Puffer Genealogy

Lewis Richardson Puffer

Lewis Richardson Puffer[1]

Male 1892 - 1919  (27 years)

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  • Name Lewis Richardson Puffer  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 12 Jan 1892  West Newton, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    FindaGrave Address:
    182161146 
    Died Mar 1919  MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Cambridge, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Mount Auburn Cemetery 
    Person ID I23117  Puffers
    Last Modified 4 Oct 2017 

    Father William Lewis Puffer,   b. 15 Jul 1860, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Anna Wyncoop Bailey,   b. 2 Sep 1857, Brewster, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1925, West Newton, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 8 Aug 1888  Trenton, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F9087  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Treat Thayer,   b. 26 Mar 1892, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1978, Alameda, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 23 Jun 1917  Harvard, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Jean Puffer,   b. 27 Oct 1919, Harvard, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 2002, Oakland, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 13 May 2019 
    Family ID F6288  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
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    Headstones
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  • Notes 
    • According to his 1918 WWI Draft Registration Card he was a refrigeration engineer at The Automatic Refrigerator Co., in Hartford, CT.

      Lewis Puffer killed himself when Margaret was pregnant with Jean. He threw himself in front of a train on Windsor Street, Hartford, CT. Margaret raised Jean on her own. When Jean moved to California, Margaret joined her and they lived together in Oakland until her death.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1210] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, 312.

    2. [S1840] _Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, Database online.
      Record for Jean Puffer

    3. [S1762] WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Registration Location: Hartford County, Connecticut; Roll: ; Draft Board: .
      Birth date: 12 Jan 1892 Birth place: Massachusetts,United States of America Residence date: Residence place: Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut
      http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=ww1draft&h=27267908&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

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

    5. [S1411] Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915.

    6. [S1799] _1910 United States Federal Census.