Fielding Snedigar (b. 1822)
Posted By: Dorothy Gosse (email)
Date: 6/16/2005 at 13:19:16
Snedigar, Fielding, farmer, Section 1; PO Fayette; born in Pike Co., Missouri, March 27, 1822; came to this county in 1868; has 400 acres of land, valued at $5000. Politics, Republican. Hed the office of Justice of the Peace, etc. Married Miranda D. Hayes; born in Montgomery Co., Missouri, May 5, 1824; seven living children --- James M., born Sept. 8, 1842; Edward B., Oct. 10, 1844; Martha J., April 4, 1849; Irena A., Aug. 23, 1851; Henry F., Feb. 10, 1854; George M., April 8, 1856; Marcella M., Aug. 10, 1862. Emigrated from Missouri to Galena, Illinois in 1844; from there he went to Iowa Co., Wisconsin; lived there three years, then returned to Galena; lived there four years, and in 1851 went to Clayton Co., Iowa, remained there until 1868; then to this (Fayette) co., where he has made a good and comfortable home. Mr. S. had two sons in the army -- James M. in the 100 days service; Edward D. enlisted in 1862 in the 21st I. V. I., Co. D; was in thirteen engagements; was with Sherman on his march to the sea.
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