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Descendants of German Schnells

1 German Schnells 1700 -

....... 2 Johann Adam Schnell 1720 - 1782

............ +Anna Margaretha 1720 - 1782

................. 3 Johannes Schnell 1740 - 1782

....... 2 John adjutant Schnell 1724 - 1789

................. 3 Jacob Phila Snell 1744 - 1805

....... 2 Jacob Lanc Schnell 1725 -

....... 2 Joseph Spalding Schnell 1725 -

............ +Frenchy 1725 -

....... 2 Abraham Schnell 1727 - 1774

................. 3 Jacob Snell 1754 - 1790

...................... +Anna Margaret Oziah(s) 1755 - 1820

........................... 4 George Snell 1774 -

........................... 4 Joseph Snell 1775 - 1784

........................... 4 Henry S Snell 1777 - 1852

................................ +Catharine Beidelman 1778 - 1862

..................................... 5 Jacob Snell 1801 - 1861

.......................................... +Amelia Taylor 1802 - 1885

............................................... 6 Elijah Snell 1825 -

..................................... 5 Elizabeth Snell 1803 -

..................................... 5 Mary Snell 1805 -

..................................... 5 Samuel B Snell 1808 - 1857

.......................................... +Margaret 1815 - 1874

............................................... 6 Girl Snell 1836 -

............................................... 6 Elizabeth Snell 1837 -

............................................... 6 Seth J Snell 1839 - 1920

.................................................... +Susan K Inscho 1840 - 1917

............................................... 6 Henry Clay Snell 1844 - 1915

.................................................... +Alice Walker 1846 - 1926

......................................................... 7 Jennie G Snell 1873 - 1874

......................................................... 7 Leah Maud Snell 1876 - 1968

.............................................................. +Frederick E Mingos 1869 - 1936

...................................................................8 Henry Edward Mingos 1900 - 1972

........................................................................+Margaret Delphine Hart 1902 - 1976

............................................................................9 John Frederick Mingos 1933 -

.................................................................................+Jeanine Lee Keener 1936 -

...................................................................8 Francis Carl Mingos 1918 - 2000

........................................................................+Vera Ruth Schrag 1920 -

............................................................................9 Vera Ann Mingos 1945 -

.................................................................................+Charles Pattison Graham 1940 -

......................................................................................10 Vera Michelle Graham 1969 -

......................................................................................10 Katie McKoy Graham 1972 -

......................................................................................10 Caroline Pattison Graham 1976 -

......................................................................................10 Morey McLean Graham 1976 -

............................................................................9 Steven C Mingos 1950 -

.................................................................................+Maria DeArmond 1954 -

......................................................................................10 Steven C Taylor Mingos 1985 -

......................................................................................10 Peter Jacob Mingos 1987 -

......................................................................................10 Stephanie Maria Mingos 1988 -

......................................................................................10 Kristina Jean Mingos 1990 -

..................................... 5 Gordon Snell 1812 -

.......................................... +Rhode Greatsinger 1822 -

............................................... 6 Fletcher Wayne Snell 1851 -

......................................................... 7 Jessie I Snell 1876 -

.............................................................. +Gertrude Vesty 1882 - 1919

...................................................................8 Belle Vesty Snell 1900 -

..................................... 5 Harriet Snell 1820 -

..................................... 5 George Baldwin Snell 1820 - 1902

.......................................... +Lemira Parshall 1826 - 1916

............................................... 6 George B Snell 1863 - 1957

.................................................... +Elizabeth DeWitt 1865 - 1936

........................... 4 Jacob Snell 1779 - 1854

........................... 4 Daniel Snell 1780 - 1851

................................ +Rachel Spaulding 1779 - 1868

........................... 4 John Jacob Snell 1782 - 1866

................................ +Nancy 1788 - 1848

........................... 4 Abraham Snell 1784 - 1868

................................ +Mary Middaugh 1789 -

........................... 4 Samuel Snell 1785 -

........................... 4 Boy(A) Snell 1786 -

................. 3 Abraham Snell 1759 - 1830

....... 2 Johannis Schnell 1730 -

............ +Margaret Bickler 1730 -

................. 3 Jacob StMich Schnell 1755 -

...................... +Eliz Schumacher 1755 -

....... 2 Jacob Sally Schnell 1745 -

Descendants of German Schnells

Generation No. 1

1.  GERMAN1 SCHNELLS was born Abt. 1700 in their children came to Pa & NY.

1710-11 summer  Livingston Manor, NY  Jacob Schnell, Pg 447 Rupp 30,000
1735 18th Century Emigrants  Prof Hacker Publ 1994 Pg 407 Henrich Schnell Insweiler  1735 to America book X
          Not in Rupp, but could be other ports New York, Baltimore, Charleston, Annapolis.
1738, Sept 11  Rupp's Pg 119,  ship Robert & Oliver -  Palatines   Johan ADAM Schnell *(marked)
1739, Jan 13  Church records of Palatine Stone Church of Stone Arabia Congregation, Palatine Bridge, Montgomery
         Co, NY. Elisabet Schnell, Catharina Lisabet Schnell, Johannes Schnell,j.(Jr). Also Lisabet in 1744. Source: The
         Palatine Immigrant Journal, vol 1V,No 3 Winter 1779.
1739 Hacker  Pg 407  nine Schnells to ?(likely not America) from Sprendlingen 1739,1794,1796,1768,1784,1787,1778
1740, Oct 14 Johannes son of Johann Adam Schnell & wf Anna Margaretha. Pg 194 Pa Births by Humpheys.
         Records of the Williams Twsp Congregation, Bucks Co, Pa. Pa German Soc Vol 18. Johannes is used in
         German for the eldest male child.
1742,May 28  ship Snow Catharine    Johann Leonhart Schnell S2 vol 17 pg 227
1743,Sept 4  Philla Oaths Johan Nikel Schnell & Johann Philip Schnell Pa Arch S2 Vol17  Pg 239 . In 1765 Philip is in
         Warrick Twsp, Lancaster Co.  In 1783 Dr Nickcolas Schnell is an Army surgeon from Berks Co. Just noticed that I
         am missing pages 151-166 in Rupps 30,000 that shows these guys.
1745 Leonhard Schnell is at Moravian Church in Bethlehem. Michel is there in 1747
1749, Sept 28  Jacob Schnell arrived in Phila on ship Ann, from Rotterdam, last from Cowes. Passengers from Basil,
         Wurttemburg, Zweibrucken and Darmstadt. Rupp 30000 Pg 214. Also Hinke pg 417. This is one of several Jacob's
         in SE Pa. Two b in Phila Co-1744 &1755, and one Bethal Twsp Lancaster Co 1770 taxes that could be this guy.
1751,Sept 16  ship Nancy  Two- Hans Georg Schnell's, & a Sebastian Schnell  Pg 256 Rupp 30,000
1751,Sept 16  ship Edinburgh   ABRAHAM SCHNELL S2 V7 Pg 336
1755,Jan 15th  Jacob Schnell born of Johannis & Margaret - St Michaels Lutheran,Phila.  Humphrey Phila Co births
1766,July 28  Peter Snell paid cash for Michael Rope(Roupe)  pg 78 Abstracts Vol One Anderson.
1768,Oct 26 ship Betsy    Franz Schnell S2 V17 pg 487
1770, Oct 29  ship Sally  Jacob Schnell  . Rupp 30,000 Pg 392. This is the 2nd Jacob Snell immigrant & the 4th in SE Pa.
          Pa Arch S2 V17 pg 493    I don't have anything further on him.
1770-71 Lancaster Co 1770 Taxes, pub 1989   Wm. Snell 1771 ST (Strasburg- SE of Lanc. City-1759) Freeman Pg 171
          Pg 165 Christian Shnell 71 HB By his father Leonhard 70 HB (Heidleberg)
          Pg 165 Jacob Shnell 1770 BE Bethal,  comment Snell 1771. 1st list available in Bethal is 1770
          Pg 165 Leonard Shnell 1770 HB weaver 1771     Shell is not our Snell
1771 Jacob Shnell  Hdlbg  40 acres Pa Arch S3 Vol 17 Pg 158 Lancaster Co Publ 1990 by Closson. 1st tax list
          in HB is 1759. This becomes Jacob Snell in 1772 Penny Tax  40 acres 1 H 1 C 2.6 tax S3, Vol 17, 239
          And in 1773 its 30 acres  2.6 tax. Also Wm. Snell, Lenr'd Snell, and in 1779 Christian Snell. So the Schnell's in the
          1989 pub by Hawbaker are Snells in the Pa Archives!. And in Lancaster Jan 1777 is Mr Ozeas, Also George Ozeas
          and Peter Ozeas. S6, V 6, 359 and S2 V 1 687
1771,Oct 31 Johannes George Snell, b Germany 1746, indentured in Phila 1771 . WFT V15,tree 2745 appears the Snells
          of Montgomery Co, Pa. Rupp 30,000 pg 396 Johannes Schnell Oct 31, 1771 Brigantine Recovery from Rotterdam.
         These two Schnells a year apart may be related. I have little on Montgonery Co Snells.
1772,Nov 3  ship Sally again  Johannes Theis Schnell  Pa Arch S2 Vol17 Pg 503 this is the last of the early 1700's Oaths
1776, Mar 11  deed to George Mineger Hamilton Twsp,NA Co  adjoining land of PETER SNELL.
1777, b Joseph Snell NY , Wyalusing 1850 census Brad Co,Pa .
1778,Sept 22 John Snell Upper Milford Twsp is liquor and tavern keeper.Pg 195 Abstracts Anderson.
         (?Johannes above b 1740). In May 12, 1780 JOHN SCHNELL is witness for deed to Jacob Miller, Upper Milford
         Twsp. pg 140, NA deed bk. Also mentioned on  Pg 173 & 212. Deed Dec 6, 1784, Upper Milford Twsp. Deed
         June 10, 1779 Salisbury twsp and part in Saucon Tsp. Upper Milford is 20 miles SW of Easton, and not likely
         connected to Smithfield Twsp Schnells.
1778  b. Daniel Snell NY, 1850 Smithfield Twsp, Brad Co Pa  Census
1776-1781 NY in the Rev. On Pg 190 Tryon Co Militia( this Co isn't around today)  there are 14 Snells listed and two
         Schnells. A Hanyost Snell became a pensioner. Ref the Pa Snell files, no Abraham Snell is listed in NY on these
         pages which only include 41,000 NY soldiers & Militia.
1780,Aug George Snell was activated Hiester's Battalion, Berks Co Pg 131 Berks in Rev. On pg 165 he was a
         petitioner for pay of the period 1781-83.
1781,Jan 8 John George Schnell d Nazareth weaver  Wills-Eyerman  Ch John,Eliz,Christian-Fredk (minors)
1782,Dec 15 died John Georg Schnell  Spouse below at 1794   b Eyb,Farkenland Source Northampton gravestones,
         by Humphrey. Moravian cemetery Bethlehem.Pa.
1783  Army surgeons from Berks Co  Dr Nicholas Snell  Pg 144 Montgomery's book pub 1894
1783,Dec 18 Peter Snell is dead.Louisa minor dau is appointed a guardian. Pg 126 Anderson A-E
1783/4/5  4 Schnell families to Galicia & Hungary from 4 different towns. Again no Joseph - Hacker's book
1789  John Snell, minutes of Phila  This guy is all around in the Rev. Pa Arch Colonial Series V16 192
1792 Pa Archives S3, George Schnell V15 444, John v21 125,373,500 Leonard Vol 26 178 Thomas
          S9,Vol 1 Pg 6101 John Schnall  400 April 3,1792 Thomas Schnell 400 acres 1792 Warrantees S3,Vol26
1794,Jul 30  died Anna Helen Schnell wf John George Schnell maiden name. Haensche, b 1722 Walldorf, Upper
         Lausatia source Northampton gravestones, by Humphey. Moravian cemetery Nazareth, Pa
1795 Index of Rev War Pension at Nat'l Archives 1976  80,000  S14535 Snell Abraham Pa = survivor
          George Schnell R 9261 Pa Rejected.  service pension - specific periods of time.
1810, Port of Phila. family of William I Snell b abt 1755 m 19 Dec 1779 in England. Settled Hillsgrove, Elkland Twsp
          Sullivan Co, Pa. 10 children including John Snell d 31 Mar 1855 in Hillsgrove cemetery. Other boys to Pa
          are Henry, William II, Richard, Anthony & Henry. source is Pat Mott Goebea of Canton, Pa
1823 George Snell, a suvivor of the Revolution is living in Reading, Pa. source: Berks Co in Rev. Pg 207 Publ 1894
1840 Wyalusing twsp, Pa Brad Co  a Joseph Snell , Wf Eliz & 6 ch. 1850 census age 73, Eliz age 66 both b NY.
         An unnamed ? male 26 b NY, and Olive b 1824, prob his wife and their children 3 or 4 b Pa
1849  Brad Co. A whole family of Snells came to Pike Twsp, Brad Co from Devenshire, Exter,England
          Father John b 1796:  Sophia b1829, Mary Ann b. 1822, Ebenezer b 1832,   Robert and John
          49 days on the ocean, including going off course 500 miles
2004,Nov There are hundreds of Snell,Schnell.Shnell references in the Pa Archives, on line as And there
        are 66 Jacob Snells in the 1870 US census! ancestry .com
Children of GERMAN SCHNELLS are:
2. i. JOHANN ADAM2 SCHNELL, b. Abt. 1720, Germ; d. Bef. 6 August 1782, Lower Smithfield Twsp, North of Easton.
3. ii. JOHN ADJUTANT SCHNELL, b. Abt. 1724, unknown; d. Aft. 1789, Phila Co, Pa.
 iii. JACOB LANC SCHNELL, b. Abt. 1725, Basil,Wurtemburg,Zweibrucken & Darmstadt; d. Hdlbg / Bethal Twsp,
                          Lancaster  Co Pa.

1745,May 11/22  Moravian Ch,Bethlehem  S2 V 9 Pg 124  Leonhard Schnell m Eliz Brawn
1747,Jul 2  same church   Michel Schnall m Catharine Gemehl
1749, Sept 28  This Phila immigrant, ship Ann,Rupp's 30,000   is likely the Lancaster Jacob, who by 1770 is in the
          taxes with a 40 acre farm.
1765  Lancaster Patent next to Philip Schnell Warwick Twsp  S3 V9 Pg 576
1770 taxes  Pg 165 Index to 1770 tax records by Hawbaker  Jacob Schnell  70 Bethal Twsp  comment is 'Snell'
        The village of Bethal is 10 miles north of Myerstown
1771 Hawbaker book  Christian is son of Leonard, both Heidleburg Twp.  Leonard is a weaver, Christian is a Freeman
1771 S3 V17 Pg 158 Pa Arch , by Dix pub 1990 Jacob Shnell Hdlbg 40 0 0  0  acres horses cattle serv/slaves
         Lenard Shenell  pg 154 Hdlbg 0 0 2  0 . Heidleburg Twsp is SE of Myerstown. Note no acres.
1772 Penny Tax  Jacob Snell  40 1 1 2.6 S3 V17 Pg 239
                          Lenard Snell ...  1 1 2.0             Pg 311    & a Wm Snell  15.0 Pg 182  who is a Freeman
1773 Lancaster Co taxes, Penny tax  Pa Arch S3 V17 pg 388  Jacob Snell  30 acres  1  1  2.6 tax
         Wm Snell Freeman  15.0  Pg 329 &469
1777, Jan 11  Mr Ozeas, overseer of woodcutters  S2,V1 pg 687 Lancaster Co
1778, Mar 12  Peter Ozeas City of Phila  S1 V6 pg359. Also no date George Ozeas,Peter Ozeas  S6 V6 pg 303
1779 Jacob is not in this tax. I rechecked the 1779 tax. S3 vol 17 Pg 669    Peter Shell  140 acres
         Christian Snell  40 1 1 2.6 Pg 669  Leonard Snell Mayerstown supply Tax  S3 V17 670. Note Christian now has
         the same amount of 40 acres that Jacob had.

 iv. JOSEPH SPALDING SCHNELL (Source: Louise Murray book, pub 1908 Old Tioga, 240.), b. Abt. 1725, Germany;
                               d. unknown, No reference at all; m. FRENCHY; b. Abt. 1725, m Lancaster Co,Pa.

1908  Murray's book,Pg 240  This is the Only reference to a Joseph, from Jennie F Snell's published sketches of family
          history: Joseph (Snell,Schnell or Cornell) emigrated from Germany to Lancaster Pa where he married a French
          wife, and removed to Easton or vicinity.
2004,Sept  LDS web site. International Genealogical Index/Germany  There are 10 Josephus Schnell's and 4 Josef
        Schnell's b before 1730. In the ancestral file there is one Joseph Schnell b 1776 in Leitenheim,Elsass
2004 The Pa Archives are on-line. I have spent hours searching SE Pa, Lancaster & Northampton Co's. There is NO
        Joseph Schnell, Snell,Shnell. It would be interesting if someone has Jennie Snell's articles or drafts to check the
        original source of 'Joseph'. My thought is that Jennie heard the story of Joseph because of Joseph Spalding,
        second husband of Anna Margaret Ozias. The Snell boys are all very young when Jacob died. Joseph Spalding,
        step father, could have been in their stories.
2005, Feb. There are several mysteries on Pg 240.  As Jennie lists Cornell in her article, it seems she is not clear at all
        on the SE Pa history of Jacob, but there is some hidden truth to most family stories. Maybe the Lancaster reference
       came form Jennies knowledge of the 1723 Palatine migration from NY to Lancaster Co down the Susquehanna
       River. It is not a likely migration from Lancaster to Easton, and several Schnell's are in Smithfield Twsp by  1757.
       Also Jennie's husband is a grandson, and his father John b 1782 was only 8 yrs old when Jacob died in 1790. It
       appears he was raised by Henry Snell (1800 census). So there is a good chance that the history of Jacob in SE Pa
       is sketchy. In my own Mingos line, my father knew nothing of his g-grandfather. I now have discounteed the two
       Jacob's b 1744 &1753 because of the marriage records. No peice of data indicates he immigrated. There is no deed
       in Smithfield Twsp for Jacob - only taxes.Adam sold all 240 acres by 1782. This may be  why Jacob went up river to
       find land in Bradford Co. His first child George, is 16 or over in the 1790 census - indicating that his parents married
       in the early 1770's. The second known child Henry was b 1777.

