Peter Smith Jr.
(1786-1868)
Catherine Zettelmeyer
(1793-1864)
Daniel Riegel Sr.
(1801-1881)
Maria Magdelina Fisher
(1804-1876)
Elias Smith
(1833-1904)
Passila Riegel
(1836-1857)
Lizzie Ann Smith
(1856-1908)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Henry Calvin Snyder

Lizzie Ann Smith 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14

  • Born: 6 Oct 1856, New Ringgold, Schuylkill, PA 3 8 13 15 16 17 18
  • Marriage (1): Henry Calvin Snyder on 21 Dec 1878 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA 1 2 3
  • Died: 18 Feb 1908, Allentown, Lehigh, PA at age 51 3 8 13 14 16 17 18 19
  • Buried: 22 Feb 1908, Allentown: Highland Park Cemetery, Lehigh, PA 3 6 8 13 16 17 20

   Another name for Lizzie was Elizabeth Ann Smith.6 21

  Death Notes:

In Bertha Snyder's bible she quotes Proverbs 31-28.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. appeared in the household of Peter Smith Jr. In a census in 1860 in West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 22 22 The 1860 census recorded related Smith and Riegel families living as neighbors.

Household 306 is Elijah Smith [sic, should be Elias], black smith, age 28. His wife Catherine is 18 [she is the sister of his first wife Pasella Riegel who died in 1857]; and daughters Lizzie 3 [by Elias' first wife] and Priscilla 1. His real estate was valued at $350 and personal estate $150.

Household 310 is William Smith, farmer, 36, with wife Fietta, 34; Emaline, 14; Celetta, 12; Alfred, 9; Thomas, 5; Messura, 3; and Elixander, 11 months when the census was recorded on 18 Jun 1850. Also in the home is farm laborer Peter Spence, 61. William's real estate value is $5700 and personal estate $352.

Household 312 is farmer Daniel Riegel [father of the girls who married Elias Smith], 56, with wife Mary, 56; Lewis, 16; Susannah, 14; Elizabeth, 11. Also in home is servant Elizabeth Sholler, 18, and Joseph Shoppell, 11. Daniel's real estate value is $5000 and personal estate $400.

Household 313 is Joseph Smith, famer, 39, with wife Catherine, 21, and son Francis, 9 months. His real estate is $1200 and personal $152.

Household 314 is Peter Smith Sr., occupation gentleman, 75, with wife Catherine, 65; son Henry, farmer, 30; William, farm laborer, 25; and Hannah, 20. Peter's real estate was $1200, personal $100, and Henry's $3000 and $712.

Household 316 is Peter Smith Jr., farmer, 44, with Catherine, 38; and twin sons Lewis and James, farm laborers, 16. Peter's real estate value is $1200 and personal $165.

Household 324 is John Smith, farm laborer, 45; with wife Matilda, 37; David, 18; Susannah, 14; Sarah, 12; Charles, 6; George, 5; Mary 3; and Franklin, 8 months. John's real estate is $600 and personal $100.

Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Orwigsburg.

2. She appeared on the census in 1860 in West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 23 The 1860 Census records Elijah Smith, black smith, age 28. His wife Catherine is 18 (she is the sister of his first wife Pasella who died in 1857); and daughters Lizzie 3 (by Elias' first wife) and Priscilla 1. Living on the same and next census pages are these related Smiths: William, Peter Sr., Peter Jr., Joseph, John. Other neighbors are Daniel Riegel (whose daughters Pasella and Catherine married Elias Smith) and Reuben Riegel.

3. She appeared on the census in 1880 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 15 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. She appeared on the census in 1870 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 24 The 1870 census recorded in Shenandoah City: Elias Smith, blacksmith, age 40, living with wife Catharine, 29; Lizzie, 10; Pracilla, 11; and Lydia, 10. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Elias' real estate was valued at $1,500 and personal estate $500. Elias and Catharine cannot read or write.

5. She appeared on the census in 1900 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 25 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.

6. Newspaper: Lebanon Daily News: Smith's Easter Reunion., 13 Apr 1903, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 26 SMITHS' EASTER REUNION.
Mr. and Mrs. Elias Smith Have Descendants With Them.
Mr. and Mrs. Elias Smith, of 443 North Sixth street, spent a joyous Easter with their children and grand-children, the occasion being a family reunion. Not in twenty-five years had all the children and their children been at home at the same time and Sunday was a happy one for all. Besides Mr. and Mrs. Smith there were present: Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Snyder, Mayd, Bertha, Blanche, Elias and William Snyder, Allentown; Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Witman, Harvey and Clark Witman, Pottstown; Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Fauber, Alice Fauber, this city; Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Smith, Russel, Lester and Miriam Smith, this city, Miss Irene Smith and Claud Smith, this city.

7. Newspaper: Allentown Morning Call: "AT THE HOSPITAL. Mrs. Henry C. Snyder, of No. 705 Cedar street, was admilted to the Allentown Hospital for surgical treatment yesterday.", 5 Feb 1908, Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 27

8. Death Certificate: PA Certificate 12445. Lizzie A. Snyder., 18 Feb 1908, Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 18 Place of Death: Allentown Hospital
Full Name: Lizzie A. Snyder
Date of Birth: Oct 6 1856
Age 51 years, 4 months, 12 days.
Married
Birthplace: Penna.
Father: Elias Smith
Father's Birthplace: Penna.
Mother: Priscilla Hartman
Mother's Birthplace: Penna.
Date of Death: Feb 18 1908
Cause of Death: chronic suppurative nephritis (right) with chronic colitis
Place of Burial: Highland Cemetery
Date of Burial: Feb 22 1908
Undertaker: J. S. Burkholder, 113 N 8thSt.
Informant: J. S. Burkholder

9. Her obituary was published in the Allentown Morning Call: obituary of Lizzie A. Snyder on 20 Feb 1908 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 13 SNYDER. In this city, Februarv 18, 1908, Lizzie A., wife or Henry C. Snyder, aged 51 years, 4 months and 12 days. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited without further notice to attend the funeral from the late home, No. 735 Cedar street, on Saturday afternoon at 1 o'clock. Services In Seibert United Evangelical Church and interment In Highland Cemetery.

