Puffer Genealogy

Capt. Jabez Puffer

Capt. Jabez Puffer[1]

Male 1672 - 1746  (74 years)

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  • Name Jabez Puffer  [2
    Prefix Capt. 
    Born 4 Feb 1672  Braintree, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 22 Feb 1673/4  Braintree, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Confirmation 21 May 1704  Braintree, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    FindaGrave Address:
    FindAGrave Memorial 68619568 
    Died 5 Nov 1746  Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried 1789  Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Revolutionary War Cemetery 
    Person ID I19016  Puffers
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2019 

    Father James Puffer,   b. 1624, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1692, Braintree, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Mary Swalden Ludden,   b. 17 Dec 1636, Weymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1700, Braintree, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 14 Feb 1656  Braintree, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7
    Family ID F8259  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Glazier,   b. 6 Oct 1682, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1749, Braintree, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 3 Dec 1702  Braintree, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. Martha Puffer,   b. 18 Oct 1703, Braintree, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1726, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
     2. Capt. Jabez Puffer,   b. Abt 1705, Braintree, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1789, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years)
     3. Capt. Samuel T. Puffer,   b. 12 Oct 1707, Braintree, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1773, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     4. Jonathan Puffer,   b. 2 Nov 1709, Braintree, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1709, Braintree, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     5. 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)
     6. Ephraim Puffer,   b. 22 Jul 1716, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1756, Stow, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     7. William Puffer,   b. 25 Feb 1720, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1756, Lake George, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
    Last Modified 11 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F5758  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
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    jabez puffer 1679 gs.jpg

  • Notes 
    • Baptized in Sudbury Feb 22, 1673-4. He and his wife joined the Braintree church, May 21, 1704. He was a boatman, resided at Ship Cove, now Quincy Neck. "Jabez Puffer, boatman, for L 20 7s, sold to John Ruggles 4 acres of upland and meadow called the "great fence field" near the house of Ruggles. Bounded westerly on land of Samuel Newcome, deceased, easterly and northwesterly on land of Ruggles, southerly on the creek called Sheep Cove." In 1712, he bought land in Sudbury and came with his brother James to settle there. He was captain of the Sudbury company (militia). His farm was in the northeast part of Sudbury in what is now Maynard, near Puffer's Pond, which took it's name from the family.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1210] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, 14, 26.

    2. [S1210] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, 26-27.

    3. [S1210] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, 26.

    4. [S1788] Vital Records of Stow Massachusetts To the Year 1850, page 321.

    5. [S1840] _Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988.
      Marriage date: 14 Dec 1655 Marriage place: Boston, Massachusetts

    6. [S1210] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, 14.

    7. [S1260] NEHGR.

    8. [S1210] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, 27.