Paul Cuffee

By Hunter Mosher

History of Paul Cuffee

Paul Cuffee was born in 1759 and died on 1817. He was the 7th of 10 children, Paul Cuffees real last name was Kofi, and when he was older he wanted to change his last name to his fathers real last name and he changed the spelling on it to, it was suppose to be cuffe, but Paul made it to where there was two E's instead of one. When he was 8 his parents bought 116 acres of farm land.
Paul Cuffee helped kids get a education and start a way for black kids and white kids to be in the same school together