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Clarence Henry Snuffer

Clarence Henry Snuffer

Male 1912 - 1976  (64 years)

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  • Name Clarence Henry Snuffer  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 15 Mar 1912  Promise, Wallowa Cnty, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Labor - School custodian 
    Died 11 Jun 1976  Durkee, Baker Cnty, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 5, 6
    Buried Canyonville Cem, Canyonville, Douglas Cnty, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 5
    Person ID I9925  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2012 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Julia Anne Smith,   b. 8 Feb 1867, Mitchell's Ridge, Raleigh Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1939, Wallowa, Wallowa Cnty, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 17 Jan 1893  Raleigh Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3577  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Helen Maxine Nelson,   b. 16 Feb 1908, LaGrande, LaGrande Cnty, OR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1998, Canyonville, Douglas Cnty, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 11 May 1936  Walla Walla, Walla Walla Cnty, WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Children 
    +1. Richard Clarence Snuffer,   b. 11 Feb 1940, LaGrande, Union Cnty, OR Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Linda Ruth Snuffer,   b. 15 Jun 1949
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2012 
    Family ID F3585  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The 1920 census records Clarence's parents James H and Julia A Snuffer, 51, living with their children: Don, 24; Ethel K, 21; "Luvica," 19; Harry S, 16; Ernest D, 13; Clarence H, 7. 1920 U.S. Census, Promise Prct, Wallowa Cnty, OR (T 625, Roll 1505, stamped p. 281B).

      Clarence lived on the family farm in 1930. The census shows his parents and brothers : Don, 36; Harry S, 26; Ernest, 23; and Clarence, 17. His father James still worked as a farmer. Don was not employed. The other 3 sons worked as farm laborers. 1930 U.S. Census, Promise Prct, Wallowa Cnty, OR (T 626, Roll 1956, stamped p. 295.

      The Social Security Death Index provides that Clarence Snuffer (SSN 544-16-5499; issued by Oregon) was born 15 Mar 1912 and died in Jun 1976, while "residing" in Canyonville, Douglas Cnty, OR. Clarence actually was in Durkee, Baker Cnty, OR when he died. Oregon, Death Index, 1898-2008, via www.Ancestry.com.

      Obituary, Canyon Creek [Canyonville, OR] Current (24 Jun 1976):
      "SNUFFER DIES
      "Canyonville resident Clarence H. Snuffer, 64, died June 11 at Durkee [OR]. Funeral services were held June 17 at Ganz Chapel. The Rev. Don Winters officiated and vault interment followed at the Masonic Cemetery in Canyonville.
      "Snuffer was born March 15, 1912 in Promise. He was married on May 11, 1936 in Walla Walla, Wash. Snuffer, a retired school custodian, had been a resident of Canyonville since 1958.
      "Survivors include his wife Helen, of Canyonville; a son, Richard of Port Hueneme, Calif.; a daughter, Linda Snuffer of Canyonville; a grandson; and two sisters." (http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.northam.usa.states.oregon.counties.douglas/506/mb.ashx?pnt=1)

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Snuffers|, James L. Wood, Jr., THE SNUFFERS, (BJW Printers; Beckley, WV : 1989), 929.273Sn72., p. 190.

    2. [S40] Obituary|, Anonymous, "Obituary", (Clarence H Snuffer; 24 Jun 1976).

    3. [S471] Social Security|, U.S. Social Security Admin., Social Security Death Index, (http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3693).

    4. [S132] Tombstone|, Tombstone.

    5. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 5325680.

    6. [S821] OR Death Index, 1898-2008|, Anonymous, Oregon Death Index, 1898-2008, (Oregon State Library; Online database, https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5254).