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Mary Miller Oberdier

Mary Miller Oberdier

Female 1842 - 1932  (89 years)

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  • Name Mary Miller Oberdier  [1
    Born 12 Jun 1842  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Died 21 Jan 1932  Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried 25 Jan 1932  Union Cemetery, Columbus, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7
    Person ID I1548  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 6 Jun 2010 

    Father John Oberdier,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Sarah Saunders,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F2820  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John B. Snouffer,   b. Aug 1833, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 2 Feb 1905, Union Cemetery, Columbus, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Married 24 Aug 1859  Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Children 
    +1. Edwin C. Snouffer,   b. 4 Jul 1860, Willshire, Van Wert Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1931, Findlay, Hancock Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     2. Charles Albert Snouffer,   b. 24 Feb 1862, Perry Twsp, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1941, Perry Twsp, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     3. Rufus Henry Snouffer,   b. 23 Apr 1863, Findlay, Hancock Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1941, Dublin, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     4. Ida May Snouffer,   b. 13 May 1866, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1965, Columbus, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)
     5. Arminta Snouffer,   b. 30 Dec 1871, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1910, Columbus, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2009 
    Family ID F525  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Regarding Mary's maiden name, the record of her marriage provides that John B. Snouffer and "Mary Oberdier" were married 24 Aug 1859 in Franklin Cnty, OH. See Jordan Dodd, Ohio Marriages, 1803 - 1900 (Liahona Research, PO Box 740, Orem, UT 84059), via www.Ancestry.com (original data compiled from each Ohio County)(accessed Jun 2008). The death certificates for 4 of her children -- Edwin C. Snouffer, Charles Albert Snouffer, Rufus Henry Snouffer, and Arminta Snouffer Sherman -- all confirm that Mary's maiden name was Oberdier. (See their data for further information.)

      The 1860 census lists "John B. Snoffer," 27, born in Maryland, living with his wife "Mary M," 18, born in Ohio. 1860 U.S. Census, Perry twsp, Franklin Cnty, OH (M 653, Roll 962, stamped p. 309).

      The 1880 census records "Mary M. Snoffer" as a 38-yr old wife of "John B. Snoffer," living together with children Edwin C, Charles A, Rufus H, Ida M, and Arminta. 1880 U.S. Census, Sharon twsp, Franklin Cnty, OH (T9, Roll 1015, stamped p. 241B) [LDS Film 1255015].

      The 1900 census lists "Mary M" Snouffer, 57 yrs old, born June 1842 in Ohio, living with her husband of 40 years, John, 66, and grandson Irvin D, 16. 1900 U.S. Census, Perry twsp, Franklin Cnty, OH (T 623, Roll 1270, stamped p. 184).

      Mary M. Snouffer is listed as 76 yrs old in the 1920 census, or a birth yr of 1844. 1920 Ohio Census, Perry twsp, Franklin Cnty, OH (ED 295, p. 3A).

      The 1930 census shows Mary M. Snouffer has an 87 year old widow, born in Ohio, living with her 62-yr old widowed daughter Ida Hard. 1930 U.S. Census, Perry Twsp, Franklin Cnty, OH (T 626, Roll 1802, ED 207, p. 4B).

      According to Ohio Death Cert. (# 392-2404), Mary was killed by an automobile; she was a pedestrian and was struck by a car as she was walking down a street near Linworth, OH.

      Obituary, Worthington [OH] News, p. 1 (28 Jan 1932):
      "Mrs. Mary M. Snouffer, 89, oldest resident of Linworth, passed away at her home ... Thursday of last week.
      "Mrs. Snouffer, who was the widow of John B. Snouffer, was injured by a passing automobile near her home last October, and had never fully recovered.
      "She was a member of the Linworth Methodist church and held in high esteem by the entire community.
      "Mrs. Snouffer who was born in Franklinton, Ohio, is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Ida M. Hard, Linworth; two sons, Charles of Powell, and Rufus Snouffer of Dublin; eighteen grandchildren and twenty-seven great grandchildren.
      "Funeral services were held Monday at 1:30 P.M. in the Linworth Methodist church....
      "Burial was made in Union Cemetery...."

  • Sources 
    1. [S170] OH Marriages|, Jordan Dodd, "Ohio Marriages, 1803-1900", (Liahona Research, PO Box 740, Orem UT 84059 [Original data compiled from each Ohio county]; Online database, http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5194).

    2. [S169] OH Census 1880, Sharon Twsp|, Ohio, Franklin Cnty, Sharon Twsp, 1880 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), p. 241.

    3. [S91] OH Census 1900, Perry Twsp|, Ohio, Franklin Cnty, Perry Twsp, 1900 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), T623, Roll 1270, p. 184A.

    4. [S195] OH Census 1930, Perry Twsp|, Ohio, Franklin Cnty, Perry Twsp, 1930 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (T 626, Roll 1802, ED 207, p. 4B).

    5. [S174] Death Certificate|, Death Certificate, (OH Cert # 392-2404).

    6. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com).

    7. [S478] Cem - Union, Columbus, OH (cards)|, Union Cemetery, "Original Card File", (Union Cemetery, Olentangy River Rd, Colmbus, OH).

    8. [S168] OH Census 1860, Perry Twsp|, Ohio, Franklin Cnty, Perry Twsp, 1860 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), p.155.

    9. [S90] Barbara Erbele Woods|, Barbara L. Snouffer Erbele Woods, "Family Pedigree Chart" : July 1982 ; & Email correspondence, (Barbara S. Erbele Woods; Email: erbelewoods@frontier.com).

    10. [S171] Marriage Certificate|, Marriage Certificate.

    11. [S729] OH Marriages - 2 |, Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958, (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT; online database at https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1681001), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XDKV-43X.