Thomas Jefferson Snyder

Male9 March 1844–30 January 1915

Brief Life History of Thomas Jefferson

When Thomas Jefferson Snyder was born on 9 March 1844, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, George Snyder, was 44 and his mother, Lavinia Duffield, was 28. He married Frances Emma Weiss in 1869, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 30 January 1915, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Thomas Jefferson Snyder
Frances Emma Weiss
Marriage: 1869
Ella Bender Snyder
Carrie Louise Snyder
Ada B Snyder
George Monroe Snyder

Sources (14)

  • Thomas Synder, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Thomas Jefferson Snyder, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915"
  • Jefferson Snyder in entry for Edwin Hodland Ridge and Ada B Snyder, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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  • Marriage
    1869Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (7)


    Age 2

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 19

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 19

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    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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