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Effie Mae Wheeler Buffum
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Birth: Jul. 29, 1881
Fulton County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 6, 1943
Fulton County
Illinois, USA

Mrs. Curtis Buffum

Mrs. Effie Mae Buffum, wife of Curtis Buffum, died suddenly Tuesday morning at her home, three miles south of town, while getting breakfast. Dr. Welch was summoned, but she died just as he got there.

She was born south of Cuba, about a mile from where she died, July 29, 1881, a daughter of John Preston and Margaret (Harris) Wheeler, and was married May 26, 1900, to Curtis Buffum, who survives together with five sons, Wilbur of Elmhurst, John of Chicago, Rollo of Canton, Ernest with the navy at San Francisco, and Carroll, with the army at Bradley Field, Conn.; four daughters, Mrs. Ralph Waughtel of Lewistown, Mrs. Clyde Huffman of Prairie City, Mrs. Donald Deakin of Cuba and Miss Marjorie Buffum of Burlington, Iowa; five grandchildren; a brother, Joe Wheeler of Canton; and four sisters, Mrs. Frank Wilson of Macomb, Mrs. John France of Smithfield, Mrs. Lizzie Payne of Chicago and Mrs. Rhoda Payne of East Peoria. One daughter died in infancy.

Funeral services will be held Friday at 2:30 at the Taylor Memorial chapel, conducted by Rev. C.L. Clason and burial will be in Cuba cemetery. The body was taken to the home Wednesday night, where friends may call until the hour of the funeral. A son Carroll, arrived from a training camp in Conn. Last night.

The Cuba Journal
April 8, 1943

Transcribed by Linda Deakin Haynes
Family links: 
  John Preston Wheeler (1838 - 1912)
  Margaret Jane Harris Wheeler (1843 - 1917)
  Curtis Buffum (1878 - 1967)*
  Wilbur Harold Buffum (1900 - 1961)*
  John A Buffum (1903 - 1972)*
  Edith Marie Buffum Waughtel (1905 - 1962)*
  Ernest Cecil Buffum (1907 - 1994)*
  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)*
  Amanda Ellen Wheeler Braden (1865 - 1909)*
  William Langdon Wheeler (1867 - 1940)*
  Carrie Belle Wheeler France (1868 - 1945)*
  Joseph Henry Wheeler (1871 - 1949)*
  Charles Wesley Wheeler (1875 - 1938)*
  Emma Wheeler (1877 - 1880)*
  Ada Cynthia Wheeler Wilson (1879 - 1963)*
  Effie Mae Wheeler Buffum (1881 - 1943)
*Calculated relationship
Cuba Cemetery
Fulton County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Graveyard Walker
Record added: Nov 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61256663
Effie Mae <i>Wheeler</i> Buffum
Added by: Linda Haynes
Effie Mae <i>Wheeler</i> Buffum
Added by: Linda Haynes
Effie Mae <i>Wheeler</i> Buffum
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