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Ellen "Nellie" Snouffer

Ellen "Nellie" Snouffer

Female 1856 - 1944  (87 years)

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  • Name Ellen "Nellie" Snouffer  [1, 2, 3
    Nickname Nellie 
    Born 10 Sep 1856  Jefferson, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Christened 25 Dec 1856  Jefferson, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    AFN 2T6K-XSJ 
    Died 26 Jul 1944  Washington, D.C. Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Buried 29 Jul 1944  Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    Person ID I339  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 26 Mar 2010 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Elizabeth Ellen Thomas,   b. 11 Sep 1827, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1858, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Marriage License Date 8 Jan 1846  Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Married Aft 8 Jan 1846  Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7, 8
    Family ID F93  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The 1870 Maryland census shows "Ellen" as 10 [sic] years old, born in Maryland, living at home with her father and siblings. «i» 1870 U.S. Census«/i», Adamstown P.O., Frederick Cnty, MD (M 593, Roll 586, stamped p. 23)

      According to Wm. J. Grove, «i»HISTORY OF CARROLLTON MANOR«/i», p. 262 (1928), "Miss Nellie Snouffer" served on the "Committee of Reception" at the "Basket Pic-Nic ... held in Mr. Curtis Thomas' Woods, near Adamstown, on Wednesday, September 3d, 1879."

      The 1880 census lists Nellie, 23 years old, "keeping house" for her father "Snauffer, George W," sister Fannie and sister Ida and her husband John H. Yeakey [indexed as "Yukey"], her father's cousin, and a black servant and 3 black farm laborers.«i» 1880 U.S. Census,«/i» Buckeystown Dist, Frederick Cnty, MD (T 9, Roll 509, stamped p. 5).

      The «i»1930 BOYD'S DIRECTORY, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA«/i», p. 1430 (R.L. Polk & Co. 1930), lists "Nellie" Snouffer as living at 1356 Kenyon, NW.

      The 1930 census lists Eleanor "Nellie" Snouffer, 72, living with her sister Fannie Chiswell, a 71 year old widow. «i»1930 U.S. Census, «/i»Washington, D.C. (T 626, Roll 300, ED 287, p. 10B).

      Obituary, «i»The Frederick [MD] Post«/i» , p. 5 (31 Jul 1944), and «i»The News«/i» [Frederick, MD], p. 5 (31 Jul 1944):
      «tab»"Miss Nellie Snouffer, a resident of Washington, D. C., for the past 50 years, died there Wednesday, July 26 of complications [sic], aged 88 years.
      «tab»"She was a daughter of the late George W. and Elizabeth E. Thomas Snouffer of Frederick County. Surviving is one sister, Mrs. Joseph Chiswell, of Washington. E. N. Snouffer of Buckeystown was a cousin of the deceased. She was a member of the Lutheran Church.
      «tab»"Funeral services were held Saturday [29 Jul].... Interment was made in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Frederick...."

  • Sources 
    1. [S104] WASH DC Census 1930|, Washington, D.C., 1930 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (T626, Roll 300, ED 287, p. 10B) (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S32] RootsWeb WC - MD Families|, Nancy Jacobsen, "Maryland Families", (RootsWeb World Connect Project, http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=6105334 ; Email: njacobsen@charter.net : Jan 2008).

    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. [S53] Myers, Margaret E.|, Margaret E. Myers, "Report to Wm. N. Snouffer" : 26 Feb 1986, (Margaret E. Myers, 317 East 3d St, Frederick MD 21701).

    5. [S31] Thomas, G.L.|, George Leicester Thomas, GENEALOGY OF THE ENGLISH THOMAS FAMILY, (G.L.Thomas, Adamstown, MD : 1956), p. 93 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S486] Funeral Notice|, Funeral Notice, 31 Jul 1944 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S52] Myers Marriages 3|, Margaret E. Myers, MARRIAGE LICENSES OF FREDERICK COUNTY [MD], 1841-1865, (Family Line Publications, Westminster, MD : 1988), pp.217,233.

    8. [S31] Thomas, G.L.|, George Leicester Thomas, GENEALOGY OF THE ENGLISH THOMAS FAMILY, (G.L.Thomas, Adamstown, MD : 1956), p. 91.