Puffer Genealogy

Amos Puffer

Amos Puffer[1]

Male 1757 - 1832  (75 years)

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  • Name Amos Puffer  [2
    Born 30 Mar 1757  Wrentham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Baptism Wrentham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    FindaGrave Address:
    120520692 
    Died 6 Aug 1832  Jamaica, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried East Jamaica, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Address:
    East Jamaica Cemetery 
    Person ID I22401  Puffers
    Last Modified 22 Jul 2017 

    Father Richard Puffer,   b. 6 Jun 1724, Wrentham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1792, Medway, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Jemima Albee,   b. 7 Oct 1731, Mendon, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1782, Medway, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 11 Apr 1751  Wrentham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F4020  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Esther Holbrook,   b. 14 Feb 1761, Wrentham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1845, Jamaica, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 22 Dec 1785  Townshend, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Ruth Puffer,   b. 19 Oct 1787, Townshend, VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1788  (Age 0 years)
     2. Susie Puffer,   b. 28 Aug 1788, Townshend, VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1869  (Age 80 years)
     3. Richard Holbrook Puffer,   b. 31 Oct 1791, Townshend, VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1854, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     4. Ann Puffer,   b. CA 1793, VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1881, Grafton, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years)
     5. Esther Puffer,   b. 24 Apr 1796, Townshend, VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1863, Townshend, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     6. Amos Puffer,   b. 1 Aug 1798, Townshend, VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1889, Grafton, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     7. Luke Puffer,   b. 25 May 1801, Jamaica, VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1882, Washington County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     8. Ethan Holbrook Puffer,   b. 15 May 1803, Townshend, VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1876, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     9. Sally Puffer,   b. 19 Jun 1806, Townshend, VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1861, Jamaica, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F5961  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
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    amos puffer 1757 gs.jpg

  • Notes 
    • He was a soldier in the Revolution in Capt. Jason Wait's company, Col. Bedel's regiment from NH in 1776 (State Papers). In his application for a pension, April 10, 1818, dated at Jamaica, VT, he states that he served a year as private in Capt. Jason Wait's company, Col. Bedel's regiment from NH; was discharged at Stillwater, N.Y.; that he was taken prisoner at the Cedars and after release from imprisonment joined his regiment and served out his year. He was in the Battle of the Cedars, Canada.
      He settled at Keene, NH. In 1790 he was with his brothers at Townsend, VT, and had four in his family, according to the census.
      According to Child's Gazette he settled at Grafton, VT, and died at Chester, VT, 1832.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1210] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, 47, 78.

    2. [S1210] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, 47, 78-79.

    3. [S1210] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, 78.

    4. [S2056] Vermont Vital Records, 1720-1908.