Johannes Eisenhard
(1777-1836)
Maria Magdalena Knerr
(1779-1839)
Andraes Geist Sr.
(1755-1849)
Maria Christina Schneider
(1778-1859)
Jonas Eisenhart
(1803-1881)
Anna Maria Geist
(1807-1868)
Harriet Eisenhart
(1839-1901)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. William S. Snyder

Harriet Eisenhart 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

  • Born: 23 Mar 1839, Leck Kill, Northumberland, PA 6 7 11 12 13
  • Christened: 28 Apr 1840, Upper Mahanoy Twp.: Howerter's Church, Northumberland, PA 13
  • Marriage (1): William S. Snyder on 13 Jan 1856 in Greenbrier, Northumberland, PA 1 2
  • Died: 1 Jul 1901, Fullerton, Lehigh, PA, USA at age 62 6 7 11 14 15
  • Buried: 5 Jul 1901, Allentown: Highland Park Cemetery, Lehigh, PA 7 11 14 15

   Other names for Harriet were Harriette Eisenhardt 1 2 and Henriette Eisenhart.13

  Noted events in her life were:

1. appeared in the household of Jonas Eisenhart in a census in 1850 in Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA. 16 16 The 1850 census recorded Jonas Isenhart [indexed incorrectly as James Isonhart], farmer, 46, living with wife Mary, 43; Daniel, 19; Sarah, 18; Mary, 17; John, 15; Harriet, 11; Catherine, 9; Amelia, 8; Gabriel, 6; Emanuel, 4; Jonathan, 2; and Lewis, 4 months old when the census was recorded on 6 Nov 1850. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. His real estate was valued at $3000.

2. She appeared on the census in 1860 in Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA. 17 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.

3. She appeared on the census in 1880 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 18 The 1880 census recorded on Centre Street: William S. Snyder, stage courier, 42, living with wife Harriet, 41, who had rheumatism and dropsy; Frank, laborer, 16; Alice, 13; Richard, 7; and John, 4. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

Next door is William's son-in-law Joseph H. Kehler, cigar marker, 24, living with wife Kate, 21; and their daughter Sarah Agnes Kehler, 3; and son Harvey J., 1.

4. She appeared on the census in 1870 in Mahanoy Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 19 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.

5. She appeared on the census in 1900 in Whitehall Twp., Lehigh, PA. 20 The 1900 census recorded Richard J. Snyder, carpenter, 27, born Sep 1872, living with wife Minerva, 25, Jun 1874; Earl M., 3, Aug 1896; Roy J., 2, Apr 1898; and Meriam, 2 months, Mar 1900. Also with them is Richard's parents: William S. Snyder, shoemaker, 63, May 1837, and Harriet, 61, Mar 1839. William and Harriet were married for 44 years and she had birthed 11 children, 7 still alive in 1900. Richard and Minerva were married 4 years and she gave birth to 3 children, all alive in 1900. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

6. She resided at Harriet died at home at Grape & 3rd Streets, Fullerton, PA [Whitehall Township] on 1 Jul 1901 in Fullerton, Lehigh, PA, USA. 14

7. Newspaper: Allentown Leader: death notice for Harriet Snyder, 3 Jul 1901, Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 14 SNYDER. -- At Upper Fullerton, July 1, 1901, Harriet, wife of Wm. S. Snyder, aged 58 years, 3 months and 5 days. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from her late home, corner of Grape and Third Streets, Upper Fullerton, on Friday at 9.30 a. m. Services in United Evangelical Church, Ninth and Liberty Streets, Allentown at 10.50 a. m. Interment in Highland Cemetery.

8. Her obituary was published in the Allentown Morning Call: obituary of Harriet Snyder on 3 Jul 1901 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 21 SNYDER -- At Fullerton July 1, 1901, Harriet, wife of William Snyder, aged 61 years. Relative and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from her late home, corner of Grape and Third streets, Upper Fullerton, on Friday, at 9.10 a. m. Services in U. E. Church, Ninth and Liberty street, this city, at 10.00 a. m. Interment Highland Cemetery.

9. Newspaper: Allentown Leader:Funeral of Harriet Snyder, 5 Jul 1901, Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 22 The funeral of Harriet, wife of Wm. S. Snyder, was held from her late residence, Grape and Third Streets, Fullerton. Services were held in the United Evangelical Church, Allentown, and interment was made in Highland Cemetery. The pall bearers were John Kistler, George Hostler, John Hausman, Wm. Kohler, Tilghman Snyder and George Hands. The floral tributes were numerous, among them being a harp from the children, pillow of roses from the grandchildren, white carnations from the children, sheaf of wheat from Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Kohler and roses and carnations from Mrs. Catharine Lindenmuth.

