Margaret (Peggy) Snider

1767–1814 (Age 47)
Fork Township, Lexington, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Margaret (Peggy)

Margaret (Peggy) Snider was born about 1767, in Fork Township, Lexington, South Carolina, United States as the daughter of Susanna Oswald. She died about 1814, in Lexington, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 47.

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Susanna Oswald
1750–1835
Margaret (Peggy) Snider
1767–1814

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1776

Age 9

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 9

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1776 · Battle of Sullivan's Island

Age 9

On June 28, 1776, the Battle of Sullivan's Island takes place on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina. Since it is so close to Charelston, the battle is sometimes referred to as the First Siege of Charleston. This is the first time that the Americans had a victory against a land and sea attack by the British.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: variant of Sneider ‘tailor’.2 Americanized form of German Schneider .3 Respelling of Slovenian Žnider, from žnidar, an occupational name for a tailor of German origin ( see Schneider ).

Possible Related Names

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

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