Ruhala was living with her widowed mother and brother Bailey in 1860. She was working as a seamstress before her marriage later that year to Levi Huffman.
"United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M8D9-L25 : 9 November 2014), R. Stump in household of I Stump, Gilmer county, Gilmer, Virginia, United States; citing family 300, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
"United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M6RV-WB1 : 14 July 2016), Ruhala Huffman in household of Levi Huffman, Holly, Braxton, West Virginia, United States; citing enumeration district ED 7, sheet 416B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 1400; FHL microfilm 1,255,400.
"West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FRDB-58J : 4 December 2014), Levi J Huffman and Ruhala Stump, 17 Nov 1860; citing Gilmer Co., West Virginia, v 1 p 7, county clerks, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 808,589.
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