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John Edward Snouffer

John Edward Snouffer

Male 1889 - 1972  (82 years)

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  • Name John Edward Snouffer  [1, 2, 3
    Born 14 Jun 1889  Atlantic, Cass Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Agriculture - Farmer 
    Died 27 Mar 1972  Scramento, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Person ID I4026  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 5 Mar 2015 

    Father William Atwood Snouffer,   b. 15 Dec 1861, Cincinnati, Hamilton Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1948, Atlantic, Cass Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Katharine Magdalene Talty,   b. Jun 1867, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1950, Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Married Y  [2
    Family ID F1453  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Marie Swensen,   b. 24 Aug 1888, Lane, Jerauld Cnty, SD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1974, Yolo Cnty, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married Y  [1
    Children 
     1. Edward Melvin Snouffer,   b. 25 Sep 1909, Kimball, Brule Cnty, SD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1970, Yolo Cnty, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     2. Vernon J. Snouffer,   b. 12 Dec 1911,   d. Jan 1984, Mendocino, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     3. Mildred L. Snouffer,   b. 1915, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1937  (Age 22 years)
     4. Francis L. Snouffer,   b. 10 Dec 1916, Kimball, SD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1996, Rapid City, Pennington Cnty, SD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2009 
    Family ID F1464  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • CASS COUNTY, IOWA: FROM THESE BEGINNINGS WE GREW, p. 542 (Cass County - 1980 History, Inc., Atlantic, IA)(1980), contains this:
      John's father "William Atwood was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, December 15, 1861, and died July 4, 1948. *** He was married to Katharine Magdalene Talty, and they had two children, Frances Ann and John."

      The 1910 census records "John Snuffer," 20, a general laborer born in Iowa, living with his wife Anna, 19, born in South Dakota, and their son Edward, 7 months, born in Nebraska. 1910 U.S. Census, Atlantic, Cass Cnty, IA (T 624, Roll 395, stamped p. 33).

      John's WW I draft registration card stated that he was 27 yrs old and born in Atlantic, Iowa, on 14 Jun 1889. He reported that he was a self-employed farmer in Grand (?) Valley, SD, with no prior military service. He noted that he was married and had four children, had dark hair and blue eyes. The form was filed 5 Jun 1917, in Buffalo Cnty, SD. See www.Ancestry.com, online database World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.

      The 1930 census provides that John and his family were living on and probably ran the "Brule County Poor Farm." John E Snouffer, 40, was living with his wife of 21 years, Anna A, 41, and 3 children: Vernon J, 18; Mildred L, 15; and Francis L, 13. Four "roomers" also resided with them. John and son Vernon had been born in Iowa; Anna, Mildred and Francis were born in South Dakota. John was a farmer; Anna was a "housekeeper" for the County Poor Farm; Vernon worked as a farm laborer. 1930 U.S. Census, Pukwana Twsp, Brule Cnty, SD (T 626, Roll 2219, stamped p. 223).
    • In 1940 the census shows John E. Snouffer, 53, born in Iowa, and his wife "Anna M," 53, born in SD, living with 2 sons: "Edward M.", 31, born in Nebraska [sic]; and Vernon J., 27, born in Iowa. All three of the men were farm laborers. 1940 U.S. Census, Rosedale Twsp, Hanson Cnty, SD (T 627, Roll 3857, stamped p. 61).
    • The Social Security Death Index reports that John (SSN 504-05-1553) was born 13 Jun 1885 [sic], died in Mar 1972 and that his last residence was in Sacramento, CA.

  • Sources 
    1. [S90] Barbara Erbele Woods|, Barbara L. Snouffer Erbele Woods, "Family Pedigree Chart" : July 1982 ; & Email correspondence, (Barbara S. Erbele Woods; Email: erbelewoods@frontier.com).

    2. [S274] Cass IA Beginnings|, Cass County, Iowa: From These Beginnings We Grew, (Cass County--1980 History, Inc., Atlantic, IA : 1980 [LDS microfiche # 6048810]), 977.772 H2ci., p. 542.

    3. [S803] SD Census 1930, Brule|, South Dakota, Brule Cnty, 1930 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C. ), (T626, Roll 2219, p. 223).

    4. [S378] WW I Draft Card|, U.S. Selective Service System, "World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918", (U.S. Selective Service System, The National Archives, Washington, D.C.; Online database: http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6482).

    5. [S277] IA Census 1900, Atlantic, 2-WD, Iowa, Cass Cnty, Atlantic, 2d Ward, 1900 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (T623, Roll 422, p. 47).

    6. [S471] Social Security|, U.S. Social Security Admin., Social Security Death Index, (http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3693).