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Re: Estate Records for Allen County
Posted by: martha swaim (ID *****8012) Date: June 23, 2012 at 09:44:36
In Reply to: Re: Estate Records for Allen County by Keith Nuttle of 911

This is what I know about John and his family, so far.
When I visited the cemetery, I learned that John m. Elizabeth__? after Delilah died in 1862. Elizabeth died and is buried next to John and Delilah. There is another article on AGSI about John's estate and why it was probably never probated. After Elizabeth died in 1865, John married Mary Ann Polka. John died in 1868 and Mary Ann contested the will and asked that it not be probated! Apparently she succeeded in stalling the probate until 1823, but according to the article the estate was already being divided and sold.
1. JOHN3 SNIDER (HENRY2, WILLIAM1) was born Abt. 1801 in Ohio, and died 27 May 1868 in Poe, Marion twp, Allen, IN. He married (1) DELILAH BEARD 12 Jun 1820 in OH, fayette co.. She was born Abt. 1801 in Kentucky, and died 09 Feb 1862 in Poe, Marion twp, Allen, IN. He married (2) ELIZABETH Aft. Feb 1862 in Indiana. She died Bef. 1868 in Poe, Marion twp, Allen, IN. He married (3) MARY ANN POLKA 13 Nov 1865. She died Aft. 27 May 1868.

More About DELILAH BEARD:
Census: 1860, born in Kentucky
       
Children of JOHN SNIDER and DELILAH BEARD are:
       i.       MARY JANE4 SNIDER, b. 31 Mar 1823, Fayette Co. Ohio; d. 21 May 1902, Crown Pt, Cem.Kokomo,HowardCo.Indiana; m. JUDGE NELSON MCCLAIN, 06 Apr 1843, Allen, IN; b. 02 Mar 1810, Muskingum County Ohio; d. 11 Aug 1898, Crown Pt, Cem.Kokomo,HowardCo.Indiana.
       ii.       RACHEL SNIDER, b. 1826, Fayette County, Ohio; d. 12 Jan 1871, Poe,Marion,Allen,Indiana; m. DAVID MCLAIN, 22 Mar 1850, Allen, Indiana; b. 1808, Muskingum; d. Nevada.
       iii.       EVAN SNIDER, b. 1829, OH, Fayette co. Union twp.; d. 05 Aug 1875, Allen Obit Index, LindenwoodCem.Ft.Wayne; m. LOIS MCLAIN, 02 Sep 1856, Ft. Wayne, Allen, IN; b. 1835, Ohio.
       iv.       ELIZABETH SNIDER, b. 09 Mar 1832, OH, Fayette co. Union twp.; d. 22 May 1902, IN, Allen, Marion, Williamsport Poe Cemetery; m. PHILIP SNYDER, 24 Nov 1852, IN, Allen co., Marion twp; b. 18 Aug 1818, Botetourte VA; d. 30 Jan 1890, IN, Allen, Marion, Williamsport Poe Cemetery.
       v.       PVT JOHN WESLEY SNIDER, b. 09 Jul 1834, OH, Fayette co. Union twp.; d. 25 Jul 1912, Sacramento, California; m. MARY ELIZABETH MCCONNELL, 15 Jun 1854, Wells County, IN; b. 1837, Hocking, OH; d. 29 Oct 1922, Sacramento, California.

More About PVT JOHN WESLEY SNIDER:
Burial: 25 Jul 1912, Oddfellows Cemetery Sacramento California
Military service: 05 Aug 1862, Enlisted 88th Indiana Volunteer Infantry Co. F

More About MARY ELIZABETH MCCONNELL:
Military service: 08 Aug 1912, Sacramento, CA, Civil War Widow's pension

       vi.       DAVID BAIRD SNIDER, b. 1837, IN, Allen co., Marion twp.; d. 06 Sep 1843, Poe, Marion twp, Allen, IN.
       vii.       SARAH EMILY, b. 1841, IN, Allen co., Marion twp.; d. 12 Sep 1843, Poe, Marion twp, Allen, IN.
       viii.       PHYLENIA SNIDER, b. 1842, IN, Allen co., Marion twp.; d. 26 Jan 1843, Poe, Marion twp, Allen, IN.
       ix.       CARLISLE SNIDER, b. 02 Aug 1846, IN, Allen co., Marion twp.; d. 27 Mar 1936, Maywood, Nebraska; m. SARAH ALMIRA COTTON, 26 Mar 1868, Wells, IN; b. Aug 1851, Indiana; d. 1932, Maywood, Nebraska.

More About CARLISLE SNIDER:
Military service: 1861, Civil W,ar 135th Regiment, Indiana

       x.       WILHELM HENRY SNIDER, b. Fayette, Ohio or Allen, Indiana; d. 09 Feb 1862, Poe, Marion twp, Allen, IN.
       xi.       MAXENDA MARINDA SNIDER, b. Bet. 1822 - 1861, Fayette, Ohio or Allen, Indiana; d. Bef. 27 May 1868, Ohio or Indiana.


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