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Lieut. Jonathan Puffer

Lieut. Jonathan Puffer[1, 2]

Male 1751 - 1789  (37 years)

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  • Name Jonathan Puffer  [1
    Prefix Lieut. 
    Born 24 Oct 1751  Concord, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    FindaGrave Address:
    77216772 
    Ref# 41  [1
    Died 2 Sep 1789  Harvard, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Harvard, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Harvard Center Cemetery
    Person ID I6775  Puffer Genealogy
    Last Modified 6 Mar 2018 

    Father Jonathan Puffer,   b. 22 Oct 1711, Braintree, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1782, Harvard, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Mary Maynard,   b. 2 Jan 1690, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1766, Framingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 14 Jan 1734  Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F9203  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Abigail Fairbank,   b. 24 Nov 1756, Harvard, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1841, Harvard, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 5 May 1774  Concord, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Mary Puffer,   b. 13 Jul 1762,   d. Bef 1862  (Age < 99 years)
     2. Polly Puffer,   b. 16 Dec 1775, Harvard, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1776, Harvard, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Abigail Puffer,   b. 13 Feb 1777, Harvard, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1845, Leominster, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     4. Jonathan Puffer,   b. 26 Dec 1779, Harvard, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1852, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     5. Polly Puffer,   b. 31 Dec 1781, Harvard, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1873, NH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     6. Sally Puffer,   b. 3 Mar 1784, Harvard, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1875, Harvard, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     7. Jonathan Puffer,   b. 4 Sep 1785,   d. Bef 1885  (Age < 99 years)
     8. Nancy Puffer,   b. 16 May 1786, Harvard, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1849, Harvard, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F3392  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Oct 1751 - Concord, MA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 May 1774 - Concord, MA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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    Headstones
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  • Notes 
    • He was a farmer at Harvard. He was a soldier in the Lancaster Troop under Captain Thomas Gates and rode on the Lexington alarm, April 19, 1775. He was also in Captain Manasseh Sawyer's company in 1775-1776 and was at Dorchester Heights when the British evacuated Boston. He was afterward a lieutenant, as indicated by the record on his gravestone.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1210] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, 38, 60.

    2. [S2061] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1840-1920.

    3. [S1210] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, 60.

    4. [S1210] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, 37.