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Subject: Re: [BRE] Ship Allen, 1729 with Alexander Mack and 4 Schneiders
Date: Mon, 18 Sep 2006 22:57:02 EDT
In a message dated 9/18/2006 10:17:07 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
Robert Longbottom. Where are you? You should answer these "Snyder"
My Snider / Snyder family line goes back to Jacob Snider 1732-1790 of
Berkeley Co., (West) Virginia. His origin is clouded. One theory is that our
Jacob was the son of Christian Schneider, who was one of the three Schneiders
(Jacob, Mathias and Christian) that arrived in Philadelphia on the Ship Allen
in September of 1729 and settled in Earl Township, Lancaster County,
Pennsylvania. However no proof has been found.
In the 1870 Census records of Abraham Snyder Jr (my great grandfather) in
Damascus Twp., Henry Co., Ohio, Abraham states his father (Abraham Snyder Sr
born about 1763) was of foreign birth. Again in the 1880 Census records of the
same Township, Abraham states his father was born in Baden, which was a part
of what is now Germany.
Based on this data, it seems reasonable to believe that Jacob Snider Sr 1732
– 1790 was probably born in Germany as well as Abraham Snyder Sr and those
children that were older than Abraham Snyder Sr. If this is the case, Jacob
Snider and his family came over at a later date than 1729 with Alexander
I have seen information posted in various locations on the internet that
give specific locations and parents for Jacob but to date no one can provide
information as to where and how they came by that information. I am approaching
69 and have decided to leave that job for someone else to do.
I do have extensive information on Jacob Snider's descendants that I am
willing to share with anyone interested.
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