Sophia Nycum

3 March 1800–26 November 1856 (Age 56)
Monroe Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary 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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 November 1830Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children


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    +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

    (1997: 135;2007: 235; 2010: 320)Altered form of German Niekum or Neukam .

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

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (6)

    • Sypka Nycun in entry for Rebeca Marsha, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
    • Sophia Snyder, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Sophia Nyeum in entry for Joseph N. Snider, "Washington Deaths and Burials, 1810-1960"

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