G. B. Snodgrass deserves honorable mention as one of the successful farmers and stockmen of the county. His birth occurred in the "Buckeye State" February 6, 1847, being one of four sons and two daughters who were born to the union of R. G. Snodgrass and Mary A. Thurman, both of whom are residing in Ohio. He remained with his parents until twenty-six years of age, then came to Morgan County, Mo., where he now owns about 100 acres of land, well tilled, on which are a good house and barns, and a nice young orchard. He is a member of the Agricultural Wheel, and in his political views is a Democrat, being elected by that party to the office of county assessor, November 7, 1888, taking the oath of office December 28, 1888. September 25, 1879, he was married to Miss Nannie E. Taylor, a daughter of D. P. Taylor. by whom he has two children: Lulu, born November 19. 1882, and Garland, born January 1, 1885. Mr. Snodgrass received good educational advantages in his youth, having graduated from the Hillsboro High School, and is one of the well informed and intelligent men of Morgan County.
History of Cole, Moniteau, Morgan, Benton, Miller, Maries and Osage Counties, Missouri, Goodspeed Publishing Co., 1889.