38. Robert H.5 Snowberger (Evaline4 Haughey, Robert3, Robert2, Robert1) (#3792) was born Ashland Co., Ohio 19 Dec 1845. Robert died 01 Feb 1927 Steuben Co., Indiana, at 81 years of age. His body was interred Feb 1938 Pleasant Lake, Steuben Co., Indiana.
He married three times. He married Nancy Maria Lacey Steuben Co., Indiana, 08 Aug 1868. (Nancy Maria Lacey is #3844.) Nancy was born 30 Aug 1845. Nancy was the daughter of Thomas Lacey and Nancy McGaughey. Nancy died 10 Oct 1909 at 64 years of age. Her body was interred Oct 1909 Pleasant Lake, Steuben Co., Indiana. He married Clara ? 10 Dec 1910. (Clara ? is #3847.) He married Ellen Leininger 30 Dec 1923. (Ellen Leininger is #3848.) Ellen was born 1857. Ellen died 1941 at 84 years of age.
He was inducted into the military 04 Aug 1863. He was released from active duty 02 Feb 1866. Source Unknown... probably Steuben County Republican newspaper article.
ANGOLA'S LAST CIVIL WAR VET PASSES AWAY Robert H. Snowberger died Tuesday morning - Only One Veteran Remains. Angola's last surviving veteran of the Civil War, Robert H. Snowberger passed away at an early hour Tuesday morning at his home on North Wayne Street from repeated heart attacks with which he had been afflicted for the past two weeks. His death leaves only one surviving Civil War Soldier in Steuben County - Daniel Wisel of Salem Township, aged 99 years.
Mr. Snowberger, who was 92 years of age, was born in Ashland County, Ohio. He served with Co D, of the 7th Indiana Calvary for two years and seven months. His service was the western army in Western Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas, his organization being engaged in subduing guerilla warfare and outlawry in the territory passed over by the main army. He was engaged for six months after peace was declared, under General Custer, of later Indian warfare fame, in effecting order in Texas. His life after the war was spent in Steuben County, in farming and later as a retired citizen in Angola. He was quite active until recent weeks and took pride in representing the remnant of "the old guard" in public occasion. He is survived by his wife and two sons by a former marriage. Funeral services for Mr. Snowberger will be held at the Klink Funeral Home on Friday afternoon, at 2:00 o'clock, Rev. J. O. Rose officiating. The burial will be in the Pleasant Lake Cemetery with military honors by the Angola Post of the American Legion.
DEKALB COUNTY, INDIANA WEB SITE BIOGRAPHIES Biography of Robert H. Snowberger, page 138. History of Northeast Indiana; Lagrange, Steuben, Noble and Dekalb counties. Vol II, under the editorial supervision of Ira Ford, Orville Stevens, William H. McEwen, and William H. McIntosh. The Lewis Publishing Co., Chicago and New York 1920.
Robert H. Snowberger one of the successful farmer and landowners of Northeast Indiana, was a veteran of the Civil War, and for over half a century has been identified with different agricultural communities in Steuben and Dekalb County. He came from a family of well known prominence in this section of Indiana, being a son of David and Evelyn (Haughey) Snowberger. Some of the other details of this family history are found on other pages. Robert H. Snowberger was born in Ashland County, Ohio, December 19, 1845, but grew up in Steuben County, Indiana, acquiring his education in the California district school in Steuben Township. He was not yet 18 years of age when on August 4, 1863 he enlisted in Company D of the Seventh Indiana Calvary. He was in service for more than two years, receiving his honorable discharge February 2, 1866. He participated in the campaign in Mississippi, involving the battles of Okolona and Guntown, and saw much other active service. After his return from the army, Mr. Snowberger did some ditching work for a year and a half, then bought a small stretch of land in Steuben Township, a few years later moved to Dekalb County, and remained there a year and a half, again moved to Steuben Township and then located on the farm where he had previously lived in Dekalb County, and remained there nine years. His next place was a farm of 200 acres in Pleasant Township of Steuben County, and that was his home and the scene of his activities for the next twenty-nine years, and in March 1918 he moved to his present place in Jamestown Township. Mr. Snowberger is a member of the Grand Army of the Republic. He married in 1867 to Maria Lacey, daughter of Thomas Lacey. Some of the records of the Lacey family are found of other pages. Mrs. Snowberger, who died in 1909, was the mother of five children, the first two dying in infancy. Those living are: Cary M., a dentist at Hudson; Grace A. the wife of Homer Brown; and Fred who also follows the profession of dentistry. Mr. Snowberger married for his second wife Mrs. Clara Baker
Robert H. Snowberger and Nancy Maria Lacey had the following children:
84 i. Infant6 Snowberger (#3849) was born on (birth date unknown).
85 ii. Twin Son Snowberger (#3855) was born 1869. His body was interred Pleasant Lake, Steuben Co., Indiana.
86 iii. Twin Son Snowberger (#3856) was born 1869. His body was interred Pleasant Lake, Steuben Co., Indiana.
87 iv. Cary M. Snowberger (#3850) was born Steuben Co., Indiana 15 May 1875. Cary died 26 Jul 1967 Steuben Co., Indiana, at 92 years of age. His body was interred Jul 1967 Angola, Steuben Co., Indiana, Circle Hill Cemetery. He married twice. He married Reba B. Brown 27 Mar 1901. (Reba B. Brown is #3851.) Reba was born 04 Jan 1874. Reba died 22 Mar 1967 at 93 years of age. Her body was interred Mar 1967 Angola, Steuben Co., Indiana, Circle Hill Cemetery. He married Lois E. Carpenter Aft 1901. (Lois E. Carpenter is #3852.) Lois was born 24 Dec 1889. Lois died 02 Dec 1978 at 88 years of age. Her body was interred Dec 1978 Angola, Steuben Co., Indiana, Circle Hill Cemetery. From HISTORY OF NORTHEAST INDIANA, page 45
Cary M. Snowberger, representative of an old and well known family name in Steuben County, adopted as his profession, dental surgery, and made a conspicuous success of it's practice at Hudson.
Doctor Snowberger was born in Steuben County, May 15, 1875, a son of Robert and Marie (Lacey) Snowberger. The family history will be found on other pages. He acquired his early education in the distict schools, spent a year and a half in the Tri-State College, and in October 1897, entered the Ohio College of Dental Surgery, where he was graduated in May 1900. He at once located at Hudson and has been the leading dentist of that village for nearly twenty years and a man of unusually fine qualifications professional and as a citizen.
While in college, Doctor Snowberger became a charter member of Rho Chapter of the Psi Omega dental fraternity. He is a member in good standing of the Dekalb County, Northern Indiana, Fort Wayne District, Indiana State and American Dental associations and the Isaac Knapp Dental Coterie. In Masonry, he is affiliated with the Lodge at Hudson, the Chapter at Ashley and the Council at Angola. Doctor Snowberger married Reba B. Brown, a daughter of Jacob Brown, an March 27, 1901.
From DORIE MOSES, Houston, Texas, Cary Snowberger had no children.
+ 88 v. Grace A. Snowberger was born 28 Oct 1878.
+ 89 vi. Fred C. Snowberger was born 03 Oct 1884.
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