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Barbara Schnauffer / Snouffer

Barbara Schnauffer / Snouffer

Female 1786 - 1832  (45 years)

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  • Name Barbara Schnauffer / Snouffer  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 10 Mar 1786  Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Christened 14 Apr 1786  Krider's (St.Benjamin's) Luth. Ch., Westminster, Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 5, 9, 11
    Gender Female 
    Died 18 Jan 1832  Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12
    Buried Krider's (St.Benjamin's) Luth. Ch. Cem, Westminster, Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6, 8, 12
    Person ID I271  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 31 Jan 2015 

    Father Johanes Schnauffer / Snouffer,   b. 15 Nov 1752, Berks Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1810, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Christina Rinehart,   b. 1756, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1818, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 3 Sep 1776  [7, 13, 14, 15
    Family ID F4  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Frederick Beier / Byers,   b. 10 Oct 1781, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1815, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Married Abt 1807  [4, 6, 7, 8, 10, 16
    Children 
     1. John Beier / Byers,   b. 2 Jul 1807, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1860, Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     2. David Beier / Byers,   b. Abt 1808
     3. Jacob Beier / Byers,   b. Abt 1811
     4. Catarina (Catherine) Beier / Byers,   b. May 1812
     5. Mary Ann Beier / Byers,   b. 14 Oct 1815, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1837, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
    Last Modified 31 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F75  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Andrew Angel,   b. 2 Mar 1792,   d. 26 Jan 1847, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 1816  [6, 7, 8, 16
    Children 
     1. Susan Angel,   b. Feb 1813, Frederick (now Carroll) Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1881, Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years)
     2. Andrew Angel,   b. 26 Apr 1816, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1817, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Eliza Ann Angel,   b. 6 Aug 1818, Westminster, Frederick (now Carroll) Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1843, Westminster, Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
     4. Unknown Angel,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Unknown Angel,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Ann Maria Angel,   b. 11 Oct 1825,   d. 28 Jul 1846, Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
    Last Modified 10 Dec 2010 
    Family ID F76  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Barbara Schnauffer Angel
    Barbara Schnauffer Angel
    Krider's (St.Benjamin's) Luth. Ch. Cem, Westminster, Carroll Cnty, MD

  • Notes 
    • According to the Charles Zahn's "Church Record of the Evangelical Lutheran Congregation of St. Benjamin's, or Krider's Church at Pipe Creek, near Westminster, Md." (see LDS Film 0013200), Barbara's birth date is noted as 10 Mar 1786, and her last name was spelled "Shnaufer." However, in vol. 9, MARYLAND GERMAN CHURCH RECORDS, p. 40 (1993), which Zahn helped to edit, Barbara's and her parents' last name is spelled as "Schraufer."

      On 2 Feb. 1806, while still single, "Barbara Shnauffer" was a sponsor at the baptism of a daughter of Johann and Margaret Dell at the Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church. Vol. 9, MARYLAND GERMAN CHURCH RECORDS, p. 88 (C.T. Zahn & F.S. Weiser, eds; 1993). Likewise for Maria Hoppe, p. 87: "Maria, dau. of Friedr. and Cathr. Hoppe, b. 29 Dec. 1802, bp. 3 Apr. 1803. Sponsors: Friedr. Boyer and Barb. Schnauferin, single."

      After Mary Snouffer died, her husband Frederick Bayer [sic] "later married, in 1807, her sister, Barbara Snouffer. After Frederick's death 26 Feb. 1816, Barbara then married Andrew Angel the same year, by whom she had a daughter, Ann Maria Angel." (THE SNUFFERS, p. 80.)

      Barbara's father's will, signed 5 Dec 1809 and probated 12 Mar 1810, among other things, bequeathed property to his children, including daughter "Barbara Bayer wife of Frederick Bayer ... to have share and share alike both of my real and personal estate [with exceptions]." Frederick County Will Book RB #1, p. 82.

      Barbara and her first husband were buried in Krider's Lutheran Church Cemetery in sec. B, row 14. She is buried in grave 34, he in 35. See vol. 5, part 1, CARROLL COUNTY CEMETERIES, p. 101 (Carroll Cnty Genealogical Soc'y, 1996). Her second husband, Andrew Angel, also is buried in Krider's, but his stone has not been located.

      J.T. Scharf, HISTORY OF WESTERN MARYLAND, pp. 923-924 (1882), lists a number of people buried at "St. Benjamin's (Kreiger's) Union Lutheran and Reformed Church," including: "Barbara Angel, daughter of John Schaeffer [sic], born March 10, 1786 (married to Frederick Boyers, 1807, by whom she had three sons and two daughters; married to Andrew Angel, 1816, by whom she had six children), died Jan. 18, 1832."

