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William McKendree Snyder
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Birth: Dec. 20, 1848
Liberty
Union County
Indiana, USA
Death: Sep. 30, 1930
Madison
Jefferson County
Indiana, USA

Noted Indiana artist who studied with Eaton, Bierstadt and Inness. Influenced by the Hudson River School, he was one of the first artists to paint in Brown County, Indiana. He was especially known for his paintings of beech woods, though he also painted portraits and other subjects.

Son of Methodist minister William Washington Snyder and Elizabeth C. (Rager) Snyder. The Snyders lived at 127 East First Street in Madison. Rev. Snyder bought the home about 1879 and his son William McKendree Snyder and his wife lived there until their deaths in 1930 and 1934 respectively. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Washington Snyder (1820 - 1911)
  Elisabeth Catherine Rager Snyder (1824 - 1903)
 
 Spouse:
  Allena Belle Rodocker Snyder (1857 - 1934)*
 
 Siblings:
  Robert Wesley Snyder (1842 - 1908)*
  Hester Ann Snyder Brewington (1844 - 1905)*
  William McKendree Snyder (1848 - 1930)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Springdale Cemetery
Madison
Jefferson County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: CTB
Record added: Feb 10, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47965388
William McKendree Snyder
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William McKendree Snyder
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William McKendree Snyder
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