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.
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’.