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John Lemuel Cockerham

John Lemuel Cockerham
birth: 1 Mar 1848, Brownston, Jackson Co., IN to Willam D. Cockerham and Elizabeth Ann Winkler
death: 24 jan 1924 at Harrison Twp, Knox Co., IN
burial: Brown Cemetery, Knox Co., IN

marriage: 1 Jan 1869 in Knox Co., IN
Alice Elmira Adams
birth: 27 Oct 1852 in Harrison Twp, Knox Co., IN to 2nd Lt. Eli Monroe Adams and Eleanor R. Adams
death: 19 Feb 1902, Harrison Twp, Knox Co., IN
burial: Brown Cemetery, Knox Co., IN

Children of John Lemuel Cockerham andAlice Elmira Adams:

  • Milton William Cockerham (1870-1953) m. Alice Lucinda St. Clair
  • James Arthur Cockerham (1872-1942) m. Mary Etta Osborne
  • Annabell Cockerham (1875-1901) m. Andrew R. Snyder
  • August Lemuel Cockerham (1878-1947) m. (1) Rosa Mae Lamb, (2) Lillian May Arnold
  • Nelle Genoa Cockerham (1882-1950) m. Louis James Johnson
  • Lena A Cockerham (1884-1959) m. (1) William Dallas Adams, (2) Claude McCormick Turner
  • Stella G Cockerham (1886-1973) m. Joseph Sinkler
  • Frankie Mondoza Cockerham (1889-1925) m. Allan Richard Reising
  • Glenn H Cockerham (1895-unknown)
  • Enid Emma “Susie” Cockerham (1898-1975) m. Walter L Ashdown

John Lemuel Cockerham lived in:

  • 1848-1864- Brownstown, Jackson County, Indiana
  • 1864-1924- near Pond Creek Mills in Knox County, Indiana

Other Information:

John Cockerham served in Company C, 137th Regiment of the Indiana Infantry. He enlisted 1 May 1864 and was discharged 8 May 1868.

Submitted by:
Carol Mathieson
Email: cmath59@yahoo.com


Leonard R Snyder

Leonard R Snyder
birth: about 1780 in PA to John Reifsnieder
death: about 1841, Harrison Twp, Knox Co., IN
burial: Hamline Chapel Cemetery, Monroe City, Knox Co., IN

marriage: 10 Apr 1800 at Berkeley, VA
Julian Bonewitz
birth: 1782, Berks Co., PA to John Jacob Bonewitz and Marie Eva Rosanna Specht
death: 1854, Knox Co., IN
burial: Hamline Chapel Cemetery, Monroe City, Knox Co., IN

Children of Leonard R Snyder and Julian Bonewitz:

  • Phebe R Snyder, b. 1801, d. 1850, m. (1) Jesse B Thomas, (2) John Reel, (3) John Knox
  • John R Snyder, b. 1803, d. 1853, m. Nancy Wiley
  • Mary R Snyder, b. 1805, d. 1847, m. Edward Wilson
  • Catherine Reif Snyder, b. 1807, d. before 1839, m. Elijah Wood Jarrell
  • Rebecca R Snyder, b. 1810, d. 1867, m. (1) Jesse Sampson, (2) John Withrow
  • Samuel R Snyder, b. 1811, d. 1895, m. Ellen Rebecca Decker
  • David R Snyder, b. 1813, d. 1854,. m. (1) C. Biggs, (2) Dephi Ann Smith
  • James R Snyder, b. 1817, d. 1875, m. (1) Angeline Warner, (2) Julia Ann Warner, (3) Rebecca J Sampson
  • Julia Ann R Snyder, b. 1820, d. 1892, m. (1) Jackson Sampson, (2) George Washington Smith
  • William R Snyder, b. 1822, d. 1855, m. Catherine Reel
  • Solomon R Snyder, b. 1824, d. 1885, m. Sarah S Campbell
  • Andrew R Snyder, b. 1827, m. (1) Margaret Adams, (2) Louisa A Painter

Leonard R Snyder Lived In:

  • Pennsylvania
  • Harrison Township, Knox County, Indiana

Additional Information about Leonard R Snyder:

The family name was originally Reifsnieder but was shortened to Snyder and acknowledged through the use of a middle initial of “R”.

