|Johann Nicholas Schneider Sr.
Noted events in his life were:
1. He was naturalized on 22 Mar 1761 in , Berks, PA. 10
2. Military Service: during the Revolutionary War and is listed in the DAR Patriot's Index as a Private - Pennsylvania 1776 in Captain Thomas Koppenhaver's Company., Colonel Timothy Green's Battalion of men from Bethel area of Berks and Lebanon Counties, Pennsylvania., 1776.
3. Religion: Communion at Himmel Chuch, 8 Jul 1787, Rebuck: Himmel's Church, Northumberland, PA. 11
4. Census: 1790, , Northumberland, PA. 12 The 1790 Census recorded Nicholas Snyder in Northumberland County with a household of 1 male over 16, 5 males under 16, and 7 women.
5. He appeared as a sponsor at a baptism on 1 May 1791 at Rebuck: Himmel's Church, Northumberland, PA. 13
6. He appeared as a sponsor at a baptism on 25 Jul 1791 at Upper Mahanoy Twp.: Howerter's Church, Northumberland, PA. 13
7. He appeared as a sponsor at a baptism on 20 May 1798 at Rebuck: Himmel's Church, Northumberland, PA.
8. Census: 1800, Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA. 14 The 1800 Census shows Nicholas Snyder living in Mahnoy Township in Northumberland County (today's Schuylkill County.) In his household are:
9. Census: 1820, Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA. The 1820 census recorded Nicholas Snyder with this household:
10. Book: Genealogical & Biographical Annals of Northumberland County by J. L. Floyd, 1911. 5
11. Religion: Northumberland, PA. Nicholas christened his first 5 children at Altalaha Evangelical Lutheran Church, Rehrersburg, Berks County. In 1788-90 his sons were christened at Klinger's Church, in Dauphin County just south of his Upper Mahanoy farm in Northumberland County. Once Himmel's Church was founded closer to his home, his remaining children were christened there, where he is buried.
12. Map: See map for this ancestor's farm, grave, and churches.Https://mapsengine.google.com/map/edit?mid=zLGXvs9tn20c.kd0_tgV10Bw4,, in , Northumberland, PA.
married Anna Maria Bordner, son of Johann Jacob Bordner and Sarah Balt, on 29 Jun 1773 in Stouchsburg: Christ Lutheran Church, Berks, PA.1 (Anna Maria Bordner was born on 25 Nov 1756 in Tulpehocken Twp., Berks, PA 5 15, christened on 27 Dec 1756 in Tulpehocken Twp.: Host Church, Berks, PA,2 died on 23 Dec 1827 in Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA 5 15 and was buried in Rebuck: Himmel's Church, Northumberland, PA 2 15.)
The records of the Christ Lutheran Church record the following for the marriage: "1773, p. 577, June 29, Joh. Nicolaus Schneider, legitimate son of Daniel Schneider, and Anne Marie Bordtner, legitimate daughter of Jacob Bordtner, both single in Bethel township, Berks county after proclamation."
Weiser, Frederick S. (translated and edited by), Records of Pastoral Acts at Christ Lutheran Church, Stouchsburg, Berks County, Pennsylvania. Part II (Birdsboro, PA: The Pennsylvania German Society, 1990
Note: Part II: Baptisms 1820-1835; Marriages 1744-45, 1748-52, 1771-1851; Burials 1748-54, 1771-73, 1811-1851; Confirmations and Communicants, 1743-1789, Other records, 1743-1758), Page 44.
Hostetter, Richard, Fidler Family Tree, Gedcom 570555 (http://www.ancestry.com
Updated: Sun Aug 26 01:03:00 2001
4 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=13923048.
5 Floyd, J.L, Genealogical & Biographical Annals of Northumberland County (1911 online at http://www.usgwarchives.net/pa/northumberp/floyd.html), Page 776.
Reverend John Casper Stoever, Early Lutheran Baptisms and Marriages in Southeastern Pennsylvania (Philadelphia: n.p., 1896.
http://www.ancestry.com and also at http://www.chm.davidson.edu/pagenweb/records/stoevermarriages.txt).
7 Himmel's Church Baptismal Records (http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/northumberland/church/himmbapt.txt).
8 Pennsylvania Archives, First Series, Vol II. (PENNSYLVANIA ARCHIVES, later to be known as the First Series: These twelve volumes reproduce papers selected chiefly from the files at the office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth of the State of Pennsylvania, printed in chronological order to parallel and supplement Colonial Records. The earliest materials are dated 1664-and the latest 1790. Well edited by Samuel Hazard and issued 1852-1856. Arranged chronologically, these lists were published in Pennsylvania Archives, Second Series, Volume 2 and have been reprinted as Persons Naturalized in the Province of Pennsylvania, 1740-1773 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1967), with an index.), Page 458.
9 Bordner, Howard W, The Bordner and Burtner families and their Bortner ancestors in America (Washington D.C. 1967 368pp. Online at Heritage Quest database available through most library websites and also at http://archive.org/details/bordnerburtnerfa00bord), Online at Heritage Quest database available through most library websites.
10 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "FamilySearch," database, FamilySearch (http://new.familysearch.org : accessed 21 Apr 2013), entry for Johann Nicholaus Schneider, person ID LHYY-JZ9.
11 Ancestry.com, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, 1774-1846: Schwaben Creek.
12 1790 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XHKR-KCN : accessed 10 Jan 2013), Nicholas Snyder, Not Stated, Northumberland, Pennsylvania; citing p. 88, NARA microfilm publication M637, roll 9.
Conrad, Tim, Genealogists Guide to Howerter's Church, Northumberland County (including early Himmel Church records) (ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/pa/northumberland/church/howert2.txt
Mahantongo Roots #1.0, 3 Dec 1996 Copyright 1996, Tim Conrad Distribute Freely at no charge, intact.).
14 1800 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Northumberland County, Mahanoy Twp, Roll 37 Book 1, Page 712.
15 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=13923023.