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John Riley Snyder
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Birth: Jan. 8, 1852, USA
Death: unknown
Seven Hickory Township
Coles County
Illinois, USA

John R. Snyder, aged 66 years and one of the oldest and most respected citizens of Fairgrange, was found dead in his chair at 5 0'clock Sunday evening. Mr. Snyder was alone at home at the time of his death, the rest of the family having just followed the body of his grand-daughter, Dorothy, who recently succumbed to an operation, to the cemetery. upon return Mr. Snyder was found in his chair in an upright position and apparently had been dead a short time. Coroner McClelland was summoned and an inquiry was held, at which it was found that death was due to heart trouble, and apoplectic stroke having overtaken the man following a hearty meal. john Snyder was born on a farm in Hickory township in 1852. He attended the county school and later took up farming for himself. His entire life was spent in Hickory Township. When he was twenty-one years of age, he was united in marriage to Arabelle Devers, and Edgar county girl. To this union were born three children. Two years ago Mr. Snyder retired Froom the farm and took up his residence in Fair Grange, his home that the time of his death. Deceased was a member if the I.O.O.F. and this order will have charge of the Funeral services. Besides the wife, the three sons, William, Charles and S.J. Snyder survive. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 Tuesday morning from the Methodist Church in Fair Grange with Rev. Ewers officiating and burial will be made in the Rose Lawn addition of Mound Cemetery 
 
Burial:
Mound Cemetery
Charleston
Coles County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Ann Winkler Hinrichs
Record added: May 25, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 111140781
John Riley Snyder
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