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Re: Puffenbarger

Clyde Darrell Buffenbarger (View posts)
Posted: 1036679895000
Classification: Query
My Great Great Grandfather was the sixth child of George (Washington?) Buffenbarger and Hannah Hause. Thomas Poffenberger in his book (From Germany to Antietam) states that Peter Pfaffenberger (grandson of Georg Pfaffenberger and Anna Marta) purchased land in1796 as Peter Buffenbarger. The book also states that the fifth child of Peter Buffenbarger and Mary Shobe was named George and that George married Hannah Hannah Hawse (Haas) 3/11/1804. He also states that the fourth child of Peter and Mary was born about 1790 which implies that Gorge was born after 1990 which doesn't seem likely considering that he was married in 1804. Based upon information posted on Ancestry.com by Bill Smothers it seems likely that Geroge was born about 1780. If we can resolve the date issue, it would leave little doubt that our George (Washington) is the same as the George that is the child of Peter Buffenbarger. Note that I have spelled the last name of Hannah as "Hause" which is the way it is spelled on the tombstone in "Buffenbarger Cemetery". In 1972 I visited Buffenbarger Cemetery near South Charleston (Clark County) Ohio and recorded all of the inscriptions on the tombstones that were ledgeable. I would be happy to share this information.
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Susan Barger Donahue 913291200000 
Ray Fronabarger 916920000000 
Carol Pack Urban 913636800000 
GPuffenbarger 942148800000 
JonBuff 1003385203000 
carletonBrigg... 1015965943000 
Clyde Darrell Buffenbarger 1036679895000 
Clyde Darrell Buffenbarger 1036680317000 
JonBuff79 1037073511000 
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