Puffer Genealogy



Capt. Silas Puffer

Capt. Silas Puffer[1]

Male 1762 - 1828  (66 years)

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  • Name Silas Puffer  [1
    Title Capt. 
    Born 27 May 1762  Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    FindaGrave 35750218 
    Died 29 May 1828  Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Revolutionary War Cemetery/Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I36636  Puffer Genealogy
    Last Modified 4 Jan 2018 

    Father Capt. Samuel T. Puffer, Jr.,   b. 30 May 1735, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1811, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Olive Rice,   b. 20 May 1741, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1841  (Age < 99 years) 
    Married 12 Jun 1760  Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Family ID F9190  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Willis,   b. 24 Apr 1768, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1820, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 21 Jun 1785  Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Jesse Puffer,   b. 8 Nov 1785, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1870, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     2. Sarah Puffer,   b. 10 Sep 1787, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1825, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     3. Laomi Puffer,   b. 10 Oct 1789, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1889  (Age < 99 years)
     4. Reuben Puffer,   b. 10 Nov 1791, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1891  (Age < 99 years)
     5. Silas Puffer, Jr.,   b. 21 Jul 1793, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1853, Lowell, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     6. Roxa Puffer,   b. 30 Oct 1795, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1826, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     7. Mary Puffer,   b. Bef 18 Mar 1798, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1804, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 6 years)
     8. Prentiss Puffer,   b. Bef 4 May 1800, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1900  (Age < 99 years)
     9. Nancy Puffer,   b. Bef 4 Jul 1802, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1902  (Age < 99 years)
    +10. Mary Puffer,   b. 18 Dec 1803, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1880, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     11. Farwell Puffer,   b. 9 Feb 1806, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1853, Lowell, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     12. Emily Puffer,   b. Jun 1808, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1891, Lowell, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years)
     13. Bradley Puffer,   b. 19 Apr 1810, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1858, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
    Last Modified 19 Sep 2016 
    Family ID F9156  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    silas puffer 1762 gs.jpg
    silas puffer 1762 gs.jpg

  • Notes 
    • He was a reed maker by trade. He was a soldier in the Revolution, a private in Capt. Daniel Bowker's company, Col. Webb's regt., enlisted Aug 27 1781 and served three months, 17 days, reinforcing the Continental Army. He bought part of the ministerial lot in 1871 (Hist. Sud. p. 471). Eli Brown was appointed guardian of his children, Emily, Bradley, Nancy, Mary and Farwell Puffer, legatees of Sarah Willis, Feb 28, 1821 (g.s.).

  • Sources 
    1. [S1210] _Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, Charles Nutt, A. B.,, , (The Tuttle Company), 57, 96.

    2. [S1788] Vital Records of Stow Massachusetts To the Year 1850, page114.

    3. [S1210] _Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, Charles Nutt, A. B.,, , (The Tuttle Company), 96.

    4. [S1409] Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots.

    5. [S1788] Vital Records of Stow Massachusetts To the Year 1850, page 253.

    6. [S1210] _Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, Charles Nutt, A. B.,, , (The Tuttle Company), 57.