Sophia Mickey

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

The Life 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
1851–1927
Sophia Mickey
1840–1891
Marriage: about 1871
Idabelle Snyder
1873–1957
Charles Edward Snyder
1876–1962
Sarah Olive Snyder
1878–1899
Elmer Malcolm Snyder
1880–
Harry Wilbert Snyder
1881–1964
Myrtle Georgia Snyder
1885–1960
Alva Franklin Snyder
1887–1957
Nellie Snyder
1889–

Spouse and Children

    Benjamin Franklin Snyder

    Male1851–1927Male

    Female1840–1891Female

MARRIAGE
about 1871
Casselman, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(8)

    Female1873–1957Female

    Charles Edward Snyder

    Male1876–1962Male

    Sarah Olive Snyder

    Female1878–1899Female

    Elmer Malcolm Snyder

    Male1880–Male

    Male1881–1964Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (7)

1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

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 spelling of Dutch and German Micke or Muecke .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • 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 Livingston in entry for Claude M Barfoot and Ida B Livingston, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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