Ezra Lyman Snabel

M, b. 8 November 1880, d. 28 April 1952
     Ezra Lyman Snabel was born on 8 November 1880 at Wisconsin 1900 census shows NOV 1877. Cannot find in 1880 census. DLB 2017.1 He married Sarah Hope Kirby, daughter of Louis Roberson Kirby and Nancy Ellen Wendell. Ezra Lyman Snabel died on 28 April 1952 at Deschutes Co., OR, at age 71. He was buried in May 1952 at Richmond Cemetery, Wheeler Co., OR, Findagrave #38142194.

Children of Ezra Lyman Snabel and Sarah Hope Kirby

Citations

  1. [S4306] 1900 Federal Census, Gilliam County, Oregon. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 1347; FHL #1241347.
  2. [S4304] 1910 Federal Census, Wheeler County, Oregon. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 1283; FHL #1375296.
  3. [S4305] 1930 Federal Census, Wheeler County, Oregon. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 1957; FHL #2341691.

John Robert Snabel

M, b. 10 November 1905, d. 16 March 1979
     John Robert Snabel was born on 10 November 1905 at Oregon. He was the son of Ezra Lyman Snabel and Sarah Hope Kirby. John Robert Snabel died on 16 March 1979 at Crook Co., OR, at age 73. He was buried in March 1979 at Richmond Cemetery, Wheeler Co., OR, Findagrave #38142086.

Pansie V. Snabel

F, b. 21 April 1912, d. 8 April 2005
     Pansie V. Snabel was born on 21 April 1912 at Spray, Wheeler Co., OR. She was the daughter of Ezra Lyman Snabel and Sarah Hope Kirby. Pansie V. Snabel married Rudolph William Michel on 22 October 1932. Pansie V. Snabel lived on 3 April 1940 at McKay Precinct, Crook Co., OR.1 She died on 8 April 2005 at age 92. She was buried in April 2005 at Pilgrims Rest Cemetery, Powell Butte, Crook Co., OR, Findagrave #23026836.

Child of Pansie V. Snabel and Rudolph William Michel

Citations

  1. [S4303] 1940 Federal Census, Crook County, Oregon. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 3359.

Roy M. Snabel1

M, b. 7 February 1908, d. April 1976
     Roy M. Snabel was born on 7 February 1908 at Wheeler Co. (probably), OR.1 He was the son of Ezra Lyman Snabel and Sarah Hope Kirby.1 Roy M. Snabel married E. Lucille Bunn before April 1930. Roy M. Snabel died in April 1976 at Clatsop Co., OR, at age 68. He was buried in 1976 at Ocean View Cemetery, Warrenton, Clatsop Co., OR, Findagrave #155284650.

Citations

  1. [S4304] 1910 Federal Census, Wheeler County, Oregon. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 1283; FHL #1375296.

Velma Hope Snabel

F, b. 17 January 1920, d. 22 September 1984
     Velma Hope Snabel was born on 17 January 1920 at Oregon. She was the daughter of Ezra Lyman Snabel and Sarah Hope Kirby. Velma Hope Snabel married Lester N. Maley, son of Oscar Maley and Sarah Elizabeth Shannon, in 1941. Velma Hope Snabel died on 22 September 1984 at Hermiston, Umatilla Co., OR, at age 64. She was buried in September 1984 at Richmond Cemetery, Wheeler Co., OR, Findagrave #38142029.

Abbie B. Snapp

F, b. 6 January 1881
     Abbie B. Snapp was born on 6 January 1881 at Taney Co., MO. She was the daughter of Samuel Harrison Snapp and Sarah A. Sims.

Abraham Snapp

M, b. 1780, d. 1806
     Abraham Snapp was born in 1780. He was the son of Philip Snapp and Margaret (?) Abraham Snapp died in 1806.

Abraham Snapp

M, b. 1762, d. 1833
     Abraham Snapp was born in 1762 at Shenandoah Co. (now), VA. He was the son of Lorentz Schnepp and Margaretha Stephan. Abraham Snapp married Maria Magdalena Fogelsong on 29 September 1783 at Shenandoah Co., VA, Ceremony by Rev. Simon Harr.

Wayland's "History of Shenandoah County", Appendix p.745. Abraham Snapp died in 1833 at Washington Co., TN.

Children of Abraham Snapp and Maria Magdalena Fogelsong

Abraham Snapp

M, b. 1830
     Abraham Snapp was born in 1830 at Sevier Co. (probably), TN. He was the son of Peter Snapp and Margaret Barnhart.

