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Simon Snyder
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Birth: Sep. 23, 1811
Lancaster County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 3, 1890
Marshall County
Indiana, USA

Bremen Enquirer, Dec. 5, 1890, p. 3

Simon Snyder, a highly respected and prominent farmer residing six miles south-east of Bremen, dropped suddenly dead while sitting at his home reading, Wednesday forenoon. He had been doing the chores about the place during the morning, and had made no complaints of feeling ill. Heart disease is presumable the cause of his death. The funeral services will be held at the Union church near Hepton, at 11 o'clock Saturday.
Bremen Enquirer, Dec. 12, 1890, p. 2

Simon Snyder was born in Lancaster county, Penn., September 23rd 1811, and died December 3rd, 1890. Aged 79 years, 2 months and 10 days. When a young man he came with his father to Starke county, Ohio, where he was united in marriage with Saloma Schmachtenberger, on May 9th, 1841. They resided in Ohio until the year 1848, when they moved to Marshall county, Ind., settling on the farm where they lived to the time of his death. To this union there were born eight children, six sons and two daughters, two sons and one daughter having preceded to their resting place. Mr. Snyder was one the oldest and best known citizens in German township. He served as trustee when there were three trustees in the township and after the law only required but one trustee, he filled the office for twelve successive years. While in office he was always found to be honest and upright in his business and always ready to do anything that was to the interest of the people. During the past few years he had retired from farming and was living with his youngest son, J. B. Snyder, who has charge of the place. However, he was not found idle, as he was out at work nearly every day. He was willing to help those in need and never turned anyone away. He was honored by all who knew him and died without an enemy. Mr. Snyder became a member of the German Evangelical church about the year 1856, and was a member of that church to the time of his death. He leaves one brother, three sisters, four sons, one daughter, twenty-eight grand children and four great grand children, besides a host of friends to mourn his departure.
Go to thy rest dear father,
Go to thy dreamless bed,
While yet so gentle, undefiled,
With blessings on thy head.

Obituary and information sent 2002 from Bev at tgtgg@InfoAve.Net (T G Tuggle)
A small portion of article in History of Marshall Co., Ind,----Simon Snyder, an old well-known resident of Marshall county, is a native of Lancaster county, Penn. born September 23, 1811, the son of Henry and Mary (Restler) Snyder. The family is of German descent, the paternal grandfather, John Snyder, having come to America from Saxony Germany, prior to the Revolution, in which struggle he took a part. The following are the names of the children born to Henry and Mary Restler Snyder: Henry, SIMON (my children's line), Catherine, Mary, Salome and Elizabeth. The mother died in Lancaster county, Penn., and the father departed this life in Kosciusko county, Ind. Simon was married in Stark county, Ohio May 9, 1841 to Salome Schmachtenberger, a native of the same county and state, whose birth occurred Oct. 14, 1817 .............. etal .................. Salome is sometimes called, Saloma, Sarah Salome and Sally. Simon & Saloma are buried outside Bremen, Indiana.

Saloma was the daughter of Margretta (aka Margery, Margaret) Rupert and Adolph Schmachtenberger. Also, stated that Adolph & Margaret Rupert Schmachtenberger were buried in Liberty Cemetery, Starke County, Ohio. Plus, Margaret was the daughter of Adam & Margaret Gotz (or Goetz) Rupert.
Family links: 
  Henry Snyder (1777 - 1849)
  Saloma Schmachtenberger Snyder (1817 - 1892)
  Martin Snyder (1842 - 1918)*
  Benjamin F Snyder (1844 - 1928)*
  Henry Snyder (1847 - 1908)*
  William Snyder (1850 - ____)*
  Margaret Snyder Stickel (1852 - 1943)*
  William Snyder (1854 - 1864)*
  James Buchanan Snyder (1856 - 1917)*
  Infant Daughter Snyder (1862 - 1862)*
  Simon Snyder (1863 - 1866)*
  Benjamin Franklin Snyder (1867 - 1950)*
  Simon Snyder (1811 - 1890)
  Salome Snyder Chritten (1815 - 1874)*
*Calculated relationship
DEC. 20, 1890
Hepton Union Cemetery
Kosciusko County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Sec 2 Row 15 #15
Maintained by: Brian Winter
Originally Created by: Anne Rupert
Record added: Oct 10, 2009
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Simon Snyder
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