Martha Rebecca Snider

22 June 1891–9 October 1967 (Age 76)
Campbell Hill, Jackson, Illinois, United States

The Life of Martha Rebecca

When Martha Rebecca Snider was born on 22 June 1891, in Campbell Hill, Jackson, Illinois, United States, her father, George Snider, was 57 and her mother, Martha Elizabeth Shelton, was 40. She married Frederick Mathias Valerius on 9 September 1908, in Campbell Hill, Jackson, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Perry, Illinois, United States for about 20 years and Willisville Election Precinct, Perry, Illinois, United States for about 5 years. She died on 9 October 1967, in Pinckneyville, Perry, Illinois, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Campbell Hill, Jackson, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Mathias Valerius
1880–1960
Martha Rebecca Snider
1891–1967
Marriage: 9 September 1908
William Dwight Valerius
1909–1989
Beulah Valerius
1912–1996
Homer George Valerius
1915–2000
Vera Ferne Valerius
1922–1951
La Vaughn Valerius
1925–1998

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 September 1908
Campbell Hill, Jackson, Illinois, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 1

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: variant of Sneider ‘tailor’.2 Americanized form of German Schneider .3 Respelling of Slovenian Žnider, from žnidar, an occupational name for a tailor of German origin ( see Schneider ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rebecca E Valerius in household of Fred M Valerius, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rebecca Valerius in household of Fred Valerius, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rebecca Valerius in household of Fred Valerius, "United States Census, 1930"

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