William S. Snyder
Harriet Eisenhart
Elias Smith
Passila Riegel
Henry Calvin Snyder
Lizzie Ann Smith
William Henry Snyder


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1. Lillian D. Field

William Henry Snyder 1 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 11 Jun 1885, Frackville, Schuylkill, PA 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Lillian D. Field on 22 Feb 1905 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA 1
  • Died: Jul 1968, Allentown, Lehigh, PA at age 83 2

  General Notes:

The bible of Bertha Snyder records the marriage dates of her siblings, but their spouses are not listed:
Wm H. Snyder 2/22/1905
Bertha P. Snyder 5/10/1905
Maud M. Snyder 6/4/1907
Elias G. Snyder 11/15/1910
Blance R. Snyder 7/2/1919
Kenneth E. Snyder 10/24/1926

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 4 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.

2. Occupation: silk mill on 22 Feb 1905 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 1

3. Residence: 738 Cedar St., Allentown, Pa. On 22 Feb 1905 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 1

4. Newspaper: Republican and Herald: Mrs. B. F. Beacher and daughter, Ruth, left for Allentown this morning to visit the former's twin brother, who is seriously ill with typhoid fever., 19 Jun 1911, Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 6

5. Census in 1920 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 7 The 1920 census recorded owning a home at 1233 Walnut Street: Levi L. Field, salesman hat store, 58, living with wife Lillie A., 59; son-in-law William H. Snyder, traveling salesman millinary, 35; daughter Lillie D. Snyder, 35; and granddaughter Lucy E. Snyder, 14. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

6. Census in 1930 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 8 The 1930 census recorded Levi L. Field, salesman hats, 68, living with daughter Lillian D., 45; son-in-law William H. Snyder, salesman printing materials, 45; and granddaughter Lucy E., piano teacher, 24. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

7. Residence: on 5 Jun 1940 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 5 9

8. witnessed the property of Bertha Priscilla Snyder on 16 Jun 1950 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA: Morning Call: At Birthday Party. 10 10 Mrs. Ruth Beacher Horn entertained at a turkey dinner Saturday night at her home, 1024 Chew St., in honor of her mother, Mrs. Bertha P. Beacher, 1935 Greenleaf St., and her uncle, W. H. Snyder, 1233 Walnut St., who observed their 65th birthday anniversaries last Sunday. They are the twin children of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry C. Snyder of Frackville.

Attending were B. Donald Beacher, manager of Westinghouse Electric Co. of the Williamsport area, Mrs. Beacher and children Beverly Ann, Dennis, Duane, Douglas and Darryl; John H. Beacher, entomologist for Allied Chemical Co. of New York, Mrs. Beacher and children David and Jonathan of Teaneck, N. J.; Bruce F. Beacher, chief of soil resourses in the Department of Interior, Washington, D. C., his wife and son Brent from Silver Spring, Md.; Dr. and Mrs. Robert L. Beacher and daughter Nancy of Fayetteville, Ark. Dr. Beacher is head of the research department in agronomy at University of Arkansas. All four brothers were graduates of Allentown High school and were active in scouting circles in Allentown. Mr. and Mrs. Alden Horn and children Anne and John Alden. Mrs. Horn is the organist at Grace E. C. church.

William married Lillian D. Field on 22 Feb 1905 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA.1 (Lillian D. Field was born about 1886 in East Texas, Lehigh, PA 1.)


1 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KHN5-D88 William Snyder and Lillian D Field, 22 Feb 1905; citing , Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States; FHL microfilm 2080095.

2 U.S. Social Security Death Index.

3 Bertha Priscilla Snyder, Bible of Bertha Priscilla Snyder.

4 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.

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

6 Republican and Herald (Pottsville, PA) (www.republicanherald.com), 19 Jun 1911, page 2.

7 1920 United States Census, Year: 1920; Census Place: Allentown Ward 13, Lehigh, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1589; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 189; Image: 373.

8 1930 United States Census, Year: 1930; Census Place: Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2064; Page: 24B; Enumeration District: 0037; Image: 260.0; FHL microfilm: 2341798.

9 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. 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.

10 Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 16 Jun 1950, page 28.

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