Elihu Taylor Snyder

May 1822–
Monongalia, Virginia, United States

The Life of Elihu Taylor

When Elihu Taylor Snyder was born in May 1822, in Monongalia, Virginia, United States, his father, Elijah Snider, was 29 and his mother, Barsheba 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

Spouse and Children

23 January 1841
Harrison, Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)

1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 2

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
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.
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

1 Dutch: occupational name for a tailor, from an agent derivative of Middle Dutch sniden ‘to cut’.2 Americanized form of German Schneider .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elihu Snider, "United States Census, 1900" age really 78
  • Alesha Snyder, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elihu T Snider, "United States Census, 1880"

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