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Dr. Frank Lee Puffer

Dr. Frank Lee Puffer[1]

Male 1852 - 1931  (79 years)

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  • Name Frank Lee Puffer  [2
    Prefix Dr. 
    Born 29 Apr 1852  Oswegatchie, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    FindaGrave Address:
    90441497 
    Ref# 313  [1
    Died 22 May 1931  Renville, MN Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Buried Renville, MN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Bird Island City Cemetery 
    Person ID I17940  Puffer Genealogy
    Last Modified 6 Feb 2018 

    Father Lafayette Washington Puffer,   b. 13 Nov 1825, Oswegatchie, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1902, Oswegatchie, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Rosamond Babbitt Rice,   b. 12 Jul 1825, Oswegatchie, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1919, Adams, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1846  Louisville, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F5674  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anna Louisa Ellison,   b. 1 Jan 1853, Marine, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1911, Bird Island, MN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 2 Apr 1879  Marine, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Children 
     1. Florence Ellison Puffer,   b. 7 Apr 1880, Bird Island, MN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1973, Minneapolis, MN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     2. Howard Albert Puffer,   b. 7 Apr 1884, Bird Island, MN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1959, Bird Island, MN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F4160  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ida Julson,   b. 20 Aug 1886, Winfield, MN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1975, MN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 27 Feb 1913  [7
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F4161  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
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    Headstones
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  • Notes 
    • He was educated at St. Lawrence University and Columbia Medical School, from which he was graduated in 1877 (M.D.) Since graduating he has practiced his profession at Bird Island, Minnesota. He is president and director of the State Bank of Bird Island. He is a Republican in politics; Methodist in religion. He is a member of the Minnesota Medical Society, the American Medical Association; the Masonic Lodge; the Minneapolis and Athletic and Commercial clubs. He has been a member and officer of the Methodist church for twenty years.

      Dr. F. L. Puffer was born in 1852 in St. Lawrence county, New York. He attended the St. Lawrence University and in 1872 graduated from Columbia College: the next year he entered the university at Ann Arbor. Soon after graduating in 1877, from the College of Physicians and Surgeons, of New York city, he began practice at Taylor's Falls. Minnesota, with Dr. A. J. Murdock. From 1878 till 1881 he was at Beaver Falls, then came to Bird Island. He has been coroner of Renville county since 1878 and was county physician two years, Dr. Puffer married Anna L. Ellison in 1879. Florence E. is their only child.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1210] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, 170, 262.

    2. [S1210] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, 170, 262-263.

    3. [S1210] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, 170, 263.

    4. [S2185] Minnesota Deaths and Burials, 1835-1900.

    5. [S1477] Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002, Database online.
      Record for Frank L Puffer

    6. [S1210] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, 170.

    7. [S1210] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, 262.

    8. [S1866] Illinois State Archives.