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Fred Affolter
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Birth: Aug. 22, 1873, USA
Death: May 5, 1931, USA

Fred Affolter, 67 years old shot
and killed himself with a shotgun
at his home at the head of
Chandler's branch at 5 :45 o'clock
Tuesday morning.
Dr. William F. Work, county
coroner, who was called to the
Affolter residence, said that
Affolter had tied a, string to the
trigger of the gun and to an
iron bed, and pressed the weapon
close to his heart. When he pulled
the gun toward, him it was
discharged into the
region of his heart.
The coroner pronounced the case
as suicide and said there would be
no inquest.
Mrs. Nora Affolter, his wife, told
the coroner that both had arisen
and that she was preparing breakfast
when she noticed that he was
hunting through the house. He had
been talking of suicide for the last
month, she said, adding that his
frame ot mind was Influenced by the
fact that he was unemployed.
"I asked him what he was looking
for," she told the coroner, "and he
said a 50 cent piece. Pretty soon
he found something and walked by
me hiding it. I didn't see what it
was and didn't think much of In
a-few moments while I was In the
kitchen I heard the gun go off."
Affolter formerly was employed
at the Kelly Axe and Tool company
He Is survived by his widow and
eight children, all of whom live on
Chandler's branch. They are Herman,
Robert, Charles, James, Johnnie
and. Miss Christine Affolter;
Mrs. Mary Willard and Mrs. Margaret
The body was" brought to the
Long and Johnson morgue here,
where it. was Said that funeral arrangements
had hot been completed.

Fred Affoltcr—Services for Fred
Affolter, 57 years old, who shot and
killed himself Tuesday at his home
near Chandlers branch, will be held
Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock at
tbe residence.
Burial will be in the Sattes cemetery.

Mother: Nora Kind
Father: Niclas Affolter 
Family links: 
  Charles F Affolter (1913 - 1970)*
*Calculated relationship
Sattes Cemetery
Kanawha County
West Virginia, USA
Created by: Jeanne Hughart Burdette ...
Record added: Jan 23, 2008
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Fred Affolter
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 Added: Apr. 2, 2008

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