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Photo Elizabeth Amy (Kirby) Snodgrass and children
Elizabeth Amy (Kirby) Snodgrass and her children.

Hello and welcome to Snodgrass Footprints.  My name is Omer Leslie Snodgrass II.   My wife Catherine and I live in Twentynine Palms, California.  I am a genealogist and  she is a romance author.

My primary surnames of interest are:

SNODGRASS, KIRBY, STOHR, STOEHR, STARR, DeLAY, THOMAS, ALLER, OLLER, SETZER, TALBOTT, OAKMAN, EYER, McDOUGAL, HOBART, LaHUE, LEHEW, FLESHMAN, ROSSMÜLLER, ROSSMILLER, REMMERS.

However, I also research many other related surnames.  My Snodgrass line currently goes back to John Snodgrass who is said to have been born in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania on 9 January 1818.   John married Elizabeth Amy Kirby on 6 March 1851 in Champaign County, Ohio.   John and Elizabeth had ten children, all of whom lived to adulthood. They were:

  1. Thomas Eldrege Snodgrass
    b. 15 Feb 1852, Urbana, Champaign County, Illinois
  2. Laura Almeda Snodgrass
    b. 10 Feb 1854, Champaign County, Ohio
  3. Sarah Hannah Snodgrass
    b. 12 May 1856, Shelby County, Ohio
  4. Price Lafayette Snodgrass
    b. 18 Jan 1858, Ohio
  5. Mary Olivia Snodgrass
    b. 6 Aug 1861, Shelby County, Ohio
  6. John Grant Snodgrass
    b. 3 Nov 1864, Logan County, Ohio
  7. Julia Jane Snodgrass
    b. 8 Nov 1866, Logan County, Ohio
  8. Edith Lizzie Snodgrass
    b. 18 Aug 1871, Logan County, Ohio
  9. Edwin Forrest Snodgrass
    b. 18 Aug 1871, Logan County, Ohio
  10. Erroll Kirby Snodgrass
    b. 2 May 1874, Nemaha County, Nebraska

John, Elizabeth, and family moved to Nemaha County, Nebraska in March of 1872.   Both John and Elizabeth remained in Nemaha County and their graves can be found in the Johnson Cemetery, Johnson, Nemaha County, Nebraska.

My most perplexing research problem is finding John's parents.


Can You Help Me?

During a recent search of the IGI on FamilySearch.org I found Julia Snodgrass was christened on 26 Jun 1814 and Jane Snodgrass was christened 23 Sept 1815. Both at Derry Presbyterian Congregation, Derry township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.

I suspect their parents were Robert Henry SNODGRASS and Hannah HOGAN. Can someone help me confirm (or refute) that?

 

   
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thumbnail Snodgrass History.  Aunt Gertie's "Snodgrass Family History", this is the document that first got me started.

thumbnail Pioneers, Nebraska.  Emma Starr Snodgrass's narrative of the Starrs in early Nemaha County.

thumbnail Aunt Sue's Journal.  Esther Snodgrass Jenkins's Journal.

thumbnail Memories of Roy.  Aunt Sue's "Memories of Roy" Snodgrass (25 Dec 1883 - 27 Feb 1965).

thumbnail Edd Snodgrass's Combat Diary.  A "diary" kept by Thomas Edward “Edd” Snodgrass during his 25 combat missions in World War II.

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Marline's Memorial Video.
  My sister, Marline Kay (Snodgrass) Bobock's, memorial video.

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Grandpa's Dancing Doll.
  My recollections and a video of Grandpa Snodgrass's dancing doll.

thumbnail Pioneer Days of Brock.  History of Brock, Nebraska as told by Fred Kiechel. Published in the Brock Bulletin.

thumbnail Brock Ball Teams.  Some photos of old Brock, Nebraska ball teams. Can you help ID these guys?

thumbnail Brock Telephone History.  A brief history of telephone service in Brock, Nebraska. Originally published in 1931.

thumbnail Washington School  A photo and souvenir from Washington School, Nemaha County, Nebraska. Can you help ID these kids?

thumbnail Snodgrass Photo Album.  An album of various photos, some old and some new.

thumbnail Websites I maintain for some of the Nemaha County, Nebraska Cemeteries.
Clifton Cemetery.
Glenrock Cemetery.
Johnson Cemetery.

thumbnail LaHue Group Photos.  Various group photos from LaHue family gatherings (Atchison County, Missouri).

thumbnail Van Nort graveyard.  A visit to the Van Nort graveyard in Front Royal, Virginia.

thumbnail Hunter Cemetery.  Many of my maternal ancestors and cousins are buried here.

Go - Names Surnames.  View some of the names I'm researching.

Go - Amazing Grace Amazing Grace.  Hear the pipes play Amazing Grace.

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