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Sarah Frances Bear / Baer

Sarah Frances Bear / Baer

Female 1830 - 1882  (51 years)

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  • Name Sarah Frances Bear / Baer  [1, 2, 3
    Born 18 Nov 1830  Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Female 
    AFN 2T76-M9G 
    Died 1882  Lafayette Cnty, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Arnold Cem, Wellington, Lafayette Cnty, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I720  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2014 

    Father Jacob Bear / Baer,   b. 1 Jul 1785, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1856, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Matilda Unknown,   b. 1792, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1853, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married Y  [3, 6
    Family ID F1253  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Henry Snouffer,   b. 19 Jun 1827, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Arnold Cem, Wellington, Lafayette Cnty, MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 18 Mar 1851  Carrollton Manor, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7
    Children 
     1. Williard Snouffer,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Florence Ann Snouffer,   b. 2 Feb 1852, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1854, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     3. Sarah Elizabeth Snouffer,   b. 16 Apr 1854, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1854, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     4. William Henry Snouffer, Jr.,   b. 1855, Napoleon, Lafayette Cnty, MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1924, Greeley, Weld Cnty, CO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     5. James Alfred Snouffer,   b. 4 Feb 1859, Napoleon, Lafayette Cnty, MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1945, Mason City, Cerro Gordo Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     6. Robert Lee Snouffer,   b. 16 Feb 1860, Lexington, Lafayette Cnty, MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1936, Greeley, Weld Cnty, CO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     7. Lucy Ellen Snouffer,   b. 3 Apr 1864, Napoleon, Lafayette Cnty, MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1940, Denison, Crawford Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     8. Mary Eleanor Snouffer,   b. 30 Apr 1866, Napoleon, Lafayette Cnty, MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1949, Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     9. George Snouffer,   b. 1869, Lafayette Cnty, MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1880  (Age 11 years)
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2009 
    Family ID F238  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Sarah married her husband in 1851: "Snouffer, William Henry m. Sarah F. Bear at Carrollton Manor 18th inst., Rev. Hauer [2 April]." M.F. Hitselberger, "Marriages & Deaths from The Examiner, Frederick Md. 1851," vol. 14, Western Maryland Genealogy, p. 187 (1998). The marriage license was obtained in Frederick Cnty on 10 Mar 1851. See: Margaret E. Myers, MARRIAGE LICENSES OF FREDERICK COUNTY, 1841-1865, pp. 15, 218 (1988).

      In about 1854-1855, Sarah and William moved to Missouri.

      The 1870 census lists "Snowffer, William," as a 42 yr old farmer, born in Maryland, living with his wife Sarah, 40, also born in Maryland, who is "keeping house," and the following children, all born in Missouri: William, 15; James, 11; Lee, 10; Lucy, 6; Mary, 4; and George 1. 1870 U.S. Census, Clay twsp, Lafayette Cnty, MO (M 593, Roll 786, stamped p. 151).

      The 1880 census records "Snoffer, William," as a 52 year old laborer, born in Maryland, living with his wife [not named], 49, a "House Keeper," also born in Maryland, and their children, William, 24, James, 21, Robert Lee, 19, Lucy Ellen, 16, and Mary Ellen, 14, all born in Missouri. 1880 U.S. Census, Enum. Dist. 42, Lafayette Cnty, MO (T 9, Roll 697, stamped p. 133).
    • (Research):
      There are at least 4 Bear males married in Frederick County in the 1830's who could have been fathers to Sarah and Lydia. See: Margaret E. Myers, MARRIAGE LICENSES OF FREDERICK COUNTY, 1811-1840, p. 13 (1987).

      The 1790 census for Frederick County, MD lists Jacob Bear, Sr, and Jacob Bear, Jr, as well as Geo. Bear, Jr, Henry Bear and William Bear. T.J.C. Williams & F. McKinsey, HISTORY OF FREDERICK COUNTY, pp. 638-639 (1910).

  • Sources 
    1. [S85] Spangler, Mary Snouffer|, Mary Snouffer Spangler, "Ancestor Chart", (Report to James Wood, Jr. : 7 Jan 1980).

    2. [S257] Denison IA Review - Oct 87, Anonymous, "Obituary" : 3 Oct 1987, (The Denison Review, Crawford Cnty, IA), Daugher's obit, 21 Jun 1949.

    3. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com).

    4. [S100] MO Census 1880, Lafayette, Missouri, Lafayette Cnty, 1880 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (T9, Roll 697, p. 133).

    5. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 28815219.

    6. [S255] Crawford IA History, BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY OF CRAWFORD, IDA & SAC COUNTIES, IOWA, (Chicago: Lewis Publishing Co.: 1893), p. 246 (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S99] Newspaper - Examiner -2 |, M. F. Hitselberger, "Marriages & Deaths from The Examiner, Frederick Md. 1851", (vol.14, Western Maryland Genealogy, p. 181 : 1998), p.187.