Mrs. Carrie I. Klube (nee Buffington) was born in Geneva, September 19, 1862. Her father, James H. Buffington, was born May 13, 1834. Her mother, Triphena (Martin) Buffington, was born August 24, 1836, died in Geneva, February 26. 1902. They were married May 13, 1855. Mrs. Klube’s grandfather, Joseph Buffington, who was born in Ohio, died in 1830, and her grandmother. Dolly (Ferry) Buffington, who was also a native of Ohio, died in 1885. James H. Buffington was a moulder and in his younger days worked for the Libby Engine Company and the Gould Manufacturing Company at Seneca Falls, New York. Removing in 1861 to Geneva he was with William Burrill for six years, and then entered the employ of William B. Dunning. He was an expert in his calling and remained with Mr. Dunning for thirty years. At the expiration of that time his services were secured by the Heredeen Manufacturing Company. and he continued in their employ until 1908 when he retired from active labor. The children of James H. and Triphena (Martin) Buffington are: 1. Frances Estella, born in Seneca Falls, October 9. 1857, married Edward S. Fleming. December 25, 1876: childreni Mary E., who is now (1910) the wife of Ernest Stagg: Carrie Isabell; Ruth Buffington, married Arthur McGuire; Harold S. and Herbert Irving Fleming. 2. Carrie Isabell, now (1910) the widow of Henry J. L. Klube. 3. Edwin Carey, born in Geneva. February 8, 1873. 4. Edith Rankin, born May 24, 1876, married P. A. Perrin, December 25, 1901.
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