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Priscilla Hastings Puffer[1, 2, 3]

Female 1851 - 1903  (52 years)


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  • Name Priscilla Hastings Puffer 
    Born 23 May 1851  Mount Vernon, Linn, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Gender Female 
    AFN QC9D-S7 
    _UID C1DA9A5B043A37438852C79D468CBAC4D63D 
    Died 18 Jun 1903  Bloomfield, Davis, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: "Dropsey of Heart" 
    Buried 19 Jun 1903  IOOF Cem, Bloomfield, Davis, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Notes 
    • BIRTH:
      1. Family records
      2. Ancestry.com Family Data Collection:
      Priscilla Puffer Parents: Charles Puffer , Abigail Comstock Birth Place: Mechanicsville, IA Birth Date: 29 March 1851 Marriage Date: 15 April 1873

      DEATH:
      1. Certification of Death, Dept of Health, State of Iowa; Certif. No. 26-03-148
      Name: Priscilla Bassett
      Date of Death: June 18, 1903, at Bloomfield, Davis County.
      Age: 53; Sex, Female; Married; Date filed, May 30, 1904
      Birthplace: Cedar County, Iowa.
      Buried at Bloomfield IOOF Cemetary.
      Died of "Dropsey of Heart"
      !DEATH: Iowa certificate of death # 26-03-148.
      2. FamilySearch.com file: IA Deaths & Burials:
      Name: Priscilla Bassett, Gender: Female, Burial Date: ,Burial Place: Bloomfield, Death Date: 18 Jun 1903, Death Place: Bloomfield, Davis, Iowa, Age: 53, Birth Date: 1850, Birthplace: Cedar Co., Iowa, Occupation: ,Race: ,Marital Status: Married, Spouse's Name: ,Father's Name:, Father's Birthplace: ,Mother's Name:, Mother's Birthplace: . Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B75169-0 System Origin: Iowa-EASy Source Film Number: 968467 Reference Number:


      OBIT: The Ottumwa Courier, Tuesday, 23 June, 1903.
      Mrs. Priscilla Bassett, wife of William Bassett, died at her home in this city Thursday, June 18, age 52 years. The decesed, whose maiden name was Priscilla Puffer, was born at Mechanicsville, May 23, 1851. At the age of 18 years she was converted, and has led a beautiful Christian life, being a member of the Methedist Episcopal church at the time of her death. On April 15, 1873, she was united in marriage to William Bassett at Mechanicsville. They removed from the latter place to Mercer county, Mo., where they resided for four or five years, and in 1879, removed to Davis county, where they have since resided, coming to Bloomfield in Feburary of the present year. Four children have been born to them. Namely Frank, Austin, Guy, and Mrs. Fred Battin, all of whom reside in this county. Deseased also leaves her mother, Mrs. A. Gilliland, of Mt. Vernon, and three brothers, Daniel C. Puffer, Lineville; Chas. A. Puffer, Cleopatra, Mo.; Nathan A. Puffer, of Davis county, all of whom were present at the funeral which occured at the residence Friday morning at 10 0'clock, conducted by Rev. J. W. Porter. The interment took place in the I.O.O.F. cemetery

      BURIAL: Buried at IOOF Cemetary, Section: East lot: 154, Bloomfield, Davis Co. Iowa
      Bassett, P.H. Birth: 5/22/1851 Death: 6/18/1903. <http://showcase.netins.net/web/daviscoiacemeteries/>
      Davis County, Iowa Cemetery Project

      Submitter: Lola Rosella NEWTON WETHERBEE PERKINS 217 Ash St, Henderson Nevada 89015
      AFN# QC9D-S7

      1880 US Census:
      Name: Percilla H. BASSETT Age: 29 Estimated birth year: <1851> Birthplace: Iowa Occupation: Keeping House Relation: Wife Home in 1880: Wyacondah, Davis, Iowa Marital status: Married Race: White Gender: Female Head of household: William BASSETT Father's birthplace: NH Mother's birthplace: PA Image Source: Year: 1880; Census Place: Wyacondah, Davis, Iowa; Roll: T9_336; Family History Film: 1254336; Page: 148B; Enumeration District: 52; Image: 0077.

      1895 Iowa State Census
      Priseilla Bassett Age: 43 Race: W Birthplace: L?? Co IA County: Davis Place: Wyacondah


      MARRIAGE: 15 April 1873

      LDS Ordinances:
      Sealing to Spouse: 14 NOV 2002 LVEGA William Bassett
      Baptism: 27 APR 1988 WASHI
      Endowment: 05 MAY 1988 WASHI
      Sealing to Parents: 05 MAY 1988 WASHI
      CHARLES PUFFER / ABIGALE FOX COMSTOCK
      Source Information: Batch Number: 5002288 Sheet: 48 Source Call No.: Type: Film
    Person ID I21  7B William Bassett of Cross Plains, Indiana
    Last Modified 18 Apr 2011 

    Family William M Bassett,   b. 29 Mar 1851, Cross Plains, Ripley, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1938, Mt Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 14 Apr 1873  , Henry, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Notes 
    • SOURCES:
      MARRIAGE:
      1. Letter from Blanche Battin shows marriage date as 15 April 1873. The 14 April date may be the bond or license/bond date.

      2. U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 <http://www.ancestry.com>
      Priscilla Puffer, Gender: female, Birth Place: IA, Birth Year: 1851, Spouse Name: William Bassett, Spouse Birth Place: IN, Marriage Year: 1873, Number Pages: 1
      Source Citation: Source number: 957.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: JJ2.
      Source Information: Yates Publishing. U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.
      Original data: This unique collection of records was extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases. Originally, the information was derived from an array of materials including pedigree charts, family history articles, querie.

      3. FamilySearch.org:
      Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992 for Priscilla Puffer
      Groom's Name: William Bassett Groom's Birth Date: Groom's Birthplace: Groom's Age: Bride's Name: Priscilla Puffer Bride's Birth Date: Bride's Birthplace: Bride's Age: Marriage Date: 15 Apr 1873 Marriage Place: Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa Groom's Father's Name: Groom's Mother's Name: Bride's Father's Name: Bride's Mother's Name: Groom's Race: Groom's Marital Status: Groom's Previous Wife's Name: Bride's Race: Bride's Marital Status: Bride's Previous Husband's Name: Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02695-8 System Origin: Iowa-EASy Source Film Number: 1704465
    Children 
    +1. Frank Leslie Bassett,   b. 24 May 1874, Bloomfield, Davis, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1953  (Age 79 years)
    +2. Ora Blanche Bassett,   b. 16 Aug 1879, Bloomfield, Davis, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1952, Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +3. Austin Edwin Bassett,   b. 24 Aug 1884, ,,Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1969, Moulton, Appanoose, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +4. Guy William Bassett,   b. 15 Jan 1891, Bloomfield, Davis, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1955, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Family ID F21  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S12] Ancestral File (TM), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

    2. [S15] Ancestral File (TM), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch).

    3. [S16] International Genealogical Index (R), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, data as of Oct 20, 2003).

    4. [S17] International Genealogical Index (R), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Copyright (c) 1980, 1997, data as of February 1997).

    5. [S182] 1851 Iowa State Census, State of Iowa.

    6. [S18] Bloomfield IA IOOF Cemetery Index, Davis Co., Genealogical Society, (Iowa Gen. Society, 1989).

    7. [S162] U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com).