Third Generation

3. Peter3 Schnorf (John2, Jacob1)(4716) was born in Pennsylvania January 14, 1801. Peter died March 9, 1868 Niles, Berrien Co, MI, at 67 years of age. buried at the Morris Chapel Cemetery,Berrien Twp.,Berrien Co.,MI

He married twice. He married Martha Mary Cartwright in Warren Co, OH, March 25, 1824. Martha was born in Warren Co, OH September 2, 1806. Martha died February 26, 1836 Montgomery Co, Ohio, at 29 years of age. burried at Verona Cem, Verona, Montgomery, Ohio

He married Sarah Concannon in Warren Co, OH, April 20, 1836. Sarah was born in Medina Co, Ohio April 05, 1804. Sarah was the daughter of William Concannon and Anne McClure. Sarah died November 13, 1893 Niles, Berrien Co, MI, at 89 years of age. buried at the Morris Chapel Cemetery,Berrien Twp.,Berrien Co.,MI There is a Peter Schnorf and wife recorded in Monroe Township Land Deeds 1829-1866 of Darke Co, Ohio. Purchased from Hendrick Borklous, on 4/2/1829 There are also other Schnorf land transactions here: http://www.calweb.com/~wally/darke/monroe1.htm

came to Michigan 1850

In the 1860 census, Niles Post Office, Niles Twp, Berrien Co, page 330, Peter Snorff (age 59) and his wife Sarah (age 56) are living here with the rest of the family, Ann, Mahala, her husband Eri, John, Isaac, and Matilda. Oddly a Mahala is recorded twice both age 19? Peter has the occupation of Farmer with a real estate value of $8,000 and personal property value of $8,000. There is also an Isaac Snorff (age 46) and his family living just a couple of houses away and found on page 331.

Peter Schnorf and Martha Mary Cartwright had the following children:

child 4 i. Elizabeth Ann4 Schnorf(4717) was born in Darke Co. Ohio October 30, 1825. 1900 census verifies the birthdate of Elizabeth as October 1825 and hopefully clears up the discrepancy of whether Albertus married Eliza or Elizabeth. Betsey died May 3, 1904 Niles, Berrien Co, MI, at 78 years of age. buried in Maple Grove Cemetery Berrien Twp, Berrien Co, MI She married Albertus M Godown about, 1846.

Albertus was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey September 6, 1819. Albertus(4718) was the son of Isaac Godown and Permelia Myers. Albertus died October 7, 1894 in Berrien Twp, Berrien Co, MI, at 75 years of age. buried in Maple Grove Cemetery Berrien Twp, Berrien Co, MI (See Albertus M Godown for the continuation of this line.) The Ancestry file lists a Eliza A Schnorf as married to Albertus. I also have a Lucy as being born to Albertus and Elizabeth in 1849. The 1850 Census of Darke Co, Ohio has this family listed. Albertus (age 31) has and occupation of Cooper listed with a real estate value of $350. In the 1900 census, EauClaire, Berrien Co, page 240b, Elizabeth (age 74 widow) is living with her son Peter (age 36 widower) and granddaughter Fannie (age 9). Elizabeth also has noted that she has had 5 children but only 3 are still alive at the time of the census.

child 5 ii. Rebecca Schnorf(4719) was born in Darke Co. Ohio February 20, 1828. Rebecca died April 22, 1842 in Warren Co, OH, at 14 years of age.

child + 6 iii. David Schnorf was born March 14, 1830.

child 7 iv. Martha Schnorf(4720) was born in Darke Co. Ohio August 28, 1832. Martha died August 6, 1835 in Darke Co. Ohio, at 2 years of age.

Peter Schnorf and Sarah Concannon had the following children:

child 8 v. Ann Schnorf was born in Darke Co. Ohio January 21, 1837. She married William Denn Niles, Berrien Co, MI, August 14, 1862. William was born about 1835.

child 9 vi. Mary Schnorf(4721) was born in Darke Co. Ohio June 17, 1838. She married Joseph Hadlock about, 1859. Joseph was born about 1838. (Additional notes for Joseph Hadlock(4722)) i0 Also noted as having the first name of Francis living in 1921

child 10 vii. Eliza A Schnorf(4723) was born in Darke Co. Ohio June 28, 1840. She married James W Taylor Niles, Berrien Co, MI, 1860. James was born in Medina Co, Ohio 1837. (Additional notes for James W Taylor(4724)) James died 1875 at 38 years of age. (See James W Taylor for the continuation of this line.) married a Taylor or a Fikes (or both?)

In the 1860 census for Niles Twp, Berrien Co Mi, page 330, A James Taylor and Eliza are living right next door to Peter and Sarah Snorff.

child 11 viii. Mahala Schnorf(4725) was born in Darke Co. Ohio November 26, 1841. Mahala died May 21, 1921 in Berrien Co, MI, at 79 years of age. She married Eri Gorham Niles, Berrien Co, MI, March 5, 1860. In the 1860 census for Berrien Co Mi, page 330, Eri and Mahala are noted as having been married within the year.

Eri was born in Clinton Co, Ohio May 21, 1837. Eri(4726) was the son of Stratton Gorham and Mary John. Eri died December 25, 1916 in Berrien Co, MI, at 79 years of age. (See Eri Gorham for the continuation of this line.)

child + 12 ix. John Schnorf II was born August 13, 1844.

child 13 x. Isaac Schnorf(4727) was born in Darke Co. Ohio June 27, 1846. Isaac died December 22, 1863 Niles, Berrien Co, MI, at 17 years of age. buried at the Morris Chapel Cemetery,Berrien Twp.,Berrien Co.,MI

child 14 xi. George Washington Schnorf(4728) was born in Darke Co. Ohio December 24, 1849. George died June 2, 1851 Niles, Berrien Co, MI, at 1 year of age. buried at the Morris Chapel Cemetery,Berrien Twp.,Berrien Co.,MI

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