Abraham Frye Snapp

M, b. 14 November 1772, d. 1823
     Abraham Frye Snapp was born on 14 November 1772. He was the son of John Snapp and Christiana Frye. Abraham Frye Snapp died in 1823.

Abraham Snapp Jr.

M, b. 11 December 1797, d. 31 May 1875
     Abraham Snapp Jr. was born on 11 December 1797 at Shenandoah Co., VA.1 He was the son of Abraham Snapp and Maria Magdalena Fogelsong. Abraham Snapp Jr. married Mary Patton on 19 October 1826 at Washington Co., TN. Abraham Snapp Jr. married Matilda Sevier Wendel, daughter of Daniel Wendel and Mary Hawkins, on 5 December 1829 at Washington Co., TN. Abraham Snapp Jr. lived in October 1850 at Washington Co., TN.2 He died on 31 May 1875 at Brownsboro, Washington Co., TN, at age 77 Obit:

"In Memoriam: Mr. Abraham Snapp, of Brownsboro, Washington County, Tenn., departed this life, May 31, 1875, in 78th year of his age. He was born in Shannadore County, Va., Dec. 11, 1797 and when he was 6 hears old his parents moved to East Tenn. Mr. Snapp out-lived two wives. He married first: Miss Mary Patton, October 1826, who was a native of Augusta Co., Va., she living a little more than a year after their affiance. One child was born to this union, the late Dr. Samuel Snapp, of Russellville, Tenn. His 2nd marriage was with Miss Matilda Windle, of Lexington, Va., Nov., 1829. They lived together for more than forty years, the wife dying two years before the husband. He was a member of the Salem Presbyterian Church. One son, Windle Snapp, Esq., who resides on the old homestead, is left to mourn the kindest of parents."

Source: Death and Obituary Notices Appearing in the Jonesboro Herald and Tribune, compiled by William A. Burns. He was buried in June 1875 at Salem Presbyterian Cemetery, Washington College, Washington Co., TN.

Child of Abraham Snapp Jr. and Mary Patton

Child of Abraham Snapp Jr. and Matilda Sevier Wendel

Citations

  1. [S463] 1870 Federal Census, Washington County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 1568; FHL #553067.
  2. [S467] 1850 Federal Census, Washington County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M432, Roll 898.

Abraham Lawrence Snapp1,2

M, b. 20 June 1870, d. 18 March 1941
     Abraham Lawrence Snapp was born on 20 June 1870 at Washington Co., TN.1,2 He was the son of Wendell Daniel Snapp and Lodival Cynthia Snapp.1 Abraham Lawrence Snapp married Flora C. Martin circa 1892.2 Abraham Lawrence Snapp died on 18 March 1941 at Washington Co., TN, at age 70. He was buried in March 1941 at New Salem Cemetery, Washington Co., TN, Find A Grave Memorial# 61137874.

Children of Abraham Lawrence Snapp and Flora C. Martin

Citations

  1. [S464] 1880 Federal Census, Washington County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA T9, Roll 1284; FHL #1255284.
  2. [S465] 1900 Federal Census, Washington County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 1603; FHL #1241603.
  3. [S466] 1910 Federal Census, Washington County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, Series T624, Roll 1524; FHL #1375537.

Ada Lee Snapp

F, b. April 1865, d. June 1943
     Ada Lee Snapp was born in April 1865 at Tennessee.1 She was the daughter of Andrew Jackson Snapp and Elizabeth Shell Wilson.1 Ada Lee Snapp married Franklin Jerome DeWald, son of James Miller DeWald and Martha Northington, in 1890, They raised several foster children, but had no natural children. Here is the story of their foster daughter Augusta DeWald's birth family, as found by Tracy Devault's research:

In August of 1899, R. E. Fleming and Nannie Catherine Shifflett obtained a marriage license. We don't know if they were actually married but I suppose they were. We do know that Nannie and her children used the Fleming surname.


NEWSPAPER ARTICLE - The Harrisonburg Evening News; Harrisonburg, Virginia; August 8, 1899; Page 1

"Marriage licenses have been issued by the County Clerk as follows: R. E. Fleming and Nannie Catherine Shifflett. . ."


The Flemings had two daughters and a son. Like most women of the day, Nannie had a side business where she could earn a little pin money. In Nannie's case, she ran the local brothel. This side business was not only illegal but it was also considered a bad environment for her children. Nannie was tried sentenced to six months in the county jail and her children were removed from her custody.