4. v. ABRAHAM SCHNELL, b. Abt. 1727, 1761 1st taxes of Lower Smithfield; d. Abt. 1774, Smithfield Twsp, NA Co.
5. vi. JOHANNIS SCHNELL, b. Abt. 1730, St Michaels Lutheran Church,Phila.
 vii. JACOB SALLY SCHNELL, b. Abt. 1745, Arr Phila 1770 where settled?; d. maybe Montgomery Co Snells?.

Generation No. 2

2.  JOHANN ADAM2 SCHNELL (GERMAN1 SCHNELLS) was born Abt. 1720 in Germ, and died Bef. 6 August 1782 in Lower
Smithfield Twsp, North of Easton.  He married ANNA MARGARETHA.  She was born Abt. 1720, and died Bef. 1782 in not
 in Adam's will.

1739, Jan 10 Co of Bucks S3 V24 162 Warrantees in Lancaster  Adam Snell 100 acres
1740, Oct 14 Johannes son of Johann Adam Schnell & wf Anna Margaretha. Pg 194 Pa Births by Humpheys.
         Records of the Williams Twsp Congregation, Bucks Co, Pa. Pa German Soc Vol 18. Johannes is used in
         German for the eldest male child.
1748,Jun 3 s3 V24  Pg 165 Co of Bucks  Warrantee in Lancaster  Adam Snell 100 acres
1761, Sept 1  1st assessment of Northampton  Adam Schnell paid 4 pounds. Anderson Vol One Lower Smithfield
1781, July 2 Northampton Co deeds Pg 93 ADAM SNELL is surveyer of land in Lower Smithfield, Grantee Jacob Strowd.
1782, May 5 execution of will  probate July 8, 1788.  Children: Mathias, Modelane, Catharine, Susanna & step dau
         Margaret Murry.  Note, No Jacob. Pg 67 Eyerman, publ 1782 wills of Northampton Co, Pa. Michael Slye was an
         executor. No wife mentioned.
1782, Aug 6 deed Poll Grantor ADAM SNELL, Lower Smithfield Twsp, yeoman 240 acres where Adam Snell lived"
          Grantee is Michael Sly, not Jacob Snell. Pg 105 vol 2 Deeds 2001Abstracts by Anderson
          Deed Poll sold for 505 pounds Adam Snell, Lower Smithfield all interest in 240 acres to  Michael Sly.
 i. JOHANNES3 SCHNELL, b. 14 October 1740, Williams Twsp Congregation, Bucks Co Pa; d. Bef. 1782, Not in Adams will.

3.  JOHN ADJUTANT2 SCHNELL (GERMAN1 SCHNELLS) was born Abt. 1724 in unknown, and died Aft. 1789 in Phila Co, Pa.

17xx  I am attaching Jacob b 1744 to this John arbitrarily. due to Phila references.
1769 John Snell  1st data  Phila Co Pa Arch
1774 John Snell  Pg 145 from index         3 3 2 1(tax)  Pa Arch S3 V16 626   Phila Co,
1779 George Snell 6 tax  V14 S3 pg 632
1779 supply Tax  Henry Snell 18150 6th class, State of accts  Vol7 S3, Pg 114
1781 John Snell 54 acres  14 0  Phila Fed Supply Pa Arch S3,Vol 16, Pg 690.
1776-1783 This guy has an extensive Rev War record. As Adjutant he must have been above the cut . 1st Batt NA Co.
178x Soldiers of Rev who received pay  S5 Vol 4 Pg 667  Abraham-priv, Jacob-priv, John-adjutant, Tyre-priv
         S2 Vol 8 Pg 213 & 218  1781-2  Jacob, James Snell
1789,Oct 17 Colonial Series V16 pg 192  John  Snell minutes of Phila
 i. JACOB PHILA3 SNELL, b. 1744, Phila Co, Pa; d. 1805, Pension record.

1774 County of Phila. Jacob Snell  5.25 acres  1.11.6 tax Pa Arch S3,vol 14,,Pg 344 . There are also George and Henry.
         The Athens, Pa Snells are in Smithfield Twsp, North  of Easton. So this is a different Jacob Snell.
1774,Aug 14  German Ref church of Phila, Married Jacob Schnell and Maria Ziegler !. Whoa this is the second m of
         a Jacob in Phila. and rules out our Athens Jacob. Also in this church are the m of Anna Maria Schnell - 1776 and
         Maria Schnell 1792  S2 V8 Pg 727
1777,March 27 Jacob Snell musician  Pa Arch S2, Vol 15, Pg 405
1779,Mar 19  Private Snell Continental Line,4th Reg Col Thomas Procter,Capt Procter,Jr  Pa Archives S2,Vol 2 199
          Private Snell  Pa Artillery Capt Procter  also Dec 31,1778  S5 Vol 3 963
1780  Col Procter is released from his arrest for a list of misdoings.
1783 Jacob Snell   same Pa Arch as above ........... no numbers. there could be a relationship with John Snell .
1778-1783 Rangers of the Frontier Pa Arch S3,vol 23,Pg 301 Jacob Snell, Tyre Snell, John Snell,adjutant. This shows
         that there are two of Jacob's. On page 300, is the two together Jacob & Abraham.
178x Soldiers Rev who received pay  Abraham, Jacob,John-adj,Trye Pa Arch S5,vol 4,Pg 667. Also James Snell S2,
         vol 8,Pg 213
179x Pensioners Pa Arch S3,Vol23,Pg 496 Jacob Snell,musician R.A. unknown. Also Abraham Snell P.M
        (Athens, Pa ) & John Snell. The RA is likely ' regular army ' and the PM ' Pa Militia'.
1797  A Mrs. Elmer Snell Storelii says"Jacob was b in Stroudsburg and enlisted under Gen John Sullivan at
         Philadelphia" , but there was another Jacob Snell in the Rev  -  a musician in the 4th Regt Continental Troops
         of Col Thos Proctor, paid until 1797, who d in 1805.
2004 the LDS ancestor file incorrectly assigns this b1744 date & musician reference to the Athens Jacob Snell.

4.  ABRAHAM2 SCHNELL (GERMAN1 SCHNELLS) was born Abt. 1727 in 1761 1st taxes of Lower Smithfield, and
                     died Abt. 1774 in Smithfield Twsp, NA Co.

1751 immigrated into Phila ship Edinburgh. Thus b about 1727.  But if there is any candidate for Jacob Snell of Athens,
         it might be the child of this Abraham who is in the 1761 taxes of Smithfield Twsp with Adam.  The name repeats in
         Athens several generations, and in the Rev militia from Northampton.   He would have had two children, Jacob mid
         1750's & Abraham  abt 1759.
1757,Jun 20 Adam Snell's dau is Indian prisoner and killed because of a wounded leg. Men came in wagons about last
         May 2 from Plainfield Twsp to assist inhabitants of Lower Smithfield who were burned out by Indians. This is 19
         years after Adam's immigration. Pg 47, Abstracts Vol One Anderson.
         These Schnells (Abraham & Adam) are together in Lower Smithfield Twsp.  This is 20 miles N of Easton, so not
         settled much before this. Became part of  Monroe Co in 1836.  It is in the area of Portland to Stroudsburg. Conrad
         Menges b 1777 was in Lower/Upper Mt Bethal from 1798-1817. Candace Anderson
1761, Lower Smithfield Twp, Northampton Co,Pa  ABRAHAM & Adam Shnell taxed - 4 # ea Pg 131&113  Anderson.
          Adam ultimately had 240 acres at his death. They must be sharing the land.  It seems that the Athens Jacob & his
          brother Abraham could  be children of this Abraham? The name Abraham is in 3 generations in Athens.
1764, Mar 20 Abram Snell is one of the 12 men to examine the estate, 280 acres, of Abraham Miller of Hamilton Twsp.
          Pg 32, Candace Anderson Vol A-E Northampton Co . Guardians of minor children of Abraham(Abram) Miller Sr,
          Lower Smithfield Twsp is Abraham Miller, Jr.
1772 Northampton taxes. Abraham Shnall  1.12.0  The line above Abe says: "For the land lives on"   18.0.0  . I have seen
        this phrase on other tax screens. We know that Adam sold 240 acres 10 years later, and Adam isn't yet to be found
        in the 1772 taxes?  S3 V19 Pg 68 Lower Smithfield Twsp. Michael Shlye  3.0.0  is a grantee in Adams will of 1782!
1774  No further reference to Abraham Schnell
Children of ABRAHAM SCHNELL are:
6. i. JACOB3 SNELL, b. Abt. 1754, unknown, SE Pa; d. 29 September 1790, Athens Twsp, Luzerne Co, Pa.
 ii. ABRAHAM SNELL (Source: Abstracts of Public Records, N'ampton Co pg 202,203.), b. Abt. 1759, unknown;
                           d. Aft. 1830 census, Athens, Pa.

1777,Aug 7 N'ampton Oaths  Jacob Snell   Abraham (likely his brother) Snell - Sept 29,   Smithfield Twsp.
         Candace Anderson Vol One N'ampton Co.  In Heverly's 1924 Hist of Brad Co, Pg 170 " Jacob Snell served in the
         Northampton Militia during the Revolutionary War". 1777, Jun 23 certified Northampton Co,Pa. Jacob signs the
         Oath Aug 7th, and Abraham Snel signs Sept 29.. So this likely is his brother. It is Smithfield Twsp,not Lower
         Smithfield  Pg 202-3  Abstracts by Candace Anderson.  No Joseph Schnell in any of my SE Pa indexes.
178x soldiers Rev who received pay Abraham Snell, Jacob Snell, John Snell-adjutant,  Tyre Snell-privates.
          Only one Jacob Snell listed!  Pa Arch S5,Vol 4,Pg 667  & S2 Vol 8, Pg 213 also James Snell.
1778-1783 Rangers of the Frontier  Jacob Snell, Abraham Snell Pa Arch S3,Vol 23,Pg 300 . I have another reference on
         page 301 to the other Jacob Snell.
1780-1784  Associators & Militia , Northampton Co. Pa Archives S5,Vol 8, Pg 396,418,568  and 803.  Jacob Snell and
         Abraham Snell are always listed together in 6th class, 2nd Company, 5th or 6th Battalion. Capt Ben Schonover,
         Ensign Richard Tilberry. The last muster roll was May 26, Jacob hadn't left yet!
1788 Pa Arch S3,V19,Pg395 Abraham Snell $10.  Single Freeman  Northampton. This is Jacob's farm of 100 acres
         taxed in 1785 at $13.6, Pg 173
1790 census In Tioga, Luzerne Co is Jacob Snell with 2 other males 16yrs & up. One is George, the other could be Abe.
         If he is not in the Northampton census, then this is a good piece of logic.
1795 Index of Rev War Pension at Nat'l Archives 1976  80,000  S14535 Snell Abraham Pa = survivor 1/2 pay =$80.
          George Schnell R 9261 Pa Rejected.  Service pension - specific periods of time.
         Pa Arch Series 3,vol 23,Pg 473 NEW YORK Abraham Snell, private P.M. April 8,1833; 73; d April 16,1833 Rev
        War Pennsylvania Pensioner. Apparently served from State of NY . So there is no logic that Abraham went from
        the Northampton Militia to NY to enlist. There are NY Snells, so this Abe is likely one of them. By the 1830/40 s
        there were NY Snells coming down into the Wyalusing area.
1808  Abraham Snell & Abraham Snell Jr listed. Pg 635 Murray Old Tioga. This is to distinquish age, not relationship.
1810 census of Lycoming Co  Only the younger Abraham, 16-26 ( 2 males). The older Abe could be in Luz.Co census
1812 Taxables, creation of Brad Co 21yrs age and up, & female owners. Abraham Snell, Abraham Snell, Jr.  I now
        understand this. Abraham is Jacob's brother. The Jr. is Jacob's son, b 1784. Heverly Vol 2, 1915 Pg 197
        Brad Co Annual 5 , publ 1911 only Abram Snell Pg 31 is listed as voting. Also John Snell.
1830 Athens census 000000001   1 total   pg 144  He is shown in 1830 census to be b between 1760-1770. If he was
       b 1759 he is the same as the guy who signed the Northampton Oaths of Allegience.

5.  JOHANNIS2 SCHNELL (GERMAN1 SCHNELLS) was born Abt. 1730 in St Michaels Lutheran Church,Phila.  He married
      MARGARET  BICKLER.  She was born Abt. 1730 in m St. Mich & Zion Ch, S2,V9,pg 297 Pa Arch.
 i. JACOB STMICH3 SCHNELL, b. 15 January 1755, St Michaels Lutheran church,Phila; m. ELIZ SCHUMACHER;
                         b. Abt. 1755,  m Oct 22 1778 St Michaels & Zion Ch.

1755  Surprise source is Humphrey, Phila Co births.  The Pa Arch research shows this Jacob in the same church as
         these parents. S2,V9,pg 297 & 368  His m to Eliz Schumacher on Oct 22, 1778. He would be 23 years old.
2005 The troublesome date is Jan 19 1774 1st data in Easton that a Jacob Snell is one of three witness for probate.
         This Jacob would have been 19 yrs, and could not have been a land holder at this age.  The 1st date of record of
         Jacob Snell in Smithfield Twsp is Aug 7, 1777 Oaths.

Generation No. 3

6.  JACOB3 SNELL (ABRAHAM2 SCHNELL, GERMAN1 SCHNELLS) (Source: (1) Heverly 1924 Pg 171 & 178., (2) Heverly PPF 1913
vol 1, 120, Jacob Snell Northampton Co, Pa Militia, Continental Line., (3) Abstracts of Public Records,Northampton Co, Pa,
 Pg 113, 1761 taxes., (4) A History of OLD TIOGA POINT and Early Athens, Pa, Publ 1908 Louise Murray.) was born Abt.
 1754  in unknown, SE Pa, and died 29 September 1790 in Athens Twsp, Luzerne Co, Pa (Source: Heverly PPF Vol 11 1915, 437,
 Died away from home.).  He married ANNA MARGARET OZIAH(S) (Source: (1) Strouse FTM file by Ellingsberg., (2) Snell file
of  Nancy Griffith in Anna remarried to Joseph Spalding, 2 more ch:.  She was born Abt. 1755 in SE
Pa. Phila, and died Aft. 1820 in Athens Twsp, Bradford Co, Pa.

Notes for JACOB SNELL:
1744  The only source for his b is the DAR Patriot Index. Alice Ellingsberg sent them to me.
           In reviewing Athens twsp records I never found his b&d. An LDS Ancestor File V4.19 by Arnold Reed of
           Englewood ,Fla has the same dates. He misspelled Phila, and claimed Jacob b there. A newspaper article by
           Chet Lunner(Twin Tier-Athens) in the 1970's says b in the Stoudsburg area. LDS IGI- North Amer file is the same
          b 11 Aug 1744 entry as by Arnold Reed - this is the Phila Jacob Snell shown elsewhere in this file.
1757 Adam Snell's dau is Indian prisoner and killed because of a wounded leg. Men came in wagons from
          Plainfield Twsp to assist inhabitants of Lower Smithfield who were burned out by Indians.
1761, Lower Smithfield Twp, Northampton Co,Pa  ABRAHAM & Adam Shnell taxed 4 # each.Pg 131/113  Anderson.
          Snells (Abraham & Adam) are together in Lower Smithfield Twsp. This is 20 miles N of Easton, so not settled much
          before this. Became part of Monroe Co in 1836.  It is in the area of Portland to Stroudsburg. Conrad Menges b 1777
          was in Lower/Upper Mt Bethal from 1798-1817. Candace Anderson's volumes.
1774 Mt Bethal Lutheran & Reformed baptisms begin! Note that in 1779 &1780 the two boys are SCHNELL and why are
         there not other of the family. Maybe no minister available?
1774, Jan 19  Jacob Snell is one of three witness for probate in Northampton Co Wills of the widow Anna Margaret
          Frederick,date of 1st execution Dec 17,1772. source: Wills... by John Eyerman 1st edition 1897.
          This is significant data, as it shows there are several Jacob Snells in SE Pa. John George Frederick was a weaver
         in SMITHFIELD Twsp. This is the 1st data on Jacob Snell of Athens.
1777,Aug 7 N'ampton Oaths  Jacob and Abraham (likely his brother) Snell - Sept 29,   Smithfield Twsp.
         Candace Anderson Vol One N'ampton Co.  In Heverly's 1924 Hist of Brad Co, Pg 170 " Jacob Snell served in the
         Northampton Militia during the Revolutionary War".
1778  Jacob served in the Rev War.  Pg 178, Heverly 1924 .  And Northampton Co,Pa Militia, Continental Line,
         pg 120, 1913 Pioneer & Patriot families by Heverly.  This militia reference is all there is.
         A Mrs. Elmer Snell Storelii says"Jacob was b in Stroudsburg and enlisted under Gen John Sullivan at Phila",
         but there was another Jacob Snell in the Rev  -  a musician in the 4th Regt Continental Troops of Col Thos Proctor,
         paid until 1797, who d in 1805. His record is elsewhere in this file.
1778-1783 Rangers of the Frontier  Jacob Snell, Abraham Snell Pa Arch S3,Vol 23,Pg 300
1779 Jacob SCHNELL b Mt Bethal Lutheran & Reformed Church, north of Easton,Pa
1780 Daniel SCHNELL b to Jacob and Anna Margaret.  Why no more baptisms?
1780-1782 Northampton militia  Jacob and Abrahm Snell always together  Class 6 5th & 6th Battalion. Pa Arch S5 vol8
1781-82 Soldiers in the Rev  Jacob Snell, James Snell. S5 vol 8 218, 47 Adj't John Snell 1st Batt Northampton 1781-2 .
1782 Murray pg 246   Daniel McDowell whoose home was in Stroudsburg, was taken prisoneer by the Indians and
        was impressed with the beauty of the Chemung Valley. " It is quite possible that the Snells were friends of the
        McDowells, and by them directed to their new home".
1784  Jacob came from Stroudsburg in the spring."The journey was made in a canoe, containing the family and
           their belongings, which included a sheep or two and some poultry". A homestead was selected on the West
          side of the Chemung River, opposite Tioga Point . He built a log cabin, being the 1st settler in Athens Twsp.
          This sentence is copied in most of the Brad Co histories. After May 26, 1784 Militia muster roll of Northampton
          Co. One Athens article states came up the river with with four children. If so not with George & Joseph. Chet
          Lunner's 1976 article says  "one of four sons was the first white child". another bi Centenial article says " In
         1784 with his wife Anna and four small boys". These articles are based on later history of 5 boys remaining in
         Athens taxes,census,etc.
1784  Oliver Bigelow was the original proprietor of the Snell location, No. 18, in third division. He sold No 18 to
           Abraham Minier . Transfer to the Snells occured later. Pg 306 Murray.
1785 Jacob Snell tax in Northampton! 100 acres   3C  13.6  Pa Arch S3, Vol 19, 173.  This raises the question, did his
         brother Abraham pay the tax, or as Bradsby said maybe Jacob did not come up river until 1785. See next tax entry.
1788 Northampton tax Abraham Snell  pg 395  10. single Freeman. All the freemen pay the same tax. But is he on
         Jacob's farm?. and no deed. This is the son of Abraham of the 1761 taxes.
1788 Murray book, Pg 437  There was an "Upper Battalion" Pa Militia, 8 companies of males 18-45. Jacob was abt age
         33 so he should be in this outfit. Members had to equip themselves and drills were held once a month.
1793 Chemung ,NY a biography of George Baldwin Snell written abt 1888 says " Jacob was twice married and reached a
         venerable age". This is likely Anna Margaret Oziah Snell Spalding, who remarried in abt 1793
1795 The map of Old Tioga Point , Murray book pg 303, shows a John Snell at N'18 across the road from Jacob Snell
         1784. This map was made by NF Walker about 1900. It is likely one of the properties that Anna Margaret Snell
         Spalding acquired. By 1891 Bradsby History this property was in the name of John Snell b 1782 .
1908 Murray's book, Pg 240   from sketches of Mrs Jennie F Snell;
            "Jacob Snell was the son of Joseph (Snell Schnell or Cornell) who emigrated from Germany to Lancaster ,Pa
            where he married a French wife, and removed to Easton or vicinity. (No date). Jacob came up the river in a
            boat with his wife and 5 children....'. ( These boys likely were George,Henry,Jacob,Daniel and John).
            I looked at Lancaster Co index's and did not find a Joseph Schnell. Also I went thru Rupp's 30,000 immigrants
            again and did not find Joseph, in fact the given name of Joseph is uncommon in the German names. I recently
            found the Pa Archives on-line, and guess what? NO Joseph Schnell,Snell, or Shnell at all? see the family file
           on Joseph Spaulding Schnell for my opinion.

