George Washington Snyder

1860–1935 (Age 74)
Ravanna Township, Mercer, Missouri, United States

The Life of George Washington

When George Washington Snyder was born on 26 September 1860, in Ravanna Township, Mercer, Missouri, United States, his father, Hezekiah Snyder, was 35 and his mother, Rosina Lucy Painter, was 35. He married Martha Pheobe Harriman on 11 December 1890, in Mercer, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Ravanna, Mercer, Missouri, United States for about 60 years. He died on 2 April 1935, in Ravanna Township, Mercer, Missouri, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Ravanna Township, Mercer, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Snyder
Martha Pheobe Harriman
Marriage: 11 December 1890
Fern Lucy Snyder
Violet G Snyder

Spouse & Children

11 December 1890
Mercer, Missouri, United States


  • Fern Lucy Snyder


  • Violet G Snyder


Parents & Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865 · Slavery Abolished

Age 5

On January 11, 1865, slavery was abolished in Missouri.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 21

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • George W Snider, "United States Census, 1920"
  • G W Snyder, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George W Snyder, "United States Census, 1930"

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