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John Snouffer

John Snouffer

Male 1818 - 1888  (70 years)

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  • Name John Snouffer  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 28 Apr 1818  Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Christened 29 Jan 1821  Evangelical Lutheran, Middletown, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Gender Male 
    AFN 2T6F-5PD 
    Died 21 Oct 1888  Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 8
    Buried Union Cemetery, Columbus, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I268  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2013 

    Father John Schnauffer / Snouffer,   b. 16 Apr 1779, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1823, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Mother Maria Magdalena Baumgardner,   b. 21 Apr 1784, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1868, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married Abt 1805  [2, 10, 11
    Family ID F32  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Julia Ann Rogers,   b. 2 Apr 1823, Worthington, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1902, Elmwood, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 1839  Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 12
    Children 
     1. Ellen Lavinia Snouffer,   b. 7 Feb 1841, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1913, Blendon, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     2. Margaret E. Snouffer,   b. 2 May 1843, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1930, Onarga, Iroquois Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     3. John H. Snouffer,   b. 1 Jun 1846, Linworth, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1939, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     4. Olivia Sylvania Snouffer,   b. 13 Jul 1848, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1937, Perry Twsp, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2009 
    Family ID F218  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    John Snouffer
    John Snouffer
    Courtesy of www.Findagrave.com

  • Notes 
    • When his son John died in 1939, The Worthington [OH] News(14 Dec 1939), reported that he was the son of "Capt. John Snouffer and Julia Rogers Snouffer," and that his parents were "among the early pioneers in this section."
    • The 1850 census lists "John Snuffer," 32, a farmer, born in MD, living with his wife Julia, 27, born in Ohio, and the following Ohio-born children: Ellen, 9; "Margarett," 7; John, 4; and "Sylvana," 2. Also in the home was another John, 13, whose relationship is not stated. 1850 U.S. Census, Perry Twsp, Franklin Cnty, OH (M432, Roll 680, stamped p. 236 B). The family lived 9 houses away from his brother Michael "Snoffer," and his family, and a number of Rannebergers lived in between them. 1850 U.S. Census, Perry Twsp, Franklin Cnty, OH (M432, Roll 680, stamped p. 236). [The penmanship of the census taker is ambiguous; the surname appears to me as "Snuffer," while his brother Michael's name is clearly spelled "Snoffer." The Ancestry.com indexer listed the surname as "Snaffer."]
    • The 1860 census lists: "John Snouffer," 42, a farmer born in Maryland, living with his wife "Julia Ann," 37, and children Ellen, Margaret, John and Sylvania, together with his mother, "Maria Snouffer," 84. John's real property is valued at $3,500; his personal property at $800. 1860 U.S. Census, Worthington P.O., Perry Twsp, Franklin Cnty, OH (M 653, Roll 962, stamped p. 307).
    • In 1870 the census reports that "Snoffer, John" is a 52-yr old "Farmer," born in Maryland, living with his wife Julia, 47, daughter "Sintha" [a nickname for Sylvania?], 21, and 8-yr grandson Willie Armstrong. 1870 U.S. Census, Perry twsp, Franklin Cnty, OH (M 593, Roll 1200, stamped p. 679).
    • The 1880 census shows the 4 of them still living together: "Snaffer [sic], B. John," a 62 yr old farmer, living with his wife Julia, 57, who was "keeping house," daughter Sylvania, 32, who "assists in home," and grandson William Armstrong, 19. His son John and family lived 2 houses away. 1880 U.S. Census, Perry twsp, Franklin Cnty, OH (T 9, Roll 1015, stamped p. 171).
    • According to the Franklin Cnty, OH, Probate Court Administration Docket 11:319 (3 Nov 1888), John died 21 Oct 1888. His will may be found in Franklin Cnty Will Record L:315. It bequeathed all real and personal property to his wife Julia A. Snouffer, and upon her death, the real estate was to be divided among their children, as follows: to daughters "Ellen L. Pinney and Margaret K. Skeels," a 43a. parcel; to daughter "Clevis Sylvania Snouffer," a 10.07a. tract, and to son "John H. Snouffer," a 20.66a. tract. Another lot was to be sold and proceeds divided among the three daughters.
    • John's memorial or headstone in the Union Cemetery, SE Section (1879), Row 13, gives a birth date of 28 Aprl 1818. See Donald M. Schlegel, Early Memorials in Union Cemetery, Franklin County, Ohio, p. 23 (1999), and www.Findagrave.com. However, "Maryland, Church Records, 1668-1995" gives a birth date of 29 April 1817. FamilySearch, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F4ZS-ND9


  • Sources 
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    2. [S27] Pheneger, Diane|, Diane & Don Pheneger, "John Snouffer [1779-1823] Family Group" (5 Mar 1979) & Family group and lineage charts : 1979 - 2004 , (431 W. College, Granville, OH 43023; Email: dondi@windstream.net).

    3. [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:XDK4-55Z .

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    6. [S132] Tombstone|, Tombstone.

    7. [S74] LDS IGI Index|, "International Genealogical Index", (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT; www.familysearch.org).

    8. [S140] Franklin Cnty, OH, Ct Records|, Franklin Cnty, OH, "Court Records", (Franklin County Courthouse, 375 S. High St, Columbus, OH 43215), Probate Court, 11:319 (1888).

    9. [S371] Cem - Union, Columbus, OH (old)|, Donald M. Schlegel, "Early Memorials in Union Cemetery, Franklin County, Ohio", (D.M. Schlegel, 3554 Rochfort Bridge Dr., Columbus, OH 43221 : 1999), p. 23.

    10. [S10] Snuffers|, James L. Wood, Jr., THE SNUFFERS, (BJW Printers; Beckley, WV : 1989), 929.273Sn72., p. 80.

    11. [S12] Ott|, Richard H. Ott, Jr., "Ott Genealogy" : Oct 2003, (Richard H. Ott, Jr., 4208 Elsa Terr, Baltimore, MD 21117; DickOtt@aol.com).

    12. [S89] WFT|, Family Tree Maker, "World Family Tree", (The Learning Company, Inc., Cambridge, MA, and Broderbund Software Co., Novato, CA [Genealogy "Trees" submitted by various contributors (shown by CD vol #, Tree # )] ), v.3, t.5844.