10. Book: The Geist Relation, 1940. 11
Harriet Eisenhart-Snyder (8-4) a daughter of Mary Geist-Eisenhart (11-3) was born at Leck Kill, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania on March 23, 1839 and died at Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania on July 1, 1901. She is buried in the Highland cemetery at Allentown and a tombstone marks her grave. She was a housewife and had the little public school education of that time. She married William Snyder (8-4) in 1856 and they had nine children.

1- Lewis Snyder
2- Henry Snyder
3- Catherine Snyder
4- William Snyder
5- Frank Snyder
6- Alice Snyder
7- Edward Snyder
8-Richard Snyder
9- John Snyder

Williiam Snyder (8-4) the husband of Harriet Eisenhart-Snyder (8-4) was born at Leck Kill, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania on May 17, 1834 and died at Allentown, Lehigh County on June 11, 1909. He is buried in the Highland cemetery at Allentown and a tombstone marks his grave. He was a Civil War Veteran serving in Co. I 48th. Reg. Penna. Vol. He was a tanner and a shoemaker and had a little English education. He married Harriet Eisenhart-Snyder (8-4) on 1856 and their nine children are given under her name.


Harriet married William S. Snyder, son of Abraham Schneider Sr. and Susanna Schweitzer, on 13 Jan 1856 in Greenbrier, Northumberland, PA.1 2 (William S. Snyder was born on 17 May 1834 in Leck Kill, Northumberland, PA 1 11 12 23 24 25 26 27, christened on 6 Jul 1834 in Rebuck: Himmel's Church, Northumberland, PA,23 24 26 died on 11 Jun 1909 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA 11 24 25 27 28 and was buried on 14 Jun 1909 in Allentown: Highland Park Cemetery, Lehigh, PA 6 11 24 25 27 28 29.)


  Marriage Notes:

Married by Rev. Fritzinger.

Sources


1 Department of the Interior, Bureau of Pensions (Washington, DC), Pension application of William S. Snyder, 14 Sep 1897.

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

3 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index (R) (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, data as of December 11, 2002), Film #: 455397.

4 http://www.familysearch.org.

5 Floyd, J.L, Genealogical & Biographical Annals of Northumberland County (1911 online at http://www.usgwarchives.net/pa/northumberp/floyd.html), Page 645.

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

7 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=107212826.

8 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.

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 63364. William O. Snyder. Father William O. Snyder. Mother Harriett. Spouse Minerva Snyder. Informant Mrs. Lucille Ford.

10 Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 6 Jun 1940, page 22. Obituary of Henry C. Snyder.

11 Geist, A. Frank, The Geist Relation, 200 years in America (Valley View, Pa.: 1940, 925 pgs.), page 280.

12 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255192; National Archives Film T9-1192; Page 17B.

13 Conrad, Tim, Genealogists Guide to Howerter's Church, Northumberland County (including early Himmel Church records) (http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/northumberland/church/howert2.txt
Mahantongo Roots #1.0, 3 Dec 1996 Copyright 1996, Tim Conrad Distribute Freely at no charge, intact.).

14 The Allentown Leader (Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania), 3 Jul 1901, page 8. Death notice for Harriett Snyder.

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

16 1850 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4CC-QZL James Isonhart, Upper Mahanoy, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States; citing family 192.

17 1860 United States Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: Upper Mahanoy, Northumberland, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1149; Page: 362; Image: 367; Family History Library Film: 805149.

18 1880 United States Census, Year: 1880; Census Place: Shenandoah, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1192; Family History Film: 1255192; Page: 17B; Enumeration District: 202; Image: 0339.

19 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.

20 1900 United States Census, Year: 1900; Census Place: Whitehall, Lehigh, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1430; Page: 23B; Enumeration District: 0092; FHL microfilm: 1241430.

21 Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 3 Jul 1901, page 4. Obituary of Harriet Snyder.

22 The Allentown Leader (Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania), 5 Jul 1901, page 8. Funeral of Harriet Snyder.

23 Himmel's Church Baptismal Records (http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/northumberland/church/himmbapt.txt).

24 Floyd, J.L, Genealogical & Biographical Annals of Northumberland County (1911 online at http://www.usgwarchives.net/pa/northumberp/floyd.html), Page 777.

25 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=20674986.

26 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2JV-WHT Wilhelm Schneider, 06 Jul 1834.

27 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 52604. William S. Snyder. Father Daniel J. Snyder. Mother Harrietta ____.

28 The Allentown Leader (Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania), The Allentown Leader, page 6. Obituary of William S. Snyder.

29 Allentown Democrat (Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania), 15 Jun 1909, page 3. Funeral of William S. Snyder.



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