William Henry Snyder

Male15 May 1866–11 March 1915

Brief Life History of William Henry

When William Henry Snyder was born on 15 May 1866, in Washington, Sussex, New Jersey, United States, his father, Jeremiah K Snyder, was 42 and his mother, Rosannah Kinney, was 32. He married Dora G Hunt on 30 March 1888, in Oxford Township, Warren, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Perth Amboy, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States in 1910. He died on 11 March 1915, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 48.

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William Henry Snyder
Dora G Hunt
Marriage: 30 March 1888
Estella E. Snyder
Harry Snyder
Lester Stanley Snyder
Raymond Clayton Snyder
Dorothy Snyder

Sources (16)

  • William Snyder, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William H. Snyder, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"
  • William Snyder, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1938"

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  • Marriage
    30 March 1888Oxford Township, Warren, New Jersey, United States
  • Children (5)

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    World Events (8)

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

    Age 1

    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

    Age 11

    Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.


    Age 15

    John Philip Holland was an inventor famous for designing the world's first submarines. After previous designs were rejected, Holland eventually received funding from the Fenians for a short time. In 1881, the Fenian Ram was launched into the Passaic River in northern New Jersey, marking the first successful submarine launch in the world.

    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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