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THE SNOWDEN FAMILY TREE

GENERATION NINE: GEORGE WASHINGTON SNOWDEN ,3 WIFES, ELIZABETH STITT, HANNAH VANATTA, RACHEL BARNES

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ORIGINS OF THE NAME SNOWDEN
GENERATION ONE THOMAS SNOWDEN AND GENERATION TWO JOHN SNOWDEN
GENERATION THREE: WILLIAM SNOWDEN
GENERATION FOUR: JOHN AND ANNE(BARRETT) SNOWDEN 1ST WIFE & JOHN & ELIZABETH (SWIFT) SNOWDEN 2ND WIFE
GENERATION FIVE: WILLIAM SR. AND ABIGAIL (WOOLY) SNOWDEN
GENERATION SIX : JOSEPH SR. AND SARAH SNOWDEN
PICTURES OF GENERATION SIX
GENERATION SEVEN: JOSEPH JR. AND MARGARET (HANING) SNOWDEN
GENERATION EIGHT: NAMES UNKNOWN
GENERATION NINE: GEORGE WASHINGTON SNOWDEN ,3 WIFES, ELIZABETH STITT, HANNAH VANATTA, RACHEL BARNES
GENERATION TEN: ELLSWORTH JEFFERSON "CAP" SNOWDEN AND FRANCES VIRGINIA HULL SNOWDEN
GENERATION ELEVEN: ROY FRANCES AND REVA JANICE "SNIDER" SNOWDEN
GENERATION TWELVE: LELAND SNOWDEN AND BETTY JANE "HEMMING" SNOWDEN

GEORGE WASHINGTON SNOWDEN , ELIZABETH STITT, 1ST WIFE, HANNAH VANATTA , 2ND WIFE, AND RACHEL BARNES, 3RD WIFE : GENERATION  NINE

HANNAH VANATTA SNOWDEN 1827-1905
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WIFE OF GEO.W. SNOWDEN AND MATRIARCH OF MOST OF THE SNOWDEN DECENDANTS OF THE ATHENS CO., OH LINE

            

George Washington Snowden, son of unidentified father and mother, grandson of Joseph Snowden Jr. and Margaret Haning Snowden. Three wifes, first, Elizabeth Stitt Snowden, second Hannah Vanatta Snowden, third Rachel Barnes Snowden.

       George Washington Snowden born August 4, 1822, in Athens County OH. Not known when died. His first wife, Elizabeth Stitt Snowden, whom he married September 14, 1840. She died circa 1841/1842.

        Second marriage to Hannah Vanatta Snowden, on October 10, 1842, in Racine, Meigs County, OH.  Hannah was born circa 1827, died February 13, 1905, in Alexander Twp., OH, Athens Co.  Hannah Vanatta Snowden was the daughter of John Vanatta and Hannah (nee Allard) VanAtta, who was the daughter of Shadreck Allard and wife Hanna Woodbury. Hannah (Woodbury) Allard was a descendant of the Kings of France and Ireland through the Thorndikes and a descendant of two of the four "planters" of Massachusetts - Conant and Woodbury, dating from the 1620's. Sometime later around 1870 George Washington Snowden and Hannah Vanatta Snowden divorced. She remarried to John S. Miller
 George Washington Snowden's third marriage on April 15, 1878,  was to Rachel Barnes Snowden, who was born March 1832, she was the daughter of James C. Barnes of Toledo, Lucas Co., OH.    
                  
  George's Children
 

   George Washington and his first wife Elizabeth Stitt, had one child Julia Ann.

Julia was born circa 1841. Julia's mother Elizabeth died in 1841. I would imagine that George and his second wife raised her, as she was just a baby

when her mother died. Julia married Greenville (Granville) Hinshaw on December 18, 1861 in Athens County. Julia and Hinshaw had 2 children William and George.

      George Washington Snowden and his second wife Hannah Vanatta Snowden had 11 children.

