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Margaret E. Snouffer

Margaret E. Snouffer

Female 1843 - 1930  (87 years)

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  • Name Margaret E. Snouffer  [1, 2, 3
    Born 2 May 1843  Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Died 19 Aug 1930  Onarga, Iroquois Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 6
    Buried Onarga Cem, Onarga, Iroquois Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 6, 7
    Person ID I656  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2021 

    Father John Snouffer,   b. 28 Apr 1818, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1888, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Julia Ann Rogers,   b. 2 Apr 1823, Worthington, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1902, Elmwood, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 1839  Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8, 9
    Family ID F218  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Leron Skeels,   b. 6 Nov 1839, Worthington, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1929, Onarga, Iroquois Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 13 Jul 1861  Worthington, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 10
    Children 
     1. Curtis Skeels,   b. 26 Oct 1862, Onarga, Iroquois Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1863, Onarga, Iroquois Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Truman E. Skeels,   b. 12 Aug 1863, Onarga, Iroquois Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Cynthia Skeels,   b. 16 Mar 1864, Onarga, Iroquois Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1864, Onarga, Iroquois Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     4. Harry F. Skeels,   b. Feb 1866, Onarga, Iroquois Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1933, Wichita, Sedgwick Cnty, KS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years)
     5. Cora Skeels,   b. Sep 1867, Onarga, Iroquois Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1951, Onarga, Iroquois Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years)
     6. William Frederick Skeels,   b. 1 Jul 1869, Onarga, Iroquois Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1928, Onarga, Iroquois Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     7. Walter L. Skeels,   b. 3 May 1875, Onarga, Iroquois Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1876, Onarga, Iroquois Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2009 
    Family ID F1119  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Margaret E. Snouffer Skeels
    Margaret E. Snouffer Skeels
    Courtesy of www.Findagrave.com

  • Notes 
    • In the 1850 census, Margaret's name is spelled "Margarett." 1850 Ohio Census, Perry twsp, Franklin Cnty, OH (GR 112, p. 237).

      The 1860 census lists Margaret as 17 years old, born in Ohio, living with her parents, John and Julia Ann Snouffer, siblings, and grandmother "Maria Snouffer." 1860 U.S. Census, Worthington P.O., Perry Twsp, Franklin Cnty, OH (M 653, Roll 962, stamped p. 307).

      The 1870 census records William Skeels, 30, a farmer born in Ohio, living with his wife "Maggie," 27, also born in Ohio, and three Illinois-born children: Harvey, 5; "Carrie," 3; and William, 1. 1870 U.S. Census, Onarga, Iroquois Cnty, IL (M 593, Roll 231, stamped p. 430).

      The 1880 census shows William, 40, a farmer, living with Margaret, 36, who was "keeping house," and three children: Harry, 14, a farm worker; "Corie," 12, and William, 10, both of whom were "attending school." 1880 U.S. Census, Onarga, Iroquois Cnty, IL (T 9, Roll 214, stamped p. 303)[the family is indexed under the surname "Skuls" because the written "ee" does look like a "u"].

      According to the Franklin Cnty, OH, Probate Court Administration Docket 11:319 (3 Nov 1888), Margaret's father John died 21 Oct 1888. His will may be found in Franklin Cnty Will Record L:315. It bequeathed all real and personal property to his wife Julia A. Snouffer, and upon her death, the real estate was to be divided among their children, as follows: to daughters "Ellen L. Pinney and Margaret K. [sic] Skeels," a 43a. parcel; to daughter "Clevis Sylvania Snouffer," a 10.07a. tract, and to son "John H. Snouffer," a 20.66a. tract. Another lot was to be sold and proceeds divided among the three daughters.

      The 1900 Illinois census reports that "Margaret E" was living with her husband of 39 years, William L. Skeels; that she was born in May, 1843, in Ohio; and that she was the mother of 5 children, 3 of whom were still living. 1900 U.S. Census, Onarga Twsp, Iroquois Cnty, IL (T 623, Roll 308, stamped p. 2).

      The website "Onarga Families," hosted by Patricia D. Goff, indicates that, according to Onarga Cemetery Records, Margaret was born on 2 May 1843 in Ohio, married to William L. Skeels in 1861, and died 19 Aug 1930 and was buried in Onarga Cemetery, Onarga, IL. See www.genealogy.com/users/g/o/f/index.html (13 Jun 2001)[scroll down and click on name Patricia D. Goff; then click on "Onarga Families"](accessed Apr 2006).

  • Sources 
    1. [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).

    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:XDN9-3JR .

    3. [S132] Tombstone|, Tombstone.

    4. [S192] IL Census 1900, Onarga|, Illinois, Iroquois Cnty, Onarga Twsp, 1900 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (T623, Roll 308, p. 2).

    5. [S193] Onarga Illinois Families|, Patricia D. Goff, "Onarga Families" : 2008, (Patricia D. Goff, www.genealogy.com/users/g/o/f/index.html (13 Jun 2001) [scroll down and click on name Patricia D. Goff; then click on "Onarga Families"]).

    6. [S250] RootsWeb WC - MacDuffie, Cooper|, Darla Cooper, "MacDuffie, Cooper Family Tree", (RootsWeb World Connect Project, http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=darlacooper ; Email: darlacooper@yahoo.com : Jan 2008).

    7. [S103] FindaGrave, (www.FindAGrave.com), 31497520.

    8. [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:XDK4-55Z .

    9. [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.3, t.5844.

    10. [S140] Franklin Cnty, OH, Ct Records|, Franklin Cnty, OH, "Court Records", (Franklin County Courthouse, 375 S. High St, Columbus, OH 43215), Probate Court, 11:319 (1888).