Abraham Schneider Sr.
(1788-1873)
Susanna Schweitzer
(1790-1870)
Johannes Jonas Eisenhart
(1803-1881)
Anna Maria Geist
(1807-1868)
William S. Snyder
(1834-1909)
Harriet Eisenhart
(1839-1901)
Henry Calvin Snyder
(1857-1940)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Lizzie Ann Smith

Henry Calvin Snyder 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

  • Born: 21 Nov 1857, Frackville, Schuylkill, PA 2 4 5 8 13 14 15
  • Marriage: Lizzie Ann Smith on 21 Dec 1878 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA 1 2
  • Died: 5 Jun 1940, Allentown, Lehigh, PA at age 82 5 14 15
  • Buried: 8 Jun 1940, Allentown: Highland Park Cemetery, Lehigh, PA 3 14

   Another name for Henry was Henry Calvin Schneider.1

  General Notes:

An interesting quirk is that Henry Calvin Snyder is related to Johan Nicholaus Schneider on both his mother and father's side of his tree. His great grandfather's daughter was his mother's grandmother!

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He appeared on the census in 1860 in Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA. 8 The 1860 census recorded William Snyder, farmer, 26, living with wife Harriet, 24; Lewis, 3; Henry, 2; and Catherine, 1. Next door is Harriet's father, Jonas Eisenhart, 56, with wife Mary, 53; Gabriel, 17; Emanuel, 15; Jonathan, 12; Lewis, 10; and Amelia, 19. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Jonas real estate was valued at $3,500 and William's $0 indicating he is living on Jonas land. The post office is Green Briar.

2. He appeared on the census in 1870 in Mahanoy Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 16 The 1870 census recorded Wm. S. Snyder, laborer, 35, living with wife Harriet, 33; Lewis, 14; Henry C., 13; Kate S., 12; William, 10; Frank, 8; Mary 4, and Charles E., 3 months. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Mahanoy City.

3. He appeared on the census in 1880 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 13 The 1880 census recorded living on Jardin Street: Henry C. Snyder, cigar maker, 22, living with wife Lizzy A., 23; and son Arthur B., 1. They and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

4. He appeared on the census in 1900 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 17 The 1900 census recorded renting a home at 930 Allen Street: Henry C. Snyder, stationary engineer, 43, born Nov 1857, living with wife Lizzie, 44, Oct 1856; children Maud, 19, Apr 1881; Elias, 17, Jun 1883; and William, 15, Jun 1885; his twin sister Bertha, 15, Jun 1885, and Blanch, 10, May 1890. Maud, Elias, William, and Bertha were all employed as workers at a silk mill.
Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania. The census states Henry and Lizzie were married for 21 years and she had birthed 9 children, 5 alive in 1900.

5. He appeared on the census in 1910 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 18 The census recorded renting a home at 746 6th Street: Henry C. Snyder, widowed, stationary engineer, 52, living with daughter Maude M. Hartenstine, 29, and her husband, Edward Hartenstine Jr., machinist steel work, 30. Also with them is Henry's son, Elias G. Snyder, shipping clerk, single, 26; daughtger Blanch R. Snyder, single, 20, and son Kenneth E. Snyder, 5. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania. Maude and Edward were married for 3 years and had no children by 1900.

6. He appeared on the census in 1920 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 19 The 1920 census recorded renting a home at 746 Sixth Street: Henry C. Snyder, widow, eingineer in Globe store, 62, living with son Kenneth, 15; son-in-law Edward Hardenstine, machinist in machine shop, 39; daughter Maude Hardenstine, 38; and their daughter Katherine Hardenstine, 9. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

7. He appeared on the census in 1930 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 20 The 1930 census recorded owning an $8600 home at 1123 21st Street: Edward N. Hardenstine, foreman motor truck company, 50, living with wife Maud R., 48; daughter Kathryn, typist at telephone company, single, 19; father-in-law Henry C. Snyder, widowed, 72; and a lodger, Dorothy E. Roth, typist at telephone company, 20. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

8. Newspaper: Allentown Morning Call: Entertain Octogenarian On Birthday Anniversary, 23 Nov 1937, Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 21
Henry C. Snyder, 130 S. 7th St., who resides with his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hardenstine, was entertained at dinner Sunday at Shankweiler's on his 80th birthday anniversary, which he observed yesterday. Mr. Snyder, born in Frackville, Schuylkill county, the son of a leather dealer and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. William Snyder, has been a resident of Allentown for 35 years. Active at Seibert church, he is a charter member of the W.U.G. Sunday school class which presented him with a basket of flowers yesterday, during the services. Walter Shnock in presenting the gift, paid tribute to Mr. Snyder's fine Christian character and his influence upon members of the class. The celebrant responded, declaring he receives inspiration from the class and his association with the members thereof. Mr. Snyder was employed until three years ago. He reads a great deal, keeping up with all that is of interest locally and throughout the world. Mr. Snyder's wife passed away 30 years ago. There are six sons and a daughter, eleven grandchildren and two great grandchildren. At the birthday dinner were: Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Snyder and son Fredric, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Snyder and daughter Lucy, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Snyder, Mr. and Mrs. E. N. Hardenstine, Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Beacher, all of Allentown, and Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Reeves, Nanticoke, sons and daughters of Mr. Snyder, their wives and husbands; Mr. and Mrs. Alden Horn, Mr. and Mrs. William Davis and Robert L. Beacher, Allentown, and Mr. and Mrs. B. D. Beacher, Philadelphia.

