Buffum Family History & Genealogy

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Early Buffums

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1725 - May 2, 1798 1725 - 1798
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c. 1817 - Apr 13, 1902 1817 - 1902
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c. 1824 - Apr 25, 1908 1824 - 1908
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c. 1900 - Unknown 1900 - ?
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c. 1905 - Unknown 1905 - ?
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c. 1910 - Unknown 1910 - ?
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c. 1913 - Unknown 1913 - ?

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Oct 23, 1918 - May 25, 2009 1918 - 2009
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Jan 2, 1913 - May 1970 1913 - 1970
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Apr 21, 1918 - Oct 2, 2006 1918 - 2006
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Apr 24, 1914 - Apr 30, 2003 1914 - 2003
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May 5, 1925 - Jan 24, 1994 1925 - 1994
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Jan 27, 1889 - Oct 1969 1889 - 1969
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Feb 14, 1892 - Jun 1971 1892 - 1971
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Aug 4, 1906 - Nov 1978 1906 - 1978
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Feb 29, 1912 - Sep 1985 1912 - 1985
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Oct 21, 1927 - Oct 25, 2002 1927 - 2002
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Jul 5, 1916 - May 3, 1991 1916 - 1991
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Feb 19, 1925 - Oct 9, 1998 1925 - 1998
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Sep 9, 1947 - Apr 21, 2009 1947 - 2009
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Apr 29, 1920 - Nov 4, 2008 1920 - 2008
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Feb 3, 1923 - Aug 18, 2009 1923 - 2009
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Jul 18, 1912 - Oct 1981 1912 - 1981
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c. 1949 - Unknown 1949 - ?
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c. 1853 - Jul 28, 1914 1853 - 1914
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c. 1924 - Unknown 1924 - ?

Buffum Death Records & Life Expectancy

The average age of a Buffum family member is 74.4 years old according to our database of 502 people with the last name Buffum that have a birth and death date listed.

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74.4 years

Oldest Buffums

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Apr 6, 1881 - Jun 1986 1881 - 1986
105 years
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Jun 20, 1881 - Feb 1983 1881 - 1983
101 years
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Sep 21, 1886 - Jan 1985 1886 - 1985
98 years
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Oct 25, 1902 - Jan 14, 2001 1902 - 2001
98 years
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Aug 8, 1892 - Oct 2, 1989 1892 - 1989
97 years
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Dec 16, 1879 - Sep 1977 1879 - 1977
97 years
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c. 1824 - Oct 12, 1921 1824 - 1921
97 years
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Feb 18, 1903 - Jan 2, 1998 1903 - 1998
94 years

