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John Schnauffer / Snouffer

John Schnauffer / Snouffer

Male 1779 - 1823  (44 years)

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  • Name John Schnauffer / Snouffer  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Born 16 Apr 1779  Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    AFN 2T5Z-T21 
    Died 18 Sep 1823  Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Buried Otho Thomas (English) Family Cem, Point Of Rocks, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 11, 12, 13, 14
    Person ID I40  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2014 

    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  [2, 15, 16, 17
    Family ID F4  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Maria Magdalena Baumgardner / Baumgartner,   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, 7, 9
    Children 
     1. Michael Snouffer,   b. 23 Jan 1805, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1891, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     2. George Winfield Snouffer,   b. 21 Dec 1806, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1888, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     3. Rebecca Snouffer,   b. 26 Feb 1807, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1856  (Age 49 years)
    +4. Daniel Snouffer,   b. 7 Oct 1811, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1854, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
    +5. Catherine Snouffer,   b. 28 Nov 1814, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1852, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     6. John Snouffer,   b. 28 Apr 1818, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1888, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +7. Mary Snouffer,   b. 18 Nov 1819, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1890, Columbus, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     8. David Snouffer,   b. 16 Jan 1823, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1900, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2009 
    Family ID F32  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    John Schnauffer / Snouffer
    John Schnauffer / Snouffer
    Tombstone at Thomas family cemetery, Pt. of Rocks, MD; Oct 2006

  • Notes 
    • "John Snouffer [was] born about 1779. His wife was Mary Magdalena Baumgardner.... John died 18 Sept. 1823 at the age of 44.... He is buried in the Thomas family cemetery two miles east of Point of Rocks, Frederick County [MD]." (THE SNUFFERS, p. 80).

      John's father's will, signed 5 Dec 1809 and probated 12 Mar 1810, among other things, bequeathed "unto my son John Snouffer the sum of twenty five pounds lawfull money over and above the amount already by him received from me & that to be in full for his part of my real estate ... and ... share and share alike with my other children as to my personal estate...." Frederick County Will Book RB #1, p. 82.

      The 1820 census lists "John Snoufer" and his family, consisting of 2 boys under 10 [John, 1, and Daniel, 9]; 2 boys 10 - 16 [George Winfield, 14, and Michael, 15]; one male 26-45 [John, 41]; 3 females under 10 [Mary, ?, Catherine, 6, and an unknown girl]; 1 female, 10 -16 [Rebecca, 11], and 1 female 26 - 45 [Maria Magdalena, 36]. John and his family are listed next to his brother George and his family. 1820 U.S. Census, 1st District, Frederick Cnty, MD (M 33, Roll 43, stamped p. 82)[Heritage Quest p. 97]. [Indexers read the written name as "Snowfer," but I read it as "Snoufer."]

      William J. Grove, HISTORY OF CARROLLTON MANOR, p. 170 (1928), while writing of the "old Thomas burying ground in the southern end of Carrollton Manor," reports: "John Snouffer, died 1823, age 41 [sic] years."

      John's tombstone in the Thomas family cemetery, which is 1.5 miles east of Point of Rocks, reads: "In | Memory of | JOHN SNOUFFER | who departed this life | on the 18th day of Septe | mber 1823, Aged 44 | Years 5 Months and | 2 days".

      John could be considered the progenitor of the clan of Ohio Snouffers because, after his death in 1823, his wife moved all of their children to Ohio.
    • (Research):
      In a report dated 3 Mar 1986 to Wm.N.Snouffer, Margaret Myers quoted from a source she cited as: Robert W. Barnes & Norman Niccum, Vital Notices from Frederick-town, Maryland, Newspapers, 1786-1831, p. 14 (n.d.):
      "Died, Friday morning, John Snouffer, aged 42 years 6 months 4 days, a resident of Carroll Manor; survived by widow and 8 children."

      Ms. Myers asserted that this account should read that John died Friday morning, Sept 18, 1823, and by calculation he would have been born 15 Mar 1781.

      The reliability of this information is uncertain. Ms. Myers is a well known genealogist; Robert Barnes is the author and compiler of genealogy books and materials. This particular source is not found in the Inter-library loan system's World Catalog.

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

    3. [S194] RootsWeb WC - McDonald Landaker|, Chester Landaker, "McDonald Landaker Families", (RootsWeb World Connect Project, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=SHOW&db=:1228152&recno=0 ; Email: cll2jr@aol.com : Jan 2008).

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

    5. [S66] Ancestry Tree - Calvin/Jeffers...Jewett|, C. Calvin, "Calvin/Jeffers...Jewett Family Tree", (Ancestry.com, Public Member Tree, Online database, https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/tree/1328298/listofallpeople/).

    6. [S167] Ancestry Tree - Carraway/Huntsberger|, Ryan Carraway, "Carraway/Huntsberger", (Ancestry.com, Public Member Tree, Online database, https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/tree/2983311/listofallpeople/ ).

    7. [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).

    8. [S779] Ancestry Tree - Jones Morgan|, Martha Hamilton, "Jones-Morgan Ancestors", (Ancestry.com, Ancestry Public Member Trees, Online database, https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/tree/4978540/listofallpeople/).

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

    10. [S37] Ancestry Tree - Mann, James D. Hug, "Mann_2011-12-09", (Ancestry.com, Public Member Tree, Online database, https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/tree/33020986/listofallpeople/ ).

    11. [S56] Names in Stone|, Jacob Mehrling Holdcraft, NAMES IN STONE, (Ann Arbor, MI : 1966), p.1070.

    12. [S30] Carrollton Manor|, William Jarboe Grove, HISTORY OF CARROLLTON MANOR, (Marken & Bielfeld, Inc., Frederick, MD : 1928), p.170.

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

    14. [S103] FindaGrave, (www.FindAGrave.com), 16734213.

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

    16. [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.

    17. [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.