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EZRA b 1771 s/DANIEL PUFFER Chautauq. NY
Posted by: Dee Davidson Date: November 15, 2000 at 09:08:53
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6 (Daniel 5, Jabez4, Jabez3, James2, George1) was born at Sudbury, June 15, 1771; d. Aug. 21, 1865. He removed to Coleraine. He was the first to buy land in Villenova, Chautauqua County, New York, his deed being dated Oct. 28, 1809, for lots 19, 27 and 36, and he took his family to what was then the wilderness.
They endured much hardship. He was the first supervisor of the town, 1823, and school commissioner, 1823-4; justice of the peace for many terms. He was a farmer, mechanic and land surveyor, and laid out most of the highways and many of the farms in Villenova. He was at Hanover, from which Villenova was set off, when he was appointed guardian of his four youngest children, in 1815, by the Worcester County probate court.
In 1843 he removed to Bristol in Northern Indiana and died there.

He married, first, Jan. 2, 1793, Mercy HAYNES, b. May 10, 1769, d. at Villenova Nov. 4, 1812, daughter of Joshua HAYNES and Susannah Haynes. He married, second, Lovina HAYNES, b. May 13, 1772, d. Jan. 4, 1839, aged 67 years.

Children by first wife, born at Sudbury:
I Polly, bapt. July 6, 1794. m William BARRUS
II Anna, bapt. Sept. 17, 1797.
III Daniel, b. July 3, 1801, at Coleraine.
IV Loren or Lorenzina, b. Aug. 24, 1803; settled in Racine, Wis.; never m.
V Melinda, twin of Loren. Res. in Iowa and Illinois; m. MONEUSE.
VI Luna, b. Aug. 2, 1805.

Daniel PUFFER son of above Ezra
7 (Ezra6, Daniel5, Jabez4, Jabez3, James2, George1) was born at Coleraine, July 3, 1801. He lived for some years at Villenova, Chautauqua Co., N. Y., and in 1842 settled in Racine, Wis. In 1876 he was living on the farm on which he settled in 1844. He was a pioneer in Wis.
He married, Jan. 27, 1825, at Villenova, N. Y., Aletheia WRIGHT, b. at Windham, Greene Co., New York, April 6, 1805. They celebrated their golden wedding.
I Ezra 2d, b. at Villenova, Oct. 22, 1825. Res. Wis.
II James W., b. at Villenova, Dec. 8, 1827; m. 1st Mercy A.
GREEN; 2d, Mary E. BARROWS b. at Racine, Wis. Res. Racine, Wis.
III Olive A., b. March 27, 1830 at Villenova; m. (1) Jerome
R. WARNER, killed by a falling limb, Feb. 20, 1869, aged 33 y.; she m. (2) G. S. SPRAGG, Mch. 8, 1871. Children:
1 Ezra Warner.
2 James W. Warner. Res. Juneau, Kildau Co., Wis.
IV K. C., b. at Villenova, Oct. 2, 1838; farmer; m. Mary Ann CALLERY of New York. Res. Racine, Wis.

Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts, 1639-1915

Visit Chautauqua Co NY for more info but most left for Wisconsin


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