Ina Lee Snyder

July 1865–9 November 1953 (Age 88)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Ina Lee

When Ina Lee Snyder was born in July 1865, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Snyder, was 19 and her mother, Drusilla Downer, was 17. She married Jacob J. Hoffman on 10 December 1891, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Wharton Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. She died on 9 November 1953, at the age of 88, and was buried in Oakshade Cemetery, Marion Township, Linn, Iowa, United States.

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Jacob J. Hoffman
Ina Lee Snyder
Marriage: 10 December 1891
Karl Schiller Hoffman

Spouse and Children

10 December 1891
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States


    Karl Schiller Hoffman


Parents and Siblings

    John Snyder


    Drusilla Downer




World Events (8)

1867 · The Burtis Opera House

Age 2

The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 12

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 25

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • Ina Snyder in household of John Snyder, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ina Lee Snyder in household of John Snyder, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ina Hoffman in household of Vivian Young, "United States Census, 1940"

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