       Jacob Snell came that year from Stroudsburg, on the Delaware river,(Murray pg 239 says"poled up the river")
and on the 5th of July his son Abraham was born, believed to have been the first white child born within the limits of
the present township. It was in the fall of this year that the conference was held with the Indians by William Maclay,
 and the consideration for the purchase of land, made the previous year at Fort Stanwix, was paid. About this time, or
early in 1785, William Miller, Daniel Moore, Christopher Hurlburt, Mason Carey, and Eldad Kellogg settled near Patterson,
on the east side, and commenced to cultivate the soil. They had no title whatever, but hoped to acquire one by possession.
        Capt. John Snell (militia or war?) once said that the first house built between the rivers was of logs, and built by
a Dutchman named Andreas Budd. It is probable that Budd was brought here for that purpose by Mr. Hollenback, and
 built for him buildings necessary for his trading establishment. In 1789 he purchased a ten-acre lot on the point, and in
1793, Col. Franklin conveyed to him village lot No. 40. In 1795, Budd conveyed both these tracts to Elisha Mathewson,
 and left the country. In the year 1784, John Shepard was also here as a clerk for Mr. Hollenback, but did not remain
 permanently until the year 1786. Copied from Craft History on Tri-Co web site.
1788, Nov 5  Lot 139 Chemung Co,NY area of Baldwin, 7,680 acres! Lockwood Smith,Timothy Farring, Thomas
         Bennet, Tobias Wynkoop, Thomas Foster, Sam'l Gore Aaron Dean and Jacob Snell. In 1820 Henry Samuel
         Snell is on a farm in Baldwin.
1790 census Snell Jacob 3 7 1  Tri Co Web Site !     family 10 males , 1 female = 9 children, all male Heverly PPF Vol 1
        Pg 120. The 1790 census separates males 16 & over - so two other males at least 16. These could be Jacob, son
        George, and brother Abraham if he is not in Northampton 1790 census. History doesn't ever mention
        Abraham, Jacob's brother, but he is in the 1808 tax of Athens. Maybe he is one of the 16 and up males?
        And now I find John Snell a property owner on the Old Tioga Point map in 1795. = b ca or bef 1774?
1790, Sept  "Jacob Snell died away from his home". From the Chemung land actions he was likely in NY,
         abt 10 miles from Athens via Chemung river.
1790 Murray's book - Pg 241  On the arrival of the Connecticut people Jacob Snell knew his title was in danger, and
         was about to go to Harrisburg to confirm it, when he died. The location is lot 18 in Connecticut twsp, allotted to
        Oliver Bigelow, whose claim was sold or transferred to Jacob Snell's heirs".
1791, Oct 10  Deed from Jacob Snell to Thomas Nicolson for a right of land in lot 139, Chemung
1792, Feb 8  Affidavit of Daniel Delavan respecting the death  & c (what is this) of Jacob Snell (Baldwin area)
1791 Capt. Joseph Spalding came also about 1791. He was born in Plainfield, Conn., June 7, 1745, and was a
        descendant, in the fifth Generation, from Edward Spalding, who settled in Braintree, in 1633. He was one of the
        original proprietors of old Ulster township,Aug. 28, 1775. He was living in Sheshequin in 1786. He married first,
       at Plainfield, Eunice Shepard, who died at Sheshequin, Dec. 6, 1790, and second, Mrs. Anna Margaret Snell. His
       children were, Welthia, born Oct. 20, 1771, married Benediet Satterlee; John, born Oct. 22, 1773; Howard, born
       Oct. 24, 1775: Jared born Oct. 20, 1778;  Rachel b  1779 m Daniel Snell ; Sarah moved to Ohio;
       Simon m Eliza Murray; and Celestia, b Aug. 10, 1795, married Isaac Morley,3rd. Captain Spalding died Aug. 31,
       1832.   Copied from Craft's Hist of Brad Co, Athens Twsp Tri-Co Web site.   Simon & Celesta are from Anna
       Margaret Oziah Snell - Heverly 1913 pg 137.(He is buried in Riverside Cem, Athens.  Sgt under Col Douglas,Conn.)
1793,Feb 19 Murray,Pg 431 - his widow purchased lot #18 and also a 4th division "lot north & adjoining" of Noah Murray
1795  Murray's book Old Tioga shows a lot at N'18 - John Snell 1795. Source pg 303.  N F Walker did this map about
         1900  from original property records.  Only  George Snell is in taxes of 1796. This 1795 deed must be one of the
         ones that Margaret Ozias Snell Spalding acquired and gave to her sons. By 1891 Bradsby's History lists
         land owner John Snell.
1796  George Snell   son of Jacob Pg 280 PPF 1913 Vol 1  Tioga District, strip 12 miles wide from Breadkneck
          Run to the NY State line. Across northern what is now Brad Co. Taxable inhabitants from assessment rolls.
         Jacob Snell is dead. Brad Co Annual 35, 1911  A George Snell in 1796 taxes, fully 2/3 of Brad Co was
         within this township, with an East West line at Standing Stone. George is not in 1800 Luzerne census, Tioga.
         Murray's book shows Pg 634 $800. Valuation. This must be Jacob's orginal cabin & lot?
1800  Murray's book Pg 302 N'38 Henry Snell 1800.  N'18 Abraham Snell 1808 on Jacob Snell's 1784 lot.
         Then John Snell 1795 next lot to the south William Slocum. These are in the Connecticut "Old Ulster Twp.
1808  1891 Bradsby Pg 397  the tract list in Athens is after 1808, because it lists the boys including Daniel & Jacob.
          Jacob is not listed in the Tioga Point 1808 Tax list.
1810, July 6  the work of commissioners in granting certificates to settlers in Ulster was completed. Eventually, what
         was left of the original Snell property passed into the possession of John Spaldiing, partially by purchase, and
         partially by means of a State patent. source pg 431 Murray.
1827 Nathaniel Walker's map, pg 302 - Murray.    shows in Old Ulster Twp from North; Henry Snell-1800, Abraham
         Snell-1808, Jacob Snell-1784, John Snell 1795, William Slocum.
1870 census index shows 13 Jacob Snell's in Pa.
1880 census of Athens Boro & Twsp:  Isacc Snell age 50, Joseph Snell age 64, Hannah Snell age 65, Christof Snell
         age 45, and Anthony Snell age 64.

1748 An LDS Ancestor File estimates b 1748 in Phila. but he misspelled Phila?
         submitted by Arnold J Reed of Englewood, Fla as Ozias.
1751-1760 Rupps 30,000 into Pa.  I did not find any Oziah's. Maybe NY. IGI  says last name can also be Ozias,
        Osiah. A scan of my Northampton Co books and indexes did not turn up any  Oziah's.  The Wuerttemberg
        Emigration Index shows their applications in 1752 & 1753 Duerrmenz,district of Maulbronn #14756623 .Males
        include Pierre b 1738 and Christoph b 1750. The Pa Archives now on - line has a lot of OZEAS and some Ozias, but
        no hits showing Jacob's marriage.
1786 Joseph Spalding was one of the original proprietors of the final grant of Ulster  pg 319 Murray.
1791 Capt Joseph Spalding came in 1791, and made his improvement on lot 12, succeeded by his son John. Pg 399,
         Bradsby pub 1891. Murray: he purchased lots 10,11,12 and 13, 2nd division of Athens west of Chemung river.
1794/5  Simon & Celesta Spalding are her children.
1800 census Luzerne  Joseph Spalding 10201  1010100  Over 45  2 males 16-26 could be Snells. Plus the 2 new
        children U10. So Anna Margaret Snell Spalding is b abt 1755  and her boys are with Henry.
1808 Tioga Point Tax List  Mrs Margaret Snell  so she still holds deed to the original property. source:Murray book
1812/13 At formation of Co. Margaret Spalding paid taxes. Heverly Pg 197, vol 2 1915. Includes females owning
         property. As an aside there is listed a Dr Ozias Spring from Conn.  Also Joseph Spalding is in the Old Burying
         Ground (apparently this is Riverside cem.- source was Tri Co cemeteries).
1820 census  both Robert & John Spalding have an older female 45 & up
1830 Census of Athens  No older females with Spauldings
1832 Riverside /Old Athens cem. Spalding, Joseph Capt. Continental Line, Rev War
         June 7,1745 Plainfield Ct. - August 31, 1832
         #1 Eunice Shepard,dau of Capt Simon Shepard          #2 Anna, widow of Abraham Snell (Murray)

According to a sketch published by Mrs. Jennie F. Snell, they were across the river from the cabin of Andreas Budd.
 "The Snells found a few Indian families on the Point and scattered along the river bank above them, probably Sapoonies
or Tuteloes.  They were friendly, however, especially the squaws, who were frankly curious as to the belongings of the
family,  even the clothing.  They were very covetous of the cooking utensils, whose use they understood.  One squaw in
particular frequently borrowed an iron pot, which, with other cumbersome utensils, was kept on a bench outside the cabin.
 One day she was told it could not be spared, but when a little later Mrs. Snell wished to use it, the kettle was
missing.  The squaw was rapidly paddling her canoe across the river, but when she saw Mrs. Snell she stood up, with
the kettle in her hand, and called gleefully, 'Me pottie, me pottie.'  This clever trick so amused the owner, that, for
harmony's sake, the coveted pot was left in the squaw's possession."   (Murray, Louise Wells.  "A History of Old Tioga
Point and Early Athens, Pennsylvania," p. 241)

Luzerne County Register of Wills, Will Books 1787-1906, in the Old Registers Index, v. 1-2, Jacob Snell, Administrator Anna
Margaret Snell.  Sureties Jesse Fell and Putnam Catlin.  Date of bond May 2, 1792, penalty and inventory 800 - July 18, 1792.
Under accounts was listed Oct. 10, 1794.  No will found.  It is assumed from this that Jacob died in Luzerne County,(I believe
d Chemung) not in Philadelphia as stated elsewhere, and he was dead at least by May 1792.

Index to Luzerne County Deeds, 1780-1907, vol. 2, p. 400 indicates that Anna Margaret Snell bought land from Noah Murray
in the township of Athens - date of deed Feb. 19, 1793; recorded Oct. 1, 1793 in Athens Township.  She paid
25 pounds.  The land was described as being in the township of Athens, "lot number eighteen formerly laid out to Oliver
Bigelow. on the West side of Tioga Branch where the heirs of the said Jacob Snell now live"

Same, p. 401 indicates jointure between Joseph Spalding and Anna Margaret Snell, signed Sept. 12, 1793 and recorded Oct. 1,
1793.  "Whereas the aforesaid Joseph Spalding and Anna Margaret Snell have covenanted together and agreed
to enter into a State of Matrimony with each other as Husband and Wife, and being both desirous of securing to ourselves
and our present heirs or children our Estates and property respectively, we the said parties do therefore
covenant and agree Mutually with each other...and do...relinquish, release, and forever cease to Claim or Demand or to have
any  ? of right whatsoever for ourselves, our children, or any other person or persons who in or from our present situation
might be deemed or considered our Lawfull heirs or assigns in, of and unto the whole, any, and every part,
each of the others estate, property, Interest, claim and ? of interest whatsoever."

Burial: Riverside/Old Athens cem, 2nd wf Joseph Spalding

Marriage: Anna remarried to Joseph Spalding, 2 more ch:
Children of JACOB SNELL and ANNA OZIAH(S) are:
 i. GEORGE4 SNELL, b. Abt. 1774, Northampton Co, Pa.

1774,abt  Anna Margaret Oziah (b1755) would be abt 19 yrs based on the 1800 census.  IGI estimate for her was 1756.
          birth.  It is curious that George appears first in the 1796 taxes. German naming conventions called for naming
         the eldest child Johannis or John Middlename Surname. Other than the Heverly comment, there is no proof that
          George Snell is son of Jacob.
1790 census  George must be one of the males over 16 yrs,  3 males 16 & over, 7 under 16 - Tri Co web site.
1796 Taxes Tioga District, Luzerne Co  George Snell  Pg 280 PPF 1913 Vol 1 Heverly. This was a strip 12 miles wide
        extending across the county from Breakneck run to the New York state line. Also listed was Joseph Spalding.
        Pg 391 Additions & Corrections:" to Pg 120 add George to children of Jacob Snell".  He is the only child listed
        in the 1796 taxes, so he is likely the eldest. Across northern what is now Brad Co. Taxable inhabitants from
       assessment rolls. Jacob Snell is dead. Brad Co Annual 35, 1911  A George Snell in 1796 taxes, fully 2/3 of Brad
       Co was within this township, with an E-W line at Standing Stone. A check of 1800 census,Luzerne Co might help.
       This must be Jacob's original lot/cabin.
1796 Property taxes Tioga  ( Luzerne Co)  valuation $800.  Pg 7 1910 Annual 4 BCHS    Nancy Griffith thinks she
        is a descendant of a George Snell   ngriffit@mail.
1798 US Direct (Glass) Tax  George should be listed , including vitals, roll 19 is Lycoming Co. He is not in 1800
1800 census of Luzerne, Tioga Township lists only Henry Snell. Tri Co web site.
1802 Tioga Point Pg 434 Murray  Continued epidemics of fever swept over the county from Sheshequin to Newtown,
        evidently malaria. As in my Hart line, this could account for the disappearance of George, Samuel and the
        unnamed boy.
2004 In Nancy Giffiths report there is some data on several George Snells - including George Smell in the 1800 census
         of  Upper Mt Bethal Twsp.

 ii. JOSEPH SNELL, b. Abt. 1775, Griffith report, not mentioned in Athens histories; d. 1784, Scarlet fever  WFT CD 22.
7. iii. HENRY S SNELL, b. 12 April 1777, Northampton Co, Pa; d. 11 June 1852, Chemung, NY.
 iv. JACOB SNELL (Source: Pa Births Northampton Co by Humphey Pub 1991.), b. 15 February 1779, Upper Mt
                               Bethal Tsp, Northampton Co, Pa; d. 5 March 1854, Chemung ,NY source Griffith report.

Notes for JACOB SNELL:
1774 Mt Bethal baptisms start. Why only two of Jacob's children?
1779, Feb 15 b Jacob, son of Jacob Schnell & Anna Margaret. source Pg 194 Pa Births by Humphreys
          Church Records of the Mt Bethal Lutheran & Reformed Congregations in Upper Mt Bethal Twsp
1812/13 At formation of Bradford Co. Paid taxes Pg 197, Heverly Vol 2 1915
1820  He may be the older male in this Chemung, NY  census of Henry b 1777
1833 A Jacob Snell is Town Clerk in Chemung, NY  a cemetery marker here or in Athens would be helpful
1854 d  LDS Ancestral File, provided by Alice Nelson, descendant of Catherina Elis Sontag. I found
         an LDS File V4.19 by Arnold J Reed which has this date.

 v. DANIEL SNELL, b. 16 July 1780, Upper Mt Bethal Tsp, Northampton Co,Pa; d. Aft. 1851, Athens, Pa; m. RACHEL
                         SPAULDING;  b. 1779, Plainfield, Conn migrated to Athens in 1791; d. 1868.