       First born of George and Hannah was Isaac C. Snowden. Isaac was born August 9, 1843, and died March 11, 1933. Isaac first married to Mary Goodin. They married on March 22, 1864. Mary was born May 1847. She died March 1919.Mary was the daughter of John and Nancy (Pratt) Goodin. Isaacs second marriage was to Daisy Knowlton on November 13, 1920, in Parkersburg W.VA. Daisy was born March 2, 1878, in Athens County. She was the daughter of Benjamin and Emily (Lee) Knowlton. Daisy married a second time to Bert Mariner. Isaac served in Regiment 87 and Company A, 129th Regiment, Ohio. Volunteered Infantry, in the Civil War. Isaac is buried in Union Cemetery, which is adjacent to Alexander Presbyterian Church, Athens Co., Oh. Isaac and his first wife, Mary Goodin had 6 children. First, Luely, Born February 28, 1865;died February 26, 1866.Second, Elma, born February 24, 1867, died July 9,1913. Married September 10, 1887 to Marion Robinett, who was born 1864 and died in 1944. Third, Minerva Jane, born June 4, 1871;died February 22, 1900. Married to John C. Howard on September 2, 1891. Fourth, Mary Iona, born October 2, 1875/6; died April 16, 1902. Married a Haning. Buried in Union Cemetery. Fifth born, Sarah L. (Sadie), born March 11, 1878; died November 25, 1919.First married to Birch Dew. Second marriage to Herbert Whetstone, on March 22, 1908. Buried Union Cemetery. Sixth and last born, Charles R., born March 21, 1880, died December 16, 1902. He was unmarried. Buried in Union Cemetery. 

           Second born of George Washington and Hannah Vanatta Snowden was Mary Jane, born March 20, 1845; died October 26, 1930. She married October 5, 1861 to Leander C. Goodin. He was born Marc 18, 1843, in Belmont County, OH; and he died age 67 yrs. 9 month, 8 days old. He was the son of John and Nancy (Pratt) Goodin. He is buried in Sidney, Iowa. He served in the Civil War, Company I, 92nd Regiment, OH Volunteer Infantry. They moved to Freemont County, Iowa in 1878. They had four children. First was George M, born April 1862, died May 28, 1953.He married Nettie Fichter and had other marriages. Second born was Eva A., not known when born. She married Homer Marvin on December 10, 1885. She married a second time to a Spittler. Third, Sarah Jane. Only known fact was she married Henry Schullthies. And last born was Lewis L., born November 1879. He married Lennie Wightman.

           Third born of George Washington and Hannah Vanatta Snowden was Mariah, born January 7, 1847; died November 19, 1926. Her first marriage was to Robert F. Goodin, on March 29,1865. He died February 16, 1866. Robert was also the son of John and Nancy (Pratt) Goodin. Robert Goodin

is buried in Basset Cemetery, in Athens Co., with a Government Marker, Company C, and 30th OH Voluntary Infantry.

Mariah's 2nd marriage was Lewis Love on March 18, 1867. Lewis was born January 5, 1847; died September 1, 1920. He was the son of William and Eliza (Pierce) Love. Love served in Company A 129th Regiment, OH Volunteer Infantry; received Civil War Pension. Mariah and Love were buried in Sidney, Iowa. This family moved to Fremont County, Iowa. They had 3 children, first-born Clara born September 16, 1867, died November 2, 1953. Married Linzie DeFreece on, August 14, 1884. Second child, Bertha Jane, born February 22, 1869, died May 15, 1928. Married February 13, 1889 to G. Talton DeFreece. Third child, Elsie Mae, born February 23, 1873, died March 9, 1938. Married March 17, 1891, to Walter Scott Liggett.

              Fourth born of George Washington and Hannah Vanatta Snowden was George Washington Jr. He was born 1849. He died young.

               Fifth born of George Washington and Hannah Vanatta Snowden was John. He was born January 2, 1851; and he died October 12, 1855. 

