Oliver Wendell Snyder

18 September 1883–22 February 1961 (Age 77)
Lykens, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Oliver Wendell

When Oliver Wendell Snyder was born on 18 September 1883, in Lykens, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Oliver F. Snyder, was 24 and his mother, Fietta Fegley, was 26. He married Jennie M. Swartz on 25 February 1905, in Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. He died on 22 February 1961, in West Fairview, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Harrisburg Cemetery, Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oliver Wendell Snyder
Jennie M. Swartz
Marriage: 25 February 1905
Edward Emmanuel Snyder
Josephine Louise Snyder
Eleanor Swartz Snyder
Doris Jean Snyder

Spouse and Children

25 February 1905
Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States


    Edward Emmanuel Snyder


    Josephine Louise Snyder


    Eleanor Swartz Snyder


    Doris Jean Snyder


Parents and Siblings

    Oliver F. Snyder


    Fietta Fegley




World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 3

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.

Age 21

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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)

  • O W Snyder, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Oliver W Snyder, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Oliver W Snyder, "United States Census, 1930"

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