Walter Carson Snyder

26 May 1892–9 August 1963 (Age 71)
Wolf Summit, Harrison, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Walter Carson

When Walter Carson Snyder was born on 26 May 1892, in Wolf Summit, Harrison, West Virginia, United States, his father, Lewis M Snider, was 48 and his mother, Susan Caroline Jones, was 33. He married Lora Belle Vanscoy on 17 July 1920, in Harrison, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Enterprise, Harrison, West Virginia, United States in 1930 and Clay Magisterial District, Harrison, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 9 August 1963, in Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Shinnston, Harrison, West Virginia, United States.

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Walter Carson Snyder
Lora Belle Vanscoy
Marriage: 17 July 1920
Walter Lawrence Synder
Sherman K Snyder
Evelyn Snyder
Dansel B Snyder
Ruby Snyder
Shirley Edgar Snyder

Spouse and Children

17 July 1920
Harrison, West Virginia, United States


    Walter Lawrence Synder



    Evelyn Snyder



    Ruby Snyder


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 20

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Walter C Snider, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Carson Snider in household of Lewis M Snider, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Walter C Snyder, "United States Census, 1940"

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