1774  Mt Bethal baptisms started.  Why only two of Jacob's children?
1780, July 16 b Daniel son of Jacob Schnell & wife, source Mt Bethal Lutheran & Reformed Congregation, Upper Mt
         Bethal Twsp, Northampton Co, Pa pg 194 Pa Births by Humphreys. It is curious why the use of SCHNELL as most
        of the Smithfield Twsp references in Candace Anderson's books are SNELL.
1808 Daniel Snell Paid taxes in Tioga Point.   Pg 635 Murray
1812 not on Athens tax list.
1820 Census Athens Twsp   Daniel Snell(26-45)  110010    11010  x.
1830  Census Athens (50-60)  0001100101   0200001   total 7   who male 70-80?
1840 census  000011001  00002001  tot 6  pg 380
1850 listed as carpenter
1860 census of Athens Twsp  Rachel is 74 yrs, son Joseph is 33 yrs.

 vi. JOHN JACOB SNELL (Source: Tioga Point cemetery  at Historical Society.), b. 1782, his grandson is in Ulster, Pa.;
                                  d. 31 August 1866, Tioga Point cem,age 84; m. NANCY; b. 1788; d. 26 November 1848, Tioga Point cem,age 60.

1782,abt John Schnell does not show in the Upper Mt Bethal Lutheran records? Maybe a Stroudsburg church?
1800 census  Henry Snell  02300  0010000  John & Abraham are in the 10-26 . The boys are being raised in Henry's
         family! Anna Marg is m with Joseph Spaulding.
1808 Tioga Point Tax List  Pg 635  of Louise Murray's 1908 book      John Snell
1809  Murray's book - David Paine laid claim to some of this property. The widow ,now Mrs Spalding,sold her share
          to David Paine for $200; and John Snell his share for $200. Two days later Paine resold to John for $100. On
         the deed is written by Paine, "assigned back" altogether a curious complication.Pg 431.
1810 census John shows as same age as Henry, 26-45. thus b after 1775.  Genealogy .com Family Archive Image
         shows this as LYCOMING, roll 52 book 1 Page 47.  Part of Brad Co came from Lycoming Co and some of
         Athens was in Tioga Twsp of  Luzerne Co - incorp.  in 1786. On this page is John, Abraham,Henry & Samuel.
         Note George is not present. This is the first indication of a Samuel 16-26.
1812-13 property taxes in Athens. Pg 197 Heverly vol 2 1915
1812 First general election voting in Brad Co Part 2 Pg 30, annual 5 1911 BCHIST Soc  Only John Snell &
         Abram Snell. So Henry could be in Chemung, maybe Jacob also.   Daniel,George & Samuel missing.
1820 Census  300010(26-45)       20010  x  Athens Twsp, Brad Co  John is 26-45
1830 census  no John
1840 census 0000211  0001002  7 tot  pg 376
1849 may have m Mary Snavely after Nancy d 1848 Tioga Point cem shown as wife
1866 Tioga Point cem  source Athens Hist Soc.

We were received in a hospitable manner by A. A. Snell and family at their pleasant Milan home, on the banks of the
 gentle Susquehanna, and were entertained in a most edifying manner. Mr. Snell is extensively engaged in farming, and
conducts his fruitful acres in a skillful manner. He has supplied himself with all of the improved appliances and has large
and conveniently arranged barns. He carries a choice dairy of blooded stock, together with young stock. Fine young
 horses of the Hambletonian stock are found upon the place. For some years Mr. Snell engaged in the mercantile business
 at Athens. He is a son of John Snell, late of Athens township, and a grandson of Jacob Snell, claimed to be the first settler
 at Tioga Point. John Snell is a Captain in Craft's History. This paragraph is repeated in the April 2,1885 REPORTER
-JOURNAL under Ulster township.

Mr. Snell married Miss Jennie F. Davies, a daughter of T. R. Davies, of Athens, in 1851. She has attained considerable
 eminence as literary character, and is known in her writings as "Jennie F. Snell." Mrs. Snell, fortunately, began laying
 up a fund of knowledge early in life that has proved of great value to her. Being of a quick and retentive memory, an early
 lover of history and poetry, she stored her mind with the things indispensable to an entertaining and successful writer.
 Mrs. Snell has a very free entertaining style, that is beautified by the proper use of adjectives, being almost flowery.
At the age of fifteen years, Mrs. Snell began teaching, and continued to do so for a number of years. In the meantime she
instructed in vocal and instrumental music. When young, Mrs. Snell began writing for the local papers, and after maturer
 years wrote an occasional article for a more important journal. The readers of the Towanda Journal and Republican will
 remember her articles. She has contributed much to the Elmira Advertiser, Sunday Tidings, and Phrenological Journal,
 the Weekly Ithacan, the Illustrated Christian Weekly, the Golden Censer and others. For some of her contributions she is
well paid. Mrs. Snell has a natural taste for historical writings, and has given more especial attention to history and
science since 1876.

Mrs. Snell is also a poetess, and has an interesting collection of poems, which would make a valuable volume. Some of
the hymns found in "Great Joy," are from Mrs. Snell’s pen. Mrs. Snell inherits her abilities from her mother, who was a
 lady of fine natural abilities, and of literary attainments. She wrote ably and well, and contributed to various journals. Just
 prior to her death she contributed to "Great Joy." Mr. Davies was also a man of learning, and gave much attention to
scientific subjects. At present Mrs. Snell is unable to give the people the fruit of her pen, being unable to use her hand,
 suffering with inflamatory rheumatism.

The above is copied from the Bradford Reporter, Oct 18, 1883 Ulster Twsp Page 2 on the Tri Co web site.

 vii. ABRAHAM SNELL (Source: Athens,Sayre, and Waverly, by Bonnie Stacy 1996, 13 Pictures.), b. 5 July 1784, 1st
                               white  ch in Athens Twsp; d. 9 April 1868, Tioga Point cem, Athens,source; m. MARY
                              MIDDAUGH;  b. 1789, Sheshequin, m 1806; d. Age 71 in 1860 census.

1784 First white child b in Athens Twsp Heverly said twice 1784, Murray says 1784, but Bradsby has 1785, Pg 397
1808 Paid taxes in Tioga Point, Pg 635 Murray. Two Abraham Snell's listed - one as Jr. To be taxed, must be 21 yrs
       old. I have no data showing anything but Abraham b 1784. The older Abraham is not there in 1790 or 1800 census.
       He must have come from Northampton Co Pa, b abt 1760 - the younger  brother of Jacob. But they are listed as
      Abraham & Jr in both 1808 & 1812? Implies father & son, but no - just to distinguish them. Sr was never used.
1810 shows as Athens Twsp, Lycoming Co. Part of Brad Co was taken from Lycoming, and part from LUZERNE Co.
         Only one Abraham Snell  0 1 2 0 0    1 0 2  the two boys are 16 -26. No older Abraham?
1812/13 Paid taxes Athens Twsp, Abraham Snell and Abraham Snell,Jr. Heverly Vol 2 Pg 197 1915. Two of them!
1820 census Athens, Brad Co  Abram  310010     30010  x age 26-45. So where is the older Abraham?
1824, ? 8  Abram Oscar is b, son of Capt John Snell. Source Tioga Point cem.
1830 Athens census lists both Abraham's       Abraham  000000001(60-70)  no females total 1-  Jacob's brother
        b abt 1759.   Abraham (Jr)  2102001(40-50, act 46 yrs)  111201 tot 12. This guy is the one pictured in Murray.
1838  Athens commisioner  Abram Snell,(Jr)   pg 183 Heverly 1924
1840 census 01113001  00021001  11 tot   pg380 Abraham Snell
1850 census Athens Twsp  Abram age 65 farmer $1000 valuation b NY? Maria(Mary) age 60 b NY Jack 31b Pa,
         Almira 28 b Pa, Betsy 25 b Pa.  Frequently it is the wife who is being interviewed. Maybe she was b NY.
1850 census Abram Snell  26 $1000 farmer  Wf Almira 17 dau of Ira Elsbree pg 580 Murray
1860 census Abram (Oscar) is 36
1908 Murray's book,Pg 241  - Abraham Snell(Jr), generally known as Major Snell. The accompanying portrait, taken
         very late in life, seems to be the only one in existence.
1996 Bk Athens, Sayre, & Waverly pg 13 same picture of Abraham Snell plus his wife Margaret - daguerrotypes

       This place was next above the Narrows, towards Milan.
On the places next above were Joseph and Lockwood Smith, brothers, from Westchester county, N. Y., who are
mentioned in connection with the history of the Baptist church Of Ulster and Athens. The Anthony estate is the farm of
 Joseph, and Abraham Snell lives on the Lockwood Smith property. Ezekiel Curry lived on the farm which belonged to
the  late Col. C. F. Welles' estate, his log house standing near where a brown house afterwards stood on this farm. He had a
 son, Ezekiel, Jr. Mr. Minier, who has been mentioned in connection with Athens, a German by birth, lived on the place
 now owned by Myron Warner, Esq.

 viii. SAMUEL SNELL, b. Abt. 1785, 16-26 in 1810 census, Athens, Pa; d. unknown.

1784  Samuel is likely not one of the 5 children in the canoe.
1810 census shows a Samuel as 16-26 , which would be born abt 1785 or later. The census page says LYCOMING Co,
        and part of Brad Co was taken from there, the rest from LUZERNE Co. He has 1 female 10-16. This could be a
        16  yr old wife. Also is shown a  female 45 yrs & up.
1812  He doesn't vote. But Taxables over 21 yrs - Samuel Snell   Heverly Vo2 Pg 197 1915. Daniel doesn't show .
         These names could look similar in hand writing? Also listed on Tri Co web site.
1869 The Griffith report has a Samuel Snell(Schmell) died in Franklin Twsp, Luz Co church records from Northampton
         Co reveal a confusing set of births to a Samuel and Elizabeth Snell.
1913 Heverly  none of the Brad Co histories say anything about Samuel,  only that 5 of Jacob's sons survived,
         plus the 1796 reference to George.

SNELL - I would like to submit the following query concerning the SNELL, VAN LOON, and AUSTIN families of
Bradford County. This Tri Co Web site query does not fit logically with the Athens boys.
           George SNELL settled near Athens, Pa - I have conflicting information about where he was born, Holland or
 Germany. I need to know when and where he was born, who his parents were, information on his wife, death date.
George's son, Samuel SNELL (1782-1869) married Susannah VAN LOON in Plymouth PA. She was born in 1794.
 I need her parents, where she was born, death date. Merintha AUSTIN, born c. 1849 in Wallsville, married Winfield
D. SNELL around 1871. I need more specific information about their marriage. Also, who were her parents, what were
 her exact birth and death dates? (Nancy Griffith) 12 APR 1997

 ix. BOY(A) SNELL, b. Abt. 1786, 1790 census , 7 boys under 16.

Generation No. 4

7.  HENRY S4 SNELL (JACOB3, ABRAHAM2 SCHNELL, GERMAN1 SCHNELLS) (Source: (1) 1850 Chemung, NY census.,
(2) Heverly PPF Vol 11 1915, 197, 1812 Taxables Athens Twsp.) was born 12 April 1777 in Northampton Co, Pa, and died
 11 June 1852 in Chemung, NY.  He married CATHARINE BEIDELMAN.  She was born 14 September 1778 in
 Wilawana,Athens Twsp, Pa family cemetery, and died 30 September 1862 in Riverside Cem, Chemung, NY.

Notes for HENRY S SNELL:
1777, b source is LDS Ancestral file, provided by Alice Nelson, descendant of Catherina Elisabeth Sontag.
1793 Louise Murray's book - Upon Anna's marriage to Joseph Spalding, she released her right of dower to one son,
         on promised payemnt of #21 per annum, and from the two other sons she took a certain number of acres in full
         satisfaction. Pg 431. 1796 George Snell  Tioga Taxables Pg 7, Pt 2 #5 Bradford Co
         Hist Soc annual 1911.
1797 abt  Bradsby publ 1891 Pg 397   " the next 5 tracts were  John(lot 16), Abram, Jacob( son),and Henry Snell.
         On lot #18 Jacob Snell's son was born, Abram Snell July 5,1784/5, the first white child born here.
1799, abt married Catharine Beidelman
1800 census Tioga Twsp, LUZERNE Co  Whoa - Henry Snell only one shown!! 02300  0010000  2 boys 10-16,
         3 men 16-26, fem 16-26. So Henry is married & the other 4 Snell boys are with him.
         Joseph Spalding 10201  1010100 Over 45 is Margaret Oziah. Her two new children show. The two males 16-26
         could be Snells or Spaldings
1802 winter Tioga Point new industries were started. The Snells were expert weavers and hat makers, their fine
         beaver hats often selling for $5 apiece. Pg 434 Murray
1808 Paid taxes Tioga Point, pg 635 Murray
1810 census  Athens, Luzerne Co , Pa    Henry Snell  20010   20011  is listed in Athens,Lycoming Co in 1810 census
       Part of Bradford Co was in early Luzerne Co, Tioga Twsp and part was in Lycoming Co. roll 52, Pg 47
       Also John Snell, Abraham & Samuel are listed with Abraham and John  2 boys 16-26. Samuel has 1 fem 10-16.
      Heverly 1924 Pg 171 says five of nine children grew to manhood, John,  Abraham,Jacob,Daniel and Henry;
      and that the 1790 census is all male children! Also shown is a female 45 yrs & up.
1812 Taxables of Athens  Abraham Snell, & Jr., Jacob Snell (son), John, Samuel , but not Daniel or
        George?   Henry must be in Chemung already? source pg 197, Heverly Vol 2 1915. Chemung biograph says Henry
        removed from Athens as a young man and purchased land in the valley. (Implies diffeent than the later homestead).
1813  The Snell biography from Chemung says "Later he purchased the farm,homestead, becoming owner of that tract
          in abt 1813".
          Henry Snell removed from Athens to Chemung when a young man and purchased land in the valley. Later he
         purchased the farm upon which our subject now resides, becoming the owner of that tract about 1813. There he
         carried on general farming and was a most industrious and energetic man. His political support was given the
         the Whig party, and he was an attendant on the services of the Methodist Episcopal Church. He died June 11, 1852,
        and his wife passed September 30, 1862. In their faimly were seven children, all of whom reached mature years:
        Jacob, who was born in Athens April 26,1801, died November 26, 1861; Elizabeth, born in Athens June 27, 1803,
        has also departed this life; Mary, born September 13, 1805, is deceased; Samuel B. born in Athens November 14,
        1808, died January 3, 1857; Gordon, born in Chemung November 16, 1812, is also deceased; Harriet, born in
        Chemung June 26, 1816, died December 27, 1854; and George B. completes the family. Source; Chemung Co
        History abt 1888
1820 census Tioga Co, Chemung Henry Snell
           Pg 472  130111  1101003 in Agric.        Jacob b 1775 in Pa is prob here. He is not in Athens,Pa
           but Chemung Village cemetery records show " Henry Samuel Snell" (not to be confused with Samuel Snell).
          This farm was in Baldwin Twsp - he named a son  Baldwin Snell.
1833  Jacob Snell  Town Clerk of Chemung    could be Jacob b 1801
1840 census of Town of Chemung  Henry Snell  1,15-20; 1, 20-30; 1, 50-60 is Henry.  Females I didn't record
1850 census   $15,000 property  BIG  b.Pa

1750  There is a 3 page article on Tri Co web site "Samuel Beidelman,Indian Fighter, & Elizabeth Hess of
          Chemung,NY. His father Elias was from the Palatinate. Passage to America was 3 #, 2 for the ride and 1 for
          provisions. This couple was from Springfield Twsp, Bucks Co, Pa. Near village of Springtown. Samuel
          Beidelman was with General Sullivan and got to see the Chemung valley.
2004 There is a Pedigree chart on LDS Ancestor File on Beidelman's. Vol 4.19

8. i. JACOB5 SNELL, b. 26 April 1801, Athens, Pa; d. 26 November 1861, Mich or Chemung  source Griffith.
 ii. ELIZABETH SNELL, b. 27 June 1803.
 iii. MARY SNELL, b. 13 September 1805.
9. iv. SAMUEL B SNELL, b. 14 November 1808, Athens Twsp, Pa; d. 3 January 1857, Riverside cem, Chemung NY farmer.
10. v. GORDON SNELL, b. 16 November 1812, farmer, Chemung, NY 2nd m Alida J Snell?.
 vi. HARRIET SNELL, b. 26 June 1820.
11. vii. GEORGE BALDWIN SNELL, b. 16 November 1820, Baldwin Twsp, Chemung Co, NY; d. 20 March 1902, Chemung,

Generation No. 5

8.  JACOB5 SNELL (HENRY S4, JACOB3, ABRAHAM2 SCHNELL, GERMAN1 SCHNELLS) was born 26 April 1801 in Athens, Pa,
    and died 26 November 1861 in Mich or Chemung  source Griffith.  He married AMELIA TAYLOR.  She was born 6 July 1802
    in Canajoharie,Montgomery Co, NY, and died 27 March 1885 in Livingston Co. MI.

Notes for JACOB SNELL:
1861 An LDS Ancestor File says the same date, but d Oceola Twsp, Livingston Co, MI.
 i. ELIJAH6 SNELL, b. 1825, Laborer in Chemung,NY his father?.

     in Athens Twsp, Pa, and died 3 January 1857 in Riverside cem, Chemung NY    farmer.  He married MARGARET.
     She was born 1815 in Pa, and died 1874 in Riverside Cem, Chemung, NY.

1840 census of Town of Chemung. Samuel Snell 1,U5; 1,30-40 is Samuel  females 2,U5 rest didn't get.
Children of SAMUEL SNELL and MARGARET are:
 i. GIRL6 SNELL, b. 1836.
 ii. ELIZABETH SNELL, b. 1837.
 iii. SETH J SNELL, b. 1839; d. 26 September 1920, Bur. 29 Sept 1920 Chemung Village cem.; m. SUSAN K INSCHO;
                          b. Abt. 1840; d. 24 August 1917, Bur. 27 Aug 1917, Chemung Village cem..
12. iv. HENRY CLAY SNELL, b. 1844, Chemung,NY; d. 1915, Chemung Village Cemetery, NY.

       in farmer, Chemung, NY 2nd m Alida J Snell?.  He married RHODE GREATSINGER.  She was born 1822 in NY.

