Sophia Nycum

Female3 March 1800–26 November 1856

Brief Life History of Sophia

When Sophia Nycum was born on 3 March 1800, in Monroe Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Leonard A. Nycum, was 25 and her mother, Mary Weaver, was 27. She married John Snider on 18 November 1830, in Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 26 November 1856, at the age of 56, and was buried in Clearville, Monroe Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Snider
Sophia Nycum
Marriage: 18 November 1830
Jonathon Snyder
Catherine N Snyder
Joseph Nycum Snider
Rebecca Snider
George Wesley Snyder
Leonard N Snyder
John William Snyder
Elvira Martha Ann Snyder
Eva Ann Snyder

Sources (7)

  • Sophia Snyder, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Sophia Snyder, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sophia Nyeum in entry for Joseph N. Snider, "Washington Deaths and Burials, 1810-1960"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 November 1830Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (7)


    Age 3

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

    Age 12

    Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 19

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of German Niekum or Neukam .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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