Lydia Elizabeth Snyder

Brief Life History of Lydia Elizabeth

When Lydia Elizabeth Snyder was born in 1893, in Illinois, United States, her father, George Moses Snyder, was 33 and her mother, Lydia Jane Wilson, was 26. She married Don Helton Snyder about 1913, in Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Atwater, Shaws Point Township, Macoupin, Illinois, United States in 1935 and Eminence Township, Logan, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died in 1986, at the age of 93, and was buried in Litchfield, Montgomery, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Don Helton Snyder
Lydia Elizabeth Snyder
Marriage: about 1913
Theodore Eugene Snyder
George Myron Snyder
Francis Wilbur Snyder
Mabel Snyder
Ray Snyder
Marie Jane Snyder

Sources (13)

  • Bettie Snyder in household of Don Snyder, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Lydia Elizabeth Snyder - Government record: Cemetery record or headstone: birth-name: Lydia Elizabeth Snyder
  • Lydia Elizabeth Snyder Snyder, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

Also known as the Chicago World's Fair, The Exposition was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to constuct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the invetions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Schneider ‘tailor’ and of its Slavic(ized) variants, such as Slovak, Slovenian, and Croatian Šnajder, Czech Šnajdr (see also Snider 1).

Dutch: variant, archaic or Americanized, of Snijder, an occupational name for a tailor, from an agent derivative of Middle Dutch sniden ‘to cut’.

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

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