Towner Hist of Chemung Pg 466  Town Clerk   Gordon Snell  1856,58,62
13. i. FLETCHER WAYNE6 SNELL, b. 17 February 1851, he is Junior Warden of 350 Lodge F&AM.

       in Baldwin Twsp, Chemung Co, NY, and died 20 March 1902 in Chemung, NY.  He married LEMIRA PARSHALL.  She was
       born 27 August 1826 in m 24 Dec 1851, and died 1 November 1916 in 90 yr.

1888,abt  - the History of Chemung Co indicates that George grew small grains. "has 8 acres planted to tobacco, and
         keeps a number of fine cows for dairy purposes, having about 80 qts of milk /day. He has grown from 12 to 15
         hundred pounds of tobacco /acre".  The Baldwin area is on the NW edge of Chemung. The below Chemung article
        misstates about Jacob Snell, paternal grandfather. Likely it is Anna Margaret Oziah Snell Spalding who
        remarried Joseph Spalding abt 1793 and lived a long life. From:  "Ronda" <rsavey2000@y...> Date:  Thu Dec 9,
        2004  8:08 pm Subject:  George B. Snell Bio:o).

George B. Snell, who is numbered among the leading agriculturists and stockraisers of Chemung County, was born on
the farm where he now resides, his natal day being November 16, 1820, his parents being Henry and Catherine
(Beidelman) Snell. His father was born in Pennyslvania, April 12, 1777, and his mother was a native of this
county, born September 14, 1778. Both passed away at an advanced age. The paternal grandfather of our subject spent
the greater part of his active business life in Athens, Pennsylvania. He was twice married and reached a venerable age.
Henry Snell removed from Athens to Chemung when a young man and purchased land in the valley. Later he purchased
the farm upon which our subject now resides, becoming the owner of that tract about 1813. There he carried on general
farming and was a most industrious and energetic man. His political support was given the Whig party, and he was an
attendant on the services of the Methodist Episcopal Church. He died June 11, 1852, and his wife passed September 30,
1862. In their faimly were seven children, all of whom reached mature years: Jacob, who was born in Athens April 26,
1801, died November 26, 1861; Elizabeth, born in Athens June 27, 1803, has also departed this life; Mary, born
September 13, 1805, is deceased; Samuel B. born in Athens November 14, 1808, died January 3, 1857; Gordon, born in
Chemung November 16, 1812, is also deceased; Harriet, born in Chemung June 26, 1816, died December 27, 1854; and
George B. completes the family.

George Baldwin Snell was reared to manhood on the old home farm and pursued his education in the district schools.
Throughout his entire life he has followed general farming, and to-day he owns and occupied a part of the old homestead.
He has one hundred and sixty acres of land, the greater part of which is under a high state of cultivation, bringing to the
owner a golden tribute in return for his labor. He raises small grains, has eight acres planted to tobacco and keeps a
number of fine cows for dairy purposes, having about eighty quarts of milk per day. He has grown from twelve to
fifteen hundred pounds of tobacco per acre.

On the 24th of December, 1851, Mr. Snell married Lemira Parshall, who was born in Chemung township August 27, 1826
a daughter of Asa and Susanna (Keeney) Parshall. Her father was born on Long Island March 26 1770 and his wife was
born in Hartford Connecticut, March 5, 1781. The former was a son of Israel and Ruth (Howell) Parshall, the former born
in New York in 1736, and the latter in 1733. He died February 18,1827, in Chemung, and her death occurred January
10,1840. During his boyhood the father of Mrs. Snell came to Chemung county and spent his remaining days here. He
was one of the early settlers an bore his part in the develepment and advancement of the county at an early epoch in its
history. Unto Mr. and Mrs Snell have been born five children: Lydia Jane born August 11,1854;Mrs. Kate A. Wynkopp,
who was born June 12, 1857, and has three children, Roy, Fletcher and Catherine; Mrs. Nora L. Gere; George B,born
October 8, 1863; and John H who was born April 24, 1867. He is married and has one son, Charles B. George is also
married. on the 18th of September 1889, he wedded Elizabeth De Witt, who was born in Chemung, a daughter of Daniel
D. and Margaret De Witt. Since 1888 he has carried on the home farm for his father. In his political views he is a
Democrat, and he attends the Baptist church.

The father, George B. Snell, Sr, also gives his support to the Democracy, and both he and his wife attend the Baptist
church. Socially he is connected with Chemung Valley lodge, F.&A. M. He and his estimable wife are numbered among
the old settlers of the town and through long residence here they have become widely known, and their many
excellencies of character have gained to them the higest regard of all.

 i. GEORGE B6 SNELL, b. 8 October 1863, CR states bur Jan 18 1956; d. 1957, Chemung Village Cemetery, NY; Stepchild;
                         m.ELIZABETH DEWITT; b. 7 October 1865, b Chemung, m 18 sept 1889; d. 11 May 1936, Chemung Village
                   Cemetery, NY.

Generation No. 6

      in Chemung,NY, and died 1915 in Chemung Village Cemetery, NY.  He married ALICE WALKER.  She was born 1846
      in NY, and died 22 July 1926 in Monroeton, Pa.

1844  born NY
1850 census Chemung ,NY  Henry Clay Snell  6 yrs old
1870 Census NYC  26yr old Henry Snell living with another Henry Snell , age 28, and his  family?
1870 Only a Henry C Snell, age 41 in Athens,   not the one- he's  too old
1880 Census  36 yrs old. ,   b. in NY.  Alice 34   Lena 3 (Leah)
1892  Henry was Junior Warden, Lodge 350 F&AM   Towner Hist. of Chemung Pg 463
1910  NY Census  Henry C Snell, age 66   mother b Pa!  carpenter. I have a picture of Henry and Alice in
           front of their house in Chemung.
1915 buried in Chemung Village Cemetery

1820 census of Chemung, Tioga Co  George Walker  1001101010002
1864  A Francis M Walker is Sgt in Civil War. Another possible source for naming Carl Francis Mingos b 1918.
1926 she was with Leah Mingos in Monroeton

Burial: 24 July 1926, Chemung Village Cemetery, NY
Children of HENRY SNELL and ALICE WALKER are:
 i. JENNIE G7 SNELL, b. 3 August 1873, No tombstone; d. 11 May 1874, 323 Water St, Elmira, NY Death Register
                         age 9 mo,8 da.
14. ii. LEAH MAUD SNELL, b. 22 December 1876, Chemung Co. NY; d. 5 April 1968, Burlington, Pa, but Monroeton cem.

        17 February 1851 in he is Junior Warden of 350 Lodge F&AM.
15. i. JESSIE I7 SNELL, b. 1876, Chemung,NY 2nd wf Elsie Vesty; d. Chemung Village cem.

Generation No. 7

       born 22 December 1876 in Chemung Co. NY, and died 5 April 1968 in Burlington, Pa, but Monroeton cem.  She married
       FREDERICK  E MINGOS (Source: Story of the Susquehanna & New York, 3rd Edition 1979, 1905 Picture of Monroeton
      Station.), son of   EDWARD MINGOS and FRANCIS BOWMAN.  He was born August 1869 in Monroeton, and died
      25 October 1936 in Tioga Gen Hosp, Waverly,NY & Monroeton cem.

         Family Knowledge :  quite a bit, my paternal grandmother
1876 b. Chemung Co, NY  1880 Census says 3 yrs old. Included in this e-file/booklet is a Snell history back to
         Jacob Snell of Northampton Co, Pa and a reference to a possible father Joseph Schnell.
1898,Sept 1 Fred Mingos   Bradford Reporter 9/8/1898  in Chemung, by Rev S B Kieney
1898,Oct 5  Mrs. Fred Mingos spent a few days at her home in Chemung, NY - Bradford Republican
1905 Built and moved into what is now 310 Main St.  Monroeton numbered the houses after Margaret's
         fire in 1976. The fire dept went to 310 Main St first, before going to the apartment on North Main.
1920 Census Leah's mother, Alice W Snell - a widow, is in Monroeton.This 3 bedroom house is crowded.
1920's According to Vera , Leah would tie up Carl in a high chair and go over to the railway station to
            help Fred . Henry was living at home and working as cashier at the Towanda station.  I have a copy of a
            postcard at the railway station with Fred,Leah and Henry in behind large stacks of egg crates.
1933   Monroeton Bank closed.  I presume Fred and Leah also lost some money
1936   Leah broke her arm, and was banged up in the accident that happened on the way to see Fred at the
           Waverly Hospital.
1936 After Fred died , there was a requirement that Leah co-sign Henry & Margaret's mortgage on the
            3rd house from the feed mill. According to Vera, Leah wouldn't co-sign, and the house was lost.
            They moved,  with John, into 310 Main St . 1939 Leah was the executor of Fred's estate.
1940's   Leah occupied the front bedroom  - she went away for years at a time, being a personal, practical
             nurse . I do remember playing casino cards in the front room, and sometimes she was in the swing on
            the front porch , as we cared for MARGARET'S CARD SHOP after school. The SHOP was sold in late
            summer of 1949 to Jake Housenick. In that front room I acquired a shaped tobacco pipe of Fred's.
1949,Aug  On the front porch, Leah gave me for my birthday (Carl bought it), a King cornet. In Sept in a
             horn competition with Jamie McPherson I won 1st seat in the Towanda HS band. In 1968 in
            Washington,DC I sold the horn for $50. to Dick Wilson for his son.
1949,Aug    John was sick with that Phila disease later called Legioneers. Leah was accused of something,
            and we moved to Towanda - for 16 years.
1950's  Leah did a 6 month stay in Lawrence,Ka that didn't work out well. By the 1950's she had a private
             room on the  top floor of the Jennings Nursing home. She was able to work in the home, and
             entertained in a rocking chair . I remember her giving me several little items in an act of good will.
1963   Leah's will left everything to Henry!
1964   Jeanine took her for a ride to an antique shop in Burlington. Apparently she was in good mental
            condition , and she bought Jeanine a small piece . I have no idea if she had any  income like a
            railroad pension. Probably not  even SSI, or social security.
1965   There was a fire at 310 Main, which was occupied by renters. It was bad enough that the kitchen,
            which was an addition to the original house, and sat 6" lower than the original building, was
            completely rebuilt. The exit to the southside yard was done away with. After the rebuilding Margaret
            and Henry moved back to Monroeton!
1967,Aug 7  Admission to Brad Co Home
1968,April 5 Monroeton Woman Dies at 91  Towanda Daily Review  "  Mrs Leah S Mingos died Friday following a
         lingering illness. She was b Dec 22,1876 at Chemung ,NY, the dau of Henry and Alice Snell. Her husband
        1936.She worked at Jennings Nursing Home until 1962.She was a member of the Monroeton Presbyterian
        Church. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 3 o'clock at the Maryott Funeral Home. Rev Harry  Porter Farr
        will officiate and the burial will be Monday".
1968,April 7 Henry and Margaret came from Daytona Beach, Fla and stopped in Potomac, Md
          with son John and Jeanine. They encouraged me not to come up to Monroeton for the funeral!
         Apparently there was a written document asking no one to be in the cemetery for the burial?
         Carl ,Vera Margaret and Henry stood on the front porch of 310 Main and watched from a distance.
1968,April 8 Certificate of Death  natural causes  91 yrs Bradford Co Home, Burlington.There were no assets.

             Fred Edward Mingos  Family Knowledge:  some
1869 born   He must have gone to Monroeton grade school. The 1st HS class didn't start until 1888.
1870 Census Fred 1 yr,    1880  Census Fred 10 yr
1891,May 5   Hugo Scrapebook BCHS    F.E.Mingos is proving himself a good hand at taxidermy. He recently
              mounted in fine shape a loon for D Bullock which the latter shot on the Towanda Creek.
1895  Fred was clerk of council, his father Edward was Burgess!
1897  Towanda Directories  Frederick E  telegrapher   1st time I've see Frederick spelled out
1898, Mar 15 Fred was working as an asst. agent for the Lehigh Valley  Railroad,  just South of Dushore at
          Satterfield, Pa, when he was offered the job of Agent in Monroeton!
1898,Sept 1   m in Chemung by Rev S B Kieney

1900 Census Fred b.Pa and Leah,  station agent,  Rented house. dwelling 71   Edward was dwelling 59
1900 Brad Co Dir   Fred E Mingos  station agent LVRR and Barclay RR manager
          W U telegraph, agent US Express Co, h main ( before he built 310 Main)
1905,July 25  the deed on the house, now 310 Main Street  $500. to Rockwell. The original house had yellow-beige
         wood shingles. Pg 333 Heverly 1924. Making pine shingles became an important industry in Monroeton.
         Settlers brought them in with their teams for miles around, receiving goods in exchange. The banks of the creek
         at Monroeton was literally lined with lumber and shingles.
1907  Past Master  Evergreen Lodge # 163
1910 Census    Frederick E   Station Agent railroad    Owned Free of Mortgage!.   Dwelling # 153
1914 Hoagland papers  Fred and wife were residents of Monroeton
1917  I have 3 neat pictures of the Monroeton Railroad Station with egg crates and Fred,Leah and Henry
           The picture was published in the Aug 18, 2003 Antique Week Newspaper
1920 Census telegraph operator railway station  Alice Snell widow age 73 is with them.
1925  Added indoor bathroom to back of house!  On the property was a chicken coup, garage and an
           outhouse. In a 1931 picture, there is a white trellis near the 2nd apple tree.
1927  F. E.Mingos Monroe Hose Co elects to  Fire Police
1936   I was 3 years old, but faintly remember a dinner setting in the dinning room of 310 Main St.
           My parents lived and owned (mortgage) the 3rd house from the feed store.
1936,Oct 26  Towanda Daily Review  F.E.Mingos of Monroeton Dies     Veteran Station Agent Passes Away at
      Hospital in Waverly   Fred E Mingos resident of Monroeton, passed away last evening at the Tioga General
     Hospital in Waverly,NY. He had been a patient there for the past two weeks and was thought to be recovering
     nicely from the operation. Most of yesterday members of his family were with him and were encouraged by
     the progress he appeared to be making. Late in the evening, however, Mr Mingos suffered a relapse, the end
     coming quickly. ( He had an operation for ulcers.He was flat on his back,medical practice at the time, and died
     of a blood clot).
      "  Fred Mingos was born in Monroeton and was considered one of the highly respected residents of that
     community.  For the past 30(38) years he was Lehigh Station Agent at Monroeton, also serving the New Albany
     station of late.The survivors are his wife, who was injured in an auto accident in-route to the hospital to see
     her husband soon after his admission ( Margaret hit a  narrow bridge on the way North) : two sons, Henry E,
     who is employed at the Humphrey Lumber Yards here, and Carl, who is a student at Mansfield State Teachers
     College.The funeral arrangements will be announced later".
        My pencil notes from Vera -" Leah was placed in hospital all banged up, broken arm.Margaret had a broken
    finger. John had a bruise across his stomach. Margaret got some insurance money."

1936-9  Leah was Exec & Admin for Fred   Fred was a life member of the Presbyterian Church in Monroeton.
              As a result, Henry took Margaret there, and John went to Sunday school there for a short while.
1936  Cemetery plot , the marker faces the Main Street, which was the old direction of the cemetery.
             The burials are behind the markers
1939,April 8   will probated   "He left his entire estate to his wife Leah M, after which it was to go to his sons
            Henry E and Francis Carl equally".  But Leah lived until 1968 and wrote a new will in 1963.
1975  Margaret Mingos donated Fred's and Henry's masonic jewels to Evergreen Lodge . In turn they were
           on display at the Brad Co Hist Soc exhibit.
2003 Fred broke the chain of family history. At age 15 he was at Alonzo's funeral and knew where he was buried.
          He also knew all the Mingos deaths in the early 1900's. He did NOT pass this along to Henry?

16. i. HENRY EDWARD8 MINGOS, b. 17 May 1900, Monroeton, Pa; d. 11 September 1972, Towanda Hospital,
                         and Monroeton cemetery.
17. ii. FRANCIS CARL MINGOS, b. 14 February 1918, Sayre Hosp, Bradford Co, PA; d. 6 November 2000,
                         Topeka,Ka Hospital, but Lawrence, Ka cemetery.

       was born 1876 in Chemung,NY 2nd wf Elsie Vesty, and died in Chemung Village cem.  He married GERTRUDE VESTY.
        She was born 1882, and died 16 February 1919 in Chemung Village Cemetery, NY.
 i. BELLE VESTY8 SNELL, b. 1900.

Generation No. 8

       GERMAN1 SCHNELLS) was born 17 May 1900 in Monroeton, Pa, and died 11 September 1972 in Towanda Hospital, and
       Monroeton cemetery.  He married MARGARET DELPHINE HART, daughter of JOHN HART and LOVEDA CRAVER.  She
      was born 23 March 1902 in Pleasant Mount, Wayne Co., PA, and died 1 December 1976 in Monroeton apartment & cem.

