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
1861–1956
Lillian Alice Farewell
1866–1903
Marriage: 30 November 1885
Pearl Isadore Snyder
1886–1910
Frank Delose Snyder
1888–1952
Russell J. Snyder
1891–1969
Elizabeth E. Snyder
1894–1980
Alexander Farewell Snyder
1897–1967
Levonia Edna Snyder
1899–1980

Spouse and Children

    Male1861–1956Male

    Lillian Alice Farewell

    Female1866–1903Female

MARRIAGE
30 November 1885
Sanilac, Michigan, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Male1861–1956Male

    Emma Jane Snyder

    Female1862–1902Female

    Anna Maria Snyder

    Female1862–1932Female

    Male1864–1954Male

    Elizabeth Mary Snyder

    Female1866–1918Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

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.
1886

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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