Orangeburgh District Migrations
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Migration of Barnard SNELL and Susanna Elisabetha SHULER
1. Barnard SNELL, born abt 1725; died 1781 in Charleston, South Carolina, son of Henry SNELL (SR) and Barbara [unknown]. He married Susanna Elisabetha SHULER, born 12 May 1728 in Waldmohr, Zwerbruecken, Germany; christened 12 May 1728 in Waldmohr, Zwerbruecken, Germany; died in Orangeburgh, South Carolina; buried in Orangeburgh, South Carolina, daughter of Hans Georg SHULER and Anna Margaretha SANER.
Notes for Barnard SNELL: 1739 Jan 24 Council Journal 150 acres. A son of 1st settler of Orangeburgh Township, South Carolina. Council Journal 30 Nov 1750. 1749 Signed Giessendanner petition. 1753 On Sunday March 25th In Ditto By Ditto, George Frederick Knobel to Elizabeth Fichtner, both lately come into this Township from Germany, Being present: Henry Felder, Barnard Snell, Jacob Giessendanner . (Rev. Giessendanner) Barnet Snell served in the 96th Reg. (British). Had 250 acres (20 cleared) on Cuffy Town Creek. Died of illness (James Island 1781) in Charleston May 1782 while waiting to be evacuated to Nova Scotia. Son George lived Rawdon, Nova Scotia with brothers-in-law Adam Fralick (dau. Ann Snell married) and John Thornton. Brothers David and Daniel in Nova Scotia but son (brother) Christopher disinherited.
Notes for Susanna Elisabetha SHULER: Married Leonhard Schnell to N. Shuler (Rev. Giessendanner) [between Feb-Jul 1746]
Children of Barnard SNELL and Susanna Elisabetha SHULER were as follows:
a. Margaret SNELL, born 15 May 1751 in Orangeburgh, South Carolina; christened 3 Nov 1751 in Orangeburgh, South Carolina. 1751 On Sunday Novr. 3d. In Orangeburgh Church. Margaret, daughter of Barnard and Susannah Elizabeth Snell. Born May 15th last. Susceptr. John Roth, Barbara, wife of Henry Haym and Margaret, wife of Adam Shnell. (Rev. Giessendanner)
a. Christian SNELL, born 20 Dec 1752 in Orangeburgh, South Carolina; christened 25 Feb 1753 in Orangeburgh, South Carolina. He married about 1794 in South Carolina Cenith LAMB.
Notes for Christian SNELL: 1753 On Sunday February 25th in Orangeburg Church. Christian, son of Barnard and Susannah-Elizabeth Snell; born Decr. 20th 1752. Susceptr Michael Christopher Row, John Anding and Elizabeth, wife of Samuel Suther. (Rev. Giessendanner) Went to Georgia.
a. Elizabeth SNELL, born abt 1755 in Orangeburgh, South Carolina; christened 30 Mar 1755 in Orangeburgh, South Carolina. She married unknown. 1755 On Easter Sunday March 30th in Orangeburgh Church. Elizabeth, daughter of Barnard and Susannah Elizabeth Snell; born [blank] 175[blandk]. Suscept. Elias Snell, Barbara, wife of John Frederick Huber, and Ann Margaret Snyder, widow. (Rev. Giessendanner)
a. Magdalene SNELL, born 16 Sep 1757 in Orangeburgh, South Carolina; christened 20 Nov 1757 in Orangeburgh, South Carolina. 1757 Baptized in Orangeburgh Church on Sunday Novembr. 20th. Magdalene, daughter of Barnard and Susannah Elizabeth Snell; born Septembr. 16th 1757. Suret: Frederick Hoff, Mary Catharina, wife of Elias Snell and Eve Catharina wife of John George Hayner. (Rev. Giessendanner)
a. Ann SNELL, born in Orangeburgh, South Carolina; died in Ontario, Canada. She married Adam FROLICH born in Orangeburgh, South Carolina; died in Ontario, Canada, son of Adam FROLICH and Barbara [unknown].
Notes for Adam FROLICH: First lived in Orangeburgh and then 96 District, South Carolina; 200 acres (16 cleared). In 1775 served as Lt. in militia and later as a Capt. in the Little River Militia, 96th Brig. (British). In 1782 evacuated to Nova Scotia settling in Rawdon and received 2,500 acres of land.
a. George SNELL. Of Nova Scotia.
a. David SNELL. Of Nova Scotia.
a. Daniel SNELL. Of Nova Scotia.
Information provided by Gene Jeffries 22 Feb 2000.
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