Charles Snyder

about 1843–6 December 1897 (Age 54)
Snyder, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Charles

When Charles Snyder was born about 1843, in Snyder, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Snyder, was 33 and his mother, Mary Sampsell, was 26. He lived in Union Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850 and Franklin Township, Snyder, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860. He died on 6 December 1897, in Snyder, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Middleburg, Snyder, Pennsylvania, United States.

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John Snyder
Mary Sampsell
Charles Snyder
George S. Snyder
Susan Rosetta Snyder
Franklin Snyder

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World Events (7)

Age 3
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
Age 20
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
Age 20
The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Schneider ‘tailor’ and of its Slavic(ized) variants, such as Slovak, Slovenian, and Croatian Šnajder, Czech Šnajdr (see also Snider 1).Dutch: variant, archaic or Americanized, of Snijder, an occupational name for a tailor, from an agent derivative of Middle Dutch sniden ‘to cut’.

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

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Sources (7)

  • Charles Snyder in household of John Snyder, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Charles Snyder, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Deaths and Burials, 1856-1971"
  • Charles Snyder in household of John Snyder, "United States Census, 1860"

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