NEWSPAPER ARTICLE - The Harrisonburg Rockingham Register; Harrisonburg, Virginia; May 11, 1906, Page 2

"TAKEN TO RICHMOND

Children of Nannie Fleming Given to Virginia Home Society to Escape Vicious Surroundings.

Lena, Alberta and Robert Fleming, aged respectively Six, Four and two years, children of Mrs. Nannie Shifflett Fleming, were committed Monday by Justice Points to the custody of the Children's Home Society of Virginia. They were taken to Richmond Tuesday morning by Rev. Wm. J. Maybee, superintendent of the Society, and placed in the Society's receiving home. Permanent homes will be procured for them later.

The children were found Monday morning in a sink-hole on the farm of George Liskey, in the Greenmount neighborhood, where they had been concealed over night by their mother who is under conviction on the charge of conducting a disreputable house in Harrisonburg. She anticipated an effort would be made to have her children committed to a charitable institution, and had hidden them in the woods.

Armed with a warrant, issued by Magistrate Points, Deputy Sheriffs W. L. Dillard and J. J. Carickhoff left town early Monday morning to search for the children. The officers knew the mother and three little ones had been in Broadway, but they had later advices that they were somewhere in the Greenmount neighborhood and to Greenmount they drove. Arriving there, they learned the objects of their search had procured something to eat at a farmhouse, after spending the night in the woods, and that they had disappeared immediately after being given their breakfast.

The officers separated and began a search of all the woodland of the neighborhood. Finally Officer Dillard came upon the party. Parting the undergrowth and peering into a sink-hole in George Liskey's woods, he saw the three children, their mother, and Mrs. Anna Coon, the latter's sister, all huddled closely together.

When the mother realized that detection had come she scrambled up to where the officer, stood and asked, "Mr. Dillard, are you after me?"

Being told it was not herself, but the children that were wanted the woman became wildly excited and throwing her arms about the officer exclaimed, "Oh, Lord! Mr. Dillard, don't take them away from me. Don't take them. Don't! don't! don't!"

When the officer proved kindly but firmly insistent, the mother declared she could not part with her children and finally appealed to the officer to shoot her, saying, "Mr. Dillard, if you have a pistol, shoot me dead, for I'd rather die than give these babies up."

Officer Carickhoff came up in the mean time and the children were placed in a carriage and brought to Harrisonburg. They were accompanied by Anna Coon, their aunt but the mother remained behind. The latter asked the officers if she might come along and was told she could do so at her own risk. She preferred not to take the risk, knowing that a jail sentence of six months awaited her, which she must serve the first time the police catch her here.

During the afternoon the case was heard before Magistrate Points and the children were committed.

The mother is under sentence of six months in jail and a fine of $50. She was tried last week and convicted in her absence, she having disappeared while out on her own recognizance."


We don't know if Nannie ever served her six month sentence. She eventually remarried and had two more children. We're told by descendants of her second family that Nannie searched for her children but it was all in vain as she never found them. However, one of Nannie's granddaughters, a daughter of the son that was taken away, pieced together part of the story. The son, and one of the daughters, Alberta, were given to a family by the name of Davis. Shortly after the Davises took in the children, Mrs. Davis passed away. Mr. Davis returned Alberta to the court but retained the son. The boy was renamed Lewis Davis. It was Lewis' daughter, Darlene, that gave us this part of the story.

Alberta was taken in by another family. We don't know what happened to the other daughter but it is quite possible that she was taken in by the same family that took in Alberta.

Alberta eventually married Clarence Nathanial Arnold. Clarence and Alberta had three sons. Eventually Alberta divorced Clarence and then later married Charles Brown Bell. Alberta's maiden name was Alberta Frances Fleming. After she married Charles she started going by Elizabeth "Betty" F. Bell. Charles and Elizabeth had a son. Elizabeth died in 1959.


OBITUARY - The Index-Journal; Greenwood, South Carolina; Saturday, August 8, 1959;

"Mrs. Betty Bell Dies Today In Washington

Mrs. Betty Bell, 57, of Route Two, Greenwood, died at 4 a.m. today after a brief illness in Washington, D.C., where she had been visiting her children.

Survivors include her husband, Charles Brown Bell, and a son, Andrew C. Bell of Greenwood, three sons by a former marriage, Johnny, Eddie and Charlie Arnold; several grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, all of Washington; a brother in Philadelphia and a sister in Bristol, Tenn.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete, but services will be held in Washington. The body is at Chambers Funeral Home, 11 Pennsylvania Ave., SE, Washington."


