May 5, 1914
The Cambridge Clarion, newspaper, Cambridge, NE, May 5, 1914 Microfilm Roll No. 9637, copied by Audra McGee Sep. 1988 at the Butler Memorial Library, Cambridge, NE. OBITUARY Oliver Snavely was born near Collamer, Indiana, on December 20, 1869, died at his home north of Nelson, Nebraska, April 26, 1914, aged 44 years, 4 months and 6 days. He was married near Dorchester, Nebraska to Miss Mattie Applegate who died fourteen years ago. To this union were born two children, Jesse and Roy Snavely. He leaves two sons, a mother, five sisters, and five brothers and a host of friends to mourn his departure. He united with the Church of the Brethern in 1886, and remained a faithful member until the time of death. The funeral was held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at James Watson's residence in Cambridge, conducted by Rev. Geo Mishler. Text: 1st Samuel 20:3.