Norman Franklin Snider

21 September 1865–18 November 1931 (Age 66)
Regional Municipality of York, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Norman Franklin

When Norman Franklin Snider was born on 21 September 1865, in Regional Municipality of York, Ontario, Canada, his father, Edwy William Snider, was 31 and his mother, Margaret or May Robinson, was 29. He married Elizabeth R. Wickwire on 5 May 1890, in Lanark, Ontario, Canada. He lived in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1920 and Tujunga, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. He died on 18 November 1931, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Norman Franklin Snider
Agnes Davison Cowan
Marriage: 26 August 1901
Lela C. Snider
Eva Eleanor Snider
Norman Bramwell Snider

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  • Marriage
    26 August 1901Niagara Falls, Welland, Ontario, Canada
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    World Events (8)

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 1
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
    Age 16
    Historic Sites of Manitoba: Prairie School / Marquette School No. 121 (Marquette, RM of Woodlands) The school district established in the Rural Municipality of Woodlands, named for the flat prairie surrounding it, was established in 1881, with a school built on the southwest quarter of 8-13-2 west of the Principal Meridian. This building was replaced in 1908, by which time annual expenditures had doubled. In 1912 the school was moved to the hamlet of Marquette, although the name was not changed to Marquette School until 1945 when Marquette School No. 120 was renamed.
    1883 · Mining Boom
    Age 18
    In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Schneider ‘tailor’ and of its Slavicized (Czech, Slovak, Slovenian, and Croatian) form Šnajder (Czech mostly Šnajdr). The Slovenian and Croatian surname is in most cases derived from the dialect loanword šnajder ‘tailor’. Compare Sneider 1 and Snyder 1.Dutch: variant, mostly Americanized, of Snieder or Snijder ‘tailor’ (see Snyder 2).In some cases probably also an Americanized form of Slovenian Žnider: variant of Žnidar, from žnidar ‘tailor’, an archaic word of German origin (see Schneider , compare 1 above and Znidarsic ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (15)

    • Norman Franklin Snider, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Normen Snider in household of Edward W Snider, "Canada Census, 1881"
    • N F Snider in entry for Cecil Clinton Dowell and Eva Eleanor Snider, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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