|Simon S. Schneider
Simon S. Schneider 1 2
- Born: 2 Mar 1829 1
- Marriage (1): Leah Wetzel
- Died: 3 Jan 1904, Upper Mahanoy Twp.: St. James Church, Schuylkill, PA at age 74 1
Noted events in his life were:
Simon S. Snyder, son of Jonathan, was born March 2, 1829, and died Jan. 3, 1904. During his earlier life he was a shoemaker and saddler, later becoming a farmer, and he owned the fine property which is now in the possession of his son Edwin W. He built the large Swiss barn (100 by 50 feet in dimensions) which stands on the place in 1871. He took some part in local affairs, serving as overseer of the poor in his district and for a number of years was a deacon of St. James Church in Upper Mahanoy Township, of which he was a Lutheran member; he and his wife are buried at that church.
Mr. Snyder married Leah Wetzel, born Nov. 20, 1829, died June 21, 1886, daughter of Peter Wetzel, and six children were born to this union: Lizzie (married Peter Paul), William W., Edwin W., Kate (married Joel Daniel and later Preston Fretz), Sarah E. (married Edwin Beisel and later Samuel Herb) and Susan (married Daniel Runkel).
Simon married Leah Wetzel. (Leah Wetzel was born on 20 Nov 1829,1 died on 21 Jun 1886 1 and was buried in Upper Mahanoy Twp.: St. James Church, Schuylkill, PA 1.)
Floyd, J.L, Genealogical & Biographical Annals of Northumberland County (1911 online at http://www.usgwarchives.net/pa/northumberp/floyd.html), Page 777.
1850 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Northumberland County, Upper Mahanoy Township, Visit 39.