Biography of Moses Puffer
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Puffer, Moses, p. o. Castle Creek, born in Tompkins county, N. Y., in 1824, son of William and Sally Puffer; one of seven children, three now living. When young he spent two years in Will county, Ill., moved to Castle Creek, was postmaster eight years, assessor one term and a blacksmith, enlisted in 1861 in Company F., 89th regiment N. Y. volunteers, as 1st lieutenant nuder Colonel Fairchilds, resigned in 1862, has since lived on a farm near Castle Creek. In 1849 he married Chloe A., daughter of John and Harriet Gray, who was born in Barker in 1827, was one of seven children and the last of her father's family, when she died in 1883. She left two children: Chas. D. who married Pluma P. Emens in 1878, and Wm. R. who married Mary E. Bolster in 1883. They have one son, H. Gray.

From:
History of Broome County
with illustrations and biographical sketches
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
Edited by: H. P. Smith
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1885


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