Johann Nicholas Schneider Sr.
(1749-1821)
Anna Maria Bordner
(1756-1827)
Abraham Schneider Sr.
(1788-1873)
Susanna Schweitzer
(1790-1870)
John S. Schneider
(1824-1901)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Susannah Schreffler

John S. Schneider 1 2

  • Born: 16 Dec 1824, Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA 1 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Susannah Schreffler
  • Died: 3 Nov 1901, Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA at age 76 1 2 3
  • Buried: Leck Kill: St. John's Lutheran and Reformed Church, Northumberland, PA 1 2 3

   Another name for John was John S Snyder.4

  Burial Notes:

His tombstone reads: John S. Snyder, Born Dec. 16, 1824; Died Nov. 9, 1901; Aged 76 y., 10 m., 17 d.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1860 in Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA. The census listed John Snyder (age 38) living with his wife, Susanna (36); Sarah (12); Edward (11); Mary (10); Rudolf (9); Lizzie (6); Susanna (2); and Ellis (5 months). The census was recorded on June 23, 1860.

2. Census in 1870 in Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA. 4 The census listed John Snyder (age 45) living with his wife Susannah (42); Sarah (22); Rudolph (17); Lucetta (15); Elias (10); Eve S. (9); Emma J. (6); John F. (2); and ?Vesta (1). Also living with them is Mary Eisenhart (3) and mother-in-law Eve Schreffler (79) and Hannah Schreffler (55).

3. Occupation: farmer in 1870 in Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA. 4 His land was valued at $3,000 in the 1870 Census.

4. Book: Genealogical & Biographical Annals of Northumberland County by J.L. Floyd, 1911. 1
John S. Snyder, son of Abraham, was born in Upper Mahanoy Township Dec. 16, 1824, and died Nov. 3, 1901, on his farm in that township Mr. Snyder was a well known man in his day. He followed shoemaking for fifteen years or more, and also operated a farm, owning a place of 120 acres, now the property of his son Elias Snyder. He was active in the public affairs of the community, serving many years in various offices, as constable, school director, supervisor and auditor, and was also prominent in church work, being a chorister of Himmel's Church for many years; then St. John's church was built, and he became chorister there, serving until a few years before his death. He was a useful and popular man in the locality, a stanch member of the Democratic party, and identified with the progress of his day in many ways.
Mr. Snyder married Susanne Schreffler, born April 9, 1826, died June 28, 1902 (daughter of Godfried Schreffler), and both are buried at St. John's Church, in Upper Mahanoy Township.
Fourteen children were born to their union: Sarah married Andrew Dunkelberger, and they made their home in Michigan, where she still lives (Mr. Dunkelberger is deceased); Edward is a resident of Sunbury, Pa.; Mary is the widow of Jerry Beissel, of South Bend, Ind.; Rudolph is mentioned below; Luzetta is the widow of Joel Haning and lives at Pitman, Pa.; Elias lives on the old homestead; Emma; Sevilla married Daniel Herb, of Mount Carmel, Pa.; John has been lost track of by his family; Vesta married Robert Maurer, of Mahantango, Pa.; four died young.


John married Susannah Schreffler, daughter of Godfried Schreffler and Eva Margaretha Lebo. (Susannah Schreffler was born on 9 Apr 1826 in , Northumberland, PA,1 5 died on 28 Jun 1902 in , Northumberland, PA 1 5 and was buried in Leck Kill: St. John's Lutheran and Reformed Church, Northumberland, PA 1 5.)


Sources


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

2 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=32934625.

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

4 1870 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Northumberland County, Upper Mahanoy Township Visit 91.

5 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=32934630.



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