Puffer Genealogy

PUFFER, Mary Smith

Female 1837 - 1940  (103 years)


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  • Name PUFFER, Mary Smith 
    Birth CA 1837  TN Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
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    Ref# 546 
    Residence 1850  Effingham County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • She is living with her half-brother Hugh and his family in 1850. Her parents are dead by this time?
    Residence 1860  Collin County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Living with her half-brother, John Puffer, and his 3rd wife in Collin County, TX, with her half-sister Matilda's children.
    Residence 1880  Twin Groves, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1909  Carthage, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • "widow of Bolen Green Chitwood"
    Residence 1910  Carthage, MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Living with son, Edward/Edwin, and grand children May and Ivan Matthews.
    Residence 1920  Twin Groves, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    _COLOR 11 
    Death 4 Apr 1940  Jasper County, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Burial Carl Junction, MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Twin Groves Cemetery 
    Person ID I34386  Puffers
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2022 

    Father PUFFER, Samuel,   b. 1792, MA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1845, Marion County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 53 years) 
    Mother CALDWELL, Lucinda,   b. CA 1804, Wilson County, TN Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Yes, date unknown 
    Marriage 13 Oct 1832  Wilson County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F10927  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family CHITWOOD, Bolin Green,   b. 22 Dec 1839, Marion County, IL Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 25 Dec 1889, Smithfield, MO Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 50 years) 
    Marriage 8 Apr 1863  Collin County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    • The county clerk of Collin County, TX has no record of this marriage
    Children 
     1. CHITWOOD, Idelia Frances,   b. 16 Sep 1865, IL Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 22 Jun 1954, Stanislaus County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 88 years)
     2. CHITWOOD, Harvey Allison,   b. 8 Apr 1868, MO Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 9 Sep 1954, Tuolumne County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 86 years)
     3. CHITWOOD, Ella May,   b. 19 Apr 1870, Vernon County, MO Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 25 Aug 1904, Jasper County, MO Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 34 years)
     4. CHITWOOD, Eva,   b. 4 Jun 1872, MO Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 25 Aug 1968, Carthage, MO Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 96 years)
     5. CHITWOOD, Edwin H.,   b. 4 Jun 1872, MO Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 22 Mar 1927, Carthage, MO Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 54 years)
     6. CHITWOOD, Altha Leona,   b. 24 Mar 1875, Carl Junction, MO Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 24 Mar 1956, Joplin, MO Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 81 years)
    Family ID F13670  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 29 Feb 2024 

  • Photos
    mary smith puffer gs.jpg
    mary smith puffer gs.jpg

  • Notes 
    • She is not mentioned in the probate records of his estate. Her death certificate shows her last name as "Tucker", however two TX marriage records say "Puffer". Further examination of those records need to be done.

  • Sources 
    1. [S164] _1850 United States Federal Census.

    2. [S425] _1860 United States Federal Census.

    3. [S386] _1880 United States Federal Census.

    4. [S375] _US City Directories, 1821-1995.

    5. [S306] _1920 United States Federal Census.

    6. [S112] Death Certificate.

    7. [S476] Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002.

    8. [S964] Collin County, TX, Marriage Index 1800-2010.

    9. [S965] Texas Select County Marriage Index, 1837-1965.