Helen Ruth Davis

19 May 1868–19 December 1937 (Age 69)
Troy, Orleans, Vermont, United States

The Life of Helen Ruth

When Helen Ruth Davis was born on 19 May 1868, in Troy, Orleans, Vermont, United States, her father, Samuel Ray Davis, was 31 and her mother, Orcelia Kenney, was 28. She married William Haselton Puffer on 2 September 1892, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States in 1900. She died on 19 December 1937, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

William Haselton Puffer
1861–1912
Helen Ruth Davis
1868–1937
Marriage: 2 September 1892
Samuel Raymond Puffer
1896–1968
Marion Puffer
1897–
Marian Frances Puffer
1898–
Robert Edward Puffer
1904–1966

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 September 1892
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
children

(4)

    Male1896–1968Male

    Marion Puffer

    Male1897–Male

    Marian Frances Puffer

    Female1898–Female

    Robert Edward Puffer

    Male1904–1966Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 2

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 22

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Helen Davis in household of Samuel Davis, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Helen Puffer in household of William Puffer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Helen Davis in household of Samuel R Davis, "United States Census, 1880"

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