Puffer Genealogy



Rev. Joseph Adams Puffer[1, 2]

Male 1872 - 1958  (85 years)


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  • Name Joseph Adams Puffer  [1, 3
    Title Rev. 
    Born 13 Feb 1872  Harrington, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died 1958  Berlin, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried South Berlin Cemetery/Berlin, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I35517  Puffer Genealogy
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2015 

    Father William Henry Puffer,   b. 19 Jun 1832, Columbia Falls, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1912, Columbia Falls, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Susanna Wood Coffin,   b. 10 Oct 1842, Columbia, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1897, Columbia, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Family ID F11404  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emily Hope Rice,   b. 5 Jan 1874, Berlin, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1962, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 1 Oct 1903  Boston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
    +1. Evelyn Hope Puffer,   b. 30 Oct 1905, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 2011, Medford, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 106 years)
     2. Ruth Rice Puffer,   b. 20 Aug 1907, Berlin, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 2002, McMinnville, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
    +3. Stanwood Adams Puffer,   b. 9 Aug 1909, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1991, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +4. Marjorie Puffer,   b. 30 Aug 1912, Needham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1999, McMinnville, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 24 May 2014 
    Family ID F11588  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Oct 1903 - Boston, MA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • He entered Wesleyan University in 1892 and graduated in 1896 (A.B.); gr aduated from Boston University in 1900 (S.T.B.) and was a student at Cl ark University 1905-7. From 1902-06 he was principal of the Lyman Scho ol for Boys, a state institution at Westborough. He was ordained pasto r of the Unitarian Church of Gardner in 1905 and remained there three y ears. From 1908 to 1912 he was pastor of the First Church of Needham. F rom 1910 to the present time he has been director of the Beacon Vocatio nal Bureau of Boston, 8 Beacon Street. He resides at Needham, MA. He i s widely known as a lecturer on sociology. He is the author of "The Bo y and His Gang" (1912); "Vocational Guidence" (1913). In 1915 he was a ppointed Lecturer for the University of IL.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1685] _1880 United States Federal Census, Database online. Year: 1880; Census Place: Harrington, Washington, Maine; Roll: 490; Family History Film: 1254490; Page: 429B; Enumeration District: 192; Image: 0440.
      Record for Susan Puffer

    2. [S1210] _Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, Charles Nutt, A. B.,, , (The Tuttle Company), 277, 324.

    3. [S1210] _Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, Charles Nutt, A. B.,, , (The Tuttle Company), 277, 324-325.

    4. [S1210] _Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, Charles Nutt, A. B.,, , (The Tuttle Company), 277, 325.

    5. [S1210] _Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, Charles Nutt, A. B.,, , (The Tuttle Company), 325.