Harriette M. Snedeker

FemaleJune 1876–7 May 1896

Brief Life History of Harriette M.

When Harriette M. Snedeker was born in June 1876, in Jerseyville, Jersey, Illinois, United States, her father, Samuel J Snedeker, was 24 and her mother, Anna Elizabeth Dalzell, was 26. She married Abner Cowan Barr on 27 June 1895, in Jerseyville, Jersey, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 7 May 1896, at the age of 19, and was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Jerseyville, Jersey, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abner Cowan Barr
1871–1954
Harriette M. Snedeker
1876–1896
Marriage: 27 June 1895
Barr
1896–1896

Sources (7)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Harriet M. Snedeker - Government record: Census record: birth: June 1874; Jerseyville, Jersey, Illinois, United States
  • Harriet M. Snedeker, "Illinois Marriages, 1815-1935"
  • Harriett M Barr, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 June 1895Jerseyville, Jersey, Illinois, United States
  • Children (1)

      Female1896–1896 Female

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1877 · The First Workers Strike

    Age 1

    The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 5

    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.

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 6

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form, under American Dutch influence in New Netherland, of North German Schnitker or Schnittker ‘joiner, woodcarver’, or perhaps of its Danish cognate Snedker ‘carpenter’.

    History: Jan Gerritsz Snedeker, born in Oldenburg, Germany, arrived in New Netherland from Sloten, Amsterdam, around 1639.

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

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