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.
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’.