Mary Magdalena Snyder

Female10 March 1786–8 September 1850

Brief Life History of Mary Magdalena

When Mary Magdalena Snyder was born on 10 March 1786, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John George Snyder, was 29 and her mother, Catharine König, was 32. She had at least 4 sons and 3 daughters with Abraham Shoffner. She died on 8 September 1850, at the age of 64, and was buried in Chester Springs, West Pikeland Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Shoffner
Mary Magdalena Snyder
James Shoffner
Rachael Shoffner
Elizabeth Shoffner
George Shoffner
Rebecca Shoffner
Henry Shoffner
Samuel M. Shoffner

Sources (9)

  • Magdalena Schneider, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"
  • Mary Magdalene Snyder Shoffner, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mary Magdalene Shoffner in entry for Abraham Shoffner, "Pennsylvania Cemetery Records, ca. 1700-ca. 1950"

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Children (7)

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World Events (8)

1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 1

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

1787 · Second State to Ratify U.S. Constitution

Age 1

On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania ratified the U.S. Constitution.


Age 17

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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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