Benjamin Beecher
(1801-1878)
Margaret Finney
(1804-1886)
John Buffington
(1832-1915)
Catherine M. Beecher
(1836-1878)
William Buffington
(1855-1911)

 

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William Buffington 1 2

  • Born: 19 Sep 1855, , , PA 1 2
  • Died: 31 Aug 1911, Mont Alto, Franklin, PA, USA at age 55 1
  • Buried: 1 Sep 1911, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1

   FamilySearch ID: LJR8-T5L.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1860 in Valley Twp., Chester, PA. 2 The 1860 census recorded John Buffington, occupation heater, 26, living with wife Catherine, 24; William, 4; Benjamin, 2. Also in the home was Tamizon Saddler, 9, born in Maryland. The others were born in Pennsylvania. Next door is his brother, James Buffington, fireman, 22 and his family. The post office is Coatesville.

2. Census in 1870 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 3 The 1870 census recorded John Buffinton, heater in rolling mill, 36, living with wife Catherine, 34; William, 14; Benjamin, 12; Emma, 10; Susan, 6; Claton, 3. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

3. Cause of Death: pulmonary tuberculosis, 31 Aug 1911, Mont Alto, Franklin, PA, USA. 1

4. Occupation: railroad on 31 Aug 1911 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 1

5. Residence: 2007 E. Somerset St., Philadelphia, Pa. On 31 Aug 1911 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 1


Sources


1 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 79399. William Buffington. Father John Buffinton. Mother Catharine M. Beecher.

2 1860 United States Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: Valley, Chester, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1094; Page: 529; Image: 76; Family History Library Film: 805094.

3 1870 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MZR9-7K9 Catherine Buffington in household of John Buffington, Pennsylvania, United States; citing p. 107, family 790, NARA microfilm publication M593, FHL microfilm 000552913.



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