Edna Marie Snider

15 September 1912–12 October 2007 (Age 95)
Parkway, Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Edna Marie

When Edna Marie Snider was born on 15 September 1912, in Parkway, Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, her father, Elias S Snider, was 29 and her mother, Elmina Randall, was 31. She married Abraham Lincoln Witmer on 30 June 1931, in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 12 October 2007, in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 95, and was buried in Mannheim, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Lincoln Witmer
Edna Marie Snider
Marriage: 30 June 1931
Lynel Kenneth Witmer
Elmer Weston Witmer

Spouse and Children

30 June 1931
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada


Parents and Siblings

    Elias S Snider


    Elmina Randall





    Rheta May Snider


    Elmina Snider


World Events (7)

1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 22

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 31

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.
1955 · General Motors Auto Workers Strike

Age 43

From 1955-1956, around 17,000 workers for General Motors went on strike. They wanted a pay raise, more secure working conditions, and a health plan half paid by General Motors. The strike lasted 148 days.

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)

  • Edna Snider in entry for Lynel Kenneth Witmer, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • Edna Marie Snider Witmer, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Edna Snider in the 1921 Census of Canada

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