Albert C. Buffum

1817–10 September 1855 (Age 38)
Berwick, York, Maine, United States

The Life of Albert C.

When Albert C. Buffum was born in 1817, in Berwick, York, Maine, United States, his father, Samuel Buffum, was 31 and his mother, Mary Neal, was 27. He married Adeline Mendum Whittier on 5 January 1846, in Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 10 September 1855, in Orono, Penobscot, Maine, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Orono, Penobscot, Massachusetts, United States.

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Albert C. Buffum
Adeline Mendum Whittier
Marriage: 5 January 1846
Joseph Whittier Buffum

Spouse and Children


    Adeline Mendum Whittier


5 January 1846
Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States


    Joseph Whittier Buffum


Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Age 3

Maine is the 23rd state.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 13

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Buffham, apparently a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, possibly in Lincolnshire, where the surname is concentrated.

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

Sources (3)

  • A C Buffum, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Albert C Buffum, "Maine, J. Gary Nichols Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1999"
  • Albert C Buffman, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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