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Charles Thomas Snouffer

Charles Thomas Snouffer

Male 1877 - 1929  (52 years)

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  • Name Charles Thomas Snouffer  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 4 Aug 1877  Adamstown, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Transportation - Railroad station elevator operator 
    Died 24 Oct 1929  Washington, D.C. Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Buried 26 Oct 1929  Rockville Union Cem, Montgomery Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6, 7
    Person ID I699  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 12 Apr 2011 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Mary Morgan Hebb,   b. Jan 1836, Shepherdstown, Jefferson Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1914, Washington, D.C. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Marriage License Date 20 Aug 1859  Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Married 19 Oct 1859  Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 5, 9, 10
    Family ID F226  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lucy Lillian Bready,   b. 12 Jun 1878, Redland, Montgomery Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1980, Fairfax, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 101 years) 
    Married 7 Nov 1905  [2, 4, 5, 11
    Children 
     1. Charles William Fenton ("Rocky") Snouffer,   b. 13 Jul 1906, Laytonsville, Montgomery Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1960, Silver Spring, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     2. Alice Dorothy Morgan Snouffer,   b. 16 Jan 1911, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1995, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     3. Mary Lillian Gladys Snouffer,   b. 13 Feb 1913, Laytonsville, Montgomery Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 2010, McLean, Fairfax Cnty, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
     4. Sothoron Key Eva Snouffer,   b. 5 Jul 1915, Laytonsville, Montgomery Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1965, McLean, Fairfax Cnty, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     5. Helene Anna Bready Snouffer,   b. 26 Mar 1920, Washington, D.C. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 2005, Falls Church, Falls Church Cnty, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2009 
    Family ID F227  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Charles Thomas Snouffer
    Charles Thomas Snouffer
    Charles is shown as a "cadet" enrolled at Maryland Agricultural College (1893-1894).
    Photo courtesy of Charlotte Harper Layton;
    edited by Wm. C. Snouffer

  • Notes 
    • According to the Montgomery County [MD] Sentinel, p. 3 (8 Jan 1897), "Miss Margaret Jones Griffith, daughter of Mr. Ulysses Griffith, gave a dance last Wednesday [6 Jan], at the Laytonsville Town Hall, in honor of her guest, Miss Mamie Hardesty. Named as being among those present were ... Charles Snouffer, [and] John Snouffer,...." John D. Bowman, Guide to Selections from the Montgomery County [MD] Sentinel, 1897-1901, p. 2 (2007).

      The 1880 census lists "Snouffer, Charles T," 2, living with his parents and siblings, together with a servant and a cook. 1880 U.S. Census, Buckeystown Dist, Frederick Cnty, MD (T 9, Roll 509, stamped p. 7)[LDS Film 1254509].

      According to records at the Univ. of Maryland, Charles was a "cadet" at the Maryland Agricultural College, arriving on campus on 20 Sep 1893, and staying there for only one year. (Email from Anne S. K. Turkos, Universty Archivist, Univ of Maryland, College Park, MD, to Charlotte Harper Layton, cmarielayton@aol.com [13 Apr 2011].)

      The Washington [D.C.] Post, p. 2 (12 Nov 1905), reported:
      "C. T. Snouffer -- Miss L. L. Bready.
      "Special to The Washington Post.
      "Rockville, Md Nov 11 -- Miss Lucy L. Bready, daughter of Mrs Dorothy Bready, of Unity, this county, and Charles T Snouffer, son of the late G Fenton Snoufer [sic] of Gaithersburg were married here by Rev Thomas J Packard rector of Christ Episcopal Church, this place. The ceremony was performed at the home of a relative of the bride in Rockville."

      Charles' WW I draft registration card give his birth date as 4 Aug 1876.

      The 1920 census lists Charles T. Snouffer, 42, an elevator operator for a "Railway Sta," living with his wife Lucy, 41, and 4 children: William F, 13; Alice M, 8; Mary L, 6; and Sothoron, 4 & 5/12ths. 1920 U.S. Census, Washington, D.C. (T 625, Roll 209, stamped p. 205B).

      The 1924 BOYD'S DIRECTORY, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, p. 1328 (R.L. Polk & Co. 1924), lists "Chas T" Snouffer as an elevator operator, living at 1119 Staples, NE.

      The 1930 BOYD'S DIRECTORY, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, p. 1430 (R.L. Polk & Co. 1930), lists "Chas T" Snouffer as a clerk living with his wife Lucy at 1119 Staples, NE.

      Death Notice:
      "SNOUFFER, CHARLES THOMAS. Thursday, October 24, 1929, at his residence, 1119 Staples st. n.e., CHARLES THOMAS SNOUFFER, huband [sic] of Lucy Bready Snouffer. Funeral from residence Saturday at 11 a.m. Interment Rockville Union Cemetery, Rockville, Md. Relatives and friends invited."

      Charles is buried in the Rockville, MD, Cemetery. See: http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/md/montgomery/cemeteries/rockville4.txt (accessed Mar 2006) [this index mistakenly lists him as "Snouffer, Chas. F."]; see also: http://usgwarchives.net/md/montgomery/tsimages/rockburials/sect8/rock-s2.html

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

    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. [S719] Spangler, Mary Snouffer - 2|, Mary Snouffer Spangler, "Family Group Sheet" (personal knowledge & data from a family Bible) : Jan 2003 [copies possessed by Charlotte (Harper) Layton and Wm. C. Snouffer].

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

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

    7. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 16874263.

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

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

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

    11. [S89] WFT|, Family Tree Maker, "World Family Tree", (The Learning Company, Inc., Cambridge, MA, and Broderbund Software Co., Novato, CA [Genealogy "Trees" submitted by various contributors (shown by CD vol #, Tree # )] ), v.20, t.2338.