Eleanor Dean Templeton

16 July 1900–26 September 1955 (Age 55)
Sinking Valley, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Eleanor Dean

When Eleanor Dean Templeton was born on 16 July 1900, in Sinking Valley, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Blair Templeton, was 39 and her mother, Ella Dean Tussey, was 39. She married Oscar Clark Snyder on 15 January 1935, in Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States. She lived in Tyrone, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States for about 25 years. She died on 26 September 1955, in Milesburg, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

Oscar Clark Snyder
Eleanor Dean Templeton
Marriage: 15 January 1935

Spouse and Children

15 January 1935
Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Blair Templeton






    Margaret D. TEMPLETON


    Frances S Templeton



    Mary Templeton


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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 5

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 16

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place near Dundonald in Ayrshire, so called from Middle English temple ‘house of the Knights Templar’ + toun ‘settlement’. There are also places called Templeton in Wales, Berkshire and Devon, but these do not seem to have contributed to the surname.

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

Sources (3)

  • Eleanor D Templeton in household of Blair Templeton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elinor D Templeton in household of Blair Templeton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Eleanor Templeton in household of Blair Templeton, "United States Census, 1910"

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