James Henry Snyder

2 September 1870–8 November 1960 (Age 90)
Tompkinsville, Scott Township, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of James Henry

When James Henry Snyder was born on 2 September 1870, in Tompkinsville, Scott Township, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Levi Maurce Snyder, was 27 and his mother, Mary Dorothy Cowperthwaite, was 24. He married Lola Ann Simpson in 1901. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Scott, Scott Township, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years and Scott Township, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. His occupation is listed as farmer in Scott Township, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States. He died on 8 November 1960, at the age of 90.

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James Henry Snyder
Lola Ann Simpson
Marriage: 1901
Maurice Snyder
Llewellyn Snyder
Mary Ellen Snyder
James Henry Snyder jr

Spouse and Children



    Maurice Snyder


    Llewellyn Snyder



    James Henry Snyder jr


Parents and Siblings

    Levi Maurce Snyder


    Mary Dorothy Cowperthwaite




    Eva Snyder




    Nora Snyder


    Emery Snyder


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 7

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

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.

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)

  • James H Snyder, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James H Snyder, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James H Snyder, "United States Census, 1920"

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