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
1840–1901
Emily Matilda Kistler
1844–1920
Marriage: 11 February 1864
Alda Lulu Snyder
1865–1925
John Edwin Snyder
1875–
William Willis Snyder
1867–1957
James Delivan Snyder
1868–1958
Annie Jane Snyder
1871–1876
Mary Ellen Snyder
1873–1876
George Alfred Snyder
1877–1970
Elizabeth May Snyder
1879–

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)

    1846

    Age 6

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

    1863

    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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