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William Job Puffer

William Job Puffer[1]

Male 1734 - 1809  (74 years)

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  • Name William Job Puffer 
    Born 24 Apr 1734  Wrentham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    FindaGrave Address:
    5829395 
    Ref# 56  [1
    _AMTID 390151085844:1030:116238515 
    Died 15 Jan 1809  Monson, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Monson, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    North Main Street Cemetery 
    Person ID I9155  Puffer Genealogy
    Last Modified 18 Oct 2017 

    Father William Puffer, Jr.,   b. 9 Mar 1712, Wrentham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1792, Medway, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Rebecca Ware,   b. Abt 1716, Wrentham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1800  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Married 30 Aug 1733  Wrentham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F5958  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Wetherell,   b. 13 Apr 1732, Norton, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1781, Wrentham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married 27 Feb 1753  Norton, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Molly\ Polly Puffer,   b. 14 Aug 1754, Norton, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1822, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     2. William Puffer,   b. 2 Feb 1757, Norton, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1834, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. Timothy Puffer,   b. 25 Mar 1759, Norton, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1839, Brimfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     4. George Puffer,   b. 3 Aug 1761, Norton, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1790  (Age < 28 years)
     5. Phoebe Puffer,   b. 18 Dec 1763, Wrentham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1839, Medway, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     6. Isaac Puffer,   b. Abt 1765,   d. Bef 1865  (Age ~ 99 years)
     7. Lieut. Job Puffer,   b. 3 Nov 1769, Wrentham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1836, Monson, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     8. Tisdale Puffer,   b. 1771, Medway, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1850, Readsboro, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     9. Chloe Puffer,   b. 22 Dec 1773, Wrentham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1813, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
    Last Modified 14 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F6005  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anna Metcalf,   b. 1724, Wrentham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1798, Medway, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 15 Oct 1781  Medway, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Last Modified 14 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F6004  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Susanna Ellis,   b. 6 Oct 1743, Wrentham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1823, Monson, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 18 Apr 1799  Medway, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Last Modified 14 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F6003  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
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    Headstones
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  • Notes 
    • He was a soldier in the French and Indian War in Major George Leonard's company, train band list, Apr. 9, 1757; corporal, April 30 to Nov. 25 in the Crown Point Expedition; also in Capt. Simeon Wetherell's company of Norton (list dated April 6, 1757). He served also in the Revolution in Capt. Lemuel Kellock's company, Col. John Smith's regiment, April 19, 1775. He or his son of the same name (of whom nothing is known) served in Capt. Samuel Fisher's company, Major Seth Bullard's regiment, 1780.

      He located in Norton and was selectman of that town. Late in life he removed to Monson.

      He and wife Anna (Metcalf) of Medway deeded to Abel Smith of Holliston land in Brimfield, Apr. 26, 1796 (H.D. 28-720) and to Joseph Partridge land at So. Brimfield, Mch 4, 1796 (H.D. 34-249). He was of Medway Apr. 6, 1791, and May 19, 1792 when he bought land at So. Brimfield of Daniel Wight of Shrewsbury. He was of Medway in 1790, as shown by the census, and in 1792 as shown by papers preserved by the family. He was of Medway, Apr. 30, 1789 when he bought land in Brimfield, 100 acres with house and barns of Elias Underwood (H.D. 29-406).

  • Sources 
    1. [S1210] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, 45, 73.

    2. [S1210] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, 45.

    3. [S1210] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, 73.