James Albert Snyder

5 May 1861–18 October 1956 (Age 95)
Whitchurch, York, Ontario, Canada

The Life of James Albert

When James Albert Snyder was born on 5 May 1861, in Whitchurch, York, Ontario, Canada, his father, Elias Snyder, was 41 and his mother, Charlotte Lount, was 17. He married Lillian Alice Farewell on 30 November 1885, in Sanilac, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Grant Township, St. Clair, Michigan, United States for about 40 years and Colfax Township, Wexford, Michigan, United States in 1920. He died on 18 October 1956, in Cadillac, Wexford, Michigan, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Maple Hill Cemetery, Cadillac, Wexford, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Albert Snyder
Lillian Alice Farewell
Marriage: 30 November 1885
Pearl Isadore Snyder
Frank Delose Snyder
Russell J. Snyder
Elizabeth E. Snyder
Alexander Farewell Snyder
Levonia Edna Snyder

Spouse and Children


    Lillian Alice Farewell


30 November 1885
Sanilac, Michigan, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings




    Emma Jane Snyder


    Anna Maria Snyder



    Elizabeth Mary Snyder


+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 6

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.

Age 25

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: occupational name for a tailor, from an agent derivative of Middle Dutch sniden ‘to cut’.2 Americanized form of German Schneider .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Snider in household of Charlotte Snider, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James Snider, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James Snyder, "United States Census, 1930"

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