                  "My dad is gone now and I hope he is at peace for he worked long and hard for his family"
                   " Your dad had a host of friends.We did not go around socially, because I didn't belong to the
                      clubs. But I enjoyed talking to him. He always had a story - talked loudly. I enjoyed him!"
                                      David Gamzon  7/11/1984   age 69  working at Memorial Park

            "I was so impressed with him -  how would you like to come down here with me and learn the lumber
              business?. I do not recall ever any unpleasant words passing between us. He meant a great deal to
            me in so many ways - so many happy years with one of the finest persons I have ever known".
                                           Edward Overton Sept 15,1972

1914, April 12  joined the Monroeton Presbyterian Church
1916  Finished 11 grades at Monroeton red brick school house. One of his teachers was Flora Woodruff
          who lived three houses South of 310 Main St
1917  Hurt his ankle while playing football at Towanda HS for his 12th grade. The ankle gave him some
           trouble all his life.  One of his teachers was Jean Holcombe, who I also had for Senior English!
1918,Jun Grad Towanda HS.  Started a life of work on May 1, 1918 for the S&NY railroad (before grad).
          WW1 ended Nov 11, 1918 Armistice.  Towanda Consolidated Lehigh Valley Railroad & S&NY were merged
          on Nov 1,1918. Lehigh Valley had Gov't control of S&NY until 1920. I have a history book of the
         Susquehanna & NY Railroad. 3rd Edition Publ 1939. Henry ended up working for LVRR.
1920 - 1928   clerk and cashier at Washington St. Station,Towanda  LVRR - he is  no longer with S&NY
1920   I heard he played drums at a local watering hole. He was catcher for Monroeton baseball team.
            He was proud that he caught for Jake Northrop, a Pro pitcher who later in life hired out for $
1923  Mr. & Mrs L C Marcy entertain at dinner party for the 24th birthday of Prof.Walter Marcy. Guests
           include (could be Monroeton baseball team) Jake Northrop,Waldo Moulthrop,Richard Rice,Henry
          Rockwell,Grover Wheeler, Henry Mingos,Eugene Minier, Ralph Dunfee, Fred Smith, John Madden and
          Leo Marcy (played some pro ball for the NY Yankees).
1925, Dec  There is a picture of a dinner-dance at Shores Inn, Rt 6 from the collection of J E Meredith in the January  11, 2005
         Towanda paper that says that Mr & Mrs Mingos are in the picture.  An email from Steve Moore, Moores   Auto, says
         on the back of the picture - standing from left to right, 2nd & 3rd persons Henry & Margaret Mingos.
          Margaret must have been visiting Monroeton for the holidays - they weren't m until August 1926.
1926,Mar 2    H E Mingos of Monroeton purchases a new car.
1926,Aug 17      m. Margaret Delphine Hart in Wilkes-Barre. Best man was Harold Williams. Henry rode the
           train to Wilkes-Barre. He also visited with Peg in the summers at Lake George,NY and Atlantic City.
           On their honeymoon they took a train trip to Buffalo and Chicago!
1927,April 30     Monroeton Dramatic Club is presenting "Married Life". Members of the cast are Henry E
           Mingos, Mrs. Henry Mingos, plus eight others. To be presented in the new Wesly Hall.
1929  Sayre, Westbound yard of Lehigh Valley RR -  billclerk
1929  Towanda , baggage master.  Master of Evergreen Lodge No 163
1929  " Henry came into Ed Overton's office to collect the Lehigh Valley RR freight bills. In a moment or so
            he  accepted ( the job), and thus began a long business association". This was very hard work. He opened the
           yard at 7:00 am and worked a 6 day week until after WW2. This may have been before the stock market crash
           of Oct 1929. In 1945 I would leave my bicycle at the yard while going to 10 cent Saturday western  movies.
1936,Oct 25 Fred dies - this is upsetting. Leah would not co-sign the mortgage on the 3rd house from the feed mill.
          Henry, Margaret & John move into 310 Main St prob by xmas 1936. Carl coming home from Mansfield would
          have disrupted sleeping arrangements. John was occupying his bedroom.

1940's Every summer he would take us to the Wheelerville camp, and we would pick baskets of
              huckleberries , some for resale (.15 cents /qt) at the grocery store. By the late 1940's I don't remember
             Henry going hunting at all, but he did take me trout fishing and bass fishing. When I was about 14 yrs
             old  we went to Canada for a week fishing. Later in the summer of 1952 Rueben Cronshee invited me
              to  go with Tom Kohn on the same trip to Canada. He worked the Sunday newspapers at Margaret's
             Card Shop. Once on a windy day, he had to come save the day - I had papers blowing everywhere.
             He was always squeezing out $ by projects, ie blueberries, Sun. papers, tax loss on Margaret's Card
             Shop, club Secretaries which he got paid a minimal amount.
1944   WW2   He was an airplane spotter on Sundays, his only day off. And of course,he had a Victory Garden
            On the Aircraft Warning Observer Card he is listed as 6' 2" and 205 pds
1940's  Reluctantly he drove us to a lot of Hart family gatherings, North Lake, Dallas, and Wilkes-Barre.
1945    Summer  Somehow Henry arranged for me to attend Camp Brule as a Lone Scout. I had been doing
              some scout work in Presbyterian Hall, Monroeton. Maybe it folded? Anyway I was treated special!
1946,Nov   Henry acquired 4 tickets for the Army-Navy football game in Veterans Stadium , Phila. He invited
              my cousin Paul Beers to join us, and WOW!, what a game. 21-18 Blanchard and Davis for Army and
              Pistol Pete Williams for Navy. It is listed now as one of the greatest college games ever! Navy ran
             out of time on the one foot line? As I write this on Jan 19,2003 the last game ever was played
             today in that stadium-Tampa Bay wins over Phila Eagles.
1948, summer   Henry coached (managed) our junior Monroeton baseball team. We were very good. One year
              our record was 22-4.  John pitched- won 11 games. He drove Chuck Rubert and I to Bloomsburg for a major
              league tryout with the Phil. Athletics.
1948,Dec   He took the first vacation I remember and drove us all the way to Key West,Fla. I think it was a
             1946 Chevrolet, and we got back in time for me to start as center on the JV basketball team.
             I never remember my Dad letting my mother drive.
1949, sum  He co--managed with Earl Brown and we entered a baseball team in the Tri-County league.
             Halfway to Powell they leveled a woods area and made a ballfield where my Dad said there used
             to be one years before.   Whatever happened, I played again for the Browns the summer of 1953 on
             Browns Hill -my last baseball game in August versus Towanda.The game was forfeited - Earl
             Brown gave the umpire a concusion. I hitchhiked to Wallingford, Vt afterward to work as a
             lifeguard at Shawnee Leadership Institute
1949,Sept   They moved to York Ave ,Towanda then to Chestnut St second floor apt. by 1950. As late as 1956
              they were still there. After that they moved to a house on River St.
1950,Feb  Humphrey Lumber Yards sold to Valley Lumber Company. (Ed Flynn, William Fitzgerald and Henry
             had two shares (tiebreaker). Ed Overton, owner, retired to Cal.  I worked as a hand there in summer of 1951.
             It just about did me in. He hired  my classmates. Ruth Remsnyder was a bookkeeper, Jim Ross did a
            summer tour in 1952, and later Chuck Rubert worked there full time! What a guy my dad was!
1950, April 18  William Fitzgerald ,Sr is killed in an auto accident at a bridge in Waverly .  Dorothy continued as co-
         owner of the Lumber Yards. As an aside Billy told me he and his mother joined the Presbyterian church.
1953, Dec 11 he became a Shriner.
1951-1955 He and Margaret paid for my college education, which was about $1000/yr! I worked summers
            and got paid for ROTC in addition to occaisional jobs at State College.  On May 8th, 1955 they came to
           Beaver House for mother's day. Little did they know what would happen next.
1955,May 10 Henry left Valley Lumber. In a vote Dorothy & Henry elected Henry as Director of Valley Lumber.
          Apparently Ed Flynn was livid, but did not offer Dorothy the full value her share of the yards, so she took him
          to Towanda Court. Jerry Fox (a partner of Flynn) must have then operated the Towanda Yard for a while. Clyde
         Bennett in Waverly did not get his $Bonus & ask Henry to be a witness in court for him.  During the next few
         months Henry was looking for a business to buy, and Dorothy was willing to back him for $20,000
         to buy the Ulster Yard, since my Dad's shares were tied up in the legal action.
1955, July 2 Sat.night.  As an aside, I was home for the long weekend from Phila, and Billy Fitz & I hooked up
          somehow and went to the Keystone Inn & Thompsons in Waverly. Neither one of us seemed to know much
          about what was going on. On Monday Henry drove us to Reading for a Hart gathering, and then took me to
          Phila. They had breakfast with me on Tues & I went into work at the Frankfort Arsenal at 2:00 pm.
1955, Aug 15 He  joins with Robert E Lee,  the son-in law of a contractor, to form Wysox Lumber Co.  I  have a letter
          from my mother describing the opening, including flowers from Dorothy Fitzgerald and the 1st Nat'l Bank. It is
          very possible that Dorothy Fitzgerald backed my father or co-signed a note for the Wysox Lumber Yard.
1950's Both Henry and Margaret went bowling once a week at the Towanda alleys and later at the top
            of the hill in North Towanda. They both played a lot of cards. 500 parties, Hi Lo Jack in the game,
            pinochle, pitch, hearts , etc.
1956,Jan   They came to State College & stayed at the Nittany Lion Inn for my graduation. Johanna Pomeroy
            said they were so proud.
1956, March    He arranged with Dorothy Fitzgerald for a loan of $400. so I could buy my first  car.
            They were still in a legal battle over the sellout price of the Valley Lumber Yards.
1956,Dec  He got someone on New Years day to replace an engine gasket in my 1952 Plymouth so I could
            go back to USAF flying school at Marianna , Fla.  Wow, again he was there for me when needed.
1958  In an unfortunate incident involving Robert Lee, my Dad left (sold out?) the partnership in Wysox Lumber.
1958-1966 Bookkeeper,clerk at Meredith Bottling Works. Margaret did the same job during WW2 while
              Jimmy Meredith was away.
1960's   He drove to Dayton & Kettering 3 times- sum 1961, Aug 1962 and 1965. They loaned me  $3500 to buy
              the Skyline Mobile home, which we brought in through Indiana at night. It exceeded the Ohio cab/trailer
             length of  60'. I used their picture from my 1962 wedding for an article in the Bradford Co History, publ 1995
1965,April  They moved back to Monroeton to his childhood home - now numbered 310 Main.
1967 - 1972 He was part-time bookkeeper at Gulf Oil Co, East Towanda, Treasurer of Towanda Elks,
             Secretary of Monroeton Masonic Lodge, Secretary/Treasurer  of Monroeton Borough Council and
             Secretary  for a long time of the Naiad-Linta Fire Co of Towanda.
1968,April   Leah, his mother, passed away. It's odd, but I never heard him mention Leah or Fred? In several mid
            1950 's letters from Leah to me , she said he called her on the phone
1972,April   He cleaned up the basement after Hurricane Agnes. It must have physically done him in. As
             Secretary for the Monroe Council he applied for all the Federal aid - lots of paperwork.
1972,April 29  Henry was on the building committee for renovating the closed Pres.Church into a Lodge Hall.
              He served as purchasing agent to secure needed materials, labored long and hard insuring the
              proper completion of all the planned renovation.  At the Pa Grand Lodge for the dedication he
              received his 50 year Masonic service emblem. His masonic career included York and Scottish Rites in
              Towanda, Williamsport Consistory, Irem Temple Shrine, Wilkes-Barre, and its Bradford Co
             Shrine Club. He was very helpful with Instruction, and served 25 years as Blue Lodge Secretary!
1972    He was  a lifetime member and maybe charter member of the Monroeton Gun Club at the top of
              the hill near Wheelerville,Pa, He was a member of the  Presbyterian Church for 56 years most of
             the time belonging to Monroeton, although he must have sent his letter to Towanda after John &
             Margaret joined there in 1951. He was active in the Towanda  Gun club at Homet's Ferry and  the
             Monroeton Fire Co.
1972,Jun 11  Dr Tama said he was like a walking dead man. It must have been extremely hard to keep
             going. Yet in a letter he just planted his garden,which he did all his life. Yellow corn,cucumbers,
             salsify, asters, marygold, and zennias. Margaret and he were just out to a bowling banquet at
            Laceyville, and they danced once. When I joined them in late August in Atlantic City, he could
            barely  walk.  How lucky I was to spend a few days with him just before the end.
1972,Sept 8  Henry was burning cornstalkes on the back of the lot and a gasoline can exploded. He was
            burned  in the face and upper body, but would have recovered in the Towanda Hospital. Dr. Tama
            said his case was reviewed by a board. He had 100% blockage of the arteries - arteriosclerocus,
            He died Sept 11,1972 of myocardial infarction, and is buried in Monroeton cemetery with two
            generations of his family.There were a record number of masons, over 70, at the funeral service
            at the Maryott Funeral Home. Over 200 people signed the attendance book!
1980's  The irony is that Henry, Margaret, Meredith Bottling Works and Humphreys all ended by fire.
2003    I am reminded of dad every night on TV with Paul Kangas, Business Report at 6:30 pm. He combed
            his white hair straight backwards.  I'll always remember them. They'll always be in my heart.

Cause of Death: blocked arteries
Medical Information: bifocals all his life;wore white socks to prevent color leakage to his bad ankle; got winter head colds;
had severe headaches after parties (Cluster headaches?) He was very strong.

                      " I really liked Margaret. She was so much fun, and she always had a story" -  Vera Mingos 2000
    " always have an all time consuming indoor hobby , and an all time consuming outdoor hobby". Margaret's files

1902  Raised in a family of 6 children. John Hart was a school teacher, and part time minister in the
           Firewood Methodist church.
1921 A letter from Ruth Maury  says that both Margaret and Lea worked a (3) year, then went to school .
         That they worked summers to pay for their college. At age 18 she taught in1920-21 in Wilkes-Barre.
1921-3  Taught school in rural Terrytown,Pa.  She attended a teachers institute in Towanda. Through Bill Sullivan
          ( a fellow teacher) she had a blind date with Henry. Later she introduced Lydia Pauly to Bill.There were
          train trips from Terrytown to Wysox for weekends.She taught  5 years in this time period. Only a HS
          diploma and 1 summer session at college were required to teach on a (partial) elementary certificate.
          She taught 1920-21/1924-26 in Luz.Co, and 1921-23 in Brad Co. There are pictures of her in Monroeton-1923.
1924,Feb 23 became engaged. Graduated from Bloomsburg State Normal School in 1924 - two yr certificate
           Atlantic City in the summer, so Lake George,NY maybe was summer 1925?
1926,Aug 17  Miss Margaret D Hart of Wilkes-Barre and Henry E Mingos of Monroeton are married at the
         brides home. Officiating is the Rev Carl Councilman, pastor of the Firewood Methodist Church .
        The bride is attended by her sister ,Lenore Hart, and by Miss Dorothy Deatrick. Best man is Harold
        Williams of Monroeton. The new Mrs. Mingos has been teaching the past two years in the  Wilkes -Barre
        city schools. Her husband is employed in the LVRR office at Towanda. They will live in Monroeton.
1927,Mar 3  Union Masonic Club of Towanda. In Progressive "500" consolation prize for women
              is taken by Mrs. Henry Mingos.
1929    Towanda Directory   bookkeeper at White- Bustin Chevolet Co, in Monroeton! She continued when
             the company  moved to Towanda.  1932 same
1930's Past National Grand Master of Monroeton Rebekah Lodge. Member of Order of Eastern Star,
1933   b John They lived in the 3rd house from the feed mill. I have a picture in the back yard of the Morris
             chair and the two yellow tabby cats. Some day I might check the deed in the court house .
1933   The Monroeton bank closed. Henry & Margaret lost whatever they had at the bank
1936    Fred died. Leah would not co-sign their mortgage, so they gave up their home and moved into 310
              Main St. Margaret was the outsider in Monroeton. Somehow they  made this work until 1949.
1940  She started MARGARET's CARD SHOP in the front room. A white sign( 3'x4') hangs outside off the
            porch. They sold magazines,cold drinks, candies, dry goods, and packaged groceries.Sometimes after
            grade school I would open the store about 4:00pm.
1943 WW11  Employed by the Eclipse in Elmira and then Sylvania Electric Co. This was really hard - she
          worked nights at Elmira, and slept during the day . At Sylvania she had a very dirty job in a powder
          area. My mother worked very hard all her life, and the income allowed them to have a good life.
1944   When Jimmy Meredith went to war, she became bookkeeper at Meredith Bottling Works.
1940's  She was always a real trouper. Picking berries at the hunting camp, going sunfish fishing at
             Mountain Lake, ice skating on Dr Cooks pond - she broke her arm, etc
1945-48  In the summers we always went to NYC and Atlantic City with Lea & Paul Beers. We saw a lot of
            stage shows in NYC, and I remember riding the Cyclone roller coaster at Coney Island with Mom.
            In Atlantic City we always did Steel Pier and Capt Starn's restaurant.
1949  They sold the Shop to Jake House, who had bought Carl Summers grocery store in the town center.
1949-51 She was teaching at Towanda HS and drove our baseball team to all the away games

1950's In spite of having to prepare for school, she was an avid bidge player and bowler during the week.
            Past President of Towanda Gun Club auxillary, Past President of Towanda Area Education Asso.
1951,Mar 22  I went through class to join the Towanda Pres. Church. Margaret stayed loyal to my father
           and joined by letter. She had been raised a Methodist..
1951  It was through my mothers encouragement that I went to college. Being in the high school building
           as a teacher allowed her to follow my activities. In the fall of 1951 I brought Richard Mercer to Chestnut St &
           Mom hosted him . I arranged a date for him with Shirley Page.
1955, May  Mother wrote me often while I was in college. Her letter after Henry left the Lumber Yard was a shocker.
          She did say she was happy I was almost finished with school, as they had enough money to allow me to
          finish regardless of what happens next.
1962  She entertained Jeanine and I at River St, even though she was still working. She knew this was
           finally the one.She went to Bermuda the summer of 1960 on a cruise, and that is how Jeanine and I came
            to take our honeymoon in Bermuda.
1964  Margaret taught special education in the Towanda Schools at the First/ Third Wards and the High
           School  from 1944 -1964. She retired in 1964 according to the obit, so that makes 20 years in Towanda.
           She was entitled to  teachers retirement. She had high blood  pressure most of her life.

1972,April  Suffered Hurricane Agnes .The basement of 310 Main flooded - solid mud. I did not see how bad
             my dad was - I went to Kingston to help Aunt Arline Hart Brown.
1972,Aug  We spent three wonderful days in Atlantic City, even eating at Capt Starns. Henry brought the
           Monroeton History book - I had never seen it? There was Coonrad Mingos
1972,Sept 11 Henry dies. Margaret sells the house full of memories to Greg McCloud and moves to an
           apartment on Main St towards Towanda.
1974,Sept 19  Meals -On -Wheels worker $2.15  Towanda Hospital. She went on a Caribbean cruise with
            3  lady friends. They had so much fun that she offered to send Jeanine and I on the same cruise.
1972-75 Lived alone in N Monroeton apt. Spent her winters at Daytona Beach,Fla. Went to the Daytona 500
         and played bridge at the Mather Bridge Club at Beach Restaurant. She almost attained a master ACBL
         title without a regular partner! In 1975, stopping in Potomac, Md , she went to Fla on the autotrain.
1976,Jun Lea and Margaret went on a 30 day trip to Alaska . Included being evacuated from the Georgia
          Hotel, Vancouver, Canada on a fire alarm. Lincoln bus Lines,Hanover Pa .Returned July 29.
1976,Nov   She had just returned from Las Vegas with Lea Beers over Thanksgiving.There were coins
           all over the place, and the police had picked them up and saved them. I can just imagine her in Las
           Vegas playing the slots and having a grand old time
1976,Nov 29   She had just bought a new red Dodge Aspen. I returned it to Athens, Joe Maddox, sales mgr.

