Jemima Snover

Female28 February 1848–20 January 1929

Brief Life History 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, Catherine Ann Buchanan, was 27. She married Smith Beebe Tewksbury on 26 March 1883, in Skinners Eddy, Braintrim Township, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. 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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Smith Beebe Tewksbury
Jemima Snover
Marriage: 26 March 1883
Kate Tewksbury

Sources (4)

  • Minnie Snover in household of Daniel H Snover, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Minnie, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Bernie Sheldon Funeral Records, Laceyville

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 March 1883Skinners Eddy, Braintrim Township, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (14)

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    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.

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