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Henry Alexander Snuffer

Henry Alexander Snuffer

Male 1851 - 1937  (85 years)

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  • Name Henry Alexander Snuffer  [1, 2, 3
    Born 7 Dec 1851  Raleigh, Raleigh Cnty, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Government - Raleigh Cnty sheriff 
    Died 18 Apr 1937  Raleigh, Raleigh Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Buried Snuffer Cemetery, Stevens Branch, Raleigh Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Person ID I6340  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 25 May 2018 

    Father Cyrus Snuffer,   b. 4 Mar 1813, Montgomery (Floyd) Cnty, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1883, Raleigh Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Mary Hawkins Clark,   b. 20 Sep 1817, Montgomery Cnty, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1910, Raleigh, Raleigh Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 18 Feb 1839  Monroe Cnty, VA (Now WV) Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Family ID F2187  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha E. Shumate,   b. 26 Aug 1850, Raleigh Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1933, Raleigh Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1873  [6
    Last Modified 25 May 2018 
    Family ID F5568  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • According to Jim Wood, Henry was a sheriff for Raleigh Cnty. THE SNUFFERS, p. 55.
    • Obituary, Beckley [WV] Post-Hearald, p. 1 (20 Apr 1937):
      "Funeral services for Henry A. Snuffer, former sheriff of Raleigh county, who died in a hospital here Sunday night [18 Apr] at 10:30, will be conducted by Rev. J.M. Hayes at the residence on Stephens Branch, this afternoon at two o'clock. Burial will be in the family cemetery on the Snuffer home-place.
      "Mr. Snuffer was eighty-five years old. His death was attributed to apoplexy. His public service also included one term in the house of delegates...."

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Snuffers|, James L. Wood, Jr., THE SNUFFERS, (BJW Printers; Beckley, WV : 1989), 929.273Sn72., p. 55.

    2. [S40] Obituary|, Anonymous, "Obituary", (Henry A Snuffer; 20 Apr 1937).

    3. [S793] Ancestry Tree - Read Griggs|, D. Susan Griggs Read, "Read Griggs", (Ancestry.com, Public Member Tree, Online database, http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/13654589/person ; and Email correspondence from dsregus@aol.com).

    4. [S132] Tombstone|, Tombstone.

    5. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com).

    6. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 22303616.