91st PA: William H Snoke

William H Snoke

Before the war

He was born on 19 August 1841 (6; 2 (23 in 1865), 7 (17 in 1860), 8 (27 in 1870), 9 (38 in 1880), 13 (8 in 1850)). He was born in Franklin County, Pennsylvania (2, 5, 7, 8, 9, 12). He was born to John Snoke and Nancy Lutz (6).

In 1850, he was living in Southampton Township, Franklin County, Pennsylvania (13). He was living with his parents John and Nancy Snoke, and presumed siblings Lydia, Daniel, and John (13). He had attended school within the year (13).

In 1860, he was living in Logan [?] Township, Franklin County, Pennsylvania (7). He was living with his parents John and Nancy Snoke, and presumed siblings Lydia, Samuel, John, and Henry [?] (7). He had attended school (7).

He married (1) Ann Rebecca [unknown family name] (6). They had two children (6):

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, grey eyes, and dark hair (2).

During the war

He also served in company D of the 7th Maryland Infantry (3, 4). He served from June 1863 to November 1864 (4). He was taken prisoner (5).

He was a substitute (1). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 4 March 1865 (1, 2). He was enlisted for one year, at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, by Captain Eyster (2). He was a private in company C (1, 14).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1). He was a private, in company C (14).

After the war

He married (2) Elizabeth Jane Coffenberger (5, 6). They had one child (5, 6):

In 1870, he was living in Southampton Township, Franklin County, Pennsylvania (8). He was living with his wife Elisabeth and child Anna (8). He was a carpenter, and owned $500 in personal property (8).

In 1880, he was living in Southampton Township, Franklin County, Pennsylvania (9). He was living with his family, his mother-in-law, and a servant (9). He was a laborer (9).

On 18 February 1881, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (3, 11).

In 1890, he was living in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri (4).

He died on 26 August 1897, from injuries due to a boiler explosion (5, 6, 12). He was buried in Abilene Cemetery, Abilene, Dickinson County, Kansas (5, 12).

On 3 September 1897, his widow, Elizabeth J Snoke, applied successfully from Kansas for a pension (3, 11).

In 1900, his widow, Elizabeth Snope, was living in Abilene, Dickinson County, Kansas (10). She was living with her grandson Frank Walter (10).

His widow, Elizabeth Snoke, died on 17 October 1901, in Kansas City, Kansas, of consumption (5).

Sources

1 Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'Ninety-first regiment', volume 3, pages 186-233. (In the roster) (William H Snoke)

2 company C, descriptive roll, entry 174 (William H Snoke)

3 pension index, by name (William H Snoke)

4 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Missouri, Jackson County, Kansas City, supervisor's district 8, enumeration district 138 (William Snoke)

5 'The ancestry of Kenneth L Frye and Elizabeth A West', a gedcom available on RootsWeb WorldConnect (viewed June 2007, last updated 15 November 2006, contact Ronald W Frye) (William H Snoke)

6 'Charlie Snoke family research', a gedcom available on RootsWeb WorldConnect (viewed June 2007, last revised 30 September 2001, contact Charlie Snoke) (William H Snoke Sr)

7 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Franklin County, Logan [?] Township, microfilm series M653, film 1111, page 518 = 90 handwritten (Wm Snoke)

8 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Franklin County, Southampton Township, microfilm series M593, film 1346, page 546 = 9 handwritten (William Snoke)

9 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Franklin County, Southampton Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 92, microfilm series T9, film 1131, page 113 = 36 D handwritten (Wm H Snoke)

10 1900 US census, Kansas, Dickinson County, Abilene City, supervisor's district 5, enumeration district 28, microfilm series T623, film 478, page 18 = 12 B handwritten (Elizabeth Snoke)

11 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company C (William H Snoke)

12 Find a grave, memorial 61985998 (created by colonial_maiden_pink, 21 November 2010, accessed 15 December 2010)

13 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Franklin County, Southampton Township, microfilm series M432, film 782, page 346 = 691 = 666 handwritten (William H Snoke)

14 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (William H Snoke)

1850 census

[1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Franklin County, Southampton Township, microfilm series M432, film 782, page 346 = 691 = 666 handwritten]
line67891011
Dwellings visited86     
Families visited88     
NameJohn SnokeNancy SnokeWilliam H "Lydia Ann "Daniel "John Sutre [??] Snoke
Age29 [?]288632
Sexmfmfmm
Color      
Occupation of males over 15 yearsFarmer     
Real estate owned      
Birthplace      
Married within year      
Attended school within year  111 
Over 20 & can't read/write      
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.      

