Ida May Small

Brief Life History of Ida May

When Ida May Small was born on 9 February 1873, in Knox, Indiana, United States, her father, George Washington Small, was 23 and her mother, Mary Anne Setzer, was 23. She married William R. Snyder on 29 November 1891, in Knox, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Gibson, Indiana, United States in 1935 and Robb Township, Posey, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 2 April 1966, in Evansville, Knight Township, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Poseyville Cemetery, Poseyville, Robb Township, Posey, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

William R. Snyder
1869–1945
Ida May Small
1873–1966
Marriage: 29 November 1891
Viola Blanche Snyder
1893–1988
Marie R Snyder
1896–1983
George M. Snyder
1900–1986
Frances Snyder
1906–1982
Walter Snyder
1908–1977
Grace Mae Snyder
1910–1932

Sources (23)

  • Unknown, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Ida M Small in the Indiana, Marriage Index, 1800-1941
  • Ida Mae Snyder in the Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish (Angus): nickname for a person of slender build or diminutive stature, from Middle English smal(e), smel(e) ‘small, slender, thin’ (Old English smæl).

Irish (Down): adopted for Beag ‘small’; see Begg .

Americanized form (translation into English) of any of various European surnames meaning ‘small’, e.g. German Klein and Schmal , Polish Mały, Czech and Slovak Malý (see Maly 1).

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

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