                Sixth born of George Washington and Hannah Snowden was Henry H. Snowden. He was born January 13, 1853 and died August 6, 1920. He married November 4, 1878, Lovina Goodin. She was born November 25, 1850; died January 15, 1916. Lovina was the daughter of John and Nancy (Pratt) Goodin. Residents of Glouster, and Athens County Ohio. Buried Cross Roads Cemetery, Trimble Twp. OH. Henry and Lovina Snowden had 6 children. Their first-born was Luster, born April 26, 1880, died Jun/July of 1946. Married Lenna Lee Shell on February 7, 1900. Lenna was born August 10, 1881. Last known living was in 1962, not know when died. She was the daughter of Moses and Edith Shell. Buried in Maple Wood Cemetery, Glouster. They had no children.  Second born of Henry and Lovina Snowden was Lillie Mae, Born December 25, 1882. What a nice Christmas present she must of been for her family. She died October 5, 1972. She married April 24, 1901 Envy Hanford Hines. Third born of Henry and Lovina Snowden was James, born August 25, 1884, and he died May 15, 1957. His first marriage was to Jessie Rutter. His second marriage was to Clara Henry on April 25, 1908. Fourth born of Henry and Lovina Snowden was Jackson (Jack), born March 30, 1886 and died March 25, 1931. He married Louise E. Matthews on November 28,1905. Fifth born of Henry and Lovina Snowden was George Washington, born December 31, 1888. He must have brought in the New Year! He died November 27, 1921. He married September 18, 1909, Dorothy Mae Haing. She was born June 10,1888 and died in 1953. She remarried Cecil G. Hummel. Burial Hibbardsville. She had 2 children, probably with her first husband George. Gerald who was born in 1910, and who at one time resided in Texas, and Irene the other child. Last child of Henry and Lovina Snowden was Blanche, she born March 10, 1891; and died May 8, 1941. She married Harley McCall. Buried School Lot Cemetery at Carpenter. Blanche and Harley had 9 children.

               Seventh born child of George Washington and Hannah Vanatta Snowden was Hester, married August 1, 1872 to Victor H. Goshen.

                Eighth born child of George Washington and Hannah Vanatta Snowden was Thomas Josiah Snowden. He was born April 17, 1857; died September 14, 1880. He married Mary E. Hill on May 11, 1878. She was born December 1859 in Illinois. After Thomas's death she married Gilbert Casey, a farmer in Alexander Twp., Athens County OH. She and Thomas had one child, Cora who was born October 1879.

                 Ninth born of George Washington and Hannah Vanatta Snowden Preston H. Snowden. He was born January 1859, Athens County, OH; and died August 31, 1919, Lee Twp., Athens County, OH. He married Jennie M. (Nannie) Shrader on April 22, 1881. She was born April 1859 and died 1928. They, Jennie and Preston, 5 children, all born in Athens County, OH. Their first-born was Preston Alvidor Snowden, born March 27, 1882, died 1946. He married November 21, 1903 Bessie Steinmetz. She was born 1887 and died in1944. Second born of Jennie and Preston was Elsie Clare, born September 1883. She married Samuel Underwood. They resided in Trimble, Ohio. It appears they had no children. Third born of Jennie and Preston Snowden was Guy Montgomery Snowden. He was born January 19, 1886. He died February 23, 1941. He married Anna L. last name unknown, Snowden. She was born in 1888. She died March 15, 1943. They were residents of Knox. Twp., Vinton County, OH. They had one child, Preston Jr., and when he grew up he was a resident of Point Pleasant, W.VA.

Fourth born of Preston and Jennie Snowden was Octra V. Snowden. She was born April 4, 1888. And final child of Preston and Jennie was Nellie F. Snowden. She was born August 23, 1804. She married a man with the last name of Brown.

                  Tenth born child of George Washington Snowden and Hannah Vanatta Snowden was Charles. He was born 1861. All that is known of him is that he died young.

                  The eleventh and last child of George Washington Snowden was Ellsworth Jefferson "CAP" Snowden, born 4/21/1863 died 6/14/1932. He is our direct descendant. He is the webmaster's, Nancy Burns's Great Grandfather. I will talk about him in full in the next generation, Generation Ten

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GEORGE WASHINGTON SNOWDEN AND 3 WIFES

George Washington SNOWDEN (AFN: VN0B-SR)

Sex:  M
Event(s):
Birth:  4 Aug 1822
, Athens, Ohio

Parents:
Father:  SNOWDEN (AFN: VN0B-QF)
Mother: 

Marriage(s):
Spouse:  Hannah VANATTA (AFN: VN0C-XL)
Marriage:  10 Oct (div) 1842
Racine, Meigs, Ohio
Spouse:  Rachel BARNES (AFN: VN0B-P8)
Marriage:  15 Apr 1878
Spouse:  Elizabeth STITT (AFN: VN09-SM)
Marriage:  14 Sep 1840
, Athens, Ohio
 

