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Richard Marion Snuffer

Richard Marion Snuffer

Male 1861 - 1937  (75 years)

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  • Name Richard Marion Snuffer  [1, 2
    Born 18 Dec 1861  Raleigh Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Agriculture - Farmer 
    Died 19 Nov 1937  Beckley, Raleigh Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Buried Sunset Mem. Park, Beckley, Raleigh Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5
    Person ID I296  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 28 Apr 2012 

    Father Isaac Snuffer,   b. 26 Jun 1826, Montgomery (now Floyd) Cnty, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1901, Raleigh Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother 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  [6
    Family ID F89  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Venila Victoria Stover,   b. 1 Dec 1863, Raleigh Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1935, Beckley, Raleigh Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 10 Apr 1890  [2, 3
    Notes 
    • For a discussion of this family, see Jim Wood's book THE SNUFFERS, ch. 14 (1989).
    Children 
    +1. Mertie Snuffer,   b. 23 Sep 1891, Raleigh Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1985, Beckley, Raleigh Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     2. Hallie Snuffer,   b. 26 Nov 1893, Raleigh Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1964  (Age 71 years)
     3. Vinson Snuffer,   b. 13 Sep 1897, Raleigh Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1957, Surveyor, Raleigh Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    +4. Tressie Snuffer,   b. 12 Nov 1898, Raleigh Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1988, Beckley, Raleigh Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     5. Orange O. Snuffer,   b. 19 May 1903, Surveyor, Raleigh Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1970, Beckley, Raleigh Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    Last Modified 28 Apr 2012 
    Family ID F90  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • For a discussion of this family, see Jim Wood's THE SNUFFERS, ch. 14 (1989).
    • Obituary, The Raleigh [Beckley, WV] Register, p. 8 (21 Nov 1937):
      "Aged Farmer's Funeral Today....
      "Funeral services will be conducted at 2 o'clock today for Richard Snuffer, 75-year-old farmer and former member of the Trap Hill district board of education.... Interment will be in Sunset Memorial park.
      "He was ill six weeks from heart disease and died in a local hospital Friday [19 Nov].
      "He spent most of his life at Glen Daniel. His father came to Raleigh county before the Civil war.
      "Surviving him are three brothers, Flora [sic] Snuffer, Glen White; Tas [sic] Snuffer, Buchanon, Va.; Columbus Snuffer, Los Angeles, Cal.; a sister, Bettie Snuffer, Bolt; two sons, Vinson Snuffer, Surveyor; Orange Snuffer, Beckley; three daughters, Mrs. Fred Hawley, Beckley; Mrs. Vince Shumate, Beckley; Mrs. J.L. Wood of Glen White...."

  • Sources 
    1. [S40] Obituary|, Anonymous, "Obituary", (Richard M Snuffer; 21 Nov 1937).

    2. [S10] Snuffers|, James L. Wood, Jr., THE SNUFFERS, (BJW Printers; Beckley, WV : 1989), 929.273Sn72., ch. 14.

    3. [S10] Snuffers|, James L. Wood, Jr., THE SNUFFERS, (BJW Printers; Beckley, WV : 1989), 929.273Sn72., p. 145 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S10] Snuffers|, James L. Wood, Jr., THE SNUFFERS, (BJW Printers; Beckley, WV : 1989), 929.273Sn72., p. 176.

    5. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 92854545.

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