Alfred John Puett

26 October 1843–September 1885 (Age 41)
Cherokee, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Alfred John

When Alfred John Puett was born on 26 October 1843, in Cherokee, North Carolina, United States, his father, William Monroe Puett, was 33 and his mother, Sarah Coffey, was 36. He married Martha M Nichols on 17 February 1867, in Hiawassee, Towns, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Murphy, Cherokee, North Carolina, United States in 1860 and District 833, Towns, Georgia, United States in 1880. He registered for military service in 1862. He died in September 1885, in Cherokee, Washington, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Ivy Mount Cemetery, Towns, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alfred John Puett
Martha M Nichols
Marriage: 17 February 1867
Sarah Ivalee Puett
Joseph Grayson Puett
Rufus Puett
Kitty Ellen Puett

Spouse and Children


    Martha M Nichols


17 February 1867
Hiawassee, Towns, Georgia, United States


    Sarah Ivalee Puett


    Joseph Grayson Puett


    Rufus Puett


    Kitty Ellen Puett


Parents and Siblings

    William Monroe Puett





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World Events (8)


Age 3

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 10

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

Age 18

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

Name Meaning

North German (Pütt): habitational name from any of several places so named in Rhineland, Westphalia, and Pomerania, but in most cases a topographic name from Middle Low German putte ‘pit’, ‘well’, ‘puddle’, ‘pond’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • John Pratt in household of William Pratt, "United States Census, 1850"
  • 1860 Census Alfred J Puette in household of William M Puette, Murphy District, Cherokee, North Carolina, United States
  • 1880 Census, Alfred J Puett, Lower Hiwassee, Towns, Georgia,United States

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