1976,Dec 1  Headline in Towanda Daily Review  MONROETON WOMAN DIES IN HOUSE FIRE
           Mrs. Mingos died Wednesday evening of smoke inhalation when her home caught fire .
           The body was removed to the Robert Packer Hospital, but I did not request on autopsy.
           Clayton & Jane Maryott handled the funeral. I gave a special hutch which Margaret had
           made to them for their dau. I ask for the Eastern Star to perform services, but I should have had
           the Rebekah's. It was a closed casket. We had a family dinner at Jack McGuire's in Towanda after
           the burial on Saturday.  Lea Beers was with us for the whole time.
           "Some 6200 Americans die in home fires each year, and at least two - thirds of the deaths stem
           from inhalation of smoke and toxic gases."
1976,Dec 6  We spent six days in Towanda, three of which Jeanine sifted through the ashes. The living room
           was gutted and the rest of the apt. was smoke and heat damaged.  There were no utilities and
           the temperature was 14 degrees? Needless to say, this was an ordeal. We stored some pieces of
           furniture that we choose to keep in James VanNess's barn ( alsoClass of 1951). Marshall Dawsey,
           Polly Moore's ( also class of 1951) husband , was hired to do the probate.
2003  My mother had an immense influence on my life. She and I got along really well, and we had a lot
           of laughs. May she find happyness and joy in her eternal life.

Cause of Death: smoke inhalation
Medical Information: high blood pressure, reading glasses, maybe a bleeding problem near the end, cancer in her sibblings.
 i. JOHN FREDERICK9 MINGOS, b. 30 August 1933, Mills Hospital ,S Towanda, Bradford Co , Pa; m. JEANINE LEE
                         KEENER; b. 2 July 1936, St. Anns Hosp, Dayton , Ohio.

                                                WHAT IS PAST IS PROLOGUE
       In order to move into the future one needs to examine the past. "Honor thy father and mother that it may be well
with thee and that thou mayest live long upon the earth".   'People shouldn't be forgotten' TV 9/28/03 Cold Case
       Nov 1972, Pg 484 Genealogy Helper Magazine "synamic search - reports what is known, solicits correction ,
 explanation and announces results when informed. Preferable to long delays awaiting perfection".   A synthesizing work
in process. The one thing that makes my family history special is that it's mine.
        I am  starting Family Tree Maker in Jan 2003. I plan to build a file on the immigrant  J Conrad Menges,
arrived Phila. Oct 1754, prob from the Erbach area of Germany. It will include Bowmans, Bois(Boice), Snells(Schnell),
Harts/Craver, Foxs and Rockwells. Also all of the Mingos cousins from Coonrad(F3).
1945  1st class from Monroeton grade school to be bussed to Towanda. 9/1945 took up trumpet with Leonard Smith.
1948 sum  I was the primary pitcher for the Championship Monroeton Jr Legion baseball team. We went 22 -4 to beat
          East Smithfield. I won 11, lost 2. Junior Brown won 7 lost 1. Then in the fall I played 2nd string varsity football
          right end at 140 #s, on the Championship RTL Towanda team.
1948/9  Jr. Varsity basketball, Towanda won the Roosevelt Trail League Championship. I was high scorer for the
            year with 147 points, 9 points in the championship game v Troy at Mansfield College - 25 -21. We were 16-5.
1949,May  As a sophmore pitcher, I was called into the Troy game with bases loaded, two outs, count 2 balls. I lofted
         a slow pitch and it was poped up to Jimmy Lenox at 1st base.
1949, sum I played right field for Monroeton, at the field towards Powell. They may have played there for a few years
         after that. On Aug 18th I was sick in bed (we had been to Phila for a baseball game - later called Legioneer's
        desease), and I have a diary note that the Dr. advised me not to go out for football. I don't remember Henry
        encouraging me later to go back out for football my Senior year. He had broke an ankle in his senior year at
       Towanda. This 1948 -49 stretch may have been the highlight of my athletics.
1950 sum This summer I played for Alex Eddy in East Towanda, not Monroeton .
1951,March 22  I went through class & joined the Towanda Pres. Church. In Monroeton I had gone to the Methodist
         Sunday school and many away activities,a softball league and Forksville Camp. Mother joined by letter .
         Both Sally Putnam and Sue Ruggles were members.
1951,Mar 31  I had a Sr Play "open house" at 205 1/2 Chestnut St apt, over 65 kids came . I have some pictures in
         my high school album.
1951 Graduated with honors, TVJHS  6  letters in athletics 4 baseball, 1 basketball & 1 football, plus 4 band, 2
         orchestra, 2 choir. I have a complete box of memories from these years  - includes several picture albums,
         oriole newspapers, letters, dance programs, a sports scrapbook , any & all memorabilia. I doubt anyone in
         the class of 1951 has more . At age 70 I seem to spend a lot of time reliving the past and updating this history.
1952, Jan  I switched from the College of Business to Engineering, & moved from Nittany Dorm to Hamilton Hall.
1952/3 summers  Head life guard and swimming teacher for Towanda at the SCI pool. Both summers I went
          to Vermont in late August as Waterfront Director at Shawnee Leadership Institute for two weeks. In Aug
          of 1953 I played my last baseball game for Monroeton. It was forfeted when Earl Brown gave the umpire
          a concussion over our catcher, Lloyd Kiefer from Canton, touching (or not) first base.
1954, Feb 10  Initiated into Beaver House Fraternity, which became Delta Phi Fraternity in 1959.
1954,June  I went to Greenville, Miss for AFROTC. Got a crew cut which I wore for 18 years. Then worked as an
         Industrial Eng for John Docky, shirt mfg plant, Benton,Pa
1955,Xmas I became pinned with Johanna Sue Pomeroy. Beaver House sent her red roses.
1956, Jan 28th  Sat.   CJ Roeger  & Stan Kolodjeski came to 205 Chestnut St for a graduation party at my parents
          apartment. Nurses from RPHos. I don't have his picture, but Jimmy Ross must have been at the party.
1956,Jan 30 Monday  graduated from Penn State Univ , BS in Industrial Engineering. Mom ,Dad & Sue Pomeroy
         stayed at the Nittany Lion Inn for the Rec hall graduation & the AF Comissioning.  I have a solid box of
         memories from these years - including all letters I received, newspaper articles, a  picture album and so on.
         I can almost relive all of these times. I don't know anyone else who has such a collection.

1956, Feb  4  I ended up in New Castle,Pa at Stan's. Must have gone with CJ? We did Son's of Italy?
1956,Feb 13 - Monday  joined IBM at Endicott, NY. I have a calendar note that says I finished my 1st week on
         Feb 17 th. Somehow I thought my aniversary date at IBM was Feb 1st. Rented a room from Diane Martin's
        parents for $8 a week on Roosevelt Ave, one block from the plant.
1956, Mar 10 Sat Bill Romania and I went to Allentown, Pa to visit Diane Martin and Sue Pomeroy (nurses at Robert
        Packard Hos). Hotel Americus & dinner at Walps. About here I tried out for the IBM play Dulcy at the country
        club and had a solid part in the play - lot's of pictures in my AF album
1956, Mar 24 Sat  I bought my 1st car, a blue 1952 Plymouth 4dr for $800 at Wysox. Then I took off for Beaver
        House & an unexplained pajama party with a jam session at BH on Sunday. Why I did this after Sue Pomeroy
       had just spent several days with me in Endicott I'll probably never know.
1956, June  I was called up by the Air Force and drove all the way to San Antonio, Tex. Car caravaned with another
       2nd Lt. Choose Marianna Air Station in Fla panhandle and in Feb 1957 Webb AFB Big Spring Tex.
1956-59  Pilot training ,USAF. I flew T-34, T-28 and T-33 single engine jet. June 1, 1957 became an  Industrial
       Engineer at Wright-Patterson AFB. Ohio and traveled on inspection teams all over the US to Air Force bases. It
       was my first trip West - my gosh those Rockies! I traded cars in Fairborn for a 1954 Dodge 4dr, white & blue.
1958,Oct I went to Wiesbaden, Germ and a 3 week trip around Europe - USAF MATS and trains to Wiesbaden,
        Germ, Frankfurt, Lucerne,Switz, Rome,Italy, Isle of Capri - Pompeii, train to Monte Carlo & Paris, where I spent
       six days waiting for a MATS flight back. I did not have enough $ to buy a comercial ticket.
1959,April  Lt Charles Lear & I flew a T-34 to FT Lauderdale & then to Havana,Cuba. I have 8 mm film showing
      Castro's soldiers with machine guns standing at my side. 3 people killed outside our hotel as they tried to shoot
      down Major Diaz Lanz flying B-25's and dropping anti Castro leaflets.
1959,May  joined IBM marketing in Dayton, Ohio. Sent to a  2 month school in Cincinnati. Learned to play craps at
       Beverly Hills, Kty. Mafia operated. I took Margaret & Henry there in about 1961- Mel Torme show.
1958/9  Championship bowling team, Fairborn,Ohio  I averaged 170 for full season, several 600 series. Cliff Brady
       & I had an apartment across the street from the bowling alley at 368 Morris Drive, Fairborn, Ohio.
1960 Sum I bought a new 55' x 10' Skyline Mobile home, and located it at Sunny Acres, off Needmore Rd.
1960/61 Assigned to install an IBM 7070 at GM datacenter. A number of trips to Chicago and Cleveland for testing
1960/61,Feb Went on two wonderfull ski trips with the Dayton Ski Club. 1st to Mount Tremblant, Canada and
         then a week in Aspen, Colorado-Feb 1961.
1960-63 Seven Wins/Places Miami Valley Touring Club, Ohio, Rallyes & Gymkhana. 1960 Hillman Minx convertable
          - pilot or navigator mostly with Cliff Brady - my military roomate who had a Jaquar 120
1962,May  drove to State College,Pa to be initiated into Delta Phi, proposed to Jeanine.
1962, Aug 25 m Jeanine Keener Westminister Presbyterian Church, Dayton Ohio -  to Bermuda on honeymoon & we
         stayed at the Bermudiana Hotel which is no longer there in 2001. Jeanine had a 1956 Olds 88, white & green.
         Her father was the Olds dealer in Brookville, Ohio which was why we drove Olds for 42 years.
1963-66  Attended the Kentucky Derby and 4 Indianapolis 500's. We had a 1959 black Olds 98 & a 1966 Cutlass.
         The black Olds was like an airplane, hugh tail wings - one of the nicest cars we ever owned.  I joined the Dayton
         Chess club in 1963 and played my 1st rated game in the fall of 1965. I was instrumental in the founding of the
         Wright Patterson AFB Chess Club at the Civilian Club.
1967 Promoted to  IBM Nat'l Fed Marketing  Mgr, marketing to 4 of the US Cabinet Agencies, Com, Labor, Hud
          and Justice. We moved to Potomac, Md on April 27, 1967
1968  We bought a really neat 1968 Olds Cutlass Supreme, white with black interior
1969 Sept promoted to IBM Corporate Presentation Center - three years, 157 presentations.
1971  Started 6 years of serious genealogy research
1972  First President and Club Champion of Rockville JCC Chess Club. Founder of the club on March 20th.
           We had a blue Olds 4dr, 1972 which I sold out of our garage.  I was playing chess when my Dad died, 9-11-1972.
1973, Jun   Awarded title Intermediate (later changed to Senior) Tournament Director of US Chess Fed.
1973-74 President Md Chess Asso., V-Pres US Chess Federation Region 3, and in 1975 I incorporated the
          MCA in the State of Md - MCA,I and obtained 501c3 approval from the IRS.
1975, Feb 26    joined the  SAR - Sons of the American Revolution- based on Conrad Menges Sr & Jr
1976, Feb  Captained a 4 man chess team at US Amateur Team in Atlantic City to 1st Place, Class B.
          Mother d Dec 1, 1976.
1977  Two more Olds, a 1974 Cutlass Sup.HT Coupe, Colonial Cream Vinyl Roof,  and a 1977 green 88 4dr
1973-1982 Eight Team 1st Places in DC Chess League    6 man teams as Potomac A & B
1979 An electronic basketball scoreboard has been installed in the gym of Orchard Road School, Montgomery Township,
         N.J., in memory of Stephen J. Jurnack Jr., who died Jan. 27, 1979. He was a former resident of Towanda and
         married Miss Sally Putnam of Towanda in 1958. He was employed by Mathematica Inc., of Princeton, N.J., and
         was involved with the Montgomery Basketball League. ©Daily and Sunday Review 2005, Feb 25

1980  I became a Master Mason, AF&AM of Maryland. Bob Custer,an IBMer, spoke at my initiation.
1982  Two Man Team Champion, Falls Road Golf Course with Jerry Smagala. My best golf score of 76.
1982 Assigned to Strategic Air Cmd account and traveled to Omaha about twice a year thru 1990. Also traveled to
         Eglin AFB in FLa and to California on a proposal.
1983  1st Place Overall, Castle Chess Camp, City of Bradford, Pa . After that I attended three more
          camps - 1984, 1985 and 1990.
1985 Two more Olds, a 1980 88 blue 4dr and a 1985 light tan Cutlass Supreme 4 dr.
1987 Achieved US Chess Federation rating of 2024, Expert Title for Over the Board chess.
1990 Life Member, Bradford Co, Pa Historical Society.
1991, Feb Had my 35 year Luncheon on IBM at the 4 Seasons Hotel in Georgetown. My 30th was there also and my
          25th was at Jur de New in Georgetown.
1991 In March I went to New Orleans for my last Federal Club. Todd Morris & Nora Burrows were on my team.
        Omaha credited the TRI-Coms 3090 in 1990 business register and it sat at the truckers house for 6 months.
1991,July 31 Retired from IBM, 35.5 years, 15 of which were marketing to the US Air Force plus 3 years in the AF.
         23 Marketing Recognition events, Two Golden Circles. Bought a Gen. Schwarzkoph parade car after 1st
         Iraq war, a 1991 grey Olds 98 4dr. It goes with the 1988 blue Olds 88.
1991,August  Played in my 2nd World Amatuer Golf tour. at Myrtle Beach. Stayed at Holiday Inn West.
         Later I played in 1992,93,94 and 1998 when I rented a condo at  the Lupus silent auction.
1992, August 20 My first hole-in one at No 2, Redgate golf course. Harry Keener, Bob Torgler and Bill Williams.
1993  4 of us(Doug Hall) spent a week in Aiken,SC and Augusta,Ga at the Masters Golf Tour., Bernhardt Langer won.
1994 Champion of Senior Division, Rockville Open, Redgate Golf Course
1991-1996 Won three Senior Chess Team Titles at the US Amateur Team East in Parsippany,NJ. 1992,1994,1995.
          In 1993 we were awarded the Top Md Team, being second place seniors on tiebreakers. Art Bisguier IM played
          1st Bd 1995 and in 1996 Anatoly Lein IM played 1st Bd
1995,early Don Grey started the "Rusty Blues" an IBM Nat Fed Mktg alumni luncheon group at the US Naval
        Hospital Officers Club. I attend about 6 times/ year. It moved to Kenwood CC and then to Bethesda CC in 2003.
1996 colon cancer surgery - Georgetown Medical Ctr. pre-cancerous polp.Sold the 1988 Olds for a 1995 Beige Olds98
1993 - 2000  Won three Maryland Correspondence Championships 1993-94, 1995-7,  1998-2000
1995-2000  Played top board for a ten man Maryland Team in CCLA National Chess Team tournament.
          Maryland won three Team Championships, lX  starting 1995, X - 1997 and Xl - 1999
1998  Senior Club Champion, low net  Montgomery Village Golf Club
1998,August  I had bid on a condo at last years Lupus tourn. Played in my sixth World Amatuer Golf Tour. at Myrtle
         Beach, South Carolina. 1985,1991-4 and 1998.
1998  Co Champion of Correspondence Chess League of America. Awarded Senior Master title, rating 2370.
2000, Jan. Olds stop making big cars. Bought a white diamond Cadillac Deville from Jim Coleman. My 15th car
2000/2001  Two years in a row, Best Correspondence Chess Game Award from CCLA. Both games were
         published  in The Chess Correspondent.
2001,Aug 4 Returned to my 50th high school reunion. 40 of 81 graduates attended. I shared my memories collection
        with Ruth Remsnyder Harrington and saw Joyce Brown Richlin. Sunday morning I hosted breakfast at the
        Williamston Inn in East Towanda for 12 of us. This is the 6th reunion of 10 that I have attended. Sally Putnam
        Jurnack is living with her mother at 236 Popular Street. I stopped at the Country Club when I arrived and had a
        beer with Joe Lenox and Marshal Dawsey.  The 5 Monroeton grade school gang had our picture taken again.
        Sandy Dunfey Ross's 1956 class arranged a walk thru of the high school. Jimmy Ross and I joined them and
        shared a lot of memories and a picture in the auditorium.
2002,May 9 Second hole-in-one, Montgomery Village Golf Club with Dick Patterson - hole 13 with a 5 metal.
2002 I played 4 draws in email correspondence chess team matches versus Portugal & Denmark masters.
2003 March, Published 7 booklets of the Decendants of J Conrad Menges -  Brad Co Hist Soc, Monroeton  Public  Lib,
         Sons Amer Rev, PalatinesTo Amer, Dau Amer Rev, Easton Pa Lib. (Marx room) and Allegany Co.NY Historian
2003,Dec Published the 2004 Revised Edition of Mingos history - Brad Co Hist Soc, Monroeton Lib. & State Library
         of Pa. Harrisburg. With more edits I am working on a next Revised Edition.
2004,Feb Purchased a Cadillac Seville SLS with OnStar, XM satelite, Bose radio/CD changer and a sunroof.
2004,Feb Received an IBM PC model A50p, 2.8Ghz and will add a HP 2410 All in One PSC& Fax
2004, April 18  5mm tear in right leg calf, peroneus brevis muscle. MRI  Ruptured while working out at YMCA
2004, May 30  3rd time to Emergency Hospital for uninary retention - an enlarged prostrate. Scheduled June 18th
         for heat microwave therapy on the prostrate, an office proceedure that destroys some of the extra tissue.
2004, summer  I have done extensive updating of my Snell ancestors.
2004,Sept 27 I volunteered at the 26th Lupus Golf fund raiser. Starting in 1979 I played in the first 14 events.
        Then once each at Springfield, Lakewood & Belmont CC's. I attended the others for the banquet and live auctions.
2004, Nov  Jeanine & I were invited by Penn State President Spanier to come to State College for a 2 day PSU Today
          Program. We stayed at the Penn Stater Hotel & Conference Center.
2005.Jan 7 4:30 am. I passed out after taking a Hytrin pill that lowered my blood pressure. I fell and fractured
          4 ribs. It is very painful, and over a month before I can swim or swing a golf club.
2005,Jan.   I am assembling a booklet on the Snell family of Athens, Pa and Northampton Co, Pa. The booklet
         will be contributed to the Tioga Point Museum, Athens, Pa. The content of this booklet will be updated into the
         2005 REVISED EDITION of the booklet "Descendants of Conrad Menges". This revision has 623 individuals,
         148 pages and 216 Menges/Minges/Mingus/Mingos entries. I have sent the 1st booklet to Steven Mingos
         of Shawnee Mission, Kansas. I have sent a booklet to the Bradford Co Historical Society.
2005,Mar  I have updated the Snell booklet,10 new pages, mostly from Penna Archives research - online
         and the Schnell Outline is on the Tri Co web site. The new Menges/Mingos Outline is still not on the Tri Co site.
2005,March  I won 2 email chess games from my British Corr. Chess Association opponent, Board 2 for CCLA
2005,April Finally after one year I have upgraded my internet provider to MSN 9!

