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Mary Luvenia Rittenhouse Bruffey
Birth: Jan. 2, 1846
Albemarle County
Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 22, 1915
Clarksburg
Harrison County
West Virginia, USA

Mary Luvenia Rittenhouse was born in Albermarle County, Virginia on January 2, 1846, the daughter of Henry and Hannah Roberts Rittenhouse. After the Civil War, Mary married John Bruffey who was born on 19 April 1843 in Pocahontas County, Virginia, the son of Margaret Hartman (1818-1877) and James W Bruffey (1816-1902). John served in Company B, 26th Virginia Calvary.

Mary and John had nine children.
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The Weston Independent 27 Apr. 1915):
"BRUFFEY, MARY L. - Born Albemarle Co., Va. January 2, 1846, died at St. Mary's Hospital at Clarksburg March 22, 1915, after an operation for gall stones, age 69. Daughter of H. H. Rittenhouse, who moved to West Virginia in 1856. Married J. S. Bruffey in 1868. Had nine children, Mrs. W. H. Davisson, Mrs. A. J. Davisson?, J. H. Bruffey, J. W. Bruffey, and Misses Maggie and Georgia Bruffey. Also has a son, Henry, living in Ritchie county. She lived in Ritchie county with her son. From: Ritchie Standard"

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The Weston Democrat, Fri. 26 March 1915:
"BRUFFY (sic), MRS. MARY L., aged 74, of Roanoke, Lewis county, died Monday, in a Clarksburg hospital. Body was taken to Pullman, Ritchie county. Services at the M. P. Church Wednesday, burial in the church cemetery. Deceased survived by husband, three sons and four daughters. Sons, J. H. Bruffey of Pullman; J. W. and J. R. Bruffey of Roanoke. Daughters, Mrs. W. H. Davison of Harrisville; Mrs. A. J. Wilson of Pullman, and Misses Maggie and Georgia of Roanoke. From: Clarksburg Telegram." 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Henry Hamilton Rittenhouse (1821 - 1908)
  Hannah Frances Roberts Rittenhouse (1825 - 1860)
 
 Spouse:
  John Slaven Bruffey (1843 - 1900)*
 
 Children:
  Hannah Susanna Bruffey Davisson (1869 - 1943)*
  James Henry Bruffey (1870 - 1948)*
  Nancy Priscilla Bruffey Wilson (1872 - 1946)*
  Charles L. Bruffey (1874 - 1889)*
  Margaret Matilda Bruffey Marsh (1876 - 1960)*
  Mildred Martha Alice Bruffey West (1878 - 1911)*
  Georgia E Bruffey (1880 - 1937)*
  John Warwick Bruffey (1882 - 1964)*
  Joel Kennia Bruffey (1885 - 1959)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Luvenia Rittenhouse Bruffey (1846 - 1915)
  James Isaac Rittenhouse (1848 - 1912)*
  Samuel Ovington Rittenhouse (1850 - 1921)*
  John Bridgewater Rittenhouse (1852 - 1930)*
  David H Rittenhouse (1854 - 1908)*
  Sarah Anna Catherine Rittenhouse Herold (1857 - 1912)*
  Hannah B Rittenhouse (1860 - 1860)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Wife of J. S. Bruffey
 
Burial:
Pullman Church Cemetery
Pullman
Ritchie County
West Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: Dani Ryan
Originally Created by: Penny Cox Brown
Record added: Apr 30, 2009
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Mary Luvenia <i>Rittenhouse</i> Bruffey
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