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Althea G. Buffum

Female 1897 - 1982  (84 years)


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  • Name Althea G. Buffum  [1, 2
    Born 22 Aug 1897  , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Census 5 Jun 1900  Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 29 Apr 1910  Venango Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Census 13 Jan 1920  Polk, Venango, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Died Jul 1982  Polk, Venango, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 9
    Buried
    Althea Buffum
    Althea Buffum
    Photograph by William F. Bisbee
    Person ID I264  Bisbee
    Last Modified 28 Jun 2009 

    Father George Buffum,   b. Abt 1873, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1910  (Age ~ 37 years) 
    Mother Myrtle Bisbee,   b. Dec 1877, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1916  (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Married Abt 1895  [6
    Family ID F122  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Aug 1897 - , , Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 5 Jun 1900 - Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 29 Apr 1910 - Venango Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 13 Jan 1920 - Polk, Venango, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Jul 1982 - Polk, Venango, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Notes 
    • The evidence is that Althea was feeble minded and unable to care for herself. After her mother died in 1916, Althea was committed to the Polk State Institute for the Feeble-Minded of Western Pennsylvania where she remained until her death in 1982.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2309] Geneology of The Bisbee Family (I) - Viola Drake Bisbee, Viola Drake Bisbee, compiler, (June 2000, Bisbee Family Connection, Decatur, MI), p. 134.

    2. [S1225] Two Brothers in the Pennsylvania Triangle, Margaret Jane Dunnihoo, (Erie, Pennsylvania: self published, 1974.), p. 29.

    3. [S1310] Buffum, Althea G. (I264): 1930 US, (www.ancestry.com (2002): National Archives and Records Administration micropublication T626, roll 2152, enumeration district (ED) 38, sheet 8B, page 191B, line 60; image accessed 12/27/2008.), 1930.PA.Venango.Polk.38.16.

    4. [S1534] Social Security Death Index - Ancestry, (www.ancestry.com, 2007: Social Security Administration, Social Security Death Index, Master File), entry for Althea Buffum, 1982, SS no. 203-40-3499.

      Last Residence: 16342 Polk, Venango, Pennsylvania
      Born: 22 Aug 1897
      Died: Jul 1982
      State (Year) SSN issued: Pennsylvania (1966)

    5. [S1689] Buffum, Althea: Grave Marker, (Evergreen Cemetery, Union City, Erie, PA.).

    6. [S88] Buffum, George (I262): 1900 US Census, (www.ancestry.com (2004): National Archives and Records Administration micropublication T623, roll 1407, enumeration district (ED) 69, sheet 5A, page 125A, line 31, dwelling 78, family 86; image accessed 12/27/2008.), 1900.PA.Erie.Erie Ward 1.69.9.

    7. [S89] Buffum, Myrtle Bisbee (I119): 1910 US Census, (www.ancestry.com (2006): National Archives and Records Administration micropublication T624, roll 1343, enumeration district (ED) 134, sheet 7B, page 179B, line 83, dwelling 127, family 126; image accessed 12/27/2008), 1910.PA.Erie.Venango.134.14.

    8. [S1309] Buffum, Althea G. (I264): 1920 US Census, (www.ancestry.com (2005): National Archives and Records Administration micropublication T625, roll 1656, enumeration district (ED) 119, sheet 15A, page 208, line 24; image accessed 12/27/2008.), 1920.PA.Venango.Polk.119.29.

    9. [S1226] WWI Draft Registration Cards, (www.ancestry.com : 2005.), (www.ancestry.com : accessed 6 Jun 2008), Erie County, Penn sylvania; roll 2022697, image 1701; citing World War I Sele ctive Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. W ashington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administrati on.
      Card type C
      KENNETH JOSEPH BUFFUM, 68 Robinson, North East, Erie, PA
      Age 18, DOB AUG 22 1900, Race white
      Teamster for John McLaughlin, North East, Erie, PA
      Nearest Relative: Althea Buffum (sister), Polk Institution, Franklin (?) PA
      Signed Kenneth Joseph Buffum
      Height tall, Build slender, Eyes hazel, hair brown
      Dated sep 12, 1918