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 Caroline Marie “Carrie” <I>Woods</I> Snyder

Caroline Marie “Carrie” Woods Snyder

Saint Ignace, Mackinac County, Michigan, USA
Death 14 Nov 1953 (aged 56)
St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA
Burial St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA
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From the book
Corridors Of time With the Schneiders

By Veronica Beauper Lamminen

George Edward Schneider/Snyder Was the Second Child born on the Cedar Valley Homestead twelve miles north of the Floodwood rail Stop. he was the sixth Child born to Michael and Marie Anna (Pesch) Schneider. he was the sixteenth child of Michael. His Date Of birth 25 Jan 1892.

George Spent his Childhood And Youth in Cedar Valley Area Andin the near by Floodwood. In 1916 He married Carrie Marie Woods and they made their home in Cedar Valley,
Living for a time in Floodwood and also in Cloquet, Minnesota.

Carrie Marie Woods was born 4 June 1897 in St. Ignace. Michigan. her parents were Joseph Woods And L.Tardiff.
Carrie was the sister of Eva Woods Schneider And the half sister of Margaret LaPeer, (Mrs.William A. Schneider (Snyder), and VIOLET LaPeer, (Mrs Clayton) Snyder, Alice LaPeer Piontek, Also Delia LaPeer Becker. She had several brothers, Joe And Edward Are two of them,

George and Carrie had seven children: Helen Lucille, who is married to Ernest Olbekson; Evelyn Carolinem how Married Hernry Gilbertson; Francis Joseph (Frank) married to Virginia Cretier; Leonard George the husband of Helen Vande Nest; Lorraine Bernadine the Wife of Matt Maki;
Albertine Marriedto Bellcour Crist; and little Barbara who Died at age of 2 1/2. Carrie had a Son Chester from a former marriage.

George And Carrie opened their home to two welfare Dependent Children. the boys were Richard Demars and Edward Godfrey. On 14 November 1953 at 2:30 Am Godfrey Shot and killed George, Carrie And Richard with his deer rifle. No reason was given for the senseless And tragic slayings.

George Was A Quiet, Soft Spoken man and Carrie a smiling, Friendly woman. Carrie was much loved by all who knew her,
a woman who had much love to give and gave and gave it without reservation. she was fondly called "grandma" by all who knew her....which made the deaths all the more
tragic. George was always in the background, never saying
much and very quiet, he was a hunter and was preparing to go hunting the following day with his family.

On Nov 17 1953, Double funeral Services were held for Gorge And Carrie at the Michale Schneider (Snyder) home,
in floodwood. this service was preceded by an earlier service held for Richard Demare. All three are interred in the family plat in the Cedar Valley Cem.

At the time of there death, George was survived by four sisters, and four brothers. Catherine Paquette Dhooge; Elizabeth Springer martin; caroline Owens; (Susan)Christine Dillon; Michael A Schenider (Snyder); William A. Schneider (Snyder) Albert Paul Schenider (Snyder) and his oldest brother Frank Gerhard Schneider (Snyder).

Carrie was survived by Five sisters and three brothers
Eva C. (Woods) Schneider (Snyder); Margaret (Marge) Schneider (Snyder) Alice (LePeer) Piontek; Delia Becher;
Joseph Wood; Daniel LaPeer; and Edward LaPeer.

All of there Children with the exception of baby Barbara Survived them. George and Carrie had 12 Grandchildren at the time of their death.







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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Caroline Marie “Carrie” Woods Snyder (4 Jun 1897–14 Nov 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101367157, citing Cedar Valley Cemetery, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by herb & Cindy (contributor 47441167) .