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Conrad Schnob/Schnable married a Elizabeth Barbe Pfeiffer,
Looking for more information on Pfeiffer and or Conrad Schnabel.
Conrad Schnabel was a Hessian-Hanau Jaeger (Soldier) who fought for
the British in the American Revolution.
There is an excellent Hessian researcher named John Merz you may want
to look him up.
A great many German immigrants came over during the American
Revolution and then stayed in States or moved to Canada as my
However a George Shnob moved to Plattsburg NY and raised his family
there. He was originally a Schnabel as well.
Conrad stayed in Quebec after the American Revolution and fathered six
children that we know of. The sons and daughter spelled their last
name a number
My direct grandfather was Jean Baptiste Schnabel/Chenable and my name
eventually turned out to be Schnob so the tradition of misspelling the
goes back a long way.
I have since changed my name to Jack Scott. How is that for a stretch?
In anycase below is the following
He came from Lower Saxony just south of Hannover German in 1777 and he
married Elizabeth Barbe Pfeiffer. I am looking for more on the
family or families in Quebec.
Conrad/Konrad SCHNABLE / SCHNAEPPEL/Schnabel & Barbe-Elisabeth
PFEIFFER. I found 7 children :
1. Jean-George SHENEVE bpt. 02-02-1778 Terrebonne
2. Jean Andr� SHNABEL bpt. 08-08-1779 St-Sulpice (godparents : Henry
BOEHM &: Rose Huno-Moreau)
3. Jean-Baptiste CHENABLE bpt. 21-09-1782 Chateauguay (godparents :
Jean-Baptiste KURT - chasseur, Sebastien BURGEY - chasseur & Marie
4. Christian SCHNABEL bpt. 29-09-1785 Holy Trinity Qu�bec (godparents
Christian KRESTMANN & M-Magdeleine ? Casparin)
5. Suzanne SHOPEL bpt. 29-06-1788 Qu�bec (godparents : George Andrews
& Suzanne Doucet)
6. Barbe SHNABEL bpt. 06-10-1791 Mascouche (godparents : Jean-Baptiste
FETTER & M-Charlotte Mineau ou Heneau)
7. Mary Snaple bpt April 6, 1794 Sorel Quebec baptism of Mary,
daughter of Francis and Barbara Snagel, (Godparents sponsors) Daniel
Conrad SCHNABLE signs on only one baptism record (Suzanne) as Francois
There is more. On the marriage record of Jean-Baptiste SHENABLE &
Marie Laberge (09-08-1809 Chateauguay), the parents are identified as
Jean-Baptiste SHENABLE, laborer, native of the electorate of Hanover
and Elisabeth ... from this parish ". The witnesses are : Sebastien
Francois Dumaine an Timothee Laberge (father of the bride).
Sebastien Burgy / BURGEY was a surgeon of the Hesse-Hanau, co.
Castendyck. He resided in Chateauguay where he married Amable Bro dit
Pommainville 24 Jan 1784.
Jack Scott (nee Schnabel)
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White Rock, BC. Canada