As often happens after someone dies, legal notices are posted in the local newspaper.


"LEGAL NOTICE - The Index-Journal; Greenwood, South Carolina; Wednesday, September 23, 1959; Page 9 (Newspapers.com)



NOTICE TO CREDITORS

All creditors of the late Mrs. Elizabeth Alberta DeWald Bell are hereby notified to render an account of their demands duly attested to the undersigned; and all debtors shall likewise make payment to the undersigned.

Andrew C. Bell

c/o Grier, McDonald, Todd, Burns and Bradford, 520 Textile Building, Greenwood, South Carolina"


If you haven't figured it out by now, Alberta is Alberta Frances DeWald. Her foster parents were Franklin Jerome "Frank" DeWald and Ada Lee Snapp. Alberta had two sisters and both of them were foster/adopted children. The older sister was about the right age to be Alberta's biological sister. Her name was Nellie Lee and in the newspaper article, Alberta's older sister is Lena. Alberta's younger sister, Lillian is probably no biological relation.


Ada Lee Snapp died in June 1943 at age 78. Cause of death: Died the same day as her husband, due to accidental burns. She was buried in June 1943 at Gunnings Cemetery, Blountville, Sullivan Co., TN.

Citations

  1. [S2773] 1870 Federal Census, Sullivan County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 1565; FHL #553064.

Addie Snapp

F, b. circa 1862
     Addie Snapp was born circa 1862 at Polk Co. (probably), MO. She was the daughter of William A. Snapp and Cordelia Annabelle Reneau.

Addie Snapp

F, b. 21 May 1897, d. 8 November 1977
     Addie Snapp was born on 21 May 1897. She was the daughter of William D. Snapp and Sarah Ann Craig. Addie Snapp married Troy Cornelison. Addie Snapp died on 8 November 1977 at age 80. She was buried in November 1977 at Ozarks Memorial Park, Branson, Taney Co., MO, Find A Grave Memorial# 30209272.

Children of Addie Snapp and Troy Cornelison

Addie Bell Vedora Snapp

F, b. 11 March 1848
     Addie Bell Vedora Snapp was born on 11 March 1848 at Taney Co., MO. She was the daughter of Harrison Galifant Snapp and Emily D. Parry.

Addie Lou Snapp1

F, b. 9 September 1882, d. 1966
     Addie Lou Snapp was also known as "Lulu". She was born on 9 September 1882 at Texas.1 She was the daughter of David John Snapp and Virginia Bagley.1 Addie Lou Snapp died in 1966.

Citations

  1. [S3986] 1900 Federal Census, Grayson County, Texas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 1640; FHL #1241640.

Albert Clarence Snapp1

M, b. 23 January 1877, d. 8 February 1943
     Albert Clarence Snapp was born on 23 January 1877 at Arkansas.1 He was the son of David John Snapp and Virginia Bagley.1 Albert Clarence Snapp married Ida Belle Pickle circa 1903, no children.2 Albert Clarence Snapp lived on 26 April 1910 at White Mound Road, Precinct 3, Grayson Co., TX.2 He died on 8 February 1943 at Sherman, Grayson Co., TX, at age 66. He was buried in February 1943 at Holloway Cemetery, Luella, Grayson Co., TX, Find A Grave Memorial# 157552799.

Citations

  1. [S3985] 1880 Federal Census, Boone County, Arkansas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T9, Roll 39; FHL #1254039.
  2. [S3987] 1910 Federal Census, Grayson County, Texas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 1557; FHL #1375570.

Albert Frank Snapp1

M, b. 23 January 1925, d. 30 March 1944
     Albert Frank Snapp was born on 23 January 1925 at Idaho.1 He was the son of Francis Elisha Snapp and Mae A. Biles.1 Albert Frank Snapp began military service WW II service, Seaman First Class, U.S. Navy. He died on 30 March 1944 at age 19.

Citations

  1. [S3976] 1930 Federal Census, Merced County, California. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 178; FHL #2339913.

Alexander Snapp

M, b. 26 January 1834, d. 26 April 1921
     Alexander Snapp was born on 26 January 1834 at Tennessee.1,2,3 He was the son of John Henry Snapp and Maria Kepple. Alexander Snapp married Barbara Ann Arthur, daughter of Joseph Arthur and Elizabeth Zimmerman, on 31 December 1856 at McDonough Co., IL, Nine children born, six living as of 1900 census.3 Alexander Snapp lived in June 1860 at Mound Twp., McDonough Co., IL.2 He died on 26 April 1921 at McDonough Co., IL, at age 87.

