land yet to be
      taken up upon the Common undivided Land on the 12
      Acre Dividend 19 5 0
      _________
      L 710 11 6

      William Man, Theodore Man, Jonathan Ware
      William Puffer, Adminstrator Boston Mch. 13, 1723

      The Account of William Puffer Adminr on the Estate of his Father Richard
      Puffer late of Wrentham Husbandman deceased Intestate.
      Boston Dec. 1, 1725

      Division

      We the subscribers Viz Ruth Puffor Relict Widow
      of Richard Puffor late of Wrenthem in the County of
      Suffolk within His majesty's province of the Mass. Bay
      in New England Husbandman deceased instestate William
      Puffor, Richard Puffor, John Day and Ruth his wife, Ralph Day
      and Mary his wife Edward Gay and Rachel his wife and Sarah
      Puffor all of Wrentham afroresd being the children and heirs of
      said Richard Puffer deceased send greeting.
      Know ye &c--agreed together to divide the real estate among ourselves--
      To Ruth Puffor the Widow aforesaid--during the term of her natural life the Dwelling House and Barn and Homestead lying on both sides of the highway estimated at 32 Acres And more the land that was formerly Joseph Kingsbury's lying on both sides of the way with what has since been added to it estimated at 34 Acres. To William Puffor 3 Acres of Meadow at Stop River lying below Morses saw mill bounded upon sd river eastward And more 37 Acres of Land at a place commonly called Honey Pot hole bounded upon the line betwixt Wrentham and Walpole eastward. To Richard Puffor 19 Acres of Timber land adjoyning to the land of Thomas Bacon junr lying near Ichabod Ponds. To John Day and Ruth his wife 26 Acres of land upon Desire Meadow Plain bounded upon Ephraim Ponds land northward and more 9 Acres of land lying near sd Desire Mead Plain joyning to Jocob Ponds land and bounded upon Jacob Ponds land northward. To Ralph Day and Mary his wife the one moity or half part of a tract of land containing 80 Acres and 3 qt. of an Acre lying on the Oak Hill on the West side of Abbitts Run near Diamon Hill to be set of on the northwest side of sd Tract bounded with the land set out to Sarah Puffor south east More 30 Acres of land in the 12th Acre Division & 3 Cow Common Right & a Sheep Common. To Edward Gay and Rachel his wife 3 Acres of meadow and Swampy land lying on both sides of Mill Brook above Nathll Wares saw mill More the 1 qt. part of a tract of land qtaining 80 Acres and 3 qts of an acre lying upon Oak Hill on the west side of Abbitts Run near Diamon Hill to be set out on the south east side of sd Tract of land bounded upon the land set out to Sarah Puffor northwest. More Ten Acres of land on the Twelve Acre Division and Two Cow Common Rights. To Sarah Puffor one quarter part of a tract of land containing 80 Acres and 3 qt. of an Acre lying up the aforesd Oak Hill lying betwixt the land set out to Ralph Day and Edward Gay aforesaid bound upon said Ralph days land northwest and said Edward Gays land south east More seven acres and a quarter and Twenty eight pole of land being pine swamp at Mine Brook bounded upon 3d Brook westward. More seven acres and an half of land to be laid out in the 12 Acre Division and Two Cow Common Rights.

      In confirmation of the above------&c
      Tenth Day of March 1725 &c

      Sarah Puffer Ruth Day
      Ruth Puffer Ralph Day
      William Puffer Mary Day
      Richard Puffer Edward Gay
      John Day Rachel Gay

  • Sources 
    1. [S1210] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, 14, 21.

    2. [S1210] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, page 21-24.

    3. [S1210] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, 21.

    4. [S1840] _Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988.
      Marriage date: 14 Dec 1655 Marriage place: Boston, Massachusetts

    5. [S1210] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, 14.

    6. [S1260] NEHGR.

    7. [S1210] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, 24.