Puffer Genealogy

PUFFER, Benjamin[1, 2]

Male 1753 - 1806  (52 years)


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  • Name PUFFER, Benjamin 
    Birth Sep 1753  Stoughton, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Baptism 9 Sep 1753  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    FindaGrave Address:
    82058081 
    Milit-Beg 19 Apr 1775  [5
    Milit-End 26 Apr 1775  MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Milit-Beg 4 Mar 1776  Dorchester Heights, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Milit-End 9 Mar 1776  MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Milit-Beg 25 Sep 1777  [5
    Milit-End 30 Oct 1777  MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Milit-Beg 28 Jul 1780  MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Milit-End 2 Aug 1780  MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Ref# 53  [2
    _COLOR 11 
    Death 1806  Hobart, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Burial Hobart, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Locust Hill Cemetery 
    Person ID I17339  Puffers
    Last Modified 16 Dec 2023 

    Father PUFFER, Matthias,   b. 5 Feb 1715, Dorchester, MA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1806, Sharon, MA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 90 years) 
    Mother ESTEY, Rebecca,   b. 8 Aug 1709, Topsfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 22 Feb 1777, Sharon, MA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 67 years) 
    Marriage 7 Apr 1743  Stoughton, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F4875  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family WHITNEY, Nancy,   b. 1755, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Yes, date unknown 
    Marriage 20 Oct 1778  Stoughton, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    Children 
     1. PUFFER, William H.,   b. 15 Sep 1786, Claverack, NY Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 15 Jul 1857, South Boardman, MI Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 70 years)
     2. PUFFER, Benjamin,   b. 25 Dec 1791, Claverack, NY Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 4 Jan 1847, Stamford, NY Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 55 years)
    Family ID F5275  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
    • He was a soldier in the Revolution, private in Capt. Edward Bridge Savel's company of Stoughtonham, Col Robinson's regiment, April 19, 1775; also in the same year in Capt. Samuel Payson's company, Col. Read's regiment; order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Dec. 29, 1775; also in 1776 in Capt. Edward B. Savell's company, Col. Gill's regiment; also in Capt. Samuel Cowell's company, Col. Benj. Hawes's regiment from Sept 25, 1777 to Oct 10 1777; also in Capt Samuel Fisher's company, Fourth Suffolk Regiment; Maj. Seth Ballard, July 28 to Aug 2, 1778 at Rhode Island.

      He moved to Winthrop, ME. (see History of Revolutionary Soldiers of Winthrop, Me.). He had taxes remitted in 1775 in Sharon for military service.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-2020, Red Letter Edition, 44.

    2. [S2] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-2020, Red Letter Edition, 44, 71.

    3. [S2] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-2020, Red Letter Edition, 71.

    4. [S740] _Newspaper Announcement, Boston Evening Transcript, Boston, Massachusetts ยท Monday, December 01, 1913, 14.

    5. [S1196] United States Rosters of Revolutionary War Soldiers and Saliors, 1775-1783.

    6. [S164] _1850 United States Federal Census.