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Dr. Owen M. Snuffer

Dr. Owen M. Snuffer

Male 1837 - 1901  (64 years)

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  • Name Owen M. Snuffer  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Prefix Dr.  
    Born 14 Feb 1837  Henry Cnty, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 8
    Gender Male 
    Military Service Confederate Army - Civil War 
    Occupation Health Provider - M.D. 
    Died 13 Jul 1901  Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Buried Paces Chapel Cem, Benton Cnty, AR Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I6329  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2018 

    Father Theoderick Snuffer,   b. 15 Jul 1799, Montgomery Cnty, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1876, Monegaw Twsp, St. Clair Cnty, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Margaret Baker,   b. 1801, Montgomery Cnty, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1879, St. Clair Cnty, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 23 Jan 1834  Montgomery Cnty, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 9, 10, 11
    Family ID F2184  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susan [Unknown] Tunstall,   d. 1876, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1864  [3
    Children 
     1. Sallie Snuffer
     2. Esie Snuffer
     3. Lilly Margaret Snuffer,   b. 31 Oct 1865, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1888, Chalk Level Twsp, St. Clair Cnty, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
    Last Modified 11 Feb 2012 
    Family ID F3559  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "Owen M. [Snuffer] was an officer in the confederate army, and now resides on the old homestead. He was born on the 14th day of February, 1837, in Henry County, Missouri. In 1864 he married Mrs. Susan Tunstall, widow of Captain E. B. Tunstall, who fell at the battle of Elk Horn [Battle of Pea Ridge, or Battle of Elkhorn Tavern; 7-8 Mar 1862], in Arkansas, under General [Sterling] Price. By this union there are now living two daughters, Sallie and Esie. Mrs. Snuffer died in Arkansas in 1876.
      "Mr. Owen Snuffer, to whom we are indebted for this sketch, has written several articles for the press, and among these contributions are "The Early Settlers of the County" and "The Sacking and Burning of Osceola by Jim Lane." "The Battle of Lone Jack," written by him, is acknowledged to be a fair and impartial history. He also assisted A. C. Appler in writing the only true life ever written of the Younger Brothers." The History of Henry and St. Clair Counties, Missouri, p 1149 (St. Joseph, MO; National Historical Co.: 1883).

      Between 1 Jan 1862 and 7 May 1865, Owen served as a Senior 2d Lt. in the 16th Regiment, Missouri Infantry, Confederate Army, during the Civil War.
      U.S. National Park Service, U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865, Film M 380, Roll 13, Online database (2007), www.Ancestry.com/.

      In 1890 he lived in Chalk Level Twsp, St. Clair Cnty, MO. Special Schedules of the Eleventh Census (1890) Enumerating Union Veterans of the Civil War, online database, 1890 Veterans Schedules, www.Ancestry.com.
    • Death Notice, Henry County [Clinton, MO] Weekly Democrat, p. 2 (2 Aug 1901):
      "Owen Snuffer, son of Theodoric [sic] Snuffer, one of the pioneers of this section, and who was born in this county in 1837 and later lived near Monegaw [St. Clair Cnty, MO], died at Rogers, Ark., recently. Owen was an ex-Confederate soldier, a member of Capt. Cock's company, and was wounded in the battle of Lone Jack. In Arkansas he had much success as a cancer doctor."

  • Sources 
    1. [S805] MO Census 1850, St. Clair|, Missouri, St. Clair Cnty, 1850 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C. ), (M432, Roll 413, p. 147).

    2. [S806] MO Census 1860, St. Clair|, Missouri, St. Clair Cnty, 1860 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (M653, Roll 644, p. 1027).

    3. [S807] MO History, Henry & St. Clair|, Anonymous, The History of Henry and St. Clair Counties, Missouri, (St. Joseph, MO; National Historical Co.: 1883; reprinted, Clinton, MO; Henry County Hist. Society: 1 July 1968), p. 1149.

    4. [S10] Snuffers|, James L. Wood, Jr., THE SNUFFERS, (BJW Printers; Beckley, WV : 1989), 929.273Sn72., p. 55.

    5. [S809] Civil War Soldiers & Sailors|, U.S. National Park Service, Civil War Soldiers & Sailors System, (U.S. National Park Service, Washington, D.C., online database at http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/).

    6. [S810] Civil War Soldiers|, U.S. National Park Service, U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865, (Online database (2007), www.Ancestry.com).

    7. [S811] Veterans Schedules, 1890|, Dep't of Veterans Affairs, Record Group 15, Special Schedules of the Eleventh Census (1890) Enumerating Union Veterans of the Civil War , (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.; online database, 1890 Veterans Schedules, www.Ancestry.com).

    8. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 123394836.

    9. [S10] Snuffers|, James L. Wood, Jr., THE SNUFFERS, (BJW Printers; Beckley, WV : 1989), 929.273Sn72., p. 54.

    10. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 127318919.

    11. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 35977485.