Puffer Genealogy

Ethan Holbrook PUFFER

Ethan Holbrook PUFFER[1, 2]

Male 1803 - 1876  (72 years)

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  • Name Ethan Holbrook PUFFER 
    Born 15 May 1803  Townshend, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
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    Died 2 Jan 1876  VT Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • Enlisted in Company I, Vermont 7th Infantry Regiment on 28 Feb 1862 Promoted to Full Corporal on 13 May 1862 Mustered out on 19 Aug 1862. Died in New Orleans hospital from wounds received in the Battle of New Orleans.

      There are some problems with these records. According to the Vermont Vital Records he has a son Royal R Puffer on 31 Jul 1870 with his 3rd wife Ann Eliza Wilder. Ethan couldn't have died in 1862 of wounds and have a son in 1870. More research needs to be done
    Buried East Clarendon, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Address:
    East Clarendon Cemetery 
    Person ID I23797  Puffers
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2021 

    Father Amos PUFFER,   b. 30 Mar 1757, Wrentham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1832, Jamaica, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother 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  [2
    Family ID F5465  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Harriet E. PRATT,   b. 1791, VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1855, Clarendon, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 28 Dec 1834  Woodstock, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Esther Maria PUFFER,   b. 1832, VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1885, Bennington, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     2. Eliza Ann PUFFER,   b. 1835, VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1896, Clarendon, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     3. George T. PUFFER,   b. 6 Jul 1836, Clarendon, VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1862, New Orleans, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F10406  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Clarissa Alvira BINGHAM,   b. 2 Jun 1824, Ticonderoga, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1859, Clarendon, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Married 6 Jul 1858  Rutland, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • GRID=Congregational Church

      Another VT vital records shows the marriage date as Jan 6 1831
    Last Modified 27 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F13935  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Ann Eliza WILDER,   b. 1845, Plymouth, VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1880, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 34 years) 
    Married 9 Aug 1862  Rutland, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. George T. PUFFER,   b. 6 Jul 1863, Clarendon, VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1885, Rutland, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
     2. Mary Jane PUFFER,   b. 5 Jul 1867, Clarendon, VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1967  (Age < 99 years)
     3. Roy Rolland PUFFER,   b. 31 Jul 1870, Clarendon, VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1917, Arnprior, Renfrew County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F13517  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
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    ethan holbrook puffer gs.jpg
    ethan holbrook puffer marriage cert.jpg
    ethan holbrook puffer marriage cert.jpg

  • Notes 
    • The birth/death dates on his stone don't add up correctly. The stone shows his death date as Jan 2, 1872 and the age at death clearly shows 85 yrs. That would make his birth year 1787, not 1803 as Vermont Vital Records record. Some more research needs to be done on this memorial.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, 79.

    2. [S2] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, 78.

    3. [S545] Vermont Vital Records, 1720-1908.