Puffer Genealogy

Henry Wood Puffer

Henry Wood Puffer[1]

Male 1886 - 1961  (75 years)

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  • Name Henry Wood Puffer  [1
    Born 5 Apr 1886  Lake City, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Arrival 1915  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    FindaGrave FindAGrave Memorial 113709177 
    Died 7 May 1961  Jefferson, IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Lake City, IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Lake City Cemetery 
    Person ID I606  Puffers
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2019 

    Father Frank Sumner Puffer,   b. 1 Feb 1856, Downers Grove, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1924, Jefferson, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Cora N. Herrick Wood,   b. 1861, Geneseo, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1938, Jefferson County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 12 Oct 1882  Alden, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F10307  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Gwendolyn Marie Smith,   b. 14 Mar 1890, Calhoun County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1973, Jefferson, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 31 Dec 1912  [1
    Children 
     1. Marguerite Gwendolyn Puffer,   b. 12 Oct 1914, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1983, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     2. Robert H. Puffer,   b. 1 Apr 1921, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1985, Hillsboro Beach, FL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     3. Dr. Harold W. Puffer,   b. 18 Mar 1932,   d. Jul 1983  (Age 51 years)
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F4004  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
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    henry wood puffer gs.jpg

  • Notes 
    • Attended high school at Lake City, IA, Buena Vista College one year and business college at Indianapolis, IA; farmer near Davidson, Sask., Canada

      On Jan. 1, 1913 he was married to Gwendolyn Smith of Lake City. They went to Waukee, Canada and farmed there until 1933 when they returned to Lake City. In 1935 they moved to a farm near Jefferson and about ten years ago, retired and moved into Jefferson.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1210] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, 145.

    2. [S2405] US Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

    3. [S2105] Obituary.