Johann Nicholas Schneider Sr.
Anna Maria Bordner
Abraham Schneider Sr.
Susanna Schweitzer
Daniel S. Schneider


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1. Sarah N. Smith

Daniel S. Schneider 1 2

  • Born: 6 Jan 1827, Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA 1 2 3 4
  • Christened: 28 Jan 1827, Rebuck: Himmel's Church, Northumberland, PA 1 3
  • Marriage (1): Sarah N. Smith
  • Died: 18 Mar 1903, , Northampton, PA at age 76 1 2 4
  • Buried: Leck Kill: St. John's Cemetery, Northumberland, PA 1 2 4

   Another name for Daniel was Daniel Snyder.4 5

   FamilySearch ID: KZ5C-M36.

  Burial Notes:

His tombstone reads: Daniel Snyder, Died Mar. 18, 1903; Aged 76 y., 2 m., 12 d.

  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 1870 in Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA. The census listed Daniel Snyder (age 42) living with his wife Sarah (39) and Harriet (20); Martin (17); Wesley (15); Melinda (12); David (7); Sarah E. (5); and Samuel (2). Also living on the farm is Minnie Geist (2 months); Eliza Snyder (15); and Abraham Snyder (82).

3. Occupation: farmer in 1870. 5 His land was valued at $8,000.

4. Book: Genealogical & Biographical Annals of Northumberland County by J.L. Floyd, 1911. 1
Daniel S. Snyder, son of Abraham, was born Jan. 6, 1827, in, Upper Mahanoy Township, and died March 18, 1903. He was a lifelong farmer, owning and living upon the place until recently occupied by his son, A. Morris Snyder, which comprises over two hundred acres in all; there are 148 acres of cleared land, besides the woodland. Mr. Snyder prospered, and he built the present barn in 1857; he also built part of the dwelling. Mr. Snyder was quite active in his locality, was a Republican in politics, and served some years as supervisor and also as school director of his township; he held the former office at the time the Mountain road, across Line Mountain to Shamokin, was built.
Mr. Snyder married Sarah A. Smith, daughter of Samuel Smith, and she survived him, dying May 9, 1905, aged seventy-three years, seven months, nineteen days. Mr. and Mrs. Snyder and some of their children are buried at St. John's Church, in Upper Mahanoy Township. They were Lutheran members of that church. They had the following family: Harriet, who married (first) Ed Erdman and (second) David Hepler; Martin, a farmer of Washington Township, Northumberland County; Wesley, a farmer of the same township; Malinda, deceased, who married Dr. H. H. Malick; Ellen, who married William Houghton; Daniel, of Allentown, Pa.; Milton, born April 13, 1861, who died of diphtheria June 23, 1863; Samuel I., born Jan. 15, 1869, who died Aug. 2, 1873; Savira (or Sovira), born Oct. 21, 1856, who died of diphtheria May 30, 1863; Charles E., of Allentown, Pa.; A. Morris; and Daisy, who married Howard Geist, of Girardville, Pennsylvania.

Daniel married Sarah N. Smith, daughter of Samuel Smith and Sallie Arnold. (Sarah N. Smith was born on 21 Sep 1831 in , Northumberland, PA,1 4 7 died on 9 May 1905 in , Northumberland, PA 1 4 7 and was buried in Leck Kill: St. John's Lutheran and Reformed Church, Northumberland, PA 1 4 7.)


1 Floyd, J.L., Genealogical & Biographical Annals of Northumberland County (1911 online at, Page 777.

2 Find A Grave,

3 Himmel's Church Baptismal Records (

4 St. John's Lutheran and Reformed Church Cemetery, Leck Kill, Northumberland County (

5 1870 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Northumberland County, Upper Mahanoy Township Visit 10.

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

7 Find A Grave,

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