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Ruth Adelaide Snouffer

Ruth Adelaide Snouffer

Female 1891 - 1983  (91 years)

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  • Name Ruth Adelaide Snouffer  [1, 2
    Born 16 Jul 1891  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    AFN PIN 667701 
    Died 14 Mar 1983  Rockville, Montgomery Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried 17 Mar 1983  Monocacy Cem, Beallsville, Montgomery Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I737  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 31 May 2010 

    Father Benjamin Rawlings Snouffer,   b. 7 Mar 1853, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1932, Potomac, Montgomery Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Martina Adelaide Scheid,   b. 30 Jul 1856, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1926, Potomac, Montgomery Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 24 Oct 1878  [2, 7, 8
    Family ID F100  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joseph Gorman Butler,   d. Bef 1983 
    Married 22 Dec 1913  Baltimore, Baltimore Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 6, 9
    Children 
     1. Gorman Lee Butler,   b. 27 Aug 1918, Poolesville, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1986, Poolesville, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2009 
    Family ID F245  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The 1900 census lists "Ruth A" Snouffer, 8 years old, born in Maryland in July 1891, living with her parents and siblings Mable E, George W, Charles E, Fannie M, and Roy B. 1900 U.S. Census, Potomac Dist, Montgomery Cnty, MD (T 623, Roll 625, stamped p. 235).

      As reported in The Washington [DC] Post, p. 7 (7 Jan 1906):
      "A few evenings ago Miss Margaret Peters and her cousin, Mr. Eddington Bell, entertained a number of the young folks of the vicinity of Potomac, this county, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George H. Bell. It was on the eve of Miss Peters' return to the State Normal School.... Among those present were ... Fannie Snouffer, ... Ruth Snouffer, ... Charles Snouffer,...."

      Obituary, The Post [Frederick, MD], p. A-5 (16 Mar 1983):
      "Mrs. Ruth A. Butler, 91, Potomac Valley Nursing Home, formerly of Poolesville, died Monday, March 14, at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, Rockville. She was the wife of the late J. Gorman Butler.
      "Born in Frederick County, she was a daughter of the late Benjamin R. and Adelaide Sheid Snouffer.
      "Mrs. Butler was a member of the Poolesville Memorial United Methodist Church, Poolesville.
      "Surviving are one son, Gorman Lee Butler, Poolesville; two foster children ...; one grand-daughter, Joyce K. Yates, Poolesville; two grandsons, Ronald L. Butler, Columbia and Albert G. Butler, Walkersville, and 11 great-grandchildren.
      "*** Services will be held ... March 17.... Interment will be in Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville."


  • Sources 
    1. [S40] Obituary|, Anonymous, "Obituary", (Otho Snouffer; 14 Apr 1952).

    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. [S50] Thomas, Carl|, Carl Thomas, "Thomas Family Web Page", (Carl Thomas, www.lock4.com/carl).

    4. [S31] Thomas, G.L.|, George Leicester Thomas, GENEALOGY OF THE ENGLISH THOMAS FAMILY, (G.L.Thomas, Adamstown, MD : 1956), p. 96.

    5. [S484] RootsWeb WC - Bruners|, Maurice Woehrle, "Bruners of Schifferstadt", (Rootsweb World Connect Project, Online database: http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=mwoehrle (Jan 2008); mawoehrle@verizon.net. See also: Maurice Woehrle, "The Brunners of Schifferstadt in the United States of America," www.geocities.com/~mwoehrle : 2008).

    6. [S40] Obituary|, Anonymous, "Obituary", 16 Mar 1983.

    7. [S53] Myers, Margaret E.|, Margaret E. Myers, "Report to Wm. N. Snouffer" : 26 Feb 1986, (Margaret E. Myers, 317 East 3d St, Frederick MD 21701).

    8. [S31] Thomas, G.L.|, George Leicester Thomas, GENEALOGY OF THE ENGLISH THOMAS FAMILY, (G.L.Thomas, Adamstown, MD : 1956), p. 93 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S105] Butler Family|, Donald Eugene Cox, "Descendants of Gorman Joseph Butler", (Report D. Eugene Cox : 17 July 2002), # 1.