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Sgt. Charles William Puffer, Sr.

Sgt. Charles William Puffer, Sr.[1]

Male 1842 - 1911  (~ 68 years)

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  • Name Charles William Puffer 
    Title Sgt. 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born Dec 1842  NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    FindaGrave Address:
    12602354 
    _AMTID 390151117217:1030:116238515 
    Died 3 Apr 1911  Allamuchy Township, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Tranquility, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Tranquility Cemetery 
    Person ID I38428  Puffer Genealogy
    Last Modified 10 Mar 2017 

    Father Asa Puffer, Jr.,   b. 1 Jan 1818, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1874, Watson, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Polly Ann VanEtta,   b. 23 Aug 1823, Watson, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1908, Bush's Landing, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Residence 1870  Watson, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F10286  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Catharine Spencer,   b. Feb 1846, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1905, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Married 1863  [2
    Children 
     1. Lillian May Puffer,   b. 1866, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1927, Inlet, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     2. Charles William Puffer, Jr.,   b. Jan 1869, Watson, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1944, Inlet, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years)
     3. Ellen Puffer,   b. 1871,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Emma I. Puffer,   b. Feb 1873, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1943, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years)
     5. Velina E. Puffer,   b. 1875, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1931, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     6. Milford Clayton Puffer,   b. 17 Jan 1882, Watson, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1966, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     7. Grace P. Puffer,   b. 1 Dec 1884, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1963, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     8. Ruth E. Puffer,   b. Jul 1891, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1972, Hackettstown, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years)
    Last Modified 13 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F10715  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Emma Pool,   b. Jun 1865, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1934, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Married 1906  NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Last Modified 13 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F10716  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Apr 1911 - Allamuchy Township, NJ Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    charles william puffer 1842 gs.jpg
    charles william puffer 1842 gs.jpg

    Headstones 2 Headstones

  • Notes 
    • Civil War Veteran. He enlisted on Aug 20, 1862 in Watson, NY. He began active service on 12 Sept, 1862 as a Corporal, in the 5th L.H. Artillery which became Company C, 3rd Battalion, Blk River Artillery; on 31 Dec 1862 he was transferred to Co. L, 5th Artillery. He was promoted to Sergeant, March 9, 1865. He was mustered out on 26 Jun 1865.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2444] US Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War, 1890.

    2. [S1549] _1900 United States Federal Census.

    3. [S1398] New York Times Obituary.

    4. [S1592] _1870 United States Federal Census.