10. Newspaper: Allentown Democrat: Laid to Rest: Mrs. Lizzie A. Snyder, 24 Feb 1908, Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 20 Mrs. Lizzie A. Snyder.
The funeral of Lizzie A., wife of Henry C. Snyder, was held on Saturday afternoon and was largely attended.

Services were held in Selbert United Evangelical Church, Rev. J. S. Heisler officiating. Burial was made in Highland Cemetery.

The following were the many beautiful floral tributes: Pillow inscribed "Mother" by the family; sheaf of wheat, Husband; palms, Mr. and Mrs. Fauber, Lebanon, Pa; wreath on easel with galax leaves, carnations. roman hyacinths, from the neighbors; wreath, galax leaves and carnations, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Greary; lilies filled with violets, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Wieand; lilies, Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Kehler; lilies, Oscar Kehler; lilies, Wm Snyder, Sr.; lilies, Richard Snyder; lilies, John Snyder; lilies, Wm. Kehler; lilies, John Swartz; emblem of carnations in shape of heart, Mrs. Hollopeter, Philadelphia; hyacinths, Margaret Smith; carnations, mother Mrs. Smith, Lebanon; carnations, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Ohlinger, Lebanon, Pa.; Mrs. Priscilla Whitman, Pottstown, carnations; carnations, Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Lindenmuth, Lebanon, Pa.; carnations, Mr. Calvin Smith; carnations, Mr. B. F. Beacher Jr., Shenandoah; carnations, Mrs. Krecker and daughter, Fracksville; carnations, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Neumoyer; carnations, H. S. Hardenstine and family; carnations, Frank Hassler; carnations, Mr. Reinbold; carnations, Mrs. John Raber; carnations, Mr. Geo. Kistler; carnations, Mr. Geo. Sacks; carnations, Mr. Harry Muth; carnations, Mr. Howard Reichenbaugh; carnations, granddaughters Ruth Beacher, Shenandoah and Lucy Snyder, Allentown.

11. Book: The Geist Relation, 1940. 17
Henry C. Snyder (2-5) a grandson of Mary Geist-Eisenhart (11-3) was born at Leck Kill, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania on November 21, 1857 and died in Allentown, Lehigh County on June 5, 1940. He is buried in the Highland cemetery in Allentown and a tombstone marks his grave. He was an engineer and had the public school education. He married Lizzie M. Smith-Snyder (2-5) on December 21, 1878 and they had eight
children.
1- Arthur Snyder
2- Maude Snyder
3- Elias Snyder
4- William Snyder
5- Bertha Snyder
6- Blanche Snyder
7- Mary Snyder
8- Kenneth Snyder

Lizzie M. Smith-Snyder (2-5) the wife of Henry Snyder (2-5) was born at New Ringgold, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania on October 6, 1856 and died at Allentown, Lehigh County on February 18, 1908. She is buried in the Highland cemetery at Allentown and a tombstone marks her grave. She was a housewife and had the public school education. She married Henry Snyder (2-5) on December 21, 1878 and their eight children are given under his name.


Lizzie married Henry Calvin Snyder, son of William S. Snyder and Harriet Eisenhart, on 21 Dec 1878 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA.1 2 3 (Henry Calvin Snyder was born on 21 Nov 1857 in Frackville, Schuylkill, PA,2 3 7 15 17 28 29 30 died on 5 Jun 1940 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA 3 7 14 17 28 and was buried on 8 Jun 1940 in Allentown: Highland Park Cemetery, Lehigh, PA 3 6 28.)


Sources


1 http://www.familysearch.org.

2 Bertha Priscilla Snyder, Bible of Bertha Priscilla Snyder.

3 Geist, A. Frank, The Geist Relation, 200 years in America (Valley View, Pa.: 1940, 925 pgs.), Page 427.

4 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index (R) (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, data as of December 21, 2002).

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

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

7 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.

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 12445. Lizzie A. Snyder. Father Elias Smith. Mother Priscilla Hartman.

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 72691. Kenneth E. Snyder. Father Henry C. Snyder. Mother Lizzie A. Smith. Spouse Gladys M. Davies.

10 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.

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 3905. Bertha P. Beacher. Father Henry C. Snyder. Mother Lizza A. ?. Spouse Benjamin F. Beacher. Informant B. D. Beacher.

12 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.

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

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

15 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255192; National Archives Film T9-1192; Page 522B.

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

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

18 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.

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

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

21 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.

22 1860 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MXR9-T2R West Brunswick, Schuylkill, PA, Pages 38-40, Dwelling Houses 306 to 324.

23 1860 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, Roll 1180 Book 1, Page 406.

24 1870 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZ28-73Y Elias Smith, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing p. 15, family 118.

25 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.

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

27 Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 5 Feb 1908, page 6.

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

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

30 1860 United States Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: Upper Mahanoy, Northumberland, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1149; Page: 362; Image: 367; Family History Library Film: 805149.



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