 
GEORGE WASHINGTON SNOWDEN AND ELIZABETH STITT
Husband's Name
George Washington SNOWDEN (AFN:VN0B-SR)
Born:  4 Aug 1822 Place:  , Athens, Ohio
Married:  14 Sep 1840 Place:  , Athens, Ohio
Father:  SNOWDEN (AFN:VN0B-QF)
Mother: 

Wife's Name
Elizabeth STITT (AFN:VN09-SM)
Born:  Abt. 1826 Place:  <, Athens, Ohio>
Died:  1841/1842 Place: 
Married:  14 Sep 1840 Place:  , Athens, Ohio
Father: 
Mother: 

Children

1.  Sex  Name
F Julia Ann SNOWDEN (AFN:VN09-XB)
Born:  Abt 1841 Place:  <, Athens, Ohio>
Died:  18 Dec 1861 Place: 

2.  Sex  Name
M Henry SNOWDEN (AFN:VN09-V0)
Born:  1842 Place:  <, Athens, Ohio>

GEORGE WASHINGTON SNOWDEN AND HANNAH VANATTA
*note that the children are not in birth order below at the site this came from which is Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
 
Husband's Name
George Washington SNOWDEN (AFN:VN0B-SR)
Born:  4 Aug 1822 Place:  , Athens, Ohio
Married:  10 Oct (div) 1842 Place:  Racine, Meigs, Ohio
Father:  SNOWDEN (AFN:VN0B-QF)
Mother: 

Wife's Name
Hannah VANATTA (AFN:VN0C-XL)
Born:  Abt 1827 Place:  , , Virginia
Died:  13 Feb 1905 Place:  Alexander, Athens, Ohio
Married:  10 Oct (div) 1842 Place:  Racine, Meigs, Ohio
Father:  John VANATTA (AFN:VN0C-V8)
Mother:  Hannah ALLARD (AFN:VN0C-WF)

Children

1.  Sex  Name
M Preston H SNOWDEN (AFN:VN0B-JD)
Born:  Jan 1859 Place:  , Athens, Ohio
Died:  31 Aug 1919 Place: 

2.  Sex  Name
M George Washington SNOWDEN (AFN:VN0B-4B)
Born:  1849 Place:  , Athens, Ohio

3.  Sex  Name
F Hester SNOWDEN (AFN:VN0B-FV)
Born:  1855 Place:  , Athens, Ohio

4.  Sex  Name
M Charles SNOWDEN (AFN:VN0B-BC)
Born:  1861 Place:  , Athens, Ohio

5.  Sex  Name
M John SNOWDEN (AFN:VN0B-5H)
Born:  2 Jan 1851 Place:  , Athens, Ohio
Died:  12 Oct 1855 Place: 

6.  Sex  Name
F Mariah SNOWDEN (AFN:VN0B-35)
Born:  7 Jan 1847 Place:  , Athens, Ohio
Died:  19 Nov 1926 Place: 

7.  Sex  Name
M Henry H SNOWDEN (AFN:VN0B-6N)
Born:  13 Jan 1853 Place:  , Athens, Ohio
Died:  6 Aug 1920 Place: 

8.  Sex  Name
F Mary Jane SNOWDEN (AFN:VN0B-20)
Born:  20 Mar 1845 Place:  , Athens, Ohio
Died:  26 Oct 1930 Place:  Sidney, Fremont, Iowa

9.  Sex  Name
M Ellsworth SNOWDEN (AFN:VN0B-LQ)
Born:  Apr 1864 Place:  , Athens, Ohio

10.  Sex  Name
M Thomas Josiah SNOWDEN (AFN:VN0B-G2)
Born:  17 Apr 1857 Place:  , Athens, Ohio
Died:  14 Sep 1880 Place: 

11.  Sex  Name
M Isaac C SNOWDEN (AFN:VN0B-1S)
Born:  9 Aug 1843 Place:  , Athens, Ohio
Died:  11 Mar 1933 Place: 

GEORGE WASHINGTON SNOWDEN & RACHEL BARNES

Rachel BARNES (AFN: VN0B-P8)

Sex:  F

Event(s):
Birth:  Mar 1832
<, Athens, Ohio>

Parents:

Marriage(s):
Spouse:  George Washington SNOWDEN (AFN: VN0B-SR)
Marriage:  15 Apr 1878