Amos Sneathen & Mary L. Cowan

Family Group Report and Census Analysis

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Family Group Report

Husband

 Amos Sneathen

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 24 Feb 1840 Hampshire, West Virginia  (birth date and place from death-certificate)
Marriage c1862  
Death 14 Dec 1924 Three Churches, Hampshire, West Virginia  [ death-certificate #15909 ]
Burial Branch Mountain United Methodist Church Cemetery, Hampshire, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
his Father Samuel Sneathen  (born in West Virginia)  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
his Mother Elizabeth Rinker  (born in West Virginia)
Notes about Husband: cause-of-death: Leakage of Heart and old age  (died at age 84y-11m-11d)
Wife

 Mary L. Cowan

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth Jan 1842 Maryland  (birth month, year, state from 1900 census)
Death 17 Sep 1917 Hampshire, West Virginia  [ death-register - line 2 ]
Burial Branch Mountain United Methodist Church Cemetery, Hampshire, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
her Father James Cowan
her Mother Lydia Duckworth
Notes about Wife: cause-of-death: Heart Failure  (age 69y-4m)
Last name differences: "Cown" on death-cert of daughter Harriet (Bertie Woodroof); "Duckworth" on death-cert of son Stanley; "Cowan" on death-cert of son Leslie.
Children (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source] Spouse
1 F Harriet B. Sneathen
"Bertie"
b 2 Mar 1865 Hampshire, WV  (birth date, place from death-cert) widow
m     F. E. Woodroof
d 13 Jan 1929 Hampshire, WV  [ death-certificate #513 ] bur: Branch Mt. UM
2 M Stanley G. Sneathen b Mar 1870    
m      
d 13 Aug 1922 Hampshire, WV  [ death-certificate #9533 ]  
3 M Leslie Holland Sneathen b 25 Dec 1872 Hampshire, WV  [ birth-register page 27, line 196 ] (sp. 1889-1965)
m     Edna M.
d 26 Mar 1952 Hampshire, WV  [ death-certificate #5945 ] bur: Branch Mt. UM
4 F Cora W. M. Sneathen b 7 May 1875* Hampshire, WV  [ birth-register page 43, line 25 ]  
d 13 Feb 1927 Hampshire, WV  [ death-certificate #3108 ] bur: Branch Mt. UM
5 F Leothoda E. Sneathen
aka Lou, Lulu, Louise
b 1 Apr 1877 (birth-date from tombstone)  
d 16 Dec 1916 (death-date from tombstone) bur: Branch Mt. UM
Notes about Children:
4) Cora - birth year difference: 1875 on birth-register; 1874 on death-certificate

Census Analysis

Head of Household:  Amos Sneathen Spouse:  Mary L. Cowan
Date / Place of Birth:  1840 / Hampshire, WV Date / Place of Birth:  1842 / Maryland
Date / Place of Death:  1924 / Hampshire, WV Date / Place of Death:  1917 / Hampshire, WV
Marriage Date / Place: c1862
1860 ST VA COUNTY: Hampshire Twp Eastern District Pg# no. 135
21-year-old Amos Sneathen is with his parents, Samuel Sneathen (age 53) and Elizabeth (age 57)
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Hampshire Twp Springfield Township Pg# no. 7
Name Age BP Occupation / Additional Information
Sneathen, Amos 30 Va Working on farm; Personal-Estate value $460
", Mary L. 28 Md Keeping House; both parents foreign born
", Harriet B. 5 WV  
", Stanly G. 2/12 WV born in March
Lines 24-27; Enum-Dwelling #49; Enum-Family #49
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Hampshire ED ED:29; Springfield Township Pg# no. 11
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Sneathen, Amos 40 WV WV-WV; marrked; Farmer
", Mary L. (wife) 38 Md Md-Md; married; Keeping house; Cramp colic
", Harriet B. (dau) 15 WV WV-Md; attended school during the year
", Stanley G. (son) 12 WV WV-Md; attended school during the year
", Leslie H. (son) 7 WV WV-Md; attended school during the year
", Cora M. (dau) 5 WV WV-Md; attended school during the year
", Leothoda E. (dau) 3 WV WV-Md
Lines 26-32; Enum-Dwelling #64; Enum-Family #67
1900 ST WV COUNTY: Hampshire ED ED:32; Springfield District Pg# Sheet 7A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Sneathen, Amos (head) 60 WV PA-WV; born Feb 1840; married-38-years; Farmer
", Mary L. (wife) 58 MD at sea-MD; born Jan 1842; married-38-years; 6-children-born/ 5-living
", Leslie H. (son) 27 WV WV-MD; born Dec 1872; single; Farm Laborer
", Cora W. (dau) 25 WV WV-MD; born March 1875; single
", Lou E. (dau) 23 WV WV-MD; born April 1877; single
Lines 8-12; Enum-Dwelling #109; Enum-Family #110; Rents-farm; Farm-Schedule #63
1910 ST WV COUNTY: Hampshire ED ED:41; Springfield Magisterial District Pg# Sheet 1A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Sneathen, Amous (head) 70 WV PA-WV; 1st-marriage; married-48-years; Farmer, General Farm; O.A.
", Mary L. (wife) 68 MD Ire-MD; 1st-marriage; married-48-years; 6-children-born / 5-living
", Lesley H. (son) 37 WV WV-MD; single; Farm Laborer, Working out; W.
", Cora W. (dau) 35 WV WV-MD; single; Cook; Private family; W.
", Lulu E. (dau) 33 WV WV-MD; single; Teacher, Public School; W.
Lines 1-5; Enum-Dwelling #1; Enum-Family #1; Owns-farm, free-of-mortgage; Farm-Schedule #1
1920 ST WV COUNTY: Hampshire ED ED:53; Springfield Magisterial District Pg# Sheet 3B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Sneathen, Amos (head) 80 WV WV-WV; widower; Farmer, General-Farm
", Leslie H. (son) 47 WV WV-WV; married; Laborer, Home Farm
", Cora (dau) 44 WV WV-WV; single
", Edna (dau-in-law) 28 WV WV-WV; married
", Mary C. (gr-dau) 4 WV WV-WV
Lines 72-76; Enum-Dwelling #53; Enum-Family #54; Owns-farm, free-of-mortgage; Farm-Schedule #38

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