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About Matthias Puffer
3. MATTHIAS3 PUFFER (GEORGE2, WILLIAM1) was born Abt. 1635 in Probably in England, and died May 09, 1717 in Dorchester, Massachusetts. He married (1) RACHEL FARNSWORTH March 12, 1661/62 in Braintree, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, daughter of JOSEPH FARNSWORTH. She died July 10, 1675 in Or July 14, 1675, Mendon, Massachusetts. He married (2) ABIGAIL EVERETT April 11, 1677 in Dedham, Massachusetts, daughter of RICHARD EVERETT and MARY WINCH. She was born November 19, 1646 in Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, and died December 27, 1685 in Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts. He married (3) MARY CREHORE May 14, 1697 in Milton, Massachusetts.
Notes for MATTHIAS PUFFER: Matthias Puffer was the second son of George Puffer. He was one of the thirteen persons ordered to be settled at the plantation of Nipmug, later called Mendon, in September 1663. About 1666 he made his home in Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts. In 1671-2 he was a selectman of Mendon.
The first victims of King Phillip's war in Massachusetts were the wife and son of Matthias Puffer, killed by the Indians at Mendon July 10 or 14, 1675. They have been commemorated by a monument at Mendon, inscribed with a list of the victims. After this massacre, the inhabitants returned to Braintree, Weymouth and the older towns and the Indians burned Mendon the following winter. (Source: The Puffer Genealogy by Charles Nutt, 1915)
Notes for RACHEL FARNSWORTH: Rachel Farnsworth, first wife of Matthias Puffer, and their eldest son Joseph were the first victims of King Philip's War in Massachusetts, killed by the Indians at Mendon, Massachusetts on July 10 or July 14, 1675. (The Puffer Genealogy by Charles Nutt, 1915)
Marriage Notes for MATTHIAS PUFFER and ABIGAIL EVERETT: Another possible wedding date for Abby and Matt was February 11, 1676/77 in Dedham.
Children of MATTHIAS PUFFER and RACHEL FARNSWORTH are:
i. ESTHER4 PUFFER. ii. JOSEPH PUFFER, b. March 17, 1662/63. iii. JOHN PUFFER, b. October 10, 1665. iv. JAMES PUFFER, b. June 04, 1668.
Children of MATTHIAS PUFFER and ABIGAIL EVERETT are:
v. BENJAMIN4 PUFFER, b. 1678. vi. JONATHAN PUFFER, b. September 28, 1679. vii. SAMUEL PUFFER, b. February 22, 1680/81; d. December 26, 1685. viii. ELEAZER PUFFER, b. January 30, 1684/85. ix. ABIGAIL PUFFER, b. May 18, 1685; d. July 31, 1772.
Matthias Puffer's Timeline
March 17, 1662
October 10, 1665
Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States
June 4, 1668
Mendon, Worcester, MA, USA
September 28, 1679
February 22, 1680