This descendant knows little about Anna Maude Buffington except that she was a direct descendant of Richard Buffington and his wife, Ann Francis, who immigrated from England on 25-Nov-1675 to Salem, Salem County, New Jersey, arriving in Americal aboard the ship "Griffin." She also descended from Oliver Cope (also from England, who came to the State of Pennsylvania with William Penn. Additional ancestors of Anna Maude include at least two Revolutionary War soldiers (John Nicholas Hoffman and Benjamin Buffington). The Hoffman family of the Lykens Valley had numerous patriots involved in the Revolution and the War of 1812. Anna Maude Buffington was the wife of a farmer and tax assessor, and raised fourteen children in Ringgold, Rose Twp., Jefferson County, PA.