Samuel J Snyder

25 January 1872–29 April 1964 (Age 92)
Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Samuel J

Samuel J Snyder was born on 25 January 1872, in Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States as the son of Jonas Snyder. He married Ida A Rice on 1 September 1895, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Haines Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910 and Bethlehem, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. He died on 29 April 1964, in Fountain Hill, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Hope Cemetery, Lower Nazareth Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel J Snyder
Ida A Rice
Marriage: 1 September 1895
James W Snyder
Beulah May Snyder
Matilda E Synder
Willard Frederick Snyder
Norman Charles Snyder
Calvin Robert Snyder
Violet M Snyder
Franklin Alfred Snyder

Spouse and Children

1 September 1895
Pennsylvania, United States


    James W Snyder


    Matilda E Synder


    Willard Frederick Snyder


    Norman Charles Snyder


    Calvin Robert Snyder


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jonas Snyder




World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 5

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 24

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)

  • Samuel Snyder, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Samuel Synder, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Samuel Snyder, "United States Census, 1900"

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