Amy Alfretta Euphemia Snider

23 June 1881–1967 (Age 85)
Trafalgar, Oakville, Halton, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Amy Alfretta Euphemia

When Amy Alfretta Euphemia Snider was born on 23 June 1881, in Trafalgar, Oakville, Halton, Ontario, Canada, her father, George Read Snider, was 23 and her mother, Abigail Turner, was 23. She married Joseph Richard Stanfield on 1 January 1902, in York Region, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 5 daughters. She died in 1967, at the age of 86, and was buried in Mississauga, Peel, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Richard Stanfield
Amy Alfretta Euphemia Snider
Marriage: 1 January 1902
Edna Alaberta Stanfield
Pearl Louis Georgina Stanfield
Hattie Muriel Stanfield
Lois Stanfield
Verna Blanche Stanfield

Spouse and Children

1 January 1902
York Region, Ontario, Canada


    Edna Alaberta Stanfield



    Hattie Muriel Stanfield


    Lois Stanfield


    Verna Blanche Stanfield


Parents and Siblings

    George Read Snider





World Events (7)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 2

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.
1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 5

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 25

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: variant of Sneider ‘tailor’.2 Americanized form of German Schneider .3 Respelling of Slovenian Žnider, from žnidar, an occupational name for a tailor of German origin ( see Schneider ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ann A Snider in household of Abigal Snider, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Amy Alfretta Snider in entry for Hattie Muriel Stanfield, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Amy Alfretta Snider, "Canada Marriages, 1661-1949"

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