Jemima Snover

28 February 1848–20 January 1929 (Age 80)
New Jersey, United States

The Life of Jemima

When Jemima Snover was born on 28 February 1848, in New Jersey, United States, her father, Daniel Harker Snover, was 42 and her mother, Mary Catherine Buchanan, was 28. She married Smith Beebe Tewksbury on 26 March 1883, in Skinners Eddy, Braintrim Township, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States. She lived in Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860 and Wyalusing, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. She died on 20 January 1929, at the age of 80, and was buried in Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Smith Beebe Tewksbury
Jemima Snover
Marriage: 26 March 1883

Spouse and Children

26 March 1883
Skinners Eddy, Braintrim Township, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Sarah Snover



    Ellen Snover



    Phebe Snover


+9 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 13

No Civil War battles took place within the state boundaries of New Jersey, but its citizens participated extensively in the war. Volunteers that were turned away ended up serving in the militias of nearby states like Pennsylvania and New York. Whenever President Lincoln requested more troops, New Jersey responded quickly. In total, the state contributed over 88,000 soldiers (6,000 of which died).

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 22

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schnauffer ( see Snouffer ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Minnie Snover in household of Daniel H Snover, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Germima Snover in household of Daniel H Snover, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Minnie, "Find A Grave Index"

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