Lyda Alice Snyder

1858–1945 (Age 86)
Mercer, Missouri, United States

The Life of Lyda Alice

When Lyda Alice Snyder was born on 18 June 1858, in Mercer, Missouri, United States, her father, Hezekiah Snyder, was 33 and her mother, Rosina Lucy Painter, was 33. She married William Ervin Clark on 24 March 1878, in Mercer, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Roger Mills, Oklahoma Territory, United States in 1900 and Elk Township, Beckham, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years. She died on 6 April 1945, in Elk City, Beckham, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Grandview Cemetery, Elk City, Beckham, Oklahoma, United States.

Photos & Memories (1)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Lyda Alice Snyder
William Ervin Clark
Marriage: 24 March 1878
Sophrona Ann Clark
Cordelia May Clark
James Thomas Clark
Iva Eldora Clark
Frank Lawrence Clark
Audley Edward Clark
Ida Lue Clark
Willard Henderson Clark
Albert Bernard Clark
William Herman Clark
Jessie Amber Clark

Spouse & Children

  • Female1858–1945Female

  • William Ervin Clark


24 March 1878
Mercer, Missouri, United States


  • Sophrona Ann Clark


  • Cordelia May Clark


  • James Thomas Clark


  • Female1883–1955Female

  • Male1887–1975Male

+6 More Children

Parents & Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 23

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • A L Snyder in household of Hezakiah Snyder, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lida Snyder in household of Hezekiah Snyder, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Alice Clark in household of William E Clark, "United States Census, 1920"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account
Create a free account to view more about your family.
Share this with your family and friends.