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Buffington family of Huntington, West Virginia

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Peter C. Buffington Peter Cline Buffington (1814-1875) — also known as Peter C. Buffington — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Guyandotte, Cabell County, W.Va., September 22, 1814. Mayor of Huntington, W.Va., 1871-74. Died in Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va., April 18, 1875 (age 60 years, 208 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery, Huntington, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of William Buffington (1787-1858) and Nancy (Scales) Buffington; married, August 8, 1841, to Eliza Jane Stanard (c.1812-1862); married to Louisa Garland (1841-1918); father of Edward Stanard Buffington (1847-1929), Peter Cline Buffington II and Juliette Buffington Enslow (1873-1936; murder victim).
  Political family: Buffington family of Huntington, West Virginia.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Huntington Through Seventy-Five Years (1947)
  Edward Stanard Buffington (1847-1929) — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Born August 11, 1847. Mayor of Huntington, W.Va., 1879-80. Died February 24, 1929 (age 81 years, 197 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery, Huntington, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Peter Cline Buffington (1814-1875) and Eliza Jane (Stanard) Buffington; brother of Peter Cline Buffington II; married to Nannie Lyell (1851-1925).
  Political family: Buffington family of Huntington, West Virginia.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Peter Cline Buffington II (1868-1938) — also known as P. C. Buffington — of Cabell County, W.Va. Born in 1868. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1911; Cabell County Sheriff, 1913-16. Died in Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va., May 17, 1938 (age about 69 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Peter Cline Buffington and Louisa (Garland) Buffington (1841-1918); brother of Edward Stanard Buffington (1847-1929).
  Political family: Buffington family of Huntington, West Virginia.
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