9. He appeared on the census in 1940 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 22 The 1940 census recorded renting a home at 130 S. 7th Street: Edward Hardenstine, foreman truck manufacturing, 60, living with wife Maude, 58; and father-in-law Henry Snyder, widowed, 82. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania and lived in the same place in 1935.

10. Cause of Death: Collapsed of a stroke while on duty as a stationery engineer at the First National Bank in Allentown, 5 Jun 1940, Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 3

11. He worked as a yeoman on 5 Jun 1940 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 5

12. He resided at 130 S. 4Th St., Allentown, Pa. On 5 Jun 1940 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 5


Henry married Lizzie Ann Smith, daughter of Elias Smith and Passila Riegel, on 21 Dec 1878 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA.1 2 (Lizzie Ann Smith was born on 6 Oct 1856 in New Ringgold, Schuylkill, PA,13 15 23 24 25 26 died on 18 Feb 1908 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA 15 23 24 25 26 27 and was buried on 22 Feb 1908 in Allentown: Highland Park Cemetery, Lehigh, PA 3 15 23 25 26 28.)


Sources


1 http://www.familysearch.org.

2 Bertha Priscilla Snyder, Bible of Bertha Priscilla Snyder.

3 Genealogy Research conducted by Bruce Franklin Beacher Ph.D. (1919-2004).

4 Department of the Interior, Bureau of Pensions (Washington, DC), Civil War Pension questionnaire of William S. Snyder. 14 Sep 1897.

5 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1963. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 57852. Henry C. Snyder. Father William S. Snyder. Mother Harriet Eisenhard. Spouse Lizzie A. Snyder.

6 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1963. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 72691. Kenneth E. Snyder. Father Henry C. Snyder. Mother Lizzie A. Smith. Spouse Gladys M. Davies.

7 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFWM-6BV Kenneth E Snyder and Gladys Mae Davies, 23 Oct 1926; citing Frackville, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States; FHL microfilm 2080293.

8 1860 United States Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: Upper Mahanoy, Northumberland, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1149; Page: 362; Image: 367; Family History Library Film: 805149.

9 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1963. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 3905. Bertha P. Beacher. Father Henry C. Snyder. Mother Lizza A. ?. Spouse Benjamin F. Beacher. Informant B. D. Beacher.

10 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1963. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 14662. Maude May Hardenstine. Father Henry C. Snyder. Mother Lizzie A. Smith.

11 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1963. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 98160. Elias G. Snyder. Father Henry C. Snyder. Mother Elizabeth Smith.

12 Lebanon Daily News, 13 Apr 1903, page 4. Smith's Easter Reunion.

13 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255192; National Archives Film T9-1192; Page 522B.

14 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=113788667.

15 Geist, A. Frank, The Geist Relation, 200 years in America (Valley View, Pa.: 1940, 925 pgs.), Page 426.

16 1870 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MZ28-MD3 Wm S Snyder, Pennsylvania, United States; citing p. 217, family 1464, NARA microfilm publication M593, FHL microfilm 000552949.

17 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M33T-4N6 Henry C Snyder, District 2 Allentown city Ward 8, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 6A, family 121, NARA microfilm publication T623, FHL microfilm 1241429.

18 1910 United States Census, Year: 1910; Census Place: Allentown Ward 10, Lehigh, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1364; Page: 17A; Enumeration District: 0156; FHL microfilm: 1375377.

19 1920 United States Census, Year: 1920; Census Place: Allentown Ward 10, Lehigh, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1589; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 181; Image: 285.

20 1930 United States Census, Year: 1930; Census Place: Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2063; Page: 48A; Enumeration District: 0033; Image: 519.0; FHL microfilm: 2341797.

21 Allentown Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 23 Nov 1937, page 19.

22 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KQC9-W18 Henry Snyder in household of Edward Hardenstine, Ward 3, Allentown, Allentown City, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 39-8, sheet 19B, family 410.

23 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=113789179.

24 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1963. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 12445. Lizzie A. Snyder. Father Elias Smith. Mother Priscilla Hartman.

25 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1963. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 12445. Lizzie A. Snyder. Father Elias Smith. Mother Priscilla Hartman.

26 Allentown Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 20 Feb 1908, page 3. Obituary of Lizzie A. Snyder.

27 Genealogy Research conducted by Bruce Franklin Beacher Ph.D. (1919-2004), Son of Bertha Snyder.

28 Allentown Democrat (Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania), 24 Feb 1908, page 1. Funeral of Lizzie Snyder.



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