Hezekiah Snyder

1825–1891 (Age 66)
Hempfield Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Hezekiah

When Hezekiah Snyder was born on 25 March 1825, in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Peter Snyder, was 31 and his mother, Lydia Rowe, was 18. He married Rosina Lucy Painter in 1847, in Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Missouri, United States in 1870 and Ravanna, Mercer, Missouri, United States in 1880. He died on 12 June 1891, in Mercer, Missouri, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Ravanna Township, Mercer, Missouri, United States.

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Hezekiah Snyder
Rosina Lucy Painter
Marriage: 1847
Elijah Snyder
Alexander H Snyder
Dianna Snyder
Eliza Jane Snyder
John B. Snyder
Lyda Alice Snyder
George Washington Snyder
Lydia Elizabeth Snyder
Agnes M. Snyder
Mary Virginia Snyder

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Wisconsin, United States


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World Events (7)

1829 · Missouri State Library

Age 4

The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Age 21

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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)

  • Hezakiah Snyder, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Hey Snyder, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Hezekiah Snyder, "United States Census, 1850"

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