Indiana McCaslins

Alva SnodgrassAge: 62 years18561918

Name
Alva Snodgrass
Birth January 19, 1856 34 30
Note: Birthdate given as Jan 1857 on the 1900 US Federal Census.
Census 1860 (Age 3 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherDavid Crawford
October 10, 1861 (Age 5 years)
Burial of a maternal grandfatherDavid Crawford
after October 10, 1861 (Age 5 years)
Note: New Bethel Cemetery
Birth of a sisterEmma Snodgrass
about 1867 (Age 10 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherSarah McNeeley
September 22, 1870 (Age 14 years)
Burial of a maternal grandmotherSarah McNeeley
after September 22, 1870 (Age 14 years)
Note: New Bethel Cemetery
Census 1870 (Age 13 years)
Census 1880 (Age 23 years)
Death of a fatherJohn Alvah Snodgrass
January 28, 1884 (Age 28 years)
Burial of a fatherJohn Alvah Snodgrass
after January 28, 1884 (Age 28 years)
Note: New Bethel Cemetery
Death of a sisterEmma Snodgrass
1896 (Age 39 years)
Burial of a sisterEmma Snodgrass
1896 (Age 39 years)
Note: New Bethel Cemetery
Death of a sisterNancy Ella (Ella) Snodgrass
March 1, 1899 (Age 43 years)
Burial of a sisterNancy Ella (Ella) Snodgrass
after March 1, 1899 (Age 43 years)
Note: New Bethel Cemetery
Birth of a son
#1
John Snodgrass
June 1899 (Age 43 years)
Census 1900 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2
Florence Snodgrass
December 6, 1901 (Age 45 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Death of a motherMary (Polly) Anna Crawford
January 2, 1905 (Age 48 years)

Burial of a motherMary (Polly) Anna Crawford
after January 2, 1905 (Age 48 years)
Note: New Bethel Cemetery
Birth of a son
#3
William Howard Snodgrass
October 7, 1906 (Age 50 years)
Census 1910 (Age 53 years)
Death March 5, 1918 (Age 62 years)

Burial after March 5, 1918
Note: New Bethel Cemetery
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1853
2 years
elder sister
2 years
himself
-4 months
elder sister
12 years
younger sister
Family with Carrie Davidson - View this family
himself
wife
son
3 years
daughter
5 years
son
son
Private

Birth

Birthdate given as Jan 1857 on the 1900 US Federal Census.

Burial

New Bethel Cemetery

Shared note

In the 1860 US Federal Census for Saluda, Jefferson, Indiana, 39-year-old Indiana-born farmer John Snodgrass owns $1,000 worth of real estate and $350 worth of personal property. He and his 35-year-old Indiana-born wife Mary [Crawford] Snodgrass have in their household their Indiana-born children, 6-year-old Mariah J, 4-year-old Alvy and 2-year-old Nancy E. Mariah and Alvy have attended school in the past year.

In the 1870 US Federal Census for Saluda, Jefferson, Indiana, 48-year-old Indiana-born farmer John Snodgrass owns $3,000 worth of real estate and $1,400 worth of personal property. He and his 43-year-old Indiana-born wife Mary [Crawford] Snodgrass have in their household their Indiana-born children, 16-year-old Maria [sic], 14-year-old Alvah [sic], 12-year-old Nancy and 5-year-old Emma. Maria, Alvah and Nancy have attended school in the past year. John is a male citizen over 21-years old.

In the 1880 US Federal Census for Saluda, Jefferson, Indiana, 59-year-old Indiana-born farmer John and his 54-year-old Indiana-born wife Mary [Crawford] Snodgrass have in their household their Indiana-born children, 24-year-old Alva, 21-year-old Ella [Nancy E] and 13-year-old Emma, and 18-year-old Indiana farm laborer David Hopper. Emma has attended school in the past year. The birth place of John's parents is not recorded, Mary's father was born in Kentucky and her mother in Ohio [sic]. Everyone else's parents were born in Indiana.

In the 1900 US Federal Census for Saluda, Jefferson, Indiana, 43-year-old Indiana-born farmer Alva and his 18-year-old Indiana-born wife Carrie [Davidson] Snodgrass have been married one year and have one Indiana-born child, 11-month old John. Also in their household are Alva's mother, 74-year-old Indiana-born widow Polly [Mary Crawford] Snodgrass (who is recorded as having one living child) and Alva's nephew, 10-year-old schoolboy Vince Snodgrass (born Nov 1889). Alva owns the land he is farming, free of mortgage. Everyone, except baby John, can read, write and speak English. Mary's father was born in Kentucky and her mother in Ohio [sic]. Everyone else's parents were born in Indiana.

In the 1910 US Federal Census for Saluda, Jefferson, Indiana, 64-year [sic] old Indiana-born farmer Alva and his 28-year-old Indiana-born wife Carrie [Davidson] Snodgrass have been married eleven years and have three children, all three are living. These Indiana-born children are 10-year-old John, 8-year-old Florence, and 3-year-old William H. None of the children have attended school in the past year although everyone is recorded as being able to read and write, but only Alva, Carrie and John are recorded as being able to speak English. Alva owns the land he is farming, free of mortgage. Everyone's parents are recorded as being born in Indiana.

Alva Snodgrass died on 5 Mar 1918 and was buried in New Bethel Cemetery, Saluda, Jefferson, Indiana.