Peter Snuffer

30 November 1822–14 January 1893 (Age 70)
Little River District, Floyd, Virginia, United States

The Life of Peter

When Peter Snuffer was born on 30 November 1822, in Little River District, Floyd, Virginia, United States, his father, John Snuffer, was 37 and his mother, Hannah Huff, was 28. He married Elizabeth Mary Canaday on 16 April 1842, in Franklin, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Raleigh, Virginia, United States in 1860 and Town District, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States in 1880. He died on 14 January 1893, in Crab Orchard, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Mount Tabor, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Snuffer
1822–1893
Elizabeth Mary Canaday
1829–1911
Marriage: 16 April 1842
Lydia Margaret Foster
1843–1913
Wm P Snuffer
1851–
Isaac Y Snuffer
1852–1927
Peter Snuffer
1854–1939
Jacob Owen ( Bub) Snuffer
1855–1952
Ike Snuffer
1857–
Sparriel Henry Snuffer
1858–1935
Martha Rosabelle Snuffer
1859–1930
Octavia I Snuffer
1866–1891
John Snuffer
1879–1922

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 April 1842
Franklin, Virginia, United States
children

(10)

    Lydia Margaret Foster

    Female1843–1913Female

    Wm P Snuffer

    Male1851–Male

    Isaac Y Snuffer

    Male1852–1927Male

    Peter Snuffer

    Male1854–1939Male

    Jacob Owen ( Bub) Snuffer

    Male1855–1952Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    William Snuffer

    Male1820–1856Male

    Catherine "Caty" Snuffer

    Female1821–1908Female

    Male1822–1893Male

    Susannah Snuffer

    Female1824–1903Female

    Isaac Snuffer

    Male1826–1901Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 2

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 22

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schnauffer ( see Snouffer ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Peter Snuffer, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Peter Snuffer, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Peter Snuffer, "United States Census, 1880"

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