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Jacob Puffer, Jr.

Jacob Puffer, Jr.[1]

Male 1801 - 1880  (78 years)

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  • Name Jacob Puffer  [1
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 2 Nov 1801  Ashby, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    FindaGrave Address:
    28231797 
    Ref# 147  [1
    Died 16 Apr 1880  Leominster, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Leominster, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Pine Grove Cemetery 
    Person ID I18111  Puffer Genealogy
    Last Modified 21 Sep 2017 

    Father Jacob Puffer,   b. 22 Nov 1770, Ashby, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1850, Leominster, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Hannah Haynes,   b. 5 Jan 1773, Worcester, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1825, Ashby, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 25 Nov 1790  Princeton, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F2974  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Dorothy Gibson,   b. 1 Feb 1804, Ashby, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1836, Leominster, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Married 4 Apr 1822  Ashby, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Hannah Puffer,   b. 5 Sep 1825, Ashby, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1883, Holliston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     2. Sarah Louisa Puffer,   b. 14 Apr 1827, Leominster, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1919, Chicago, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     3. Adelia Maria Puffer,   b. 9 Mar 1832, Leominster, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1901, Leominster, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     4. Charles Puffer,   b. 7 Dec 1833, Leominster, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1896, Leominster, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     5. Harriet T. Puffer,   b. 13 Jun 1835, Leominster, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1872, Leominster, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F5626  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Martha Tryphosia Prescott,   b. 25 May 1810, Westford, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1910, Clinton, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years) 
    Married 9 Aug 1836  Leominster, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Mary Ellen Puffer,   b. 1 Jan 1838, Leominster, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1888, Clinton, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     2. Martha Ann Puffer,   b. 16 Mar 1840, Leominster, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1907, Leominster, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     3. Dorathy Puffer,   b. 28 Jan 1843, Leominster, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1906, Boston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F5627  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Nov 1801 - Ashby, MA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Apr 1822 - Ashby, MA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    dorothy gibson gs.jpg
    dorothy gibson gs.jpg

    Headstones 2 Headstones

  • Notes 
    • He removed to Leominster when a young man and served an apprenticeship under Bezaleel Gibson, and afterward engaged in business as a comb manufacturer at the old tavern stand on the corner of Exchange and West streets. Afterward he was in the wholesale peddling business. Subsequently he was a traveling salesman for various Boston firms. He returned to Leominster and in partnership with his son, under the firm name of J. Puffer & Co., was in business for a number of years, dealing in horn used by comb manufacturers. He was a staunch temperance advocate and a strong anti-slavery man. He and wife Dorothy deeded land to Gibson in 1832; he and wife Martha deeded land to Jacob, Jr., Bezaleel Gibson and Jacob, Jr., 1836-7 (W.D. 325-365; 339-351).

  • Sources 
    1. [S1210] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, 91, 134.

    2. [S1210] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, 134.

    3. [S1210] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, 91.