Emerson Puffer

Male17 May 1804–

Brief Life History of Emerson

When Emerson Puffer was born on 17 May 1804, in Peterborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, his father, William Elijah Puffer Jr., was 24 and his mother, Betsey Wares, was 24.

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Family Time Line

William Elijah Puffer Jr.
1779–1847
Betsey Wares
1779–1835
Mary Puffer
1802–
Emerson Puffer
1804–
Rebecca Puffer
1806–
Thomas Puffer
1807–
Elijah Puffer
1810–
William Henry Puffer
1811–1894

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (3)

    1808

    Age 4

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

    Age 4

    In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 

    1812

    Age 8

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    Name Meaning

    German: variant of Puff 2.

    English: probably a variant of Pougher, an occupational name from Middle English pougher ‘maker or seller of bags, sacks, or pouches’.

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

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