Johann Nicholas Schneider Sr.
(1749-1821)
Anna Maria Bordner
(1756-1827)
Johan Jacob Schneider
(1780-1851)
Anna Magdalena Erdman
(1783-1861)
John A. Snyder
(1803-1867)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Anna Maria Magdalena Schollenberger

2. Judith Diehl

John A. Snyder 2 3 4

  • Born: 30 Mar 1803, Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA 1 2 4
  • Marriage (1): Anna Maria Magdalena Schollenberger in 1821 in Rebuck: Himmel's Church, Northumberland, PA
  • Marriage (2): Judith Diehl in 1847 in Rebuck: Himmel's Church, Northumberland, PA 1
  • Died: 18 Apr 1867, Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA at age 64 1 2 4
  • Buried: Apr 1867, Rebuck: Himmel's Church, Northumberland, PA 1 2 4

   Other names for John were Johannes A. Schneider 3 5 and John A Schneider.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Book: Genealogical & Biographical Annals of Northumberland County by J. L. Floyd, 1911. 3
John A. Snyder, son of Johan Jacob, was born March 29, 1803, in Upper Mahanoy Township, where he lived and died, passing away April 18, 1867. He was a lifelong farmer, owning a fine place of 140 acres along the south side of Line Mountain, near Greenbrier. He was a Lutheran member and one of the most liberal supporters of and active workers in Himmel's Church; holding all the church offices, and helped to work on the old stone church mentioned previously as having been erected in 1818, helping to gather stone from the mountain. He was twice married, and both his wives were Reformed members of that church. His first wife, Maria (Schollenberger), is buried there. She was a daughter of Benedict and Christian (Moyer) Schollenberger, who came from Albany Township, Berks County, and his second wife, Judith (Diehl), a native of Berks County, was a daughter of Michael and Sarah (Schollenberger) Diehl, her mother being a sister of Maria, his first wife. Mrs. Judith Snyder died Jan. 30, 1907, aged ninety years, two months, six days. Mr. Snyder had fifteen children by his first wife, eight sons and seven daughters, namely: Solomon, Michael, Benjamin, Amos, Jared, Aaron, John, a son not named, Regina, Susanna, and five daughters who died young, several close together, of diphtheria. To the second marriage were born six, three sons and three daughters: Peter D., Jeremiah, Tobias, Hannah (married David Schoffstall), Lydia (married John Schoffstall, brother of David) and Sarah (married James S. Reitz).


John married Anna Maria Magdalena Schollenberger, daughter of Benedict Schollenberger and Christina Moyer, in 1821 in Rebuck: Himmel's Church, Northumberland, PA. (Anna Maria Magdalena Schollenberger was born on 21 Jun 1803 in , Northumberland, PA,5 6 died on 4 Feb 1846 in , Northumberland, PA 5 6 and was buried in Rebuck: Himmel's Church, Northumberland, PA 5 6.)


John next married Judith Diehl in 1847 in Rebuck: Himmel's Church, Northumberland, PA.1 (Judith Diehl was born on 24 Nov 1816 in , , PA,7 died on 30 Jan 1907 in , Northumberland, PA 3 7 and was buried in Rebuck: Himmel's Church, Northumberland, PA 7.)


Sources


1 http://www.familysearch.org.

2 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "FamilySearch," database, FamilySearch (http://new.familysearch.org : accessed 15 Nov 2013), entry for Tobias Snyder, person ID LCCP-9YS.

3 Floyd, J.L, Genealogical & Biographical Annals of Northumberland County (1911 online at http://www.usgwarchives.net/pa/northumberp/floyd.html), Page 776.

4 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=34481086.

5 Himmel's Church Cemetery Records (http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/northumberland/cemeteries/himmorig.txt).

6 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=34445007.

7 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=34481054.



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