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Sniper History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Sniper family


The surname Sniper was first found in Oxfordshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times. Early records reveal Agnes del Snappe in a Huntingdonshire record of 1242; John atte Sneppe in the 1327 Subsidy Rolls of Sussex; and Robert de Snape in the 1355 Feet of Fines of Yorkshire. Later, we found Roger Snape in the 1525 Subsidy Rolls of Sussex. The name is derived from the Old English word "snaep" or the Old Norman word "snap" which means "dweller by the pasture."

Early History of the Sniper family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sniper research.
Another 145 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1683, 1675, 1742 and 1719 are included under the topic Early Sniper History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Sniper Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Snape, Snappe, Snepe, Snapes and others.

Early Notables of the Sniper family (pre 1700)


Notables of the family at this time include Richard Snappe of Faller in Oxfordshire; Andrew Snape (the younger), serjeant farrier to Charles II, and author of The Anatomy of an Horse (1683); and...
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Migration of the Sniper family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Sniper Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Andreas Sniper, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Sniper Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Catharine Sniper, aged 18, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1805 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Contemporary Notables of the name Sniper (post 1700)


  • Gustavus Sniper, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Onondaga County 3rd District, 1870-72 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 25) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 25) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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