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Elizabeth Ellen Ranneberger

Elizabeth Ellen Ranneberger

Female 1799 - 1857  (58 years)

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  • Name Elizabeth Ellen Ranneberger  [1, 2, 3
    Born 1799  Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Female 
    Died 29 Oct 1857  [2
    Person ID I280  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 25 Aug 2015 

    Father Philip (Henry) Ranneberger,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Sarah E. Thomas,   b. 12 Feb 1778,   d. 12 Jan 1850, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married Abt 13 Jun 1796  Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Family ID F866  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Georg (George) Schnauffer / Snouffer,   b. 13 Apr 1792, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1831, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Marriage License Date 9 Apr 1822  Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Married 11 Apr 1822  Evangelical Lutheran Ch, Frederick, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 9, 10
    Children 
     1. Dorcas Ann Snouffer,   b. 13 Mar 1823, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. George Washington Snouffer,   b. 3 Dec 1824, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1893, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    +3. Michael Snouffer,   b. 1826, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. William Henry Snouffer,   b. 19 Jun 1827, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Arnold Cem, Wellington, Lafayette Cnty, MO Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Sarah Elizabeth Snouffer,   b. 10 Dec 1829, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1917, Edmond, Oklahoma Cnty, OK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2012 
    Family ID F34  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The spelling of Elizabeth's last name has been varied -- e.g., Raneberger, Ranenberg, Ranenbarger, Rananbargar, and Ranneberger. I have adopted the last spelling because it was used in Grove's HISTORY OF CARROLLTON MANOR (1928), and in J.M.Holdcraft's NAMES IN STONE (1966), who presumably took the spelling from the tombstone.

      The wedding license issued 9 Apr 1822 spells the name "Raneberger." See Dorothy H. Smith, Frederick County [MD] Marriage Licenses, 1778-1839, p. 197 (1979); Margaret E. Myers, MARRIAGE LICENSES OF FREDERICK COUNTY, 1811-1840, pp. 196, 227 (1987). However, the church record of the wedding on 11 Apr 1822 spells the name "Ranenberg." Frederick, MD, Evangelical Lutheran Church Records, 1756-1885, p. 1331 (LDS Film 1205005; see also Film 0020488).

      On 26 July 1850, Elizabeth's mother Sarah's will provided a number of bequests to grandchildren, whose names were spelled "Ranenbarger," although the scriviner spelled Sarah's name both "Rananbargar" and "Ranebarger" in the will itself. Frederick Cnty MD Wills, TS 1, p. 61. (See Sarah's Notes.) Finally, Wm. J. Grove, HISTORY OF CARROLLTON MANOR, pp. 121-123 (1928), spelled the name "Ranneberger," stating, at p. 121, for example, "Mr. Ranneberger had six [sic] children, Stephen, Eleven [sic - Levin ?], Philip and Elizabeth who married George Snouffer, two of his sons and one daughter went west."
      The 1850 Maryland census reported that Elizabeth Snouffer was a 51-yr old woman living with children William H. and Sarah E. Snouffer, and two boarders, each of whom is listed as a "labourer" who probably helped with the farm work. The census also suggests that she lived next to her step-son John B. Snouffer. 1850 U.S. Census, Buckeystown twsp, Frederick Cnty, MD (M 432, Roll 293, stamped p. 223).
    • The 1840 census records Elizabeth as "Mrs E Snouffer," one male 10-15 (William), one male 15-20 (if one assumes son George has left the family home, then this probably is Michael), one female 10-15 (Sarah Elizabeth), one female 40-50 (Elizabeth); and 7 slaves. 1840 U.S. Census, Buckeystown, Frederick Cnty, MD (M 704, Roll 168, stamped p. 168A).

  • Sources 
    1. [S30] Carrollton Manor|, William Jarboe Grove, HISTORY OF CARROLLTON MANOR, (Marken & Bielfeld, Inc., Frederick, MD : 1928), p.121.

    2. [S215] Ancestry Tree - Laub| , Sheila Simpson, Laub and Associated Families of Pennsylvania and Iowa , (Ancestry.com, Ancestry Private Member Tree, Online database, http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?gl=ROOT_CATEGORY&rank=1&new=1&so=3&MSAV=1&msT=1&gss=ms_r_f-2_s&gsfn=henry+c&gsfn_x=XO&gsln=laub&gsln_x=XO&msbdy=1824&msbdy_x=1&cpxt=1&catBucket=t&uidh=b61&cp=12 [This is a "private tree;" so one needs to contact Ms. Simpson via this link to seek permission to view the tree.]).

    3. [S987] MD Church Docs, 1668-1995|, Various Maryland Churches, Maryland, Church Records, 1668-1995, (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, UT; Online database, https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2385204?collectionNameFilter=false).

    4. [S481] MD Census 1850, Buckeystown Twsp|, Maryland, Frederick Cnty, Buckeystown Twsp, 1850 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (M 432, Roll 293, p. 223).

    5. [S111] Myers Marriages 1 |, Margaret E. Myers, MARRIAGE LICENSES OF FREDERICK COUNTY [MD], 1778-1810, (Family Line Publications, Westminster, MD : 2d ed 1994), pp. 126, 152.

    6. [S31] Thomas, G.L.|, George Leicester Thomas, GENEALOGY OF THE ENGLISH THOMAS FAMILY, (G.L.Thomas, Adamstown, MD : 1956), p. 34.

    7. [S718] Smith Marriages|, Dorothy H. Smith, Frederick County [MD] Marriage Licenses, 1778-1839, (Unpublished Monograph, "Publication Rights Reserved," by Dorothy H. Smith, United States : 15 Jun 1979), F187.F8 S65 1900z., p. 197.
      "SNOUFFER, George & Elizabeth Raneberger - Apl 9, 1822"

    8. [S28] Myers Marriages 2|, Margaret E. Myers, MARRIAGE LICENSES OF FREDERICK COUNTY [MD], 1811-1840, (Family Line Publications, Silver Spring, MD : 1987), pp. 228, 242.

    9. [S29] Frederick, MD, Luth Ch|, "Church Records", (Frederick, MD, Evangelical Lutheran Church [LDS Film 1205005]), p.1331.

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