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Snavely/Snably Family

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Snavely family

Barbara M. Myers (View posts)
Posted: 18 Apr 1999 6:00AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Snavely
I am descended from Fronica (Veronica) Snavely, born in Lebanon Co. PA, who died in Dauphin Co. 3-24-1806. She was the daughter of Casper Snevely, b. in Zurich, Switzerland in 1702, who came to PA with his family sometime before the Revolution. (He served in the army.) The history of the Snavely family in Switzerland goes back to the mid-1600's. Other spellings were Schnebli, Schnewli, Schnebly. Casper's second wife was Verena Dups, born in Zurich, died in Lancaster Co. PA. They had several children besides Veronica, my ancestor, including sons John Henry Snevely, Hans Conrad Snevely, and Hans Casper Snevely, one of whom might have been the ancestor of your George. There was another brother, Jacob, who died in Switzerland as an infant, and one of the surviving brothers might have used the name Jacob in his family. My Veronica married Henry Lowmiller, who also died in Dauphin Co. So, if any of this sounds interesting to you, let me know. I'd be happy to send you the brief excerpts from the Snavely book that I have.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Gloria_Snyder 31 Mar 1999 12:00PM GMT 
Barbara M. Myers 18 Apr 1999 12:00PM GMT 
Kathy Scott 5 May 1999 12:00PM GMT 
Barbara Myers 14 May 1999 12:00PM GMT 
Leanna Eversmeyer 15 Jun 1999 12:00PM GMT 
Barbara Myers 15 Jun 1999 12:00PM GMT 
charlene guthas 13 Oct 1999 12:00PM GMT 
bobsnavely 1 Jul 2000 12:00PM GMT 
CHARLENE 1 Jul 2000 12:00PM GMT 
Donna Zimmerman 24 May 2002 5:33PM GMT 
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