Lydia Virginia Snyder

Female22 September 1839–4 December 1922

Brief Life History of Lydia Virginia

When Lydia Virginia Snyder was born on 22 September 1839, in Roxborough, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Charles Tarter Snyder, was 33 and her mother, Lydia Ann McGlathery, was 33. She married Addison Snooks about 1859, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 4 December 1922, in Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Safford Cemetery, Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Dickson
Lydia Virginia Snyder
Marriage: 1 June 1867
Lydia Conference Dickson
Robert Joseph Snyder Dickson
Charles T. S. Dickson
Mary Elizabeth Snyder Dickson
Amelia Snyder Dickson
Ida Foote Dickson
John Hyrum Cyrus Dickson

Sources (31)

  • Lydia Dickson in household of Robert Dickson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lydia Dickson, "United States Western States Marriage Index"
  • Lydia Virginia Snyder Van Ness, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 June 1867Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 7

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


    Age 8

    Historical Boundaries: 1848: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1868: Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States


    Age 24

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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