Puffer Genealogy

Jonathan Puffer

Jonathan Puffer[1]

Male 1711 - 1782  (71 years)

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  • Name Jonathan Puffer  [1
    Born 22 Oct 1711  Braintree, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    FindaGrave Address:
    FindAGrave Memorial 77216798 
    Died 1 Nov 1782  Harvard, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Harvard, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Harvard Center Cemetery 
    Person ID I19537  Puffers
    Last Modified 22 Aug 2019 

    Father Capt. Jabez Puffer,   b. 4 Feb 1672, Braintree, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1746, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother 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  [3
    Family ID F5758  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 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
    Children 
     1. Adam Puffer,   b. Abt 1732,   d. 1747  (Age ~ 15 years)
     2. Huldah Puffer,   b. 14 Aug 1735, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1818, Harvard, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     3. Mary Puffer,   b. 15 Aug 1741, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1841  (Age < 99 years)
     4. Sarah Puffer,   b. 18 Jun 1745, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1747, Middlesex County, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     5. Sarah Puffer,   b. 30 May 1748, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1824, Harvard, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     6. Lieut. Jonathan Puffer,   b. 24 Oct 1751, Concord, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1789, Harvard, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     7. Lois Puffer,   b. 18 Feb 1754, Concord, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1754, Carlisle, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     8. Mary Puffer,   b. 19 Oct 1756, Concord, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1756, Concord, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F9203  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Dakin,   b. CA 1710,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 12 May 1757  Concord, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F9204  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    jonathan puffer 1711 gs.jpg
    jonathan puffer 1711 gs.jpg

  • Notes 
    • He lived in Concord and Carlisle. He was a soldier in the French and Indian war in the first Concord regiment, Col. James Minott, in 1757. He was selectman of Carlisle in 1754 and 1756 and moderator of the town meeting May 26, 1777. He was third on a committee of five to prepare a letter instructing the representative to the General Court. he was of Concord April 22, 1771, when he bought land at Harvard of Joseph Atherto n of Harvard (W.D. 66-433). He removed in 1771 to Harvard and died there.

      His gravestone inscription reads:
      "In memory of Mr. Jonathan Puffer who died Nov 1, 1782, aged 71 years." He and wife Mary deeded land to their daughter Sarah Merriam at Harvard i n 1778 (W.D. 117-458).

  • Sources 
    1. [S1210] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, 27, 37.

    2. [S1840] _Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988.

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

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

    5. [S1788] Vital Records of Stow Massachusetts To the Year 1850, page 253.