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Mary Morgan Hebb

Mary Morgan Hebb

Female 1836 - 1914  (~ 78 years)

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  • Name Mary Morgan Hebb  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born Jan 1836  Shepherdstown, Jefferson Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Female 
    AFN 2T75-4LL 
    Died 26 Oct 1914  Washington, D.C. Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 6, 7
    Buried 28 Oct 1914  Rockville Union Cem, Montgomery Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 8
    Person ID I698  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2010 

    Father Hilliard Forrest Hebb,   b. 14 Oct 1807, Washington Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1875, Sharpsburg, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Jane Shindler,   b. 23 Jan 1807, Shepherdstown, Jefferson Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1889, Sharpsburg, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married Y  [5
    Family ID F231  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family George Fenton Snouffer,   b. Feb 1838, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1904, Gaithersburg, Montgomery Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Marriage License Date 20 Aug 1859  Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Married 19 Oct 1859  Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 5, 6, 10
    Children 
     1. William Fenton Snouffer,   b. 1 Dec 1861, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1901, Gaithersburg, Montgomery Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     2. Elizabeth ("Bessie") Moffett Snouffer,   b. 28 Apr 1864, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1943, Bethesda, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     3. John Hilliard Snouffer,   b. 1866, Gaithersburg, Montgomery Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1960, Silver Spring, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     4. Mary Julia Snouffer,   b. Aug 1868,   d. 5 Jun 1873  (Age ~ 4 years)
     5. Rose Forrest Snouffer,   b. 31 Jan 1870, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1955  (Age 85 years)
     6. Nancy Hebb Snouffer,   b. 11 Mar 1873, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1949  (Age 75 years)
     7. Julia Morgan Snouffer,   b. 29 Jul 1875, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1951, Montgomery Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     8. Charles Thomas Snouffer,   b. 4 Aug 1877, Adamstown, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1929, Washington, D.C. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2009 
    Family ID F226  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Mary Morgan Hebb Snouffer
    Mary Morgan Hebb Snouffer
    Courtesy of Mary Lillian Snouffer & Charlotte M. Harper;
    edited by Wm. C. Snouffer

  • Notes 
    • The 1870 census shows "GF" Snouffer, 31, a farmer, living with his wife Mary M, 33, and 5 children: "Willie F," 8; "Lizie M," 6; John H, 4; "Mary Julia," 2; and "Rose F," 6 months. Also living in the household were 6 servants and farm laborers. 1870 U.S. Census, Dist. 1, Frederick Cnty, MD (M 593, Roll 586, stamped p. 18).

      The 1880 census lists "Snouffer, Mary W," 40, living with her husband "Fenton," 41, and children William, Bessie, John, Rose, "Nansey," Julia and Charles, together with a servant and a cook. [The census index lists the surname as "Snauffer."] 1880 U.S. Census, Buckeystown Dist, Frederick Cnty, MD (T 9, Roll 509, stamped p. 7)[LDS Film 1254509].

      The 1910 census records Mary, 73, living in the household of her daughter Elizabeth, or "Bessie M," 48, her husband Harry B. Cramer, 47, and their two children, George F, 17, and Mary B, 14. 1910 U.S. Census, Prct 10, Washington, D.C. (T 624, Roll 155, stamped p. 96B).

      According to Wm. J. Grove, HISTORY OF CARROLLTON MANOR, p. 262 (1928), "Mrs. G. F. Snouffer" served on the "Committee of Reception" for the "Basket Pic-Nic ... held in Mr. Curtis Thomas' Woods, near Adamstown, on Wednesday, September 3d, 1879."

      In Feb 2005, the Montgomery Cnty, MD, Historical Society provided the following information, under a label "Sentinel Abstracts File":
      "SNOUFFER, MARY M.
      "of Gaithersburg died Mon. [26 Oct], widow of G. Fenton Snouffer, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Henry B. Chiswell in Alexandria, Va [sic].
      "Oct 30, 1914"

      Obituary, The Washington [DC] Post, p. 8 (28 Oct 1914):
      "Mrs. Mary M. Snouffer, widow of G. Fenton Snouffer, of Gaithersburg, Md., died Monday [26 Oct] at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Henry B. Chiswell, 224 South Washington street, this city, at an advanced age. Mrs. Snouffer had been an invalid for fifteen years. Interment will be in Rockville, Md. Cemetery at 2 o'clock this afternoon. Mrs. Snouffer is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Henry D. Cramer, of Washington; Mrs. Chiswell, of this city; Mrs. A. H. Asquith, of Cleveland, Ohio; and Mrs. Lydia Griffith, of Etchison, Md., and two sons, John H. and Charles T. Snouffer, both of Gaithersburg, Md."

      Mary is buried in the Rockville Cemetery. See: http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/md/montgomery/cemeteries/rockville4.txt (accessed Mar 2006); and http://usgwarchives.net/md/montgomery/tsimages/rockburials/sect8/rock-s2.html (accessed Apr 2009).

  • Sources 
    1. [S31] Thomas, G.L.|, George Leicester Thomas, GENEALOGY OF THE ENGLISH THOMAS FAMILY, (G.L.Thomas, Adamstown, MD : 1956), pp. 91, 92.

    2. [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).

    3. [S17] Charlotte Layton - 2 |, Charlotte Harper Layton, "Layton Family Tree" , (www.Ancestry.com; contact Charlotte Layton at cmairelayton@aol.com).

    4. [S505] WASH DC Census 1910|, Washington, D.C., 1910 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (T624, Roll 155, p. 96B).

    5. [S85] Spangler, Mary Snouffer|, Mary Snouffer Spangler, "Ancestor Chart", (Report to James Wood, Jr. : 7 Jan 1980).

    6. [S40] Obituary|, Anonymous, "Obituary", (Mary M. Snouffer; 28 Oct 1914).

    7. [S174] Death Certificate|, Death Certificate, (VA Cert # 22612).

    8. [S504] USGenWeb Project |, The USGenWeb Project, (The USGenWeb Project, www.usgenweb.org).

    9. [S52] Myers Marriages 3|, Margaret E. Myers, MARRIAGE LICENSES OF FREDERICK COUNTY [MD], 1841-1865, (Family Line Publications, Westminster, MD : 1988), pp.107,217.

    10. [S96] Ames, Margaret|, Margaret Finn Ames, "Family Group Sheets", (Margaret F. Ames : 1965 - 1993).