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Snowden, David

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Snowden, David
March 15, 2007 11:48AM
Dr. John J. Dickey Diary, Fleming County, Ky. Recorded in the 1870's and
beyond. Reprinted in Kentucky Explorer, Volume 11, No 2 June, 1996, p.
82. By permission. Estill County

The following interview was made on July 20, 1898.

My grandfather, David Snowden, was born in Pennsylvania. He was a
soldier in the War of 1812. He married in Pennsylvania. After the war,
he settled on Plumb Creek, Estill County, near the old forge. He drew a
pension until his death which occurred during the (Civil) War. He had
children as follows: Nancy (Brandenburg); Joseph went to Indiana; one
lived on Otter Creek; one lived down in the Blue Grass; David was my
father. He lived at St. Helens. He married Miss Margaret McGuire. He
had children: Marion and myself were the only boys; four girls - Nancy
(Henry Noland); Paulina (Anthony Thomas); Deucia(?ds} married a Bartlett,
went to Lower Blue Licks and died. I am 74 years old. My father was about
my age when he died. The Snowdens are Black Dutch.

Snowden Brandenburg McGuire Noland Thomas Bartlett

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