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William Lyon Snouffer

William Lyon Snouffer

Male 1853 - 1924  (70 years)

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  • Name William Lyon Snouffer  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 12 Dec 1853  Juniata Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Agriculture - Farmer 
    Occupation Business - Grocery store owner 
    Occupation Construction - Carpenter 
    Died 28 Oct 1924  Lewiston, Mifflin Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 5, 7
    Buried Oak Ridge Cem, Altoona, Blair Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Person ID I11081  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2016 

    Father Jonathan Schnauffer / Snouffer,   b. 10 Feb 1816, Malmsheim, Wurttemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1895, McAlisterville, Juniata Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Sarah Peoples Johnston,   b. 19 Mar 1821, Perry Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1906, McAlisterville, Juniata Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married Abt 1845  Centre Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 10, 11
    Family ID F4030  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emma Elizabeth Rodgers,   b. 5 Nov 1861, Reedsville, Mifflin Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1945, Ft. Wayne, Allen Cnty, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 28 Sep 1878  Grazierville, Blair Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 12, 13, 14
    Type: Separated aft 1910 
    Children 
     1. Harry Snouffer,   b. 10 Feb 1880, Reedsville, Mifflin Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1881  (Age 1 years)
     2. Ida May Snouffer,   b. 15 Feb 1882, Orchard Crossing, Tyrone, Blair Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1892  (Age 10 years)
    +3. Ira Milton Snouffer,   b. 3 Feb 1884, Altoona, Blair Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1946, Ft. Wayne, Allen Cnty, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    +4. Myrtle Alice Snouffer,   b. 5 Mar 1885, Altoona, Blair Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1936, Bellwood, Blair Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
    +5. Bertha Mabel Snouffer,   b. 2 Jun 1887, Altoona, Blair Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1964, Aloona, Blair Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +6. Ella Gertrude Snouffer,   b. 2 Jul 1889, Altoona, Blair Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1972, Altoona, Blair Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +7. Earl William Snouffer,   b. 3 Oct 1891, Bellwood, Blair Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1977, Northbrook, Cook Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +8. Helen Elizabeth Snouffer,   b. 3 Dec 1893, Altoona, Blair Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1977  (Age 83 years)
    +9. Ruth Hazel Snouffer,   b. 13 Feb 1895, Altoona, Blair Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1970, Tyrone, Blair Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +10. Esther Lillian Snouffer,   b. 13 Nov 1897, Bellwood, Blair Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1986, Ft. Wayne, Allen Cnty, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +11. Clair Edgar Snouffer,   b. 4 Mar 1901, Bellwood, Blair Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1971, Lancaster, Los Angeles Cnty, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +12. Grace Marie ("Maria") Snouffer,   b. 10 Jun 1904,   d. 31 Dec 1967, Ft. Wayne, Allen Cnty, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    Last Modified 15 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F4037  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Obituary, Lewiston, PA newspaper (30 Oct 1924):
      "*** William Snouffer ... was found dead in bed at the rooming house of Peter Stiffler ... Tuesday morning [28 Oct]....
      "He was born December 12, 1851 [sic], a son of Jonathan and Sarah Snouffer. Surviving are his wife, whose maiden name was Emma Rodgers, and the following children: Ira, Earl and Clair Snouffer, Mrs. Lorrain Mitchell, and Mrs. Clarence Hershey, of Fort Wayne, In; Mrs. John Shoenfelt, of Mansfield, Ohio; Mrs. R. L. Hostler, Mrs. L. E. Root, and Mrs. David Reigh of Bellwood; Mrs. J. E. Bailey of Tyrone. Three sister survive: Mrs. Carr Hack, of Mexico, Pa; Mrs. Nancy Gross [sic] of Millerstown; Miss Josephine Snouffer, of Juniata County. The body of taken to the home of Mrs. Root ... Bellwood. Strictly private funeral services will be held ... for Master Masons only - in charge of Logan Lodge, No. 490, Free and Accepted Masons, of Altoona, to which lodge he belonged. Interment in Oak Ridge Cemetery." (Courtesy of "Descendants of Jonathon Snouffer/Schnaufer," p. 3.)


  • Sources 
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    2. [S902] PA Snouffers - "Jonathon"|, Anonymous, "Descendants of Jonathon Snouffer/Schnaufer", (Anonymous Pennsylvania or Indiana author and computer report publisher (5 Sep 2000)), p. 1.

    3. [S903] Lois S|, Lois Hall Snouffer, From Schnaufer to Snouffer, (Lois H. Snouffer & Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, IN 46802), 929.2 SN59SL (2013)., pp. 11, 80, 84.

    4. [S40] Obituary|, Anonymous, "Obituary", (Myrtle A Snouffer; 4 May 1936).

    5. [S132] Tombstone|, Tombstone.

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