Mary Rebecca Hummel

10 May 1889–3 January 1953 (Age 63)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mary Rebecca

When Mary Rebecca Hummel was born on 10 May 1889, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Franklin Pierce Hummel, was 35 and her mother, Katherine Moyer, was 30. She married John Boltz Snyder on 12 December 1910, in New Castle, Delaware, United States. She lived in Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Schuylkill Haven, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910. She died on 3 January 1953, in Pottsville, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

John Boltz Snyder
Mary Rebecca Hummel
Marriage: 12 December 1910

Spouse and Children

12 December 1910
New Castle, Delaware, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Franklin Pierce Hummel


    Katherine Moyer




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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 16

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 17

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 German and Dutch: from a pet form of Humbert or Humbold (a compound name with the same first element + bald ‘bold’, ‘brave’).2 German, Dutch, and Danish (of German origin): nickname for a busy or bustling person, from Middle High German hummel, Middle Dutch hommel ‘bee’, of imitative origin. Compare English humblebee, which in modern English has become bumblebee.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary R Snyder in household of John B Snyder, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Hummel in household of Frank P Hummel, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary Hummel in household of Frank Hummel, "United States Census, 1900"

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