Snowdn, John Maugridge ()
John Maugridge Snowden
Printer Newspaper owner and Bookbinder
- (1815) Born Philadelphia, in 1776, Studied printing with Mathew Carey.
Moved to western Pennsylvania and eventually, in 1811, to Pittsburgh. Bought
the Commonwealth, news paper and changing the name to the Mercury . In 1815
Directory he is listed as Printer, Bookbinder and editor of the Mercury.
Colonial and Revolutionary Families of Pennsylvania, by John w. Jordan. pg.