Mary Snyder

26 December 1843–11 January 1918 (Age 74)
Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Snyder was born on 26 December 1843, in Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, Chester Comstock Snyder, was 28 and her mother, Catherine Montgomery, was 24. She married Daniel Hall Murdock on 16 February 1864, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Lovell, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States in 1910. She died on 11 January 1918, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Hall Murdock
Mary Snyder
Marriage: 16 February 1864
Daniel Jefferson Murdock
Levi Chester Murdock
Mary Jane Murdock
Isaac Snyder Murdock
Lorenzo Silas Murdock
Louis L Murdock
Electa Josephine Murdock
Eliza May Murdock
Katherine Martha Murdock
Franklin Hezekiah Murdock
Elizabeth Annie Murdock

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 February 1864Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 4
    Historical Boundaries: 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
    Age 20
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Schneider ‘tailor’ and of its Slavic(ized) variants, such as Slovak, Slovenian, and Croatian Šnajder, Czech Šnajdr (see also Snider 1).Dutch: variant, archaic or Americanized, of Snijder, an occupational name for a tailor, from an agent derivative of Middle Dutch sniden ‘to cut’.

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

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    Family Information

    Family Members Parents Chester Snyder 1815–1888 Catherine Montgomery Dallin 1819–1883 Spouse Daniel Hall Murdock 1839–1911 (m. 1864) Siblings Elizabeth Jane Snyder Johnson 1839–1911 Olive Snyder 1 …

    Sources (43)

    • Mary Snider in household of Catherine Snider, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Mary Snider in entry for Louis L Murdock and Margaret Hanna, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • Mary Murdock, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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