Heinrich Kehler
(1806-1869)
Salome "Sarah" Kimmel
(1808-1886)
Matilda Kehler
(Abt 1837-Abt 1855)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. William S. Snyder

Matilda Kehler 1 2 3

  • Born: Abt 1837, , Schuylkill, PA
  • Marriage (1): William S. Snyder about 1853 1
  • Died: Abt 1855, , Northumberland, PA about age 18 4

   FamilySearch ID: LWJ5-KB9.

  General Notes:

William S. Snyder's first marriage is recorded in the written notes of family genealogist Bruce Franklin Beacher who gathered info in the 1960's from family members of his mother, Bertha Snyder. William married Matilda Kehler and within two years she died. (FYI other Kehlers marry into this same Snyder family line.) 1

  Death Notes:

She died giving birth to her son, Lewis, in the second year of her marriage to William Schneider.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Upper Mahantongo Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 5 The 1850 census recorded Henry Kahler, farmer, 45, living with wife Sarah, 43; William John, 33; Matilda Kahler, 13; Jude Ruther, 18; and Henry Brocius, 11. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.


Matilda married William S. Snyder, son of Abraham Schneider Sr. and Susanna Schweitzer, about 1853.1 (William S. Snyder was born on 17 May 1834 in Leck Kill, Northumberland, PA 2 6 7 8 9 10 11 12, christened on 6 Jul 1834 in Rebuck: Himmel's Church, Northumberland, PA,6 8 10 died on 11 Jun 1909 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA 8 9 11 12 13 and was buried on 14 Jun 1909 in Allentown: Highland Park Cemetery, Lehigh, PA 4 8 9 11 12 13 14.)


Sources


1 Genealogy Research conducted by Bruce Franklin Beacher Ph.D. (1919-2004), Bruce's notes based on information obtained from the Schneider family.

2 Department of the Interior, Bureau of Pensions (Washington, DC), Pension application of William S. Snyder, 14 Sep 1897.

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

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

5 1850 United States Census, Year: 1850; Census Place: Upper Mahantongo, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; Roll: M432_826; Page: 387B; Image: 458.

6 Himmel's Church Baptismal Records (http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/northumberland/church/himmbapt.txt).

7 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255192; National Archives Film T9-1192; Page 17B.

8 Floyd, J.L., Genealogical & Biographical Annals of Northumberland County (1911 online at http://www.usgwarchives.net/pa/northumberp/floyd.html), Page 777.

9 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=20674986.

10 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2JV-WHT Wilhelm Schneider, 06 Jul 1834.

11 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 52604. William S. Snyder. Father Daniel J. Snyder. Mother Harrietta ____.

12 Geist, A. Frank, The Geist Relation, 200 years in America (Valley View, Pa.: 1940, 925 pgs.), page 280.

13 The Allentown Leader (Allentown, PA) (Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania), The Allentown Leader, page 6. Obituary of William S. Snyder.

14 Allentown Democrat (Allentown, PA), 15 Jun 1909, page 3. Funeral of William S. Snyder.



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