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Alfred Nolan Snyder
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Birth: Mar. 7, 1844
Somerset County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 4, 1914
Ashland County
Ohio, USA

Alfred Nolan Snyder was born near Kingwood, Somerset County, Pa. on March 7, 1844. Most of his life was spent on the farm where he was born. He enlisted for service in the defense of the Union on Oct. 21, 1864 and left home on Oct. 27, and walked via Somerset to Johnstown. He left Camp Biddle, Carlisle, Pa. on Nov. 1 for New York. Sailed from New York City, Nov. 6, on the steamboat "Fulton" via Fortress Monroe, Va. and Port Royal, S. Car. to Morris Island, S. Car. where he arrived on Nov. 13. On Nov. 28, 1864 was assigned to Company 1, 52nd Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry and served in the South. At Newborn, N. Carolina on April 12, 1865, first heard of Lee's surrender. Was mustered out of service on June 23, 1865, Henry J. Jenks commanding and left Salisbury, N. Car. on June 25 for home via Greenboro, N. Car., Danville, Petersburg and Fortress Monroe, Va., Baltimore Md., and Harrisburg, Pa. At Camp Curtain, Harrisburg, Pa., was honorably discharged on July 4, 1865. He was united in marriage by Bishop Conrad G. Lint on Dec. 28, 1876 to Sallie Hostetler, daughter of Samuel and Harriet Klingman Hostetler, who was born Aug. 30, 1847. Four children were born to this union. On July 8, 1899 the family moved to Dickey County, N. Dak. In March 1901 he returned to Ashland, Ohio and purchased a farm near that city. Following an attach of lagrippe in Jan. 1913 his health gradually failed. In April 1914 he moved from the farm into Ashland where he departed this life on May 4, 1914. His wife passed away Dec. 3, 1922. Both were buried in the beautiful cemetery at Ashland, Ohio. As the member of the Church of the Brethern, he lived an exemplary Christian life. He supported social and civic movements which had as their objective human betterment. His constant insistence upon truth, kindness, honesty and righteousness marked him as a faithful husband, a worthy father and a good neighbor. A fearless champion of the right. He always was a close student and an ardent lover of nature and in his daily life lived close to God's nature.

[A sketch of the life of Alfred Nolan Snyder written in a genealogical record of the Dewalt Snyder family by his son Rev. Miles J. Snyder in 1925]

Died at home corner of West Vine Street and Wick Avenue. Came 14 years ago to Ashland Co. Civil War veteran PA Reg. Children Ross A. of Wilson PA, L.E. of Rochester NY, Miles J. of Hagerstown MD, Ora E. of home, brothers David and Frank of CA, sisters Lizzie Burkley, Abbie Shultz and Ann Faidley all of PA 
Family links: 
  Adam Fetters Snyder (1806 - 1891)
  Catherine Nichelson Snyder (1805 - 1873)
  Sallie Hostetter Snyder (1847 - 1922)
  Miles J Snyder (1881 - 1964)*
  Ora Ellen Snyder Countryman (1886 - 1988)*
  Abbie Snyder Shultz (1833 - 1917)*
  Sarah Snyder (1835 - 1841)*
  Catherine Snyder (1837 - 1872)**
  Benjamin Franklin Snyder (1842 - 1932)*
  Alfred Nolan Snyder (1844 - 1914)
*Calculated relationship
Ashland Cemetery
Ashland County
Ohio, USA
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Record added: Apr 17, 2006
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Alfred Nolan Snyder
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Alfred Nolan Snyder
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Alfred Nolan Snyder
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