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Jacob D Snyder
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Birth: May 16, 1790
Death: Mar. 2, 1865

Bio & Notes:
From "The History of Bedford, Somerset and Fulton Counties, Pennsylvania -- 1884" Early Pioneers
Other early settlers were: Peter Bowlin, George Enos, U. N. Nicholson, Jacob Snyder, Jacob Weimer, William Critchfield, John Dull, Frederick Weimer; Francis Phillippi, and others. The first township election was held at the home of John Shaff.

Jacob D. Snyder, a native of this state, was born in 1790, and settled in Milford township in 1821. He died in 1865. The names of his children are Daniel, Dewalt, Levi, Peter, Lydia and Susan. The sons are among the prominent and enterprising farmers of Milford.

MORE ON JACOB D. SNYDER:
According to the early works of Miles J. Snyder (1920's), Jacob and wife Elizabeth Fritz lived between Somerset and Mechanicsburg "back of Berlin". Had their family in Black Twp.
Jacob and Elizabeth's marriage is recorded in the E.C. Saylor Book of records of the Lutheran Church records, Berlin, Somerset Co., Pa. Jacob Cribler was the Pastor.

Dewalt Snyder (Schneider) Family Bible Notes:

From the bible transcripts done by Minnie Snyder in the 1920's it is learned that Jacobs baptismal witnesses were his uncle Jacob Fetter and Catheran Huber. They gave him the name Jacob.

Courtesy of Les Snyder, les5566@roadrunner.com
Thank you! 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Dewalt Schneider (1755 - 1828)
  Anna Clara Feathers Schneider (1768 - 1819)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Fritz Snyder (____ - 1855)
 
 Children:
  Levi Snyder (1826 - 1892)*
  William Snyder (1830 - 1884)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jacob D Snyder (1790 - 1865)
  Dewalt Snyder (1792 - 1861)*
  Henry D Snyder (1797 - 1875)*
  Adam Fetters Snyder (1806 - 1891)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Aged 74y 9m 16d
 
Burial:
Laurel Church Cemetery
Somerset County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: Linda Rose
Originally Created by: Maggie
Record added: May 07, 2010
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Jacob D Snyder
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 Added: Oct. 13, 2013
 
 
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