Puffer Genealogy



Charles F. Puffer

Charles F. Puffer[1]

Male 1831 - 1919  (87 years)

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  • Name Charles F. Puffer  [2, 3
    • In 1853 he removed to MI, locating on the homestead where he still lives, Fangione, Tuscola Co., MI. Served in Co. A, 29th Mich. Regt. in Civil War.

      Solomon and Charles were born in Owego, Tioga Co. NY. They both left the Ontario/Seneca Co. areas of NY in 1854. They parted ways in Lagrange Co. IL where sister Arvilla Nelson lived. Charles and Margaret went on to St. Joseph Co., MI where sisters, Roxanne Wood and Olive Sloan lived in the Constantine area. Solomon followed @1860, and Charles moved on to Fairgrove, Tuscola Co. where sister Charlotte Bishop eventually settled in. Sisters, Rachael Forsyth stayed in Oswego and died there. Sister, Mary Bishop stayed in Galen Twp. Wayne Co. NY and died there. Brother, Ira Jr moved on to Appleton WI. Sister Nancy Woodcock has yet to be found. Her husband and oldest son died in 1865 and are buried in Southwick Cemetery in Junius Twp, Seneca Co. NY. A sister who was younger than Rachael who was the oldest sibling, has not yet been identified. Brother, Timothy died in Oswego, NY early on.

      Charles enlisted at Watrousville, MI for 3 years service at age 35 on August 29,1864. He was mustered out at Murfreesboro, Tennessee on September 6, 1865. His post war residence was Fairgrove, MI. He was light complexion, 5'' 6" tall, had black hair and blue eyes.
    Born 6 Sep 1831  Oswego, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Mar 1919  Flint, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried 10 Mar 1919  Brookside Cemetery/Fairgrove, MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2377  Puffer Genealogy
    Last Modified 26 Oct 2014 

    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 Margaret Charlotte Livingston,   b. 6 Oct 1832, Geneva, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1909, Fairgrove, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 17 Mar 1852  [1
    Children 
     1. Chancellor Livingston Puffer,   b. 25 Apr 1852, Clyde, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1924, Plainfield, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     2. Charles Henry Puffer,   b. 28 Mar 1856, St. Joseph County, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1939, Caro, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     3. Sarah Alice Puffer,   b. 28 Oct 1857, South Boardman, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1872, Fairgrove, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 14 years)
    +4. Ida May Puffer,   b. Mar 1860, MI Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. James Erle Puffer,   b. 1862, South Boardman, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1896, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
     6. Michael Puffer,   b. Abt 1862, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1962  (Age ~ 99 years)
     7. Edward Puffer,   b. Abt 1864, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1964  (Age ~ 99 years)
     8. John D. Puffer,   b. Jun 1865, South Boardman, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1929, South Boardman, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years)
     9. Hubert Puffer,   b. Abt 1867, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1967  (Age ~ 99 years)
    +10. Lillian A. Puffer,   b. 16 Aug 1867, Fairgrove, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1924, Detroit, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     11. Annie Puffer,   b. Abt 1869, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1969  (Age ~ 99 years)
     12. Warren Burton Puffer,   b. 5 Sep 1871, Fairgrove, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1911, Bay City, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     13. Mary Alice Puffer,   b. Abt 1873, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1915  (Age ~ 41 years)
    +14. Florence Irene Puffer,   b. 4 Oct 1873, Fairgrove, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1945, Flint, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     15. Peter Puffer,   b. Abt 1876, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1975  (Age ~ 98 years)
    +16. Lena Puffer,   b. 1878, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1900  (Age 21 years)
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2017 
    Family ID F1724  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    charles f puffer margaret livingstone.jpg
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    charles f puffer obit.jpg
    charles f puffer obit.jpg

    Documents
    charles f puffer death cert.jpg
    charles f puffer death cert.jpg

  • Notes 
    • In 1853 he removed to MI, locating on the homestead where he still lives, Fangione, Tuscola Co., MI. Served in 29th Mich. Regt. in Civi l War.

      Solomon and Charles were born in Owego, Tioga Co. NY. They both left the Ontario/Seneca Co. areas of NY in 1854. They parted ways in Lagrange Co. IL where sister Arvilla Nelson lived. Charles and Margaret went on to St. Joseph Co., MI where sisters, Roxanne Wood and Olive Sloan lived in the Constantine area. Solomon followed @1860, and Charles moved on to Fairgrove, Tuscola Co. where sister Charlotte Bishop eventually settled in. Sisters, Rachael Forsyth stayed in Oswego and died there. Sister, Mary Bishop stayed in Galen Twp. Wayne Co. NY and died there. Brother, Ira Jr moved on to Appleton WI. Sister Nancy Woodcock has yet to be found. Her husband and oldest son died in 1865 and are buried in Southwick Cemetery in Junius Twp, Seneca Co. NY. A sister who was younger than Rachael who was the oldest sibling, has not yet been identified. Brother, Timothy died in Oswego, NY early on.

      Charles enlisted at Watrousville, MI for 3 years service at age 35 on August 29,1864. He was mustered out at Murfreesboro, Tennessee on September 6, 1865. His post war residence was Fairgrove, MI. He was light complexion, 5'' 6" tall, had black hair and blue eyes.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1210] _Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, Charles Nutt, A. B.,, , (The Tuttle Company), 341.

    2. [S1210] _Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, Charles Nutt, A. B.,, , (The Tuttle Company), page 341.

    3. [S1848] U.S., Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934.

    4. [S1327] Death Certificate.