Biography of John A. D. Snell
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE WORK ON JEFFERSON COUNTY, NEW YORK
EDITED BY: EDGAR C. EMERSON
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1898

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Snell, John A. D., was born in Herkimer county at Snell's Bush, October 5, 1835. His father, David F. Snell, came to Jefferson county in 1837; he married Mary Eygabroad and they settled in the town of Orleans, lived there three years, then moved to Watertown and lived there until his death. He was one of the leading farmers of Jefferson county, whose judgment was sought and respected by all who knew him; he died in 1867, in his 55th year. John A. D. Snell married Mary D., daughter of William Fuller and Martha (Keep) Fuller and they have two children living, William D. and Mrs. Martha Heath, and two dead, Nettie D., age 15 and Ella Fuller, aged about 7 months. Mr Snell is one of the practical and successful farmers and breeders of blooded stock, serving as president of the Jefferson County Agricultural Society for two years and was director six years, president of the Riverside Driving Park two years, is one of the directors of the Farmers' National Bank of Adams, and has ever advanced the best interests of his town and town's people.

 

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