Georg Daniel Schneider
(1721-1789)
Magdalena Stupp
(1728-1814)
Johann Jacob Bordner
(1721-1792)
Sarah Balt
(1730-1800)
Johann Nicholas Schneider Sr.
(1749-1821)
Anna Maria Bordner
(1756-1827)
Abraham Schneider Sr.
(1788-1873)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Susanna Schweitzer

Abraham Schneider Sr. 1 2 3

  • Born: 4 Sep 1788, Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA 1 2 4
  • Christened: Oct 1788, Lykens Twp.: Klinger's Church, Dauphin, PA 4
  • Marriage (1): Susanna Schweitzer about 1810 in Lykens Twp.: Klinger's Church, Dauphin, PA 1
  • Died: 8 Feb 1873, Leck Kill, Northumberland, PA at age 84 1 2
  • Buried: Leck Kill: St. John's Lutheran and Reformed Church, Northumberland, PA 1 2 5

   Another name for Abraham was Abraham Snyder.6

  Christening Notes:

Sponsors were Abraham Brosius & Cath. Klinger's Church in Dauphin County is just south of the Schneider farm that was in Upper Mahanoy, Northumberland County.

  Burial Notes:

The tombstone inscription is: Abraham Schneider, Geb. 4 Sept. 1788; Starb 8 Feb. 1873; Alter 84 Jahre, 5 Monat, 4 Tag.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA. 6 The 1850 census recorded Abraham Snyder, 63, living with wife Susan, 62; son Daniel, 24; daughter Sarah, 20; and son William, 16. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The value of Abraham's real estate is $2,000. Living next door is his son Abraham (visit 16) and also nearby are the Brosius and Geist families who intermarry with Schneiders. The census record was recorded on 1 Nov 1850.

2. Census in 1860 in Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA. The census listed Abraham Snyder (73, retired from age) living with his wife Susanna (71); and Eliza (5).

3. Census in 1870 in Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA. The census listed Abraham Snyder (age 82) living on the farm of his son, Daniel (42).

4. Book: Genealogical & Biographical Annals of Northumberland County by J. L. Floyd, 1911. 1
Abraham Schneider, son of Johann Nicholas, born Sept. 4, 1788, died Feb. 8, 1873. He lived south of his brother Jacob, in the same township, and his farm continued in the family, being owned until recently by his grandson, A. Morris Snyder. His wife, Susanna (Schweitzer), born May 14, 1790, died Jan. 23, 1870, and both are buried at St. John's Church, in Upper Mahanoy Township. They had children as follows: Abraham (died April 18, 1894, aged 76 years, one month, five days; his wife, Susanna, died Nov. 13, 1898, aged eighty years, four months, eighteen days), George (who moved away from this region), John S., Daniel S., Simon, William (lived in Allentown, Pa.) and Catharine (married George Kahler).


Abraham married Susanna Schweitzer, daughter of Unknown and Unknown, about 1810 in Lykens Twp.: Klinger's Church, Dauphin, PA.1 (Susanna Schweitzer was born on 14 May 1790 in , , PA,1 7 died on 23 Jan 1870 in Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA 1 7 and was buried in Leck Kill: St. John's Lutheran and Reformed Church, Northumberland, PA 1 5 7.)


Sources


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

2 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=32934508.

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

4 Klinger's Church Records, Lykens Township, Dauphin County (Beginning 1787
http://www.maley.net/Dauphin/OnlineData/Church/klingerchurch.htm).

5 St. John's Lutheran and Reformed Church Cemetery, Leck Kill, Northumberland County (http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/northumberland/cemeteries/lechkill.txt).

6 1850 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Northumberland County, Upper Mahanoy Township, Visit 17.

7 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=32934519.



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