Puffer Genealogy



Alton Lincoln Smith[1]

Male 1867 - 1957  (90 years)


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  • Name Alton Lincoln Smith  [1
    Born 31 Jul 1867  Mattoon, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 31 Oct 1957  MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I24222  Puffer Genealogy
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2017 

    Father James Lyman Smith,   b. 12 Aug 1832, Washington, NH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1903, Springfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Sophia Elizabeth Puffer,   b. 5 Sep 1835, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1905, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 13 Mar 1861  Niagra Falls, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F4865  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mabel Hartshorn,   b. 28 Jun 1868, Reeds Ferry, NH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 29 Nov 1894  Worcester, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Children 
     1. Mabel Elizabeth Smith,   b. 3 Sep 1895, Worcester, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Eleanor Hartshorn Smith,   b. 15 Jan 1897, Worcester, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Margery Puffer Smith,   b. 28 Jun 1904, Worcester, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 May 2014 
    Family ID F8251  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
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    alton lincoln smith.jpg

  • Notes 
    • Graduate from the Springfield High School; 1885; Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1890 (S.B.). In 1899 he received the degree of M.S. from the W.P.I. He was assistant in the mechanical engineering laboratory at W.P.I., 1890-1; instructor there in mechanical drawing, 1891-1900; assistant professor of drawing and machine design, 1900-6; and professor since 1906. He is a member of the America Society of Mechanical Engineers; the Society for the Promotion of Engineering Education; the Worcester County Mechanics Association and the Royal Arcanum. Resided at 18 McKinley Road, Worcester.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1210] _Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, Charles Nutt, A. B.,, , (The Tuttle Company), 257.

    2. [S1285] New England Historic Genealogical Society.

    3. [S1210] _Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, Charles Nutt, A. B.,, , (The Tuttle Company), 256.

    4. [S2060] Massachusetts Marriage Records, 1840-1915, (New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts.Massachusetts Vital Records, 1911–1915. New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts.).