Elihu Taylor Snyder

MaleMay 1822–

Brief Life History of Elihu Taylor

When Elihu Taylor Snyder was born in May 1822, in Monongalia, Virginia, United States, his father, Elijah Price Snider, was 29 and his mother, Bathsheba Morgan, was 26. He married Lethe T Robey on 23 January 1841, in Harrison, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Stockton, San Joaquin, California, United States in 1880 and San Joaquin, California, United States in 1900.

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Elihu Taylor Snyder
Lethe T Robey
Marriage: 23 January 1841
Marion Turner Snider
Elihu Taylor Snider
Martha E Snider

Sources (25)

  • Elihu Snider, "United States Census, 1900" age really 78
  • Elihu Taylor Snider, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Elihm Taylor Snider, "California Great Registers, 1866-1910" 1900

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 January 1841Harrison, Virginia, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 3

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.


    Age 15

    Historical Boundaries 1837: Livingston County was created from Chariton County, Non-County Areas 6 and 18.

    1857 · 7.9 Earthquake In Fort Tejon

    Age 35

    The Fort Tejon earthquake, on January 9, 1857, registered at 7.9, making it one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded in the United States. Only two people were killed, largely due to the sparse population in the area where the earthquake occurred. As a result of the large scale shaking, the Kern River was turned upstream and fish were stranded miles from Tulare Lake as the waters were rocked so far from its banks.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Schneider ‘tailor’ and of its Slavic(ized) variants, such as Slovak, Slovenian, and Croatian Šnajder, Czech Šnajdr (see also Snider 1).

    Dutch: variant, archaic or Americanized, of Snijder, an occupational name for a tailor, from an agent derivative of Middle Dutch sniden ‘to cut’.

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

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