Medical Information: Wears reading glasses, colon cancer surgery in 1996, enlarged prostrate, works out at YMCA,

1954  graduated Brookville HS .
1958  grad Bowling Green University, BS in Education teaching degree
59-62  taught 6th grade in Brookville
1961-63 passed first ice dance tests at Troy, Ohio Skating Club
1962, Aug 25   m, John Mingos Westminister Presbyterian Church, Dayton ,Ohio. The Keeners held a reception
          in Brookville, Ohio and Jeanine & I drove 1st to Columbus, Ohio then to NYC for an airplane to Bermuda -
         a week at the Bermudiana Hotel and Resort.
1963,Jun  1962, Oct 10  Maxie, our West Highland Terrior was b. We bought him at 8 mos old from Mrs. Seagraves
          kennel just around the corner from Sunny Acres. The first night he was starving, and kept waking us up.
          He liked to sleep on the marble at the ends of my Danish modern couch. He became diabetic, and for six
          years Jeanine had to feed him on schedule and inject insulin every day - without fail.
1963   moved to Kettering ,Ohio - 1019 Sharewood Court. Water heating in the floors. We went on a short vacation to
           French Lick , Ind
1964/5  Worlds Fair, NYC  Did 2 IBM Federal Conferences. A trip to Williamsburg, Vir and another trip to Boston,
          Plymouth Rock and Cape Cod.
1967  Jeanine flew to Wash, DC and we did 3 days house hunting. and then she moved us to Potomac, Md on April 27,
          1967 . We became active members in the Capitol Hill Club, the National Republican social club on the hill in
          DC. We met the Nixon family, Sen Dirksen kissed her, and we had dinner with Jerry Ford.
1970,Aug We rented a cottage at Boothbay Harbor,Maine from our neighbors- the Gen.Bill Evans. Harrry & Dorothy
         drove from Ohio & met us there for a week. The cottage was so cold, 33 degrees at night, that we burned wood in
         the kitchen stove. The water temperature was 50 degrees . We bought fish in the late afternoon from the fleet.
1971  Jeanine joined me and we did 3 weeks on the West Coast - Las Vegas, San Fran, Hurst Castle, La & San Diego.
           This was a perk from the Presentation Center to go to the Fall Jt Computer Conf. Drove down Rt 1 in the fog.
           Stopped at the 18th hole, Pebble Beach.
1972  Charter member, founder of Woman's Club of Potomac
1973  Jeanine met me in San Jose and we did an 8 day trip to four of the Hawaiian Islands. Pig roast on the big
          island. Picking pinapple in Kauai and the Indian Center on Oahu.
1974  We did a number of days house hunting in the White Plains, NY area - Conn, & NJ
1975  IBM 5th Club  Trip to San Francisco.We did a 2 day trip to Yosemite, and drove out in a fire. Stayed at the
          prominent Hotel, and had dinner with Jeanine's college friend.
1977 Jeanine helped her parents buy a condo in Largo, Fla. Thereafter we drove or flew to Fla once or twice a year
          for 25 years.
1979, Sept 24  Maxie had major organ failure, and Jeanine had to put him away - 17 years old. We bought a
          lot, marker and funeral service at Aspin Hill Pet Cemetery
1980, Jun 21  We bought Tedi - a puppy, our second West Highland Terrior. Jeanine went into a tough section
          of the District and got him from an Air Force couple I found out about at Defense Com. Agency.
         Tedi loved to go for his evening walk around Churchill High School. Near the end he had to be carried home.
1980  We went on our first cruise to the Caribbean - out of Puerto Rico to St Martin, Tortola, Martinique,Quadeloupe,
          St Thomas etc. Harry & Dorothy Keener were with us.
1980-87  Seven years President of the Lupus Foundation of Greater Washington
1980 Jeanine had gall bladder surgery. Latter I won a trip to NYC for the DCA 4331 win. We stayed at the Plaza
         Hotel, did two shows - Chorus Line & The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Sardies, Tavern in Central Park,
         the Village,Tiffanies and Rodney Dangerfield's Comedy Club.
1981 10th IBM club San Francisco again. Alcatraz, Napa valley. Stopped in Lawrence Kansas to visit Carl Mingos.
          Breakfast in Sausalito at the madams and to Santa Rosa ice rink to see Peanut's artist Charles Schultz.
          We stayed at the SanFran Fairmont and had drinks at the Mark Hopkins on Nob Hill.
1983  Organized and Directed the National Lupus Convention here in Northern Vir.
1883 First Golden Circle - we were at the Breakers, Palm Beach and to Largo, Fla. Roy & Arlene Marsan also.
1985  We met her parents at Myrtle Beach for the 2nd World Amatuer Golf tour. Jeanine rented a mobile home from
          our mailman. We took Harry & Dorothy on a week cruise to the Caribbean for their 50th anniversary. We got
          to Caracas, Venezuela for drinks at the Officers club. Also Grenada & Curacao. Dot Lightner joined us.
1986 15th IBM Club  Flew to SanDiego, zoo, water show and to Tijuana,Mexico for 2nd time.
1987  4 day trip to Tarrytown, NY . I won a guest slot on Sr PGA tour. Arnold Palmer was dinner guest. I was flying
          back  & forth to Omaha, Neb and guessed Lee Elder would be -11 in a golf tour.
1990  2nd golden Circle . We did the Lupus Gala in LA then to Maui & Honolulu. Dinner at Kapalua  & the big flea
         at the Hawaii football stadium. This was the IDHS win. Todd Morris & wife joined us for the Napkin dinner.
1994,Oct 10  Tedi also had major organ failure, and was put away after many tests at the Rt 28 Rockville Animal
         Hospital. He was cremated and still is with us, although we put a marker for him at Aspin Hill Pet Cemetery.
1996  We did a 4 day trip to New Orleans - Pete Fountain, Preservation Hall - hotels were bought at two Lupus golf
          Tourn auctions
1998-2003  President of Woman's Club of Potomac
2001 Bid on and won 3 trips to New Zealand - Sydney, Australia , Monaco and Bermuda. Flew business class from
        LA to Auckland. Jeanine was still in foot pain from a crushed nerve in her right foot, auto accident.
2002, May 3  Offered the eulogy for her father, Harry Keener, in Palm Harbor, Fla. He was the 3rd longest life in this
         FTM file - 97 yrs 13 days.  In June we went to Las Vegas for 5 days. 4 evening shows, and Hoover Dam.
2003, Feb passed Foxtrot ice dance certification- pre-silver level.  25 year award from Avon Corp.
           She ice skates- dance. President of Woman's Club of Potomac and on the advisory board of the Lupus
           Foundation of Greater Washington. Active at Mont. Co Thrift Shop and  WCP wine club. She has
          Systemic Lupus Erythematous and is an avid collector of antiques.
2004,Mar 24  Jeanine went into Shady Grove hospital for surgery, 2 ruptured tendons in her outside lower right foot.
        4 weeks in a fiberglass cast with no use of right foot at all, then 16 more weeks in a removable cast/elastic
        bandage. It is now 6 months and she is still under the specialized care of the Wound Care Center at Shady Grove
        Hospital. The surgery hole under her ankle is closing way too slowly - maybe the Lupus.
2004,Aug 12  returns to Brookville, Ohio for her 50th HS reunion
2004, Dec 20  We drove to Largo,Fla for an eleven day trip. Stopped at Walterboro,SC on the 940 mile trip south,
         and stopped at Florence,SC on the way back. We hauled the IBM Aptiva 1997 233MHz computer system to
         Dorothy Keener's condo, but could not get Win 95 connected to MSN 7. Donated it to Methodist Church school
        and bought a new 2.93 Ghz Emachine computer with Win XP .
2005,Jan 1  Had dinner for New Years at the Johnsons.
2205,April  Jeanine is flying to Largo, Fla - her mother fell and has a concussion.

       GERMAN1 SCHNELLS) was born 14 February 1918 in Sayre Hosp, Bradford Co, PA, and died 6 November 2000 in Topeka,
       Ka  Hospital, but Lawrence, Ka cemetery.  He married VERA RUTH SCHRAG, daughter of PETER SCHRAG and KATIE
        STUCKY.  She was born 23 May 1920 in Kingman, Kansas.

                   Family Knowledge: a lot   always went by Carl
1918 b - probably an unplanned child.  An awkward age spread between these male Mingos. 15 - 18 yrs difference
          between us - down to cousins John and Steven. Leah named her 1st son after her father, Henry Clay Snell.
          Where the name Carl came from is a mystery. Francis was his grandmothers name.
1923,Aug  I have a picture from Henry/Leah's scrapebook showing Carl , a dog and the antique wooden wagon in
         front of the Main St house on a cement sidewalk. The back of a car is in the driveway. The wagon survived until
         the 1940's when I was a child. The sides folded up to form a flat top? My guess is this was a luggage wagon
         Fred got for Henry from the railroad station.
1930,Dec 25th  Doris White of Monroeton gave Carl a book - Catamount Camp publ 1910 by Edward Ellis. I, John F
         Mingos, have this childs book, a story of boys on a trip to the mountains
1931,Sept  Monroeton HS is still open. I have a 1931 picture of  Fred, Carl and Henry in the Monroeton back yard.
       Carl is the same height as Fred, ca 5'11". He later became 6' 4". He played tennis at Rice's court in N Monroeton,
       and apparently played basketball, although not for Towanda HS. Once he and John Haines set off the Monroeton
       fire alarm. Henry was really mad. Frank Rice bought the Mingos farm in 1912 .
1934 It is possible that Carl went 11 grades to Monroeton School and went to Towanda for a 12th grade, as did Henry.
        Check Towanda newspaper in late May/June for Monroeton HS graduates.
1935,Jun 7 Towanda HS graduation. 52nd annual commencement. While the 2nd episode of a presentation was
        prepared, Carl Mingos played two trumpet solos. There is a long article on microfilm at the BCHS from the
       Towanda Daily Review. College Prep graduates did not include Carl. Other grad's Helene Rice (Monroeton) ,
       Herbert (Bud) Yanofsky and David Turner.
1936,Oct 26 Fred dies. Carl was a Sophomore at Mansfield. So Leah with no pension from Fred had to pay for Carl's
       college. That was a good enough reason for having Henry,Margaret & John move into 310 Main St. But as Vera
       said, Leah would not co-sign Henry's mortgage after Fred died. Citizens Bk in Towanda assumed the Monroeton
       assets & presumably the mortgage on the third house from the feed mill. The 1910 census says the 1905 house
       was mortagage free.  At 19 yrs old, Fred's passing must have been upsetting for Carl. Also with Henry's family in
       the house, Carl would have been an extra guest when he was home from Mansfield - somehow they would have
      had to shift sleeping arrangements. Thus Carl's saying " he did not have a home".
1938,June 27 Monroeton High School closed (9,10 & 11th grades). Students now bussed to Towanda by Russell
         White.  Source: 1995 Brad Co History, Pg 156
1939  Graduated 4 yr college with a BA degree in music . A search of Penn State Alumni index - Carl did not show up.
      His marriage article refers to Mansfield State Teachers college and Pennsylvania State Teachers college.
     The marriage article more correctly should say " a Pa State Teachers college" rather than "and". Mansfield Univ
     is still noted for its music education!
1939/40-40/41-41/?   Taught music in Tunkhannock - stayed at the Wells. It was prob not required that he have a
       teaching degree. Enlisted in Army Air corp ( likely after Pearl Harbor- during school year?). He flew for a short
      while, became  Lt,  then downgraded to Sgt. and was a band leader for the rest of the war - 5 yrs.
1944,Nov 12     Schrag - Mingos Vows Exchanged Sunday
        " In the Zion Mennonite Church, Kingman, Ka Sgt. F Carl Mingos and Vera Ruth Schrag. Sgt Mingos, a music
        major, is a graduate of Mansfield State Teachers College & Penn. State Teachers College. He was a member of
       Phi Mu Alpha Sino Fonia and  was a music instructor before entering the army". No one attended from Monroeton.
1948    Vera / Carl on the front porch of Monroeton. He bought a King cornet for me as a birthday gift from Leah.
1950's Earned Masters degree at Kansas University. At some time here, Leah stayed with Carl and Vera
           when they lived at Tennessee Ave. I have 2 min. of 8 mm film taken in 1957 on my way to WPAFB.
1955    Carl and family returned to Towanda. Steven.age 5, remembers going  to the mountain camp.
1960 - 1967 Investment broker, a partner, in Barrett,Fitch and North Investments
1960's He was an active member of Trinity Lutheran ch.& was choir director 10 years. He was an avid golfer (8 hdcp).
           He was a President of the Lawrence Country Club & President of the KU Football Quaterback Club.
1968,April Carl and Vera came back for Leah's funeral .They stood on the porch of the homestead and looked over to
        the graveyard for the burial. Something to do with a request of Leah?
1972,Sept 14  Vera and Carl come to Towanda/Monroeton for Henry's funeral . They had been in the
           Carolina's visiting Vickie and Charles.
1980's     Parkinson's Disease began to affect his life.
1968-1998  Became Vice President and Manager of Paine Webber, Topeka, Ka
2000,Nov 6   passed through death to life with Christ  at Select Specialty Hospital in Topeka, age 82 9 mos.
         He was the 7th longest life male Mingos in this file, and the longest in Alonzo's line.
2000,Nov 10  A one hour service at Trinity Lutheran Church. Burial at Memorial Park Cemetery.
             Vera hosted family and friends at home afterward.

18. i. VERA ANN9 MINGOS, b. 2 October 1945, Kingman,  Kansas.
19. ii. STEVEN C MINGOS, b. 19 April 1950, Lawrence, Ka.

Generation No. 9

       SCHNELL, GERMAN1 SCHNELLS) was born 2 October 1945 in Kingman,  Kansas.  She married CHARLES PATTISON
       GRAHAM.  He was born 24 June 1940 in Wilmington, NC.

1965  attended Stephens College, Mo., and also Kansas Univ - Gamma Phi Beta social sorority
1967  senior in School of Nursing at Trinity Lutheran Hospital, Kansas City
1967,Dec 30  married Dr Charles Graham in Lawrence, Kansas
1980's worked for medical Dr.Charles in his office. Moved into a new house in Topeka and a house on Hilton Head
1994  Arranged for John & Jeanine to come to Kansas for her parents 50th anniversary
1995 Submitted a DAR application. Later also a Colonial Dames application
1998 Occaisonally communicates by email
2001  Brought the twins to D.C. for their job with a construction company
2002 moved to a new house in Topeka
2003  Moved from Topeka to Gastonia, NC
 i. VERA MICHELLE10 GRAHAM, b. 11 July 1969, Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee.
 ii. KATIE MCKOY GRAHAM, b. 12 February 1972, Fort Rucker, Dale, Alabama.
 iii. CAROLINE PATTISON GRAHAM, b. 18 December 1976, Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas.
 iv. MOREY MCLEAN GRAHAM, b. 18 December 1976, Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas.

       SCHNELL, GERMAN1 SCHNELLS) was born 19 April 1950 in Lawrence, Ka.  He married MARIA DEARMOND.
       She was born 12 January 1954 in St Louis, Mo.

1968 graduated Lawrence HS, Played #1 on golf team. Lost by one stroke to now PGA pro Tom Watson!
          He played HS basketball
1972 grad Kansas University, and in 1976 got Dr. of Dentistry.
1978,Jan 7  m Maria DeArmond. Maria does his payroll for 27 employees.
2003 Belongs to Indian Hills Country Club, and has 3 dogs. The Alonzo Mingos name goes on through
         Steven's two boys. They live in Shawnee Mission,Kansas
2005 Maria Mingos is on the prayer list for Trinity Lutheran Church - Shawnee Mission, Ka
2005 Dr. Steven C Mingos has a web site for his dental practice.
 i. STEVEN C TAYLOR10 MINGOS, b. 14 January 1985.

2003 attending Duke Univ.  1st in nation prize in chemistry. His brother is attending Penbrook Private School
          His sisters are very athletic

 ii. PETER JACOB MINGOS, b. 9 January 1987.
 iii. STEPHANIE MARIA MINGOS, b. 9 November 1988.
 iv. KRISTINA JEAN MINGOS, b. 2 March 1990.

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