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John A Buffum
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Birth: Apr. 29, 1903
Putnam
Putnam County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jan. 18, 1972
Canton
Fulton County
Illinois, USA

CUBA--- John A. Buffum, 68, Cuba, died at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday in Graham Hospital following a lengthy illness.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the Hukill Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Gary Spurgeon officiating.

Burial will be in Cuba Cemetery. Friends may call after 4 p.m. Thursday in the chapel.
Mr. Buffum was born April 29, 1903, in Putman Township, the son of Curtis and Effie (Wheeler) Buffum.

He is survived by three brothers, Ernest Buffum, of Wichita, Kan., Rollo Buffum and Carroll Buffum, both of Canton; three sisters, Mrs. Bessie Huffman, of Bushnell, Mrs. Ruby Deakin of Cuba and Mrs. Marjorie Jones of Canton; and several nieces and nephews.

One sister and two brothers died earlier.

Canton Daily Ledger
Wednesday, January 19, 1972
Page 2

Transcribed by Linda Deakin Haynes


Personal Note: Uncle John lived at the home place of his parents on top of Big Creek Hill, three miles South of Cuba. He was married briefly and had no children of his own. Family lore says he dealt cards for Al Capone in Chicago in his younger years. LDH
 
 
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 Parents:
  Curtis Buffum (1878 - 1967)
  Effie Mae Wheeler Buffum (1881 - 1943)
 
 Siblings:
  Wilbur Harold Buffum (1900 - 1961)*
  John A Buffum (1903 - 1972)
  Edith Marie Buffum Waughtel (1905 - 1962)*
  Bessie Charlotte Buffum Huffman (1909 - 1986)*
  Rollo D Buffum (1911 - 1983)*
  Ruby Mae Buffum Deakin (1915 - 1985)*
  Marjorie Dayle Buffum Jones (1918 - 2009)*
  Carroll Dwight Buffum (1920 - 2004)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cuba Cemetery
Cuba
Fulton County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Graveyard Walker
Record added: Nov 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61256702
John A Buffum
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John A Buffum
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John A Buffum
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