Jacob Schneider or Snyder

17 June 1774–7 December 1836 (Age 62)
Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Schneider or Snyder was born on 17 June 1774, in Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, his father, Abraham Schneider, was 31 and his mother, Esther Hirschi, was 27. He married Maria Eva George in 1795, in Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 7 daughters. He registered for military service in 1812. He died on 7 December 1836, in Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Liberty Township, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Schneider or Snyder
1774–1836
Maria Eva George
1776–1846
Marriage: 1795
Barbara Snyder
1799–1874
Samuel Snyder
1817–
Soloman Snyder
1819–
Michael Snyder
1825–1903
Susanna Snyder
1802–1880
Catharine Snyder
1802–1877
Jacob Snyder
1804–1887
John Snyder
1805–1888
Joseph Snyder Sr.
1807–1876
Andrew Snyder
1808–1888
Henry George Washington Snyder
1809–1876
Susan Snyder
1811–1857
Elizabeth Snyder
1813–1890
Mary Snyder
1814–
Peter James Snyder
1815–1884
Sarah Ann Snyder
1815–1855

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1795
Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(16)

    Barbara Snyder

    Female1799–1874Female

    Susanna Snyder

    Female1802–1880Female

    Catharine Snyder

    Female1802–1877Female

    Jacob Snyder

    Male1804–1887Male

    John Snyder

    Male1805–1888Male

+11 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 2

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 2

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1791

Age 17

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a tailor, literally ‘cutter’, from Middle High German snīder, German Schneider, Yiddish shnayder. The same term was sometimes used to denote a woodcutter. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jacob Schneider in entry for Barbara Schneider, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Jacob Schneider in entry for Susanna Schneider, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Jacob Schneider in entry for Joseph Schneider, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"

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