Rudolph Schneider 1
- Born: 3 Feb 1852, Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA 1
- Marriage (1): Sarah Alice Geist in 1881 1
- Died: 1924 at age 72
- Buried: Rebuck: Himmel's Church, Northumberland, PA
Noted events in his life were:
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Rudolph Snyder, son of John S., was born Feb. 3, 1852, in Upper Mahanoy Township, and received a common school education. He was reared to farming, working for his parents until he attained his majority, after which he engaged in huckstering for seven years, making weekly trips to Shenandoah and Mahanoy City. During this time he continued to live at home. Then, in the spring of 1881, he came to the place where he has ever since lived, following general farming, in which he has been very successful. He has an eighty-five-acre farm, formerly a Ressler homestead, and the property has been improved considerably during his ownership. In 1903 he built the present barn, and in 1909 he made an addition to the house.
In 1881 Mr. Snyder married Sarah Alice Geist, daughter of Daniel and Cecilia (Updegraff) Geist, and nine children have been born to them, namely: Irwin (married Carrie Heim), Casper (married Minnie Bentzinger), Sadie (married Charles Mattern), Walter, Gurney, Alverta, Carrie, Willard and Millard. Mr. Snyder and his family are Reformed members of Himmel's Church. He is a Democrat in political opinion, and he has served six years. as school director of Upper Mahanoy Township.
Rudolph married Sarah Alice Geist, daughter of Daniel H. Geist and Cicilia Updegrave, in 1881.1 (Sarah Alice Geist was born in 1861 in , , PA, died in 1929 and was buried in Rebuck: Himmel's Church, Northumberland, PA.)