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)
George Snyder
(1794-1875)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Catharine Wagner

George Snyder 2

  • Born: 5 Dec 1794, Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA 1 2 3
  • Christened: 8 Dec 1794, Rebuck: Himmel's Church, Northumberland, PA 3
  • Marriage (1): Catharine Wagner on 4 Mar 1818 1
  • Died: 26 Oct 1875, Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA at age 80 1
  • Buried: Line Mountain: Jacob's Cemetery (Howerter's Church), Northumberland, PA 2

   Other names for George were Georg Schneider 3 and George Schneider.1

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He appeared on the census in 1860 in Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA. 4 The census listed George Snyder (age 65) living with his wife Catherine (63); George (23, farm hand); Aaron (20); Louisa (24); Abby (18); and Lidia Wagner (26, widow) with her four children.

2. Book: Genealogical & Biographical Annals of Northumberland County by J. L. Floyd, 1911. 1
George Schneider, son of Johann Nicholas, born in Upper Mahanoy Township Dec. 5, 1794, died Oct. 26, 1875. He lived in the extreme eastern end of Upper Mahanoy Township, on the farm near Howerter's Church now owned by his son Aaron W., and followed farming. Mr. Schneider learned the carpenter's trade with his brother Abraham. and followed it to some extent, helping to build the Old Stone Himmel's Church in 1818. His farm comprised 230 acres, and he built thereon the first house and the barn now used by his son Aaron, the latter being erected in 1841. He held the office of township supervisor and local election offices, and was a Democrat in politics.

On March 4, 1818, George Schneider married Catharine Wagner, daughter of Jacob Wagner, born May 18, 1797, died Jan. 25, 1885; they are buried at the Howerter Church, of which all the family were Lutheran members. Mr. Schneider was a trustee of the church. Mr. and Mrs. Schneider had a family of twelve children: Solomon (who died young), Elizabeth (married Samuel Scmink), Charles, Hannah (married Abraham Erdman), Catharine, Lydia and Mary (twins, the latter dying young), Gideon, Helen, George (married a Long), Aaron W., and Abbie (married a Mr. Adkin).


George married Catharine Wagner, daughter of Jacob Wagner and Unknown, on 4 Mar 1818.1 (Catharine Wagner was born on 18 May 1797 in Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA,1 died on 25 Jan 1885 in , Northumberland, PA and was buried in Line Mountain: Jacob's Cemetery (Howerter's Church), Northumberland, PA.)


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=13147155.

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

4 1860 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Northumberland County, Upper Mahanoy Township, Visit 439.



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