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Catherine Snouffer

Catherine Snouffer

Female 1814 - 1852  (37 years)

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  • Name Catherine Snouffer  [1, 2, 3
    Born 28 Nov 1814  Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Female 
    Died 29 Jan 1852  Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Buried Kempton Cem, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Person ID I266  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 31 May 2010 

    Father John Schnauffer / Snouffer,   b. 16 Apr 1779, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1823, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Mother Maria Magdalena Baumgardner / Baumgartner,   b. 21 Apr 1784, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1868, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married Abt 1805  [1, 5, 7
    Family ID F32  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ira Abraham Preston,   b. 15 Nov 1815, Otsego, Otsego Cnty, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1903, Vinton, Benton Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 23 Apr 1840  Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Children 
     1. George G. Preston,   b. 31 Aug 1840, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1913, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     2. Willard B. Preston,   b. Abt 1845, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Lora Ann Preston,   b. 21 Dec 1846, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1927, Manchester, Coffey Cnty, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +4. Luther Case Preston,   b. 16 Feb 1849, Columbus, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1937, Cedar Rapids, Linn Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 14 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F216  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Catherine Snouffer
    Catherine Snouffer
    Courtesy of John I. Snouffer & www.Findagrave.com
    Catherine Snouffer
    Catherine Snouffer
    Courtesy of Don & Diane Pheneger
    Kempton Cemetery
    Kempton Cemetery
    Photo from The Columbus [OH] Dispatch
    (abt 1980)(courtesy of Diane & Don Pheneger)
    [photo edited by Wm. C. Snouffer]

  • Notes 
    • A newspaper article on "The John Snouffer Family Reunion" in The Worthington [OH] News, p. 1 (20 Aug 1925) states that "Catherine Snouffer married Ira Preston, she died Jan. 29, 1852 at the age of 32 [sic] years." See: https://ohiomemory.org/digital/collection/p16007coll97/id/122
    • The 1860 census shows Ira Preston, 46, a farmer born in NY, living with his second wife Margaret, 31, born in OH, and 7 children. Those children included 4 borne by his first wife Catherine: George C, 19; Willard B., 14; "Laura A.," 13; and Luther C., 11. All the children were born in Ohio. 1860 U.S. Census, Clinton Twsp, Franklin Cnty, OH (M 563, stamped p. 133).
    • Catherine's tombstone reads: "Catherine | Wife of | I. A. Preston | Died | Jan. 29 1852 | Aged 37 Yr | 2 mo 1 d | Also two Infant Children"

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Snuffers|, James L. Wood, Jr., THE SNUFFERS, (BJW Printers; Beckley, WV : 1989), 929.273Sn72., p. 80.

    2. [S729] OH Marriages - 2 |, Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958, (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT; Online database at https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1681001), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XDNM-4TP .

    3. [S194] RootsWeb WC - McDonald Landaker|, Chester Landaker, "McDonald Landaker Families", (RootsWeb World Connect Project, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=SHOW&db=:1228152&recno=0 ; Email: cll2jr@aol.com : Jan 2008).

    4. [S132] Tombstone|, Tombstone.

    5. [S27] Pheneger, Diane|, Diane & Don Pheneger, "John Snouffer [1779-1823] Family Group" (5 Mar 1979) & Family group and lineage charts : 1979 - 2004 , (431 W. College, Granville, OH 43023; Email: dondi@windstream.net).

    6. [S103] FindaGrave, (www.FindAGrave.com), 25508949.

    7. [S12] Ott|, Richard H. Ott, Jr., "Ott Genealogy" : Oct 2003, (Richard H. Ott, Jr., 4208 Elsa Terr, Baltimore, MD 21117; DickOtt@aol.com).