Puffer Genealogy

PUFFER, Archibald M.

PUFFER, Archibald M.[1, 2, 3]

Male 1889 - Bef 1989  (< 99 years)

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  • Name PUFFER, Archibald M. 
    Nickname Archie 
    Birth 1 Aug 1889  Northampton, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1900  Kenosha, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1905  Kenosha, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Milit-Beg 1911  Fort Slocum, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • 15th NY Calvary
    Milit-End 21 Aug 1914 
    • Honorably discharged
    Name Arthur M. Puffer 
    Residence 1918  Bridgeport, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1920  Bridgeport, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Age: 30Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head 
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    Death Bef 1989 
    Person ID I8469  Puffers
    Last Modified 16 Dec 2022 

    Father PUFFER, Charles W.,   b. 19 Aug 1859, Hatfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1940 (Age < 80 years) 
    Mother RICE, Alida N.,   b. 1861, Rowe, MA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 18 Aug 1941, Newtown, CT Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 80 years) 
    Marriage 19 Jun 1884  Northampton, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7
    Family ID F3576  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family KEENAN, Mabel G.,   b. 7 Jun 1894, CT Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Sep 1981, CT Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 87 years) 
    Marriage 4 Jan 1916  Manhattan County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Divorce 1926  Bridgeport, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • For desertion when her husband left on 18 Aug 1923 and never returned. Her husband had an aversion to work, and they soon fell deeply in debt, with the result that their landlord attached Archie's pay. At the time he worked for Borden Dairy. She got custody of her 3 children.
    Children 
     1. PUFFER, Gertrude M.,   b. 20 Dec 1916, Bridgeport, CT Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 4 Jul 2010, Bridgeport, CT Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 93 years)
     2. PUFFER, Dorothy Keenan,   b. 31 Dec 1917, Bridgeport, CT Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 23 May 2006, Stratford, CT Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 88 years)
     3. PUFFER, William Merritt,   b. 12 Jul 1921, Bridgeport, CT Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 29 Sep 1992, Fort Walton Beach, FL Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 71 years)
    Family ID F2390  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 29 Feb 2024 

  • Photos
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  • Notes 
    • According to his 1918 WWI Draft Registration Card he was a tool setter for the U.M.C. Co., in Bridgeport, CT.

      He worked for the Borden Dairy in Bridgeport, ca 1925.

      He deserted his family on 18 Aug 1922. He was in arrears on the rent and had his pay from Borden Dairy attached.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-2020, Red Letter Edition, 243.

    2. [S423] WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Registration Location: Fairfield County, Connecticut; Roll: ; Draft Board: .
      Birth date: 1 Aug 1889 Birth place: Massachusetts,United States of America Residence date: Residence place: Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut
      http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=ww1draft&h=26266314&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

    3. [S306] _1920 United States Federal Census, Year: 1920; Census Place: Bridgeport Ward 2, Fairfield, Connecticut; Roll: T625_174; Page: 27B; Enumeration District: 11; Image: 925.

    4. [S304] _1900 United States Federal Census.

    5. [S327] Wisconsin State Censuses, 1855 and 1905.

    6. [S470] U.S. Army, Register of Enlistments, 1798-1914.

    7. [S541] Massachusetts Marriage Records, 1840-1915.

    8. [S446] New York Marriages, 1686-1980.

    9. [S740] _Newspaper Announcement, The Bridgeport Telegram, Bridgeport, CT, 29 Sep 1926, page 12.