Sophia Mickey

1840–1891 (Age 51)
Upper Turkeyfoot Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Sophia

When Sophia Mickey was born in 1840, in Upper Turkeyfoot Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, James Mickey, was 46 and her mother, Catherine Geary, was 38. She married Benjamin Franklin Snyder about 1871, in Casselman, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Casselman, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. She died in 1891, at the age of 51, and was buried in Dickerson Run Union Cemetery, Dickerson Run, Dunbar Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Franklin Snyder
Sophia Mickey
Marriage: about 1871
Idabelle Snyder
Charles Edward Snyder
Sarah Olive Snyder
Elmer Malcolm Snyder
Harry Wilbert Snyder
Myrtle Georgia Snyder
Alva Franklin Snyder
Nellie Snyder

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1871Casselman, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children


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    +8 More Children

    World Events (7)

    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 23
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
    Age 23
    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Dutch and German Micke or Muecke .

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

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (7)

    • Sophiah Snyder in household of Benjamin Snyder, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Sophie in entry for Alva Franklin Snyder and Annie Elizabeth Luce, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
    • Sophia Mckay in entry to Ida Hunker in Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963

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