Adam Schneider

15 February 1870–April 1953 (Age 83)
Oberseebach, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France

The Life of Adam

When Adam Schneider was born on 15 February 1870, in Oberseebach, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France, his father, Joseph Schneider, was 37 and his mother, Caroline Lutz, was 33. He married Elizabeth Maria Menta in 1902, in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He immigrated to United States in 1874 and lived in Hudson, New Jersey, United States in 1920. He died in April 1953, in Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in North Arlington, Bergen, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Adam Schneider
1870–1953
Elizabeth Maria Menta
1882–1937
Marriage: 1902
Marie Mente Schneider
1901–1989
Maria Mente Schneider
Elizabeth Anna Schneider
1904–1973
Helen Schnieder
1907–
Joseph Schnieder
1907–
George Arthur Schnieder
1912–
Catherine Schneider
1917–

Spouse and Children

    Male1870–1953Male

    Elizabeth Maria Menta

    Female1882–1937Female

MARRIAGE
1902
Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States
children

(7)

    Female1901–1989Female

    Female1904–1973Female

    Helen Schnieder

    Female1907–Female

    Joseph Schnieder

    Male1907–Male

    George Arthur Schnieder

    Male1912–Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Schneider

    Male1833–1917Male

    Caroline Lutz

    Female1837–Female

siblings

(13)

    Caroline Schneider

    Female1861–Female

    Joseph Schneider

    Male1863–Male

    Martin Schneider

    Male1865–Male

    Jean Schneider

    Male1867–Male

    Johannes Schneider

    Male1867–Male

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1871 · The 3rd French Republic

Age 1

When the second empire fell the third republic took over. This saw the suppression of Paris Commune and Constitutional Laws. During this time the Dreyfus Affair took place. This was also during the time of WWI.
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.
1894 · The Affair - Dreyfus is Accused of Treason

Age 24

The Dreyfus affair was a huge scandal in the late 19th century and early 20th century French. Alfred Dreyfus was born on October 9, 1859 in Mulhouse, France  and died on July 12, 1935 in Paris France. He was convicted of treason. He was accused of being a spy in the German embassy in France.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a tailor, literally ‘cutter’, from Middle High German snīder, German Schneider, Yiddish shnayder. The same term was sometimes used to denote a woodcutter. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Adam Schnieder, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Adam Schneider, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Adam Schneider, "United States Census, 1930"

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