Henry Snyder

Male11 June 1840–14 May 1901

Brief Life History of Henry

When Henry Snyder was born on 11 June 1840, in Perry, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John S. Snyder, was 35 and his mother, Anna S. Sponsler, was 22. He married Emily Matilda Kistler on 11 February 1864, in Perry, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Elliottsburg, Spring Township, Perry, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Kildare Township, Kay, Oklahoma, United States in 1900. He died on 14 May 1901, in Newkirk, Kay, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Newkirk, Kay, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Snyder
Emily Matilda Kistler
Marriage: 11 February 1864
Alda Lulu Snyder
John Edwin Snyder
William Willis Snyder
James Delivan Snyder
Annie Jane Snyder
Mary Ellen Snyder
George Alfred Snyder
Elizabeth May Snyder

Sources (10)

  • Henry Snyder in household of John Snyder, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Henry Snyder, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Henry Snyder in entry for John Edwin Snyder and Lena Bitterman, "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 February 1864Perry, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (7)


    Age 6

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


    Age 23

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

    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

    Age 23

    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

    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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