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Benjamin Oxley Snuffer

Benjamin Oxley Snuffer

Male 1886 - 1941  (54 years)

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  • Name Benjamin Oxley Snuffer  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 16 Jun 1886  Beckley, Raleigh Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Engineering - civil engineer 
    Died 13 Feb 1941  Charleston, Kanawha Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Buried 16 Feb 1941  Charleston, Kanawha Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Person ID I9886  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2012 

    Father Addison Snuffer,   b. 8 Mar 1854, Raleigh, Raleigh Cnty, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1933, Raleigh, Raleigh Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Mary Frances Shumate,   b. Nov 1857, Raleigh, Raleigh Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1934, Huntington, Cabell Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Married 13 Mar 1876  Raleigh, Raleigh Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3565  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Norma Young,   b. 12 Feb 1897, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1984, Charleston, Kanawha Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married Abt 1918  [2
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2012 
    Family ID F3568  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The 1900 census lists his parents Addison Snuffer, 46, and Mary, 42, and 5 children: Orleana, 23, born Dec 1876; Tilden, 19, born May 1881; Benjamin, 13, born Jun 1886; Rella, 11, born Jun 1888; and Letta, 10, born Nov 1889. All were born in West Virginia. 1900 U.S. Census, Trap Hill Dist., Raleigh Cnty, WV (T 623, Roll 1771, stamped p. 313).

      The 1930 census shows "Ben O Snuffer," 43, living with his wife Norma, 32; a niece, "Trixy" Daniel, 21; and (probably) Norma's widowed mother, Nell F Young, 54. There were also at least 6 lodgers dwelling in the building. Ben was born in WV and worked as a civil engineer. Norma was born in WV and was a stenographer in a law office. Trixy was born in WV and unemployed. Norma was born in Ohio and also was employed as a law office stenographer. 1930 U.S. Census, Charleston, Kanawha Cnty, WV (T 626, Roll 2537, stamped p. 154).

      The West Virginia Deaths Index records that Benjamin Oxley Snuffer was born 16 Jun 1886 in Beckley, WV, to Addison Snuffer and Mary Shumate; that he died 13 Feb 12941 in Charleston, Kanawha Cnty, WV and was buried there 16 Feb 1941. He was a civil engineer, and was married. (LDS Film 460372).

      (Research):
      Also see: http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_bcdetail.aspx?Id=2198413

  • Sources 
    1. [S815] WV Census 1900, Raleigh|, West Virginia, Raleigh Cnty, 1900 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (T623, Roll 1771, p. 313).

    2. [S817] WV Census 1930, Kanawha|, West Virginia, Kanawha Cnty, 1930 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C. ), (T626, Roll 2537, p. 154).

    3. [S816] WV Deaths Index, 1853-1973|, Anonymous, West Virginia County Court Records, (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT; Online database, West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973, http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2568), (LDS Film 460372).

    4. [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).

    5. [S818] WV Div of Culture+History|, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Vital Research Records, (West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Charleston, WV; Online database, http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/).