John Buffington
(1832-1915)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Catherine M. Beecher

2. Susan Craig

John Buffington 1 2 3

  • Born: 27 May 1832, , Chester, PA 3
  • Marriage (1): Catherine M. Beecher
  • Marriage (2): Susan Craig on 26 Feb 1880 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1
  • Died: 1 Feb 1915, Caln, Chester, PA at age 82 3
  • Buried: 5 Feb 1915, Coatesville: Hibernia Methodist Episcopal Cemetery, Chester, PA 3

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1850 in West Brandywine Twp., Chester, PA. 4 The 1850 census recorded William Buffington, 49, living with wife Mary, 39; John, 16; James, 13; Mary, 10; Susan, 7; Sarah, 5. Also in the home is Ann Gross Buffington, 63. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1860 in Valley Twp., Chester, PA. 5 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.

3. Census in 1870 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 6 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.

4. Census in 1880 in South Chester, Delaware, PA. 7 The 1880 census recorded John Buffington, iron worker, 47, living with wife Susan, 48. Frank and his parents were born in Pennsylvania. Susan and her parents were born in Ireland.

5. Cause of Death: senile bronchitis, 1 Feb 1915, Caln, Chester, PA. 3


John married Catherine M. Beecher, daughter of Benjamin Beecher and Margaret Finney. (Catherine M. Beecher was born on 20 Feb 1836 in , Chester, PA,8 9 died on 14 Jul 1878 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 9 and was buried on 17 Jul 1878 in , Chester, PA 9.)


John next married Susan Craig on 26 Feb 1880 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.1 (Susan Craig was born about 1832 in , , , IRL 7.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, "Pennsylvania Marriages, 1709-1940," https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V265-19J John Buffington and Susan Craig, 26 Feb 1880; citing Philadelpha, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; FHL microfilm 1769066.

2 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 79399. William Buffington. Father John Buffington. Mother Catherine M. Beecher.

3 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 11351. John Buffington. Father William Buffington. Mother Mary Groce.

4 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Year: 1850; Census Place: West Brandywine, Chester, Pennsylvania; Roll: M432_766; Page: 298B; Image: 168.

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

6 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, 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.

7 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MWF7-R1P John Buffington, South Chester, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 302B, NARA microfilm publication T9.

8 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Chester County, West Brandywine Township, Series: M432 Roll: 766 Page: 299.

9 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915</i> (From originals housed at the Philadelphia City Archives. "Death Records."), Catherine Buffington https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VK8M-TVW.



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