Abraham Schneider Sr.
(1788-1873)
Susanna Schweitzer
(1790-1870)
Jonas Eisenhart
(1803-1881)
Anna Maria Geist
(1807-1868)
William S. Snyder
(1834-1909)
Harriet Eisenhart
(1839-1901)
Richard J. Snyder
(1872-1918)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Minerva A. Schappell

Richard J. Snyder 1 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 20 Sep 1872, Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA 1 4 5 6
  • Marriage (1): Minerva A. Schappell on 22 Feb 1894 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA 1 2
  • Died: 22 Aug 1918, Allentown, Lehigh, PA at age 45 1 6
  • Buried: 26 Aug 1918, Allentown: Highland Park Cemetery, Lehigh, PA 1 6

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He appeared on the census in 1880 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 7 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.

2. He appeared on the census in 1900 in Whitehall Twp., Lehigh, PA. 8 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.

3. Occupation: carpenter on 20 Feb 1896 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 2

4. Cause of Death: chronic myocarditis, chronic nephritis., 22 Aug 1918, Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 6

5. Occupation: carpenter on 22 Aug 1918 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 6

6. Residence: 949 N. Fifth St., Allentown, Pa. On 22 Aug 1918 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 6

7. Book: The Geist Relation, 1940. 1
Richard Snyder (8-5) a grandson of Mary Geist-Eisenhart (11-3) was born at Shenandoah, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania on September 20, 1872 and died at Allentown, Lehigh County on August 22, 1918. He is buried in the Highland cemetery at Allentown and a tombstone marks his grave. He was a carpenter and had the public school education. He married Minerva Shappell-Snyder (8-5) on February 22, 1894 and they had five children.
1- Earl Snyder
2- Roy Snyder
3- Miriam Snyder
4- Arthur Snyder
5- Willard Snyder
Minerva Shappell-Snyder (8-5) the wife of Richard Snyder (8-5) was born at Nuremburg, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania on June 3, 1874. She is a housewife and has the public school education. She married Richard Snyder (8-5) on February 22, 1894 and their five children are given under his name.


Richard married Minerva A. Schappell on 22 Feb 1894 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA.1 2 (Minerva A. Schappell was born on 3 Jun 1874 in Friedensburg, Schuylkill, PA,1 2 8 9 10 11 died on 12 Jul 1943 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA 11 and was buried on 16 Jul 1943 in Allentown: Highland Park Cemetery, Lehigh, PA 11.)


Sources


1 Geist, A. Frank, The Geist Relation, 200 years in America (Valley View, Pa.: 1940, 925 pgs.), Page 428.

2 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VF4V-J3L Richard J. Snyder and Minerva Schappell, 22 Feb 1896; citing Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States, 6479; FHL microfilm 2080144.

3 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index (R) (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, data as of January 1, 2003).

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

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

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 85715. Richard J. Snyder. Father William Snyder. Mother Harriet Eisenhard.

7 1880 United States Census, Year: 1880; Census Place: Shenandoah, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1192; Family History Film: 1255192; Page: 17B; Enumeration District: 202; Image: 0339.

8 1900 United States Census, Year: 1900; Census Place: Whitehall, Lehigh, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1430; Page: 23B; Enumeration District: 0092; FHL microfilm: 1241430.

9 Geist, A. Frank, The Geist Relation, 200 years in America (Valley View, Pa.: 1940, 925 pgs.), Page 429.

10 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VF71-7P7 Minerva Fritch Schappel in entry for Willard R. Snyder and Hilda E. Bailey, 14 Dec 1929; citing Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States, CN 51201; FHL microfilm 2080296.

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 64560. Mrs. Minerva Snyder. Father Joseph Shappell. Mother Ellen Boyer. Spouse Richard J. Snyder.



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