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From: Dorothy Keith <>
Subject: Re: [NYRENSSE] Adam Snyder (1802-1879)
Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2007 17:12:55 -0400
Hi, is there any way that you all could carry on your email
correspondence without sending out the information to everyone on the
Roots Web list? The plea for help is certainly welcome but once
someone responds, could you please send email to them only?
I hate to give up this list as I've gotten a wonderful response in
the past, but I did not make all of you read all my mail.
On Oct 8, 2007, at 8:34 PM, dave rinsem wrote:
> Hi Clownperson,
> I saw your inquiry and may be able to help you. My name is Jane
> and my mother was a Bonesteel. The Bonesteels/Bonenstiehls and the
> Snyders/Schneiders all came over here in 1710 with the Palatine Exodus
> from Germany. I have 12,600 names on my Family Tree so far and Adam
> Snyder is one of them. I do not have his parents yet, but I have his
> wife's name as Mary Heydorn and her family connects to my
> Bonesteels. I
> have 7 children, your 6 plus Orlinda. I have the spouses for all the
> children but never went any father as that is too far away from my
> Bonesteel clan.
> What major surnames are you working on? We probably overlap many
> on our family tree and if your family is German and from Rensselaer
> county, we are sure to be related.
> I am located in Rochester, NY but was brought up in North Greenbush,
> near Troy, in Rensselaer County, NY. My ggg grandfather had a farm in
> Grafton, NY. His name was Petrus Bonesteel 1805 - 1890 married to
> Abigail Richer. The name Richer has been a big wall for us. We
> seem to figure out where the family came from. I'm sure there are
> spelling of this name. Do you have any thing on this surname?
> Get back to me if you want my information.
> Regards, Jane
>> This is a Message Board Post that is gatewayed to this mailing list.
>> Author: clownperson
>> Surnames: Snyder, Schneider
>> Classification: queries
>> Message Board URL:
>> Message Board Post:
>> I am looking for family connections for Adam Snyder, born 15 July,
>> 1802 in NY and died 18 April, 1879 in Rnsselaer Co., NY. His
>> wife's name appears to have been Mary and I believe she is the one
>> who was born in 1806 and who died 13 February, 1881. (Both are
>> buried in the Snyder Cemetery #1, Town of Grafton.) The children
>> that I currently have listed for them are Morgan, Aaron,
>> Catherine, Edward, Angelina and Harrison. (I suspect there may be
>> several more.)
>> Not only am I from out-of-state, but this is not my
>> family...although several members of the Schneider/Snyder clan did
>> marry into it. The change from the German Schneider to the English
>> Snyder also came along either in this generation or just before,
>> which has served to make it rather difficult for me to figure this
>> out. Any assistance would be gratefully appreciated!
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