Martha Ellen C. Snyder

January 1854–1902 (Age 48)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Martha Ellen C.

When Martha Ellen C. Snyder was born in January 1854, in Indiana, United States, her father, Aaron Snyder, was 39 and her mother, Agatha Teagle, was 23. She married Jethro Dennis on 15 July 1874. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Wayne, Webster Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States in 1870 and Wayne, Indiana, United States in 1900. She died in 1902, in Indiana, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Earlham Cemetery, Richmond, Wayne, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jethro Dennis
Martha Ellen C. Snyder
Marriage: 15 July 1874
Lula L Dennis
Chessie Agatha Dennis

Spouse and Children

15 July 1874


    Lula L Dennis


    Chessie Agatha Dennis


Parents and Siblings

    Aaron Snyder





    Henry Snyder



    Franklin P Snyder



    Emily (Emma) Cathrine Snyder


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 2

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 13

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

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)

  • Ella Snyder in household of Aaron Snyder, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ellen C Snyder in household of Aaron Snyder, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Martha E Dennis, "United States Census, 1900"

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