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1 John Snellenbarger (b. 1768; d. Dec. 18, 1837) Head of the Snellen Family

Addition Notes: Born Abt. 1768 in PA, and died Bef. December 18, 1837 in Crooked Creek, Bullitt Co., KY. He married 1 Sarah ? Pennebaker. He married 2 NANCY DEATS. She was born 1780 in Mud Garrison, Bullitt Co., KY. He was born after 1780 in Mud Garrison, Jefferson, KY, the dauther ofMichael Deats and Catherine. Nancy died around 1817 in Bullitt Co., KY. He married 3 MARY EVANS on 18 Jan 1817 in Bullitt, KY. Mary was born 1775. Mary was born 1775. Bullitt Co marriage records; Catherine Deats will, Will Book B., Bullitt Co, 1837. FC Bullitt Co 1820-1880; Johns birth place from census record for son John, 1880 FC, ED 94, sheet 8, Henderson Co, IL. His date of birth from census records and Bullitt County Order Book E, p. 146, 1828. Death date from probate, Bullitt County Order Book F, p. 352.

+ Sarah ? Penebaker (b. ; d. )

Additional Notes: It is likely, but cannot prove, that John was first married to Sarah Penebaker, the daughter of Peter Penebaker. Peter Penebaker DID have a daughter Sarah who disappears. "Our" John was closely connected to the Penebakers who owned land in Middletown -- they paid their taxes on the same day, owned adjoining land, etc. It would also account for John's first son being named Peter and ending up in Middletown.

1.1 Peter Shellenbarger (b. 1800; d. 1829)

+ Nancy Deats (b. 1780; d. abt. 1817) Nancy was born 1780 in Mud Garrison, Bullitt Co., KY. the dauther of Michael Deats and Catherine. Nancy died around 1817 in Bullitt Co., KY.

Additional Notes: Nancy was born 1780 in Mud Garrison, Bullitt Co., KY. the dauther of Michael Deats and Catherine. Michael Deats was born ABT. 1747 in Hagerstown, Md. He died 20 Aug 1832, Belmont Furnace, Bullitt, KY. Catherine was born ABT. 1752 and died 1837, Belmont Furnace, Bullitt, KY.

1.2 Catherine Snellen (b. 1803; d. 1870)

1.3 David Snellen (b. 1808; d. Jan 03, 1868)

1.4 John L. Snellen (b. 1809; d. 1880)

1.5 Zachariah P. Snellen (b. Feb. 11, 1812; d. May 21, 1894)

1.6 Reuben D. Snellen (b. 1817; d. 1884)

+ Mary Evans (b. abt. 1775; d. 1814?) Married Jul 28, 1817 in Bullitt. Ky.

Additional Notes: Marys name is sometimes given as Edins and her first name as Polly. May have been the widow of Phillip Evans who lived on Crooked Creek and disappeared from the tax lists in 1814.

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