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Daniel Buffum
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Birth: Mar. 23, 1788
Vermont, USA
Death: May 21, 1864, USA

Daniel was the 2nd of 12 children born to Stephen Buffum and Hannah Sewel (or Weed).
Two of Daniel's brothers, William Gilbert & Hiram Barney headed west toward Yamhill Co on the Oregon Trail in 1845 & 47; Hiram died & was buried on the trail in ID.
Another brother, Jonathan had a son, Abel Cooper who headed west to CA in 1890, settling with several of his children in Shasta Co.

It appears that Daniel lived in Fulton Co, IL for most of his married life. He enlisted in the War of 1812 w. a NY Cavalry unit & later w. the NY Dragoons.

He applied for bounty land in 1850 & received 40 acres in 1853.

There is a military marker beside his grave which reads: "Daniel Buffum NY Pvt, Capt Ithiel Stone's Co, 1st Regt, 2nd Brig, 3rd Div, Cav, War of 1812 from June 11 1814 to June 14, 1814." 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Stephen C Buffum (1764 - 1847)
  Hannah Sewell Buffum (1768 - 1843)
 
 Spouse:
  Hannah Wells Buffum (1794 - ____)*
 
 Children:
  Amos W Buffum (1822 - 1892)*
  Caroline E Buffum Jones (1826 - 1870)*
  Diana Buffum Munson (1828 - 1896)*
  George Allen Buffum (1833 - 1884)*
 
 Siblings:
  Eliza Buffum Tyler (____ - 1877)*
  Daniel Buffum (1788 - 1864)
  Mary Buffum Spooner (1794 - 1864)*
  Johnathan Buffum (1794 - 1848)*
  George Allen Buffom (1797 - 1888)*
  Hiram Buffum (1800 - 1847)*
  Stephen Smith Buffum (1802 - 1871)*
  William Gilbert Buffum (1804 - 1899)*
  Hannah Maria Buffum Thurman (1814 - 1889)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Wright's Cemetery
Lewistown
Fulton County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: InSearchOf
Originally Created by: Sue Barnett
Record added: Aug 26, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57749285
Daniel Buffum
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Daniel Buffum
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Daniel Buffum
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My maternal 4th great grandfather. Father of Caroline Buffum Jones
- InSearchOf
 Added: Apr. 9, 2011
"Rest in Peace"
- Karen Buffum/Hackley
 Added: Feb. 20, 2011

- Sue Barnett
 Added: Oct. 13, 2010
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