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Stephen Pope
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Stephen Pope commented
Robert Buffum Served in The Civil War From Sep 1861 Thru 1864.He Served in Company H,21 Ohio Infantry.Was Among The Men Who Participated in The Mitchell Raid.Became a Prisoner at The Old Fulton County Jail along with Five Other Men From The Winter of 1862 Until March 17,!863 When Release Occurred.Robert Buffum,Along with The Five Other Soldiers,Were Then Sent To Washington,D.C. To Be Interviewed By The Secretary of War,Edwin M. Stanton,Of Whom,Presented Them With The New Authorized MEDAL of HONOR and $100.00 Dollars Each.They Were Also Granted Furloughs to Visit Their Families At Home.Robert Buffum Had His Wife,Sarah "Elizabeth" (Burchstead) Buffum and Two Children,Nellie and Annie,Awaiting Him. Robert Buffum Was Promoted to 2nd Lieut. and Resigned in May of 1864.After The Assasination of President Abraham Lincoln,Robert Buffum's Mental and Physical Health Began to Suffer.He Became a Problem Drinker and Had Developed Mental Problems.In a State Mental Hospital of Auburn, New York, on The 20th of July,1871,Robert Buffum Died.
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Whitaker Burchstead
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Elizabeth Burchstead Was Born in Massachusetts 1836.The daughter of Joseph and Hannah (Wales) Burchstead. Elizabeth's Father Was Nick Named Job After His Maternal Grandfather Job Smith. The Family Was Strong in Their Christian Faith and Attended Church Regularly. In a Special Celebration of Their Faith and A New Arrival To The Family,A Baby Boy, David, The Entire Family Children Were Baptised on June Fourth Eighteen-Forty Three,Except The Baby David,Of Whom Would Not Be Baptised Until The Following Year on July Fourteenth Eighteen-Forty Four.Elizabeth's Siblings Consisted of Four Brothers and Three Sisters. In Eighteen-Fifty Five,Elizabeth Married Robert Buffum Who Was A Strong Supporter of The Abolitionist Movement.He Was Involved With John Brown and The Anti-Slavery Crusades.Elizabeth and Robert Were Married in Kentucky.On January Second,Eighteen-Fifty Seven,Their First Child,Elizabeth,Was Born.Unfortunately,The Baby Girl Only Lived Nine Days.Robert and Elizabeth Soon After Moved To Ohio,Where on July Third, Eighteen-Sixty,Their Second Child,Nellie Frances Was Born.The Following Year Brought The Beginning of The Civil War.Robert Enlisted on Sept Seventh,Eighteen- Sixty One.He Was To Eventually Volunteer For The Andrews Raiders That Became Famous As "The Great Locomotive Chase" Robert Was The Third Recipient of The Medal of Honor and Was Promoted From Private To Second Leutenent.He Was Discharged 1864.Robert and Elizabeth in The Meantime Had Another Child,Annie Laurie,Born January Twenty Seventh,Eighteen-Sixty Two in Massachusetts. After Robert's Discharge From His Military Service, Their Fourth and Last Child ,Carrie Tamoson Was Born At Salem,Massachustts Eighteen-Sixty Five.After The Death of Robert on July 20,Eighteen-Seventy one,Elizabeth Was Married to Nahum Harden. Nahum Harden Died in Abington,Massachusetts, Eighteen-Seventy Nine.
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Stephen Pope
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Stephen Pope commented
Nellie F. Buffum, Daughter of Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient,Robert Buffum and Sarah Elizabeth Burchstead
Was the Second Child of Four Girls.1.Elizabeth S.Buffum (b) January 2,1857 Kentucky.3.Annie L. Buffum (b)
January 27,1862 Massachusetts.4.Carrie T. Buffum (b) December 3, 1865. After Robert Buffum's Discharge From the
Army in 1864,the Family Moved to Massachusetts,the Native State of Both Robert and Sarah.Robert Had Become Mentally
Unstable From Alcohol Abuse and Was Committed to Worcester State Hospital From 1867 to 1870. Sarah Had also Suffered From
Her Husband's Behavior and Had the Children Placed at 'The Boston Childrens'Friend Society' From 1867 until 1871,When She
Married Nahum Harden on June 16,Taking the Children to Their New Home at Abington,Massachusetts.Nahum Harden Died at
Abington in 1879,Preceeded in Death by Sarah.Nellie F. Buffum,Along with Her Sisters,Resided at Their Maternal
Grandparents Home,The Burchsteads' at Salem Massachusetts Until They Reached Legal Age.Nellie Married George W. Pope
on January 6,1884,Philadelphia,Pennsylvania USA. This Union Produced Three Children 1. George B. Pope (b)March 15
1885. 2.Howard M.Pope (b) August 2, 1886. 3.Ralph S. Pope (b) December 27,1894 at Massachusetts. The Couple's
First Two Children Were Born At Philadelphia,Pennsylvania. Nellie,at the Age of 57 Years Suffered From
Psychosis and Was Committed to the State Hospital at Foxbourough,Massachusetts.Nellie Died
on October 21,1935 at the Age of 75 Years. Remains Buried at Rockhill Cemetery,Foxborough,Massachusetts.
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Stephen Pope
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Stephen Pope commented
Nellie F. Buffum, Daughter of Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient,Robert Buffum and Sarah Elizabeth Burchstead
Was the Second Child of Four Girls.1.Elizabeth S.Buffum (b) January 2,1857 Kentucky.3.Annie L. Buffum (b)
January 27,1862 Massachusetts.4.Carrie T. Buffum (b) December 3, 1865. After Robert Buffum's Discharge From the
Army in 1864,the Family Moved to Massachusetts,the Native State of Both Robert and Sarah.Robert Had Become Mentally
Unstable From Alcohol Abuse and Was Committed to Worcester State Hospital From 1867 to 1870. Sarah Had also Suffered From
Her Husband's Behavior and Had the Children Placed at 'The Boston Childrens'Friend Society' From 1867 until 1871,When She
Married Nahum Harden on June 16,Taking the Children to Their New Home at Abington,Massachusetts.Nahum Harden Died at
Abington in 1879,Preceeded in Death by Sarah.Nellie F. Buffum,Along with Her Sisters,Resided at Their Maternal
Grandparents Home,The Burchsteads' at Salem Massachusetts Until They Reached Legal Age.Nellie Married George W. Pope
on January 6,1884,Philadelphia,Pennsylvania USA. This Union Produced Three Children 1. George B. Pope (b)March 15
1885. 2.Howard M.Pope (b) August 2, 1886. 3.Ralph S. Pope (b) December 27,1894 at Massachusetts. The Couple's
First Two Children Were Born At Philadelphia,Pennsylvania. Nellie,at the Age of 57 Years Suffered From
Psychosis and Was Committed to the State Hospital at Foxbourough,Massachusetts.Nellie Died
on October 21,1935 at the Age of 75 Years. Remains Buried at Rockhill Cemetery,Foxborough,Massachusetts.
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