      Her tombstone, according to my reading on 8 Oct 2010, recites:
      IN | memory | of | BARBARA ANGEL | Daughter of John Snouffer | And wife Phillipina Chr | ristina she was born March | 10th 1786, married to her first | husband Frederick Boyer | in the year 1807, with whom | she had 5 children, 3 sons | and 2 daughters and to her | second husband, Andrew | Angel, in the year 1816, and | With whom she had 6 chi | ldren, 1 son and 5 daught | ers, and died Jaunary 18th | 1832, at an age of 43 years | 10 months and 8 days.|

      "Beneath this stone there rests in | peace
      A tender mother, friend, and wife
      She died, but yonder world of ease
      Hers crowned -------- life
      There she awaits to meet us soon
      With outstretched arms and wings | of love;
      Grant God that this may be | my doom [?],
      To live and be with her above."

      A somewhat different, but inaccurate, interpretation of the tombstone may be found in "Old Krider's Cemetery Inscriptions," vol. 16, Carrolltonian, p. 11 (1996).

    • (Research):
      J.M.Holdcraft, NAMES IN STONE, pp. 173-177 (1966), lists many Boyer family members, a few of whom have birth dates that fit within the 1807 - 1816 time frame of this couple's marriage.

  • Sources 
    1. [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).

    2. [S51] Tombstone - WCS |, Cemetery Memorial Stone , (Personal Inspection by Wm. C. Snouffer), Oct. 2006.

    3. [S37] Ancestry Tree - Mann|, James D. Hug, "Mann_2011-12-09", (Ancestry.com, Public Member Tree, Online database, http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/33020986/listofallpeople).

    4. [S531] Ancestry Tree - Byers|, Woody Rush, (Byers, Yohn, Bell, Barnes Families of Carroll County, Maryland, Ancestry.com, Public Member Tree, Online database, http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/35121622/listofallpeople ).

    5. [S465] Krider's|, Charles T. Zahn, Church Record of the Evangelical Lutheran Congregation of St. Benjamin's (Krider's) Church at Pipe Creek, near Westminster, Md, (Charles T. Zahn, Westminster, MD (1935) [Compare: LDS Film 0013200]).

    6. [S34] MD, Hist of Western|, J. T. Scharf, HISTORY OF WESTERN MARYLAND, (L. H. Everts, Co., Philadelphia, PA : 1882), p. 924.

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

    8. [S13] Carrolltonian - Krider's|, Anonymous, "Old Krider's Cemetery Inscriptions"; vol. 16, Carrolltonian (1996), (Carroll Cnty Genealogical Society, PO Box 1752, Westminster, MD 21158), p. 11.

    9. [S133] German Churches-9|, Maryland German Church Records : The Pipe Creek and Jerusalem Churches, vol. 9, (Historical Society of Carroll County, Westminster, MD (C.T. Zahn & F. S. Weiser, eds) : 1993), p. 40.

    10. [s783] Woody-2011 |, Woody Rush, "Descendants of Caspar Beier", (Woody Rush, 102 Alto Ave, Westminster, MD 21157-5708; Email: woody.rush550@gmail.com; Report published [2011]), pp. 2, 6.

    11. [S10] Snuffers|, James L. Wood, Jr., THE SNUFFERS, (BJW Printers; Beckley, WV : 1989), 929.273Sn72., p. 79.

    12. [S39] Carroll Cemeteries 5/1|, Carroll County Cemeteries, Vol. 5, part 1, (Carroll Cnty Genealogical Soc'y, Westminster, MD : 1999), p. 101.

    13. [S10] Snuffers|, James L. Wood, Jr., THE SNUFFERS, (BJW Printers; Beckley, WV : 1989), 929.273Sn72., p.79.

    14. [S11] Frederick Cnty, MD, Will Book GM 2 |, Frederick County, MD, "Will Book GM #2", (Frederick County, MD, Maryland State Archives, 350 Rowe Blvd., Annapolis, MD 21401), pp. 437-438.

    15. [S13] Carrolltonian - Krider's|, Anonymous, "Old Krider's Cemetery Inscriptions"; vol. 16, Carrolltonian (1996), (Carroll Cnty Genealogical Society, PO Box 1752, Westminster, MD 21158), p. 23.

    16. [S10] Snuffers|, James L. Wood, Jr., THE SNUFFERS, (BJW Printers; Beckley, WV : 1989), 929.273Sn72., pp. 80, 81.