Information about Leonard R Snyder can be found in these sources provided by the submitter:

  • History of Knox and Daviess County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present; with Biographical Sketches, Reminiscences, Notes, Etc. ; Together with an Extended History of the Colonial Days of Vincennes, and Its Progress Down to the Formation of the State Government (Chicago: Goodspeed Pub. Co., 1886), pp. 77, 79, 513; available on Google Books.
  • Clarence Edwin Carter, comp. and ed. The Territorial Papers of the United States. Vol. 7, The Territory of Indiana, 1800-1810 (Washington, D.C., 1939), 629.
  • Knox County, Indiana, Deed Book E:192-3, Charles Thorn et al. to Leonard Ralph Snyder, 28 December 1810, recorded 10 July 1829.
  • Knox County, Indiana, Deed Book E:9-10, Denney to Synder et al., 27 Aug 1822, recorded 9 July 1829.
  • Knox County, Indiana, Deed Book L:365-6, Leonard Ralph Snyder to David Breading, power of attorney, 5 January 1820, recorded 18 Feb 1820.
  • Knox County (Indiana) Recorder’s Office, Marks and brands of domestic animals as registered in Knox County, Indiana, 1807-1841 (Vicennes, Indiana: Francis Vigo Chapter DAR, 1951).

Submitted by:
Dee Schlesser
Email: mama.dee@twc.com

John Henry Bowers

John Henry Bowers
b. 1808, Maryland
d. 27 September 1874, Prairie Green Township, Iroquois County, Illinois

m/1. 23 April 1829, Stark County, Ohio
Margaret Grogg
b. 11 November 1811, Stark County, Ohio, to John and Esther (Snyder) Grogg
d. 28 August 1851, Perry Township, Miami County, Indiana

m/2. 20 March 1853, Perry Township, Miami County, Indiana
Phobe Suder
d. 1860-63

Evaline A. [—?–]

Children with Margaret Grogg:
• Adaline (b. 1829) married Titus Kessling
• Catherine (b. 1831) married John Morgan
• Charles Edward (b. 1833)
• Charily A. (1835-1914) married John A. Comstock
• Matalda (1837-1921) married John W. Pavey
• William (b. 1840 or 1843)
• Jacob (b. 1842)
• John Henry (b. 1844) married Clarissa Murdock
• Margarrh/Margaret (b. 1850)

John and Margaret left Stark County, Ohio, in 1837 and bought land in Miami County, Indiana, between 1841 and 1846. He owned the first mill in Miami County. In 1854, he sold the land in Miami County, Indiana, and bought land in Pioneer Township, Cedar County, Iowa, which was sold in 1863. By 1860, they were living in Prairie Green Township, Iroquois County, Illinois.

Submitted by:
Susan Bower Litzenberger
Pahrump NV
E-mail: bolitz2000@yahoo.com

George Franklin Snyder

George Franklin Snyder
b. 27 July 1897, Lapel, Madison County, Indiana, to Daniel and Sarah (Rider) Snyder
d. 18 November 1961, Santa Ana, Orange County, California

m. 7 April 1919, Madison County, Indiana
Laura Esther Hutton
b. 7 April 1901, Greenfield, Hancock County, Indiana
d. 7 November 1972, Pomona, Los Angeles County, California

Children with Laura Esther Hutton:

  • John Daniel
  • Kathryn Eloise

George resided at Clay City, Terre Haute, and Indianapolis, Indiana, and immigrated in 1945 to Los Angeles, California.

The Reverand Dr. Snyder was an ordained minister in the United Brethren Church, which later became the Evangelical United Brethren. He served Indiana congregations from 1919 to 1945 and then transferred to the California Conference, where he served until his death.

Submitted by:
Kathryn Snyder Forrest
Hemet CA

August Quante

August Quante
b. 16 August 1839, Cincinnati, Ohio, to Johann and Sophie (Waitinger) Quante
d. 23 April 1920, Nemaha County, Nebraska

m. 19 August 1868, Nemaha County, Nebraska
Rosetta Snyder
b. 13 December 1849, Wood County, Ohio
d. 13 February 1910, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Children with Rosetta Snyder:

  • Clara Elizabeth (1869-1964) married Robert Baker
  • Franklin Henry (1871-1966) married Nettie Lare
  • Augusta Sophie (1874-1977) married Daniel Bagley
  • William James (1867-1949) married Florence Cole
  • Rosa Belle (1879-1966) married Lee Graham
  • Emma Lucretia (1883-1917) married David Chiles

August Quante immigrated with his parents to Franklin County, Indiana, as an infant. He joined the Indiana 1st Regiment Cavalry in 1862. He emigrated first to Kansas and then moved to Nebraska. He worked outfitting wagon trains and hauling government supplies west.

Submitted by:
Elizabeth Quante Ward
Evansville IN