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Catherine Elizabeth Schaeffer

Catherine Elizabeth Schaeffer

Female 1846 - 1915  (68 years)

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  • Name Catherine Elizabeth Schaeffer  [1
    Born 10 Dec 1846  Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Female 
    AFN 2T7F-NBS 
    Died 1 Aug 1915  Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Buried 3 Aug 1915  Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Person ID I854  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 5 Jan 2011 

    Family William Trail Snouffer,   b. 8 Jun 1842, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1875, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 17 Apr 1867  [1, 2, 3
    Children 
     1. John Archibald Snouffer,   b. 5 Feb 1868, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1926, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     2. Oscar Lee Snouffer,   b. 22 Apr 1871, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1910, Cincinnati, Hamilton Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     3. Edward Nelson Snouffer,   b. 18 Jun 1872, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1953, Washington, D.C. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     4. Margaret Ellen ("Maggie") Snouffer,   b. 30 Jan 1874, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1955, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     5. Sarah Elizabeth ("Sallie") Snouffer,   b. 18 Feb 1875, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1937, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2009 
    Family ID F289  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Catherine Schaeffer Snouffer
    Catherine Schaeffer Snouffer
    Courtesy of G. L. Thomas, English Thomas
    Family
    , p. 92 (1956)

    Headstones
    Catherine E. Schaeffer Snouffer
    Catherine E. Schaeffer Snouffer
    Courtesy of www.Findagrave.com

  • Notes 
    • The 1880 census lists "Snouffer, E. Catharine" [sic], a 33 year old widow, with children "John A," 12, "M. Ellen," 6, and "Sallie E," 4, living with her brother-in-law "Thomas, Cephas" and family, in Buckeystown. [The census index lists the names under "Snauffer".] 1880 U.S. Census, Buckeystown Dist., Frederick Cnty, MD (T 9, Roll 509, stamped p. 14)[LDS Film 1254509].

      The News [Frederick, MD] (15 Jun 1893):
      "Doubs - June 14. *** Mrs. Catherine Snouffer and son, of Buckeystown, spent Sunday with [her son] E. N. Snouffer and friends at Doubs."

      Obituary, The Daily News [Frederick, MD] (2 Aug 1915):
      "Mrs. Catherine Snouffer, widow of William Trail Snouffer, died yesterday afternoon [1 Aug] at 4 o'clock at the home of her son-in-law, Charles Geisbert, near Frederick Junction, aged 68 years and 7 months. She is survived by two sons and two daughters, Edward N. Snouffer of Buckeystown; John A. Snouffer, of Braddock; Mrs. Calvin Geisbert, or [sic] Adamstown, and Mrs. Charles Geisbert, of near Frederick Junction. She is also survived by one sister Mrs. C. M. Thomas, of Braddock, and one brother, John A. Schaeffer, of near Frederick. Twenty-eight grandchildren also survive. The funeral will take place tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock. Services will be held at the house and interment will be made in Mt. Olivet cemetery...."

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

    2. [S56] Names in Stone|, Jacob Mehrling Holdcraft, NAMES IN STONE, (Ann Arbor, MI : 1966), p.1071.

    3. [S59] Snouffer, Helen|, Helen Snouffer Brooks, "Letter to Dr. Edward S. Snouffer" (5 Sep 1989), (Helen Snouffer Brooks).

    4. [S40] Obituary|, Anonymous, "Obituary", (Catherine Schaeffer; 2 Aug 1915).