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)
William Oscar Snyder
(1861-1947)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Minerva Wetzel

William Oscar Snyder 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

  • Born: 15 Jul 1861, Ringtown, Schuylkill, PA 2 3 5 9
  • Marriage (1): Minerva Wetzel on 7 Apr 1884 in , , PA 1
  • Died: 2 Jul 1947, Allentown, Lehigh, PA at age 85 7 9
  • Buried: 7 Jul 1947, Allentown: Grandview Cemetery, Lehigh, PA 7 9

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He has conflicting birth information of His death certificate has 15 Jul 1862 birth date., 15 Jul 1862 and Ringtown, Schuylkill, PA. 7

2. Census in 1870 in Mahanoy Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 6 The 1870 census recorded Wm. S. Snyder, laborer, 35, living with wife Harriet, 33; Lewis, 14; Henry C., 13; Kate S., 12; William, 10; Frank, 8; Mary 4, and Charles E., 3 months. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Mahanoy City.

3. Census in 1900 in Walnutport, Northampton, PA. 10 The 1900 census recorded William O. Snyder, baker, 38, born Jul 1861, married for 17 years to wife Minerva, 37, Oct 1862. She had birthed 7 children and 5 were alive in 1900. Children living with them: George, baker, 15, Jan 1884; Howard, 8, Feb 1892; Beatrice M., 6, Feb 1894; Roland E., 6, Feb 1894; and Louzile, 1, Jul 1898. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

4. Residence: 1037 S. 10Th St., Allentown, Pa. On 31 Oct 1938 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 11

5. Book: The Geist Relation, 1940. 12
William Snyder (4-5) a grandson of Mary Geist-Eisenhart (11-3) was born at Ringtown, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania on July 15, 1862. He is a baker and has the public school education. He married Minerva Wetzel-Snyder (4-5) on April 7, 1884 and they had seven children.
1- George Snyder
2- Beatrice Snyder
3- Howard Snyder
4- William Snyder
5- Eugene Snyder
6- Lucille Snyder
7- Alveda Snyder
Minerva Wetzel-Snyder (4-5) the wife of William Snyder (4-5) was born at Shamokin, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania on October 20. 1862 and died ot Allentown, Lehigh County on October 31, 1938. She is buried in the Greenwood cemetery at Allentown and a tombstone marks her grave. She was a housewife and had the public school education. She married William Snyder (4-5) on April 7, 1884 and their seven children
are given under his name.

6. Residence: on 5 Jun 1940 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 8 13

7. Cause of Death: acute dilation of heart due congestive heart, 2 Jul 1947, Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 7

8. Occupation: retired baker on 2 Jul 1947 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 7

9. Residence: 1137 S. 10Th St., Allentown, PA on 2 Jul 1947 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 7

10. Obituary: Morning Call: obituary of William O. Snyder on 5 Jul 1947 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 14 William O. Snyder, 84, died at 11:20 p. m. Wednesday at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Ford, 1137 S. 10th St.
He was the husband of the late Minerva Snyder.
Born in Ringtown, Pa., he was the son of the late William and Harriet Snyder. He was a baker by trade, being retired, however, for many years. He was a member of Salem M.B.C. church.
Surviving are: three sons, George, Allentown, Howard W., Philadelphia, Eugene R., Pleasantville; three daughters: Beatrice, wife of Frank Koepler, Phillipsburg, N. J., Lucille, wife of Thomas Ford with whom he resided and Alvilda, wife of Stanley Krouse, Elmira, N. Y.; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and one brother, John Snyder, Irvington, N. J. Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p. m.. at the Derr funeral home, 46 E. Susquehanna St. Interment will be in Grandview cemetery. Call Sunday 7 to 9 p. m.

11. Obituary: Republican and Herald: obituary of William O. Snyder on 5 Jul 1947 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 9 WILLIAM O. SNYDER. Funeral services will be held on Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock for William O. Snyder, 84, who died Wednesday at the home of son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Ford, 1137 South Tenth street Allentown. Born in Ringtown, he was the son the late William and Harriet Snyder. He was a baker by trade, being retired for many years. Surviving are three sons, three daughters, eight grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and a brother. Services will be conducted at the Derr Funeral Home, 46 East Susquehanna street, Allentown. Interment will be in Grandview Cemetery, Allentown.


William married Minerva Wetzel on 7 Apr 1884 in , , PA.1 (Minerva Wetzel was born on 2 Oct 1862 in Shamokin, Northumberland, PA,1 11 died on 31 Oct 1938 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA 1 11 and was buried on 5 Nov 1938 in Allentown: Greenwood Cemetery, Lehigh, PA 1 11.)


Sources


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

2 1870 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, Mahanoy Township, Visit 1464.

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

4 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFWS-NBJ William O. Snyder in entry for Harold H. Miller and Lucille G. Snyder, 08 Apr 1922; citing Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States, 39612; FHL microfilm 2080238.

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

6 1870 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MZ28-MD3 Wm S Snyder, Pennsylvania, United States; citing p. 217, family 1464, NARA microfilm publication M593, FHL microfilm 000552949.

7 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 63364. William O. Snyder. Father William O. Snyder. Mother Harriett. Spouse Minerva Snyder. Informant Mrs. Lucille Ford.

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

9 Republican and Herald (Pottsville, PA) (www.republicanherald.com), 5 Jul 1947, page 4. Obituary of William O. Snyder.

10 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M3QT-4YS William Snyder, Lehigh Township, Central District, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 11B, family 247, NARA microfilm publication T623, FHL microfilm 1241446.

11 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 89933. Minerva Snyder. Father Daniel Wetzel. Mother Harriet Kahler. Spouse William O Snyder.

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

13 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.

14 Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 5 Jul 1947, page 8. Obituary of William O. Snyder.



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