Johann Nicholas Schneider Sr.
Anna Maria Bordner
Johan Jacob Schneider
Anna Magdalena Erdman
Jonathan Schneider


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1. Susanna Schollenberger

Jonathan Schneider 1 2

  • Born: 17 May 1809, Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA 1 2 3
  • Christened: 7 Jun 1809, Lykens Twp.: Klinger's Church, Dauphin, PA 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Susanna Schollenberger
  • Died: 22 May 1876 at age 67 1
  • Buried: Rebuck: Himmel's Church, Northumberland, PA 1 2

   Another name for Jonathan was Jonathan Snyder.4

   FamilySearch ID: LHYY-XDH.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1860 in Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA. 5 Jonathan (age 51) is a farmer living in the household headed by his son, Cornelius (28). Living with him is his wife, Susannah (55).

2. Census in 1870 in Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA. 6 The census listed Jonathan Snyder (age 61), the head of a household that included Susannah (65) and a domestic servant.

3. Book: Genealogical & Biographical Annals of Northumberland County by J. L. Floyd, 1911. 1
Jonathan Snyder, son of Johan Jacob, was born in the Swabian creek section of Upper Mahanoy Township, and died in 1876, aged sixty-seven years. He was a farmer by occupation, and owned the place which is now one of the Tobias Snyder farms. He was active in church matters as a Lutheran member of Himmel's Church, and held various church offices, and he is buried at that church. He married Susanna Schollenberger, daughter of Benedict Schollenberger, of Albany Township, Berks County, and they had children as follows: Simon S. is mentioned below; Jacob S. died on his farm at Leck Kill April 7, 1894, aged sixty-three years, ten months, twenty-nine days, his wife, Catharine, dying Aug. 26, 1903, aged sixty-seven years, three months, nine days; Cornelius, who was a carpenter by trade, built the famous Elijah Byerly barn in Lower Mahanoy Township, the most modern barn in that township, and later removed to Laporte, Ind., where he died; Enoch, a blacksmith, went to the defense of his country in the Civil war, and because of his extraordinary strength was selected as one of the four hundred men detailed to erect the pontoon bridge across the Rappahanock river, being shot while engaged on that work, in December, 1862; Emanuel died at home, during the epidemic of spotted fever; Gehret (or Gehred), of Bloomsburg, Pa., was formerly a shoemaker, but has lately entered the hotel business, being proprietor of the "Exchange Hotel" at Bloomsburg; Henry M. is mentioned below; Lydia married Gabriel Reiner; Elizabeth married William Kehres; Sarah married William Kauffman.

Jonathan married Susanna Schollenberger, daughter of Benedict Schollenberger and Christina Moyer. (Susanna Schollenberger was born on 11 Jun 1805 in , , PA,5 died on 13 Jan 1891 and was buried in Rebuck: Himmel's Church, Northumberland, PA.)


1 Floyd, J.L., Genealogical & Biographical Annals of Northumberland County (1911 online at, Page 776.

2 Find A Grave,

3 Klinger's Church Records, Lykens Township, Dauphin County (Beginning 1787

4 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "FamilySearch," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 15 Nov 2013), entry for Jonathan Schneider, person ID LHYY-XDH.

5 1860 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Northumberland County, Upper Mahanoy Township, Visit 299.

6 1870 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Northumberland County, Upper Mahanoy Township Visit 69.

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