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Edwin C. Snouffer

Edwin C. Snouffer

Male 1860 - 1931  (71 years)

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  • Name Edwin C. Snouffer  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Born 4 Jul 1860  Willshire, Van Wert Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Transportation - Railroad superviser 
    Died 13 Sep 1931  Findlay, Hancock Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 6, 9
    Buried 16 Sep 1931  Union Cemetery, Columbus, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Person ID I1747  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 11 Jul 2012 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Mary Miller Oberdier,   b. 12 Jun 1842, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1932, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 24 Aug 1859  Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14
    Family ID F525  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Irena Lepps,   b. 1862, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1886  (Age 24 years) 
    Married 28 Sep 1882  [3
    Children 
     1. Irvin Dana Snouffer,   b. 1 Sep 1883, Linworth, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1953, Smithers, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     2. Clarence Snouffer,   b. Sep 1886, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1886, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2009 
    Family ID F618  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jennie May Hanson,   b. 25 Feb 1867, Gahannah, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1929, Columbus, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 29 May 1892  Westerville, Franklian Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 8, 15, 16
    Children 
     1. Laura M. Snouffer,   b. 1893, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1893, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +2. James Kenneth Snouffer,   b. 5 Aug 1894, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1970, Vanwert, Vanwert Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     3. John Curtis Snouffer,   b. 1 Jul 1896, Upper Sandusky, Wyandot Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1963, Cleveland, Cuyahoga Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     4. Susan Irene Snouffer,   b. 14 Mar 1899, Upper Sandusky, Wyandot Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1983, Fostoria, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     5. Edna Frances Snouffer,   b. 17 Jan 1901, Upper Sandusky, Wyandot Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1985, Pico Rivera, Los Angeles Cnty, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     6. Harry H. ("Jake") Snouffer,   b. 17 Jun 1903, Wyandot Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1974, Marion, Marion Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 8 Apr 2016 
    Family ID F779  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Edwin C. Snouffer
    Edwin C. Snouffer
    Courtesy of John I. Snouffer; edited by Wm. C. Snouffer

  • Notes 
    • Edwin is listed in the 1880 Ohio census as a 19-yr old son of John B. Snouffer and his wife Mary M., living "at home." 1880 U.S. Census, Sharon twsp, Franklin Cnty, OH (T9, Roll 1015, stamped p. 241) [LDS Film 1255015].

      The 1900 census records "Edward" Snouffer, 39, born in Ohio in July, 1860, living with his wife "Jenne H," 33, and children: "Jim," 5; "Jno Curtis," 3; and "Susan I," 1. Son Irvin Dana is not living with them. 1900 U.S. Census, Upper Sandusky, Wyandot Cnty, OH (T 623, Roll 1334, stamped p. 197).

      The 1910 census lists Edwin C. as a 49-yr old man, married 17 years to his wife Jennie M, 43, and living with their children: James K, 15; John C., 13; Susan I, 11; Edna F., 9; and Harry J., 6. Edwin's occupation is as a traveling salesman for an oil company; he and his wife own their own home, subject to a mortgage. 1910 U.S. Census, Perry twsp, Franklin Cnty, OH (T624, Roll 1213, stamped p. 141).

      Granddaughter Barbara Snouffer Erbele Woods reports that Edwin worked on the Hocking Valley Railway and settled in Fostoria, OH.

      The 1930 census shows Edwin C. as a 70 year old widowed railroad superviser, born in Ohio, and living with a widowed sister-in-law, Laura F. Vincent, 59, and grand-daughter May M. Lowery, 2 & 1/2. 1930 U.S. Census, Fostoria, Seneca Cnty, OH (T626, Roll 1869, stamped p. 25).

    • Obituary, The Worthington [OH] News, p. 1 (17 Sep 1931):
      "Edwin Snouffer, 71, formerly of Linworth, died Sunday [13 Sep] of tumors in a hospital at Findlay, Ohio.
      "Mr. Snouffer, whose home was at Fostoria, had been employed for 50 years as a supervisor for the Hocking Valley R.R. Co., and had retired about 2 months ago.
      "He is survived by his aged mother, Mrs. J. B. Snouffer at Linworth, 2 daughters: Mrs. Irene Lowry, Arcadia; Mrs. Edna Groce, Mansfield; four sons: Irwin, James, Curtis and Hary [sic], 1 sister Mrs. Ida Hard, Linworth and two brothers, C. A. Snouffer, Powell and Rufur [sic] Snouffer, Dublin.
      "Masonic funeral services were held at the Snouffer home in Fostoria and another service at the S.E. Corbin funeral parlors here at 10 o'clock Wednesday [16 Sep] morning.
      "Burial was made in Union Cemetery."

  • Sources 
    1. [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:XDHL-82T.

    2. [S534] OH Census 1930, Seneca|, Ohio, Seneca Cnty, Fostoria, 1st Ward, 1930 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (T626, Roll 1869, ED 22, p. 8A).

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

    4. [S206] Ancestry Tree - mcdonough|, Anonymous, "mcdonough" family tree, (Ancestry.com, Public Member Tree, Online database, http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/ListView.aspx?tid=1919959).

    5. [S209] Ancestry Tree - Montgomery & Darst|, Michael Germek, "Montgomery & Darst", (Ancestry.com, Public Member Tree, Online database, http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/ListView.aspx?tid=4347374).

    6. [S210] Ancestry Tree - Adams Family|, Adams, Cindy Groce, "Adams Family", (Ancestry.com, Public Member Tree, Online database, http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/ListView.aspx?tid=3050534).

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

    8. [S147] OH Census 1910, Perry Twsp|, Ohio, Franklin Cnty, Perry Twsp, 1910 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), T624, R1213, p. 141B.

    9. [S148] OH Deaths - 1 |, Ohio, Ohio, Deaths, 1908 - 1953, (State Vital Statistics Unit, Ohio Dep't of Health, PO Box 15098, Columbus, OH 43215; via https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1307272), (Cert. # 54778).

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

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

    12. [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).

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

    14. [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.

    15. [S204] Fostoria [OH] Daily Review|, Anonymous, "Mrs. Jennie May Snouffer Died in Columbus," p. 1, (Fostoria [OH] Daily Review : 23 Aug 1929).

    16. [S205] OH Census 1900, Wyandot |, Ohio, Wyandot Cnty, Upper Sandusky, 1900 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (T623, Roll 1334, p. 197).