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Elmus Snoderly & Nancy Mercer

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Husband

Elmus Snoderly

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 27 Feb 1851 Marion, West Virginia
Marriage 26 Mar 1874 Marion, West Virginia  [ marriage-register, page 56, line 39 ]
Death 12 Nov 1882 Marion, West Virginia  [ death-register, page 75, line 148 ]
Burial Snoderly Cemetery, Marion, WV  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
his Father Michael Snoderly (1819-1855)
his Mother Mary Michael (d. 1893)  [ death-register, page 176, line 287 ]
Notes about Husband: cause of death: Typhoid Fever
Wife

Nancy Jane Mercer

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 21 Jun 1853 Monongalia, WV  (birth county on mar-rec, birth-date and state on d.c.)
Death 13 Feb 1919 Fairmont District, Marion, WV  [ death-certificate ]
Burial Snoderly Cemetery, Marion, WV  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
her Father Newton Mercer (Newton Mercer & Levina Kelly were married 21 Sep 1841 by Rev'd C. B. Bristol, Monongalia, WV)
her Mother Levina Kelly
Notes about Wife: the 1900 & 1910 census both indicate she gave birth to 10 children, with 9 living at the time of the census
Children (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source] Spouse
1 M Clark Joseph Snoderly
"Joseph Clark"
b 8 Jan 1875 Marion, WV  [ birth-register, page 131, line 361 ] (d.c. has "single"
d 12 Oct 1944 Fairmont, Marion WV  [ death-certificate ] bur: Snoderly Cemetery
2 F Sally Snoderly b 1 Aug 1876 Marion, WV  [ birth-register, page 141, line 370 ] [ sp. 1868-1943 d.c.]
m 27 Dec 1897 Palatine, Marion, WV  [ marriage license, page 113 ] Ezra Boord
d 20 Jul 1957 Farmington, Marion, WV  [ death-certificate ] bur: Snoderly Cemetery
3 F Mary E. Snoderly b 30 Dec 1877 Marion, WV  [ birth-register, page 153, line 388 ] [ sp. 1868-1948 d.c.]
m 2 Jan 1896 Marion, WV  [ marriage-license, page 201 ] Jacob Melvin Toothman
d 15 Oct 1915 Marion, WV  [ death-register, page 196, line 6 ] bur: Ballah Cemetery
4 F Ida Jane Snoderly b 18 Dec 1879 Marion, WV  [ birth-register, page 176, line 403 ] [ sp. 1877-1950 d.c.]
m 21 Jan 1906 Marion, WV  [ marriage-license, page 502 ] Howard Wm Pyles
d 29 Jul 1959 Farmington, Marion, WV  [ death-certificate ] bur: Martin Cemetery
5 M Lewis Newton Snoderly b 24 Feb 1881 Marion, WV  [ birth-register, page 198, line 408 ]  
m 13 Mar 1907 Marion, WV  [ marriage-license, page 334 ] Mary Elizabeth Musgrave
d 19 Sep 1969 Marion, WV  [ death-certificate ] bur: Woodlawn Cemetery
6 F Elizabeth Snoderly b 28 Sep 1882 Marion, WV  [ birth-register, page 210, line 407 ]  
m 14 Mar 1908 Marion, WV  [ marriage-license, page 124 ] Joseph Bland
d 1977 (death-year on tombstone) bur: IOOF, Farmington
7 M Fred Snoderly b 31 May 1887 Marion, WV  [ birth-register, page 266, line 369 ]  
m     Ceola E. Dragoo
d 13 Feb 1966 Marion, WV  [ death-certificate ]  
8     b      
m      
d      
9 F Marcella Snoderly b 12 Apr 1891 Marion, WV  [ birth-register, page 152, line 162 ]  
m      
d      
10 F Ella Snoderly b Aug-1896 (birth-month/year from 1900 census) [ sp. 1885-1957 d.c.]
m 16 Sep 1911 Marion, WV  [ marriage-license, page 199 ] French E. Barnes
d      

Notes about Children:
(9) Marcella - the birth-register indicates that she is the 9th child born for this mother.
WWI-draft registration cards are available for Joseph Clark, Lewis Newton, & Fred Snoderly on the FamilySearch website by searching to following collection: https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1968530


Census Analysis

Head of Household: Elmus Snoderly Spouse: Nancy Mercer
Date / Place of Birth: 27 Feb 1851  /  Marion, WV Date / Place of Birth: 21 Jun 1853 / Monongalia, WV
Date / Place of Death: 12 Nov 1882  /  Marion, WV Date / Place of Death: 13 Feb 1919 / Marion, WV
Marriage Date / Place: 26 Mar 1874  /  Marion, WV
1860 ST Va COUNTY: Marion Twp First District; Post-Office: Barrackville Pg# no. 156
9-yr-old Elmus Snoderly is with his mother, Mary Snoderly (46) & siglings: Hulda 15, Joseph 13, Alcinda 12, John 7, and Elizabeth 4
1860 ST Va COUNTY: Marion Twp Fourth District; Post-Office: Barackville Pg# no. 151
6-yr-old Nancy M. Mercer is with her parents, Newton Mercer (41) & Lavina (39). Siblings: Mary A, John W, MinervaJ, Median, & Anna
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Marion Twp Fairmont Township Pg# no. 17
19-yr-old Elmus Snoderly is with his widowed mother, Mary Snoderly (55) & siblings: Alcinda 22, John 18, and Elizabeth 15
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Marion Twp Fairmont Township Pg# no. 17
17-yr-old Nancy M. Mercer is with her parents, Newton (51) & Luvina (49). Siblings: Alcinda 22, John 18, and Elizabeth 15
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:87; Fairmont District Pg# no. 16D
Name Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Snoderly, Elmus 29 Va Va-Va; Farmer
", Nancy (wife) 27 Va Va-Va; Keeping house
", Clark (son) 6 WV Va-Va; attended school during the year
", Sarah (dau) 4 WV Va-Va
", Mary (dau) 3 WV Va-Va
", Ida (dau) 6/12 WV Va-Va
Lines 41-46; Enum-Dwelling #141; Enum-Family #148; Note: Newton & Annary D. Mercer (Nancy's parents) are in the next household
1900 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:49; Fairmont District Pg# sheet 2B
Name Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Snoderly, Nancy M. (head) 46 WV WV-WV; born Jun-1853; 10-children born / 9-living; Owns-farm, free-of-mortgage
", Clark J. (son) 24 WV WV-WV; born Jan-1876; Day Laborer
", Ida J. (dau) 19 WV WV-WV; born Dec-1880
", Lewis N. (son) 18 WV WV-WV; born Feb-1882; Day Laborer
", Elizabeth (dau) 16 WV WV-WV; born Sep-1884
", Fred (son) 13 WV WV-WV; born May-1887; Day Laborer
", Marcella (dau) 9 WV WV-WV; born Apr-1891
", Ella (dau) 4 WV WV-WV; born Aug-1896
Lines 51-48; Enum-Dwelling #30; Enum-Family #30; Farm-Schedule #26
1910 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:56; Fairmont District Pg# sheet 1B
Name Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Sniderley, Nancy 57 WV WV-WV; widow; 10-childen born / 9-living; Owns-farm, free-of-mortgage
", Clark 34 WV WV-WV; Stone Mason, working out
", Fred 22 WV WV-WV; Laborer, working out
", Marsella 19 WV WV-WV; Servant, Private home
", Ella 14 WV WV-WV; Servant, Private home
Davey's Run Road; Lines 70-74; Enum-Dwelling #14; Enum-Family #14; Farm-Schedule #10

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