Children of Alexander Snapp and Barbara Ann Arthur

Citations

  1. [S4975] 1850 Federal Census, McDonough County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M432, Roll 116.
  2. [S3075] 1860 Federal Census, McDonough County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M653, Roll 201; FHL #803201.
  3. [S1835] 1900 Federal Census, McDonough County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 320; FHL #1240320.

Alexander A. Snapp

M, b. 11 April 1820, d. 1 August 1904
     Alexander A. Snapp was born on 11 April 1820 at Rockingham Co., VA. He was the son of John Snapp and Elizabeth Cook. Alexander A. Snapp married Lavinia Bird on 10 October 1843 at Greene Co., TN. Alexander A. Snapp died on 1 August 1904 at Warsaw, Benton Co., MO, at age 84.

Children of Alexander A. Snapp and Lavinia Bird

Citations

  1. [S699] 1870 Federal Census, Johnson County, Missouri. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 784; FHL #552283.

Alice May Snapp1,2

F, b. circa 1906
     Alice May Snapp was born circa 1906 at Oklahoma.2 She was the daughter of James R. Snapp and Ethel Collins.2

Citations

  1. [S3982] 1910 Federal Census, Potter County, Texas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 1582; FHL #1375595.
  2. [S3981] 1920 Federal Census, Quay County, New Mexico. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 1078.

Alma Edna Snapp1

F, b. 27 November 1917, d. 4 July 1999
     Alma Edna Snapp was born on 27 November 1917 at Windsor, Henry Co., MO.1 She was the daughter of Jacob Alexander Snapp and Alma Mae Marsh.1 Alma Edna Snapp died on 4 July 1999 at age 81.

Citations

  1. [S4774] 1920 Federal Census, Henry County, Missouri. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 921; FHL #1820921.

Alma G. Snapp

F, b. 23 November 1885
     Alma G. Snapp was born on 23 November 1885 at Taney Co., MO. She was the daughter of Samuel Harrison Snapp and Susan Haggard.

Alpheris A. Snapp

M, b. circa 1875
     Alpheris A. Snapp was born circa 1875 at Henry Co. (probably), MO. He was the son of Woodford Alpheris Snapp and Sarah Jane Lacey.

Alta Ilene Snapp

F, b. 10 April 1917, d. 23 April 1917
     Alta Ilene Snapp was born on 10 April 1917 at Grundy Co., MO. She was the daughter of Oran Alfred Snapp and Sarah Ellen Garriott. Alta Ilene Snapp died on 23 April 1917 at Grundy Co., MO. She was buried in April 1917 at Half Rock Cemetery, Half Rock, Mercer Co., MO, Findagrave #10884871.

Alta Junetta Snapp

F, b. circa 1913
     Alta Junetta Snapp was born circa 1913 at Washington Co., TN.1 She was the daughter of Rhea McIlwaine Snapp and Dora O. Rowe.

Citations

  1. [S1702] 1930 Federal Census, Washington County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 2284; FHL #2342018.

Alvis H. Snapp

M, b. 24 November 1885
     Alvis H. Snapp was born on 24 November 1885 at Taney Co., MO. He was the son of Samuel Harrison Snapp and Susan Haggard.

Americus C. Snapp

M, b. circa 1862, d. after July 1888
     Americus C. Snapp was born circa 1862 at Missouri. He was the son of Harrison Galifant Snapp and Tennessee Sarah Jane Callen. Americus C. Snapp lived in June 1880 at Oliver Twp., Taney Co., MO, living with brother James M. Snapp.1 He married E. A. Reece on 2 July 1888 at Taney Co., MO, Ceremony by W. H. Jones, J.P. Americus C. Snapp died after July 1888.

Citations

  1. [S3971] 1880 Federal Census, Taney County, Missouri. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T9, Roll 739; FHL #1254739.

Andrew J. Snapp

M, b. 1844, d. 15 October 1864
     Andrew J. Snapp was born in 1844 at Taney Co., MO. He was the son of Harrison Galifant Snapp and Emily D. Parry. Andrew J. Snapp began military service Served in Confederate Army. He died on 15 October 1864 at Glasgow, Howard Co., MO.