Puffer Genealogy

Pvt. Asahel B. Puffer

Pvt. Asahel B. Puffer

Male 1830 - 1918  (87 years)

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  • Name Asahel B. Puffer 
    Prefix Pvt. 
    Born 11 Sep 1830  Enosburg, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    FindaGrave 15117041 
    Died 19 Jan 1918  Burlington, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried Jericho, VT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Jericho Center Cemetery
    Person ID I26030  Puffers
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2017 

    Father Daniel Raymond Puffer,   b. 3 Jul 1805, Townshend, VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1882, Sheldon, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Catharine,   b. Abt 1806, VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1852  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Married Bef 1828  VT Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F6538  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Hannah P. Smith,   b. 8 Sep 1826, Bolton, VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1892, Jericho, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 3 Jan 1860  Chittenden, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Vermont Vita Records 1720-1908 shows her name as Hannah P. Wade
    Children 
     1. Bertha Maude Puffer,   b. 13 May 1866, West Bolton, VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1944, Jericho, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. Ray L. Puffer,   b. 2 Jan 1880, Jericho, VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1919, Barre, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
    Last Modified 13 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F6197  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Julia E. Cilley,   b. 22 Mar 1843, Jericho, VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1910, Burlington, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 18 Dec 1894  Jericho, VT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 13 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F6196  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    asahel b puffer marr cert.jpg
    asahel b puffer marr cert.jpg

    Headstones
    asahel b puffer gs.jpg
    asahel b puffer gs.jpg

  • Notes 
    • A Pvt in Co. F, 9th VT Inf. during the Civil War, also Co. A, 5th VT Inf.. Participated in the battles of Gettysburg and the Wilderness and remained in the service till the end of the war.

      Asahel B. Puffer was b. in Enosburg in 1830. Two brothers, one of whom, Daniel, was grandfather of Asahel, came from England and settled in Connecticut, and later in Franklin, Vt. Daniel m. Susie Farr. His son, Daniel, m. a woman of the same name, Susie Farr. He d. at the age of 99 and she in 1884 at 98. There were six sons and three daughters, of whom Merrill is living in St. Albans, Isabel probably is living in Belvidere, and Asahel is in this town. The others have passed away.
      Asahel lived in Enosburg till he was seven years old, then while in Bakersfield he was with Fay Brigham fourteen years, in Boston a year with Bent Brigham, in the West a year, again in Bakersfield two years, on the Erie Canal two years. Then he bought a farm in Montgomery and married.

      In 1863 he enlisted from Burlington in Co. A, 5th Vt. Vols., participated in the
      battles of Gettysburg and the Wilderness and remained in service till the close of the war. Then he lived on a farm in Bolton and in 1868 or 1869 came to Jericho. He built the house in which he now resides. His first wife d. here in 1892. He m. in 1894 Mrs. Julia (Cilley) Nichols, who had m. 1 John D. Nichols. She d. in 1910, aged 66

  • Sources 
    1. [S1550] Vermont Death Records, 1909-2008.

    2. [S1327] Death Certificate.

    3. [S1384] _1850 United States Federal Census.

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