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Capt. Alfred Edson Puffer

Capt. Alfred Edson Puffer[1]

Male 1839 - 1918  (~ 78 years)

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  • Name Alfred Edson Puffer  [1
    Prefix Capt. 
    Born Aug 1839  Bennington, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    FindaGrave 3320806 Section 6 Row 1 Site 9 
    _AMTID 390151083293:1030:116238515 
    Died 20 Jul 1918  Fall River County, SD Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cause: of chronic myocarditis 
    Address:
    Battle Mountain Sanitarium 
    Buried 23 Jul 1918  Hot Springs, SD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Hot Springs National Cemetery 
    Person ID I6353  Puffer Genealogy
    Last Modified 28 Feb 2017 

    Father Capt. Martin Luther Puffer,   b. 2 May 1802, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1854, Bennington, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann Follett,   b. CA 1810, Pawtucket, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1892, Bennington, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Married 13 Apr 1830  Bennington, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Family ID F9128  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Henrietta Sturdevant Colburn,   b. 1841, Bolton, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1892, White Plains, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 7 Apr 1859  Pittsfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Divorced 1861  Washington, DC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 13 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F6553  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Laura Virginia Howard,   b. 1849, Washington, DC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1889, Hennepin County, MN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 1864 
    Children 
     1. Dora Puffer,   b. CA 1862, VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1961  (Age ~ 98 years)
     2. Edson Alfred Puffer,   b. Mar 1865, Washington, DC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1965, MN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 99 years)
     3. Cora V. Puffer,   b. 1868, DC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1890, Hennepin County, MN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
     4. Ada E. Puffer,   b. Mar 1869, DC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1969  (Age ~ 99 years)
     5. William Henry Puffer,   b. 16 Jun 1872, Des Moines, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1936, Saint Paul, MN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     6. Harry Wilson Puffer,   b. 22 Apr 1874, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1919, Polk County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     7. William C. Puffer,   b. 27 Jun 1879, Des Moines, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1953, Havre, MT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     8. Lottie Puffer,   b. Aug 1880, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1982  (Age ~ 101 years)
     9. Frances M. Puffer,   b. Mar 1883, Des Moines, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1983  (Age ~ 99 years)
     10. Bertha C. Puffer,   b. 1878,   d. 4 Sep 1953, Hill County, MT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 13 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F6554  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Aug 1839 - Bennington, VT Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos 2 Photos

    Documents
    alfred edson puffer marriage.jpg
    alfred edson puffer marriage.jpg

    Headstones
    alfred edson puffer sr gs.jpg
    alfred edson puffer sr gs.jpg

  • Notes 
    • Civil War, US Navy Veteran, Captain in the Civil War; enlisted Oct 10 1862, Philadelphia, PA resigned March 18 1865. Admitted to the Battle Mountain Sanitarium, US National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Hot Springs, SD in 1912 with asthma and chronic constipation.

      A silversmith and burnisher, lived in Des Moines, IA; hotel proprietor

      A bartender in the Georgetown district of Washington, D.C. in 1870; a bartender in Des Moines, IA in 1880

  • Sources 
    1. [S1210] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, 160.

    2. [S1652] Iowa State Census Collection, 1836-1925.

    3. [S1638] South Dakota Death Index, 1879-1955.

    4. [S1210] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, 159.

    5. [S2056] Vermont Vital Records, 1720-1908.

    6. [S2060] Massachusetts Marriage Records, 1840-1915.