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George E. Snyder Jr.

1 October 1848–3 March 1908

Born 1 Oct. 1848 in Crawfordsville, Montgomery Co., Indiana.[1] Son of George Snyder and Mary Love Scott.[2] Moved to Southwark, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, by 1850.[3] Married first Carrie Louisa Granger, 1 Oct. 1874, in Bavaria, Saline Co., Kansas; two children.[4] Wife died; married second Jennie Golden, 3 June 1900, in Chicago.[5] While in Chicago, EBW visited with him at the Wells Fargo Express office, where he was the chief auditor, Apr. 1900.[6] During another visit from EBW, discussed arrangements for the cremation of his mother-in-law, Lucy Hewlings, sister of EBW, 26 Feb. 1901.[7] Visited by EBW again in Chicago, Mar. and Apr. 1901, Mar. 1902.[8] Died 3 Mar. 1908 in Chicago.[9]

 

[1] National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, Membership Applications, 1889–1970, George E. Snyder, applied 22 May 1895 (https://www.ancestry.com, accessed 1 Nov. 2019). “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 12 Nov. 2019), George E. Snyder (LZZ7-MY8). 

[2] National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, Membership Applications, 1889–1970, George E. Snyder, applied 22 May 1895 (https://www.ancestry.com, accessed 1 Nov. 2019).

[3] 1850 U.S. Census, 4th Ward, Southwark, Philadelphia Co., PA, George Snyder.

[4] Saline Co., KS, Probate Court, Marriage License Affidavits, 1864–1919, Marriage License Card Index, 1864–1943, George E. Snyder and Carrie S. Granger, 1 Oct. 1874, microfilm 2383751, DGS 4665235, images 161–162/2026, FHL. 1880 U.S. Census, Atchison City, Atchison Co., KS, ED 1, p. 8D, George E. Snyder.    

[5] Saline County Journal (Salina, KS), 29 July 1880, 3. Catholic Church, Holy Name Cathedral, Baptisms, Marriages, Communion and Confirmations, 1872–1915, p. 198, George E. Snyder and Jennie Golden, microfilm 1578586, DGS 4284435, image 202/520, FHL.

[6] EBW, Diary, 20 Apr. 1900. 1900 U.S. Census, Chicago City, Cook Co., IL, ED 130, p. 3A, George E. Snyder.

[7] EBW, Diary, 26 Feb. 1901; 23–24 Apr. 1901. 

[8] EBW, Diary, 17 Mar. 1901; 13 Mar. 1902.

[9] Cook Co., IL, County Clerk, Chicago Death Certificates, 1878–1915, no. 17190, George E. Snyder, 3 Mar. 1908, microfilm 1239777, DGS 4004642, image 895/1607, FHL.