Lovisa Snedaker

Female19 October 1835–20 October 1930

Brief Life History of Lovisa

When Lovisa Snedaker was born on 19 October 1835, in New York, United States, her father, David Snedeker, was 28 and her mother, Sarah "Sally" Farrington, was 29. She married Horace J. Blanding about 1856, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Jermyn, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910 and Union Dale, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. She died on 20 October 1930, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Meyers Cemetery, Herrick Center, Herrick Township, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Horace J. Blanding
Lovisa Snedaker
Marriage: about 1856
Edith J. Blanding
Ida Mabel Blanding

Sources (9)

  • Loricy Blanding in household of Horace J Blanding, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lovisa Snedeker Blanding, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Louisa Blanding in entry for Horace J Blanding, "United States Veterans Administration Pension Payment Cards, 1907-1933"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1856Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 1

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.


    Age 11

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 28

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Otto.

    Variant of Snedeker , a surname of German origin.

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

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