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Franklin County, Logan [?] Township, microfilm series M653, film 1111, page 518 = 90 handwritten]
line16171819202122
Dwelling number487      
Family number488      
NameJohn SnokeNancy "Wm Snoke "Lydia [?] "Saml "John "Hen [?] "
Age3941171614129
Sexmfmfmmm
Color       
OccupationFarmerAprentice millwright [sic]     
Value of real estate owned2000      
Value of personal estate500      
Place of birth" [sc. Penna]""""""
Married within year       
Attended school within year  1 111
Cannot read & write       
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.       

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Franklin County, Southampton Township, microfilm series M593, film 1346, page 546 = 9 handwritten]
line232425
Dwelling-house number84  
Family number80  
NameSnoke William- Elisabeth- Anna
Age27233
SexMFF
ColorWWW
OccupationCarpenterKeeping houseAt home
Real estate value   
Personal estate value500  
BirthplacePennaPennaPenna
Father foreign born   
Mother foreign born   
Birth month if born within year   
Marriage month if married within year   
Attended school past year   
Can't read   
Can't write   
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.   
Male US citizen at least 21 years old1  
Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...   

1880 census

[1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Franklin County, Southampton Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 92, microfilm series T9, film 1131, page 113 = 36 D handwritten]
line56789
street name     
house number     
dwelling visit #[319]    
family visit #339    
nameCoffenberger BarbaraSnoke Wm HElisabethMaryHeister Ellie
colorWWWWW
sexFMFFF
age7038361316
month born if born in year     
relationship Son in LawDaughterGranddaughterServant
single   11
married 11  
widowed/divorced1    
married during yearKeeping houseLaborerKeeping houseAt homeServant
occupation     
months unemployed     
currently ill?     
blind     
deaf/dumb     
idiotic     
insane     
disabled     
school this year   11
can't read     
can't write     
birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
father's birthplaceNetherlandsPennaPennaPennaPenna
mother's birthplaceNetherlandsPennaPennaPennaPenna

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Missouri, Jackson County, Kansas City, supervisor's district 8, enumeration district 138]
[line] 22
[house] 139
[family] 143
[name] Snoke William

[rank] Private
[company] B
[unit] 91 Penn Inf
[enlistment date] = Mar 1865
[discharge date] = July 1865
[length of service] = = =

[rank] Corpl
[company] D
[unit] 9 Maryland [?] Inf
[enlistment date] = June 1863
[discharge date] = Nov 1864
[length of service] = = =

[post office address] [blank]
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

1900 census

[1900 US census, Kansas, Dickinson County, Abilene City, supervisor's district 5, enumeration district 28, microfilm series T623, film 478, page 18 = 12 B handwritten]
line7576
street  
house number  
dwelling number407 
family number419 
nameSnoke ElizabethWalter Frank
relationshipHeadGrand(S)
colorWW
sexFM
birth dateNov [?] 1845Aug 1886
age5413
married?WdS
# years married  
mother of how many children?1 
# of children living1 
birthplacePennsylvaniaKansas
father's birthplaceGermanyPennsylvania
mother's birthplaceGermanyPennsylvania
immigration year  
# years in USA  
naturalized citizen?  
occupationNo [?]At school
# months not employed  
# months in school 7
can readYesYes
can writeYesYes
speaks EnglishYesYes
owned/rentedO 
free or mortgagedF 
farm/houseH 
# of farm schedule  

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 12 April 2015, from Fold3]


Snoke William H
Co. C, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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