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
1883–1961
Jennie M. Swartz
1885–1964
Marriage: 25 February 1905
Edward Emmanuel Snyder
1905–1980
Josephine Louise Snyder
1909–
Eleanor Swartz Snyder
1915–1970
Doris Jean Snyder
1927–1998

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 February 1905
Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(4)

    Edward Emmanuel Snyder

    Male1905–1980Male

    Josephine Louise Snyder

    Female1909–Female

    Eleanor Swartz Snyder

    Female1915–1970Female

    Doris Jean Snyder

    Female1927–1998Female

Parents and Siblings

    Oliver F. Snyder

    Male1859–1928Male

    Fietta Fegley

    Female1857–1927Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1886

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.
1904

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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