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Puffer, Salem Shumway

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 0, credited to Readsboro, VT
Unit(s): 29th MI INF
Service: Co. G, 29th MI INF

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VITALS

Birth: 03/12/1827, Readsboro, VT
Death: 10/16/1901

Burial: Hazelton Cemetery, Hazelton, MI
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 13032355

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Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: None

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BURIAL:

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Hazelton Cemetery, Hazelton, MI

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Obituary

Salem F. Puffer died at his home in this village on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 4 o'clock from chronic troubles. Mr. Puffer was born in the state of Vermont in 1827, and came to Shiawasse in 1855. He was married to Adelia Amidon in 1857, she being dead for 13 years. Two children were born, both dying in infancy.

He enlisted in the 29th Michigan Infantry, and served 'till the close of the war.

Funeral was held at he M. P. Church on Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock, under the auspices of the G.A.R. Post of this place, and remains were placed in the cemetery at this place. Mr. Puffer was one of the old settlers and was well known here, and he leaves numerous friends who mourn his loss.

Source: Owosso Times (MI), Oct. 25, 1901
Courtesy of Deanna French

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