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Dewalt Schneider
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Birth: Nov. 2, 1755
Gerhardsbrunn
Kaiserslauterner Landkreis
Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Death: Dec. 7, 1828
Upper Turkeyfoot Township
Somerset County
Pennsylvania, USA

Born in Gerhardstbrun, Nuedlinger, Germany
Revolutionary War Veteran, Captain Sheers Co., Of York, PA


This is from a transcribed list from an old German Bible sent by a Dewalt descendant D. Farner in 1999:

Bible records of DeWalt Snyder

These records were written on a blank flyleaf in an old Bible printed in Nuremburg Germany in 1788 and transcribed by a Snyder family descendant.

This day the 11th of December 1787, my son Michael was born. His baptismal witnesses were my brother, Michael Schneider, and grandmother, Maria Fetter. They gave him the name Michael.

This day the 6th of May, 1790, a son was born. The baptismal witnesses were Jacob Fetter and Catherine Huber. They gave him the name of Jacob.

This day, the 9th of January 1792, my son DeWalt was born. The baptismal witnesses were his father and mother. They gave him the name DeWalt.

This day, the 4th of December 1798, my daughter Catherine was born. The baptismal witnesses were the grandfather, Christian Fetter and grandmother, Maria Fetter. They gave her the name Catherine.

This the 12th day of February 1796, my daughter Maria Margaretta was born. The baptismal witnesses were the father and mother. They gave her the name of Maria Margaretta.

Peter Schneider was born the 14th day of August in the year 1797.

Henry Schneider was born the 2nd day of August 1799.

Margaretta was born July 13, 1801

Jonathan Schneider was born the 16th of May, 1804.

Adam Schneider was born the 4th day of November 1806.

Eve Schneider was born the 17th day of May, 1808.

A daughter was born on the 29th of December 1809.

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Anna Clara Feathers Schneider (1768 - 1819)
 
 Children:
  Jacob D Snyder (1790 - 1865)*
  Dewalt Snyder (1792 - 1861)*
  Henry D Snyder (1797 - 1875)*
  Adam Fetters Snyder (1806 - 1891)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Harrah Farm (Dewalt Schneider Homestead)
Casselman
Somerset County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Linda Rose
Record added: Jan 24, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64627805
Dewalt Schneider
Added by: Les Snyder
 
Dewalt Schneider
Added by: Linda Rose
 
 
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