Hiram Spafford Puffer

2 June 1879–11 August 1971 (Age 92)
Pitcairn, St. Lawrence, New York, United States

The Life of Hiram Spafford

When Hiram Spafford Puffer was born on 2 June 1879, in Pitcairn, St. Lawrence, New York, United States, his father, Herbert D Puffer, was 28 and his mother, Lucy Martin, was 22. He married Bessie M Petrie on 25 October 1913, in St. Lawrence, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Antwerp, Antwerp, Jefferson, New York, United States in 1900 and Macomb, St. Lawrence, New York, United States for about 15 years. He died on 11 August 1971, in Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence, New York, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Pope Mills, Macomb, St. Lawrence, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hiram Spafford Puffer
1879–1971
Bessie M Petrie
1895–1917
Marriage: 25 October 1913
Lloyd L Puffer
1913–1913

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 October 1913
St. Lawrence, New York, United States
children

(1)

    Lloyd L Puffer

    Male1913–1913Male

Parents and Siblings

    Herbert D Puffer

    Male1851–1914Male

    Lucy Martin

    Female1857–1929Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 24

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Puff 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hiram Puffer in household of Pearley Gibbs, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Hiram Puffer in household of Emma A Lawyer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Hiram S Puffer in household of Emma A Lawyer, "United States Census, 1910"

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