Bavaria (Bayern), Germany
|Death: ||Mar. 3, 1790|
West Virginia, USA
Jacob Snider is buried on the Old Snider Plantation near the Swinging Bridge over Back Creek. He operated a grist mill at this location. His grave marker is located near the location of the home near a farm implement storage shed.
According to Mr Donald Riggs (1980) there were more graves there but they had been trodden down by farm animals over the years. Jacob's son Abraham, who ended up with the farm after Jacob's death, is probably buried here also along with his first two wives and perhaps some children.
Jacob's widow Margaret Studebaker moved to Bedford Co., Pa. with her three younger sons after Jacob's death. She is buried there in West Providence Township about 1813 (now Snake Spring Township).
On October 6, 2007 a dedication service was held for Jacob Snider for his Revolutionary War service. The marker was provided by the Veteran's Administration.
It is believed that Jacob immigrated to Philadelphia from Germany arriving on the ship Fane on 17 October 1849. On board the ship were his father Jacob Schneider Sr, mother Anna Margaretha Seffer and siblings Christopher, Johan Jacob and Martin .
Jacob Christian Schneider (1706 - 1778)
Anna Margaretha Seffer Schneider (1714 - 1785)
Margaret Mary Studebaker Snider (1734 - 1813)
Jacob Snider (1753 - 1848)*
John Snider (1755 - 1793)*
Mary Snider Studebaker (1756 - 1832)*
Abraham Snider (1763 - 1845)*
David Snider (1764 - 1855)*
Elizabeth Snider Henricks (1765 - 1826)*
Joseph Snider (1765 - 1824)*
Susanna Snider Overholser (1766 - 1849)*
Hannah Snider Riner (1768 - 1826)*
Daniel Snider (1772 - 1866)*
Margaret Rosanna Snider Stuckey (1773 - 1833)*
George Washington Snider (1776 - 1849)*
William Snider (1783 - 1815)*
"MH3 1790 JS 58" meaning that he died on March 3, 1790 at the age of 58.
Note: Talcum powder was thrown on the face of Jacob's marker to help bring out the impressions on the weathered 200+ year old stone.
West Virginia, USA
Created by: Robert Longbottom # 46...
Record added: Feb 08, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6163343