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Isaac  Snuffer

Isaac Snuffer

Male 1826 - 1901  (74 years)

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  • Name Isaac Snuffer  [1
    Born 26 Jun 1826  Montgomery (now Floyd) Cnty, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    AFN 2T6G-X3R 
    Occupation Agriculture - Farmer
     
    Occupation Business - Grist mill owner 
    Occupation Government - Road Surveyor 
    Died 12 Mar 1901  Raleigh Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried 13 Mar 1901  Snuffer Cem, Glen White, Raleigh Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID I294  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2012 

    Father John Snauffer / Snuffer,   b. 24 Mar 1785, Berks Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1851, Franklin Cnty, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Hannah Huff,   b. Abt 1795, Franklin Cnty, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Jan 1851, Franklin Cnty, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Married 1 Jun 1816  Franklin Cnty, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F88  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Malinda Rakes,   b. 25 Oct 1830, Patrick Cty, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1924, Botetourt Cnty, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 2 Mar 1848  [5
    Children 
    +1. Samuel Jackson Snuffer,   b. 28 Sep 1849, Franklin Cnty, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1921, Montgomery Cnty, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     2. John William Snuffer,   b. 18 Aug 1851,   d. 20 Aug 1924  (Age 73 years)
     3. Christopher Columbus "Lum" Snuffer,   b. 10 Oct 1853,   d. Jul 1942  (Age 88 years)
     4. George Washington Snuffer,   b. 14 Feb 1856,   d. 9 May 1926  (Age 70 years)
    +5. Elizabeth Lucinda Snuffer,   b. 3 Nov 1858,   d. 2 Feb 1943  (Age 84 years)
    +6. Richard Marion Snuffer,   b. 18 Dec 1861, Raleigh Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1937, Beckley, Raleigh Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     7. Peter Tazewell Snuffer,   b. 30 Aug 1864,   d. 21 Nov 1940  (Age 76 years)
    +8. James Henry Snuffer,   b. 12 Apr 1868, Raleigh Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1937, Wallowa, Wallowa Cnty, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    +9. Isaac Flora Snuffer,   b. 10 Jul 1870,   d. 20 Oct 1946  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2012 21:32:51 
    Family ID F89  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "When Isaac Snuffer was born -- 26 June 1826 -- The Declaration of Independence was 50 years old....***
      "Like his brothers and sisters, Isaac was born at the Head of the River in Montgomery County, Va. (now Floyd).
      "When he was about 11 years old, his family moved to the head of Rennet Bag Creek in Franklin county, and there he grew to maturity. ***
      "After Isaac and Malinda (Rakes) Snuffer were married, 2 March 1848, they ... settled ... alongside her parents in Patrick on Poplar Camp Creek. That's where the census taker found them when he made is rounds in 1850. Isaac was 23, a farmer; Malinda was 20 and illiterate.... [They were parents to 9 children.] ***
      "[By 1901] Isaac Snuffer was dead, a victim of 'la grippe,' 12 March 1901. He was 74 years old. The following day he was buried in the family cemetery on the ridge between Glen White and Lester [WV]. *** " Jim Wood, THE SNUFFERS, pp. 143-150.

      For a detailed discussion of Isaac and his family, see THE SNUFFERS, Ch's. 13 & 14 (1989).

      According to the West Virginia Deaths Index, Isaac Snuffer died 12 Mar 1901 in Serveyor [sic], Raleigh Cnty, WV. He was 78 [sic], married, and a farmer.

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Snuffers|, James L. Wood, Jr., THE SNUFFERS, (BJW Printers; Beckley, WV : 1989), 929.273Sn72., pp. 75, 143.

    2. [S10] Snuffers|, James L. Wood, Jr., THE SNUFFERS, (BJW Printers; Beckley, WV : 1989), 929.273Sn72., p.150.

    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).

    4. [S10] Snuffers|, James L. Wood, Jr., THE SNUFFERS, (BJW Printers; Beckley, WV : 1989), 929.273Sn72., p. 73.

    5. [S10] Snuffers|, James L. Wood, Jr., THE SNUFFERS, (BJW Printers; Beckley, WV : 1989), 929.273Sn72., pp. 75,144.