Person:James Snyder (25)

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James A. Snyder
b.14 Aug 1864
m. 17 Aug 1862
  1. James A. Snyder1864 - 1937
  2. Edgar Snyder1866 - 1955
  3. Jennie Eliza Snyder1867 - 1936
  4. Almon D. Snyder1869 - 1917
  5. Merton Snyder1872 - 1948
  6. Cora Snyder1873 - 1926
  7. Menzo Snyder1876 - 1960
  8. Frederick Snyder1878 - 1958
  9. Eva Snyder1880 - 1961
  10. Elmer Frank Snyder1883 - 1953
  11. Harry L. Snyder1885 - 1907
m. 26 Nov 1887
  • HJames A. Snyder1864 - 1937
  • WMaryabt 1864 -
m. bef 1920
Facts and Events
Name James A. Snyder
Gender Male
Birth[1][2][3][4] 14 Aug 1864
Marriage 26 Nov 1887 to Hattie Stacey
Occupation[4] 1900 Sullivan Twp, Livingston County, Illinois, United Statespolice officer
Marriage bef 1920 to Mary
Occupation[6] 1930 Flint, Genesee County, Michigan, United Statesfarm laborer
Death[5] 6 Feb 1937 Jackson County, Mississippi, United States
Burial[5] Jackson County, Mississippi, United StatesColeman Cemetery
References
  1. Portrait and biographical album of Livingston County, Ill: containing full page portraits and biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens of the county, together with portraits and biographies of all the governors of Illinois, and of the presidents of the United States. (Chicago, Ill.: Chapman Brothers, 1888), page 821.

    'Mr. and Mrs. Snyder remained in New York State three years after their marriage, then in Michigan about two and a half, and then came directly to this county, locating a few years afterward on their present farm. ...
    The record of [Orin and Martha (Allard) Snyder's] eleven children is as follows: James A. was born Aug. 14, 1864, and married Hattie Stacey Nov. 26, 1887; ...'

  2. Broughton, Livingston County, Illinois, in United States. 1870 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p. 16.

    Orin Snyder, age 26, farmer, born in New York
    Martha Snyder, age 25, keeping house, born in New York
    James Snyder, age 5, born in Canada
    Edgar Snyder, age 4, born in Mich
    Jennie Snyder, age 2, born in Mich
    Almon Snyder, age 6/12, born in Illinois, in Decr.

    While later census records say James was born in New York or Michigan, it is possible he was actually born in Canada, as his father had deserted from service in the Civil War in Dec 1862.

  3. Broughton, Livingston County, Illinois, in United States. 1880 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p. 16.

    Orrin Snyder, age 36, farming, born in New York (father and mother both born in New York)
    wife: Martha Snyder, age 35, keeping house, born in New York (father born in Connecticut, mother born in New York)
    son: James Snyder, age 15, farming, born in New York
    son: Edgar Snyder, age 13, farming, born in Michigan
    daughter: Jennie Snyder, age 12, born in Michigan
    son: Alman Snyder, age 10, born in Illinois
    son: Merton Snyder, age 8, born in Illinois
    daughter: Cara Snyder, age 6, born in Illinois
    son: Menzo Snyder, age 4, born in Illinois
    son: Fred Snyder, age 2, born in Illinois

  4. 4.0 4.1 Sullivan, Livingson County, Illinois, in United States. 1900 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T624), sheet 4.

    Jas. A Sneider, born Aug 1864 (age 35) in Michigan (parents both born in New York), married 13 years, police
    wife: Hattie Sneider, born Sept 1866 (age 33) in Illinois (parents both born in England)
    son: Lewis H. Sneider, born June 1890 (age 9) in Illinois
    son: Henry J. Sneider, born Sept 1895 (age 4) in Illinois

  5. 5.0 5.1 Coleman Cemetery, Hurley, Jackson County, Mississippi, USA, in Find A Grave.

    James A. Snyder
    birth: Aug. 14, 1864
    death: Feb. 6, 1937

    There is a photo of the gravestone, which is mostly legible, and says:
    JA Snyder
    born Aug 14 186[-]
    died Feb [-] 193[-]
    [----] but not forgotten

    His son Lewis A. Snyder (29 Jun 1890 - 10 Feb 1935) is buried in the same cemetery.

  6. Flint, Genesee County, Michigan, in United States. 1930 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T626).

    Menzo Snyder, age 53 (age 23 at first marriage), born in Illinois, laborer in an auto factory (both parents born in New York)
    wife: Ida E Snyder, age 49 (age 30 at first marriage), born in Illinois (father born in England, mother born in New York)
    sons: Orin B Snyder (age 23) and Merritt E Snyder (age 18)
    mother: Martha L. Snyder, age 85, widow, born in New York (both parents born in New York)
    brother: James A Snyder, age 65 (age 23 at first marriage), married, born in Michigan, farm laborer

  7.   Big Rapids, Mecosta County, Michigan, in United States. 1920 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T625).

    James Snyder, age 56, born in New York (both parents born in New York), chauffeur
    wife: Mary Snyder, age 56, born in New York (father born in New York, mother born in Canada), forewoman for Produce Co.

  8.   Colfax, Wexford, Michigan, in United States. 1920 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T625).

    The James A Snyder (born about 1862 in Canada to parents both born in Canada), married to Hattie E Snyder (born about 1864 in New York to parents both born in New York), listed in the 1920 census in Colfax, Michigan, is not James A Snyder, son of Orin and Martha (Allard) Snyder. The Colfax 1920 census record matches a 1930 census record in Cadillac, Michigan, and there is a different 1930 census record for the son of Orin and Martha (Allard) Snyder, showing him living with (or visiting) his brother Menzo and their mother.

  9.   Penn, Saint Joseph County, Indiana, in United States. 1910 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T623).

    James A Snyder, age 45, works in rubber factory, married 22 years, born in Michigan (both parents born in New York)
    wife: Hattie Snyder, age 44, born in Illinois (both parents born in England), had 6 children (3 living)
    son: Louis Snyder, age 19, laborer in pulley factory, born in Illinois
    son: Henry Snyder, age 14, stock boy in woolen mill, born in Illinois
    son: Russel Snyder age 9/12, born in Indiana