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The following Snyder Family history has been a joint effort of Vivian Elvidge at:
and Beverly Duval at:

Vivian and Beverly have assembled information on the family of George Wesley Snyder,
the fifth born child of John and Sophia Nycum / Snider (for more info).
John Snider b. Dec. 02, 1803 - prob. Bedford County, Pa.
Sophia Nycum b. March 03, 1800 - Bedford County, Pa.
George Wesley Snyder b. May 7, 1838 - Bedford County, Pa.
married Eleanor Irwin b. Aug 3, 1839, Sky Blue Farm, Clearfield Co., Pa.
Eleanor's parents were:
Jacob Irwin b. April 3, 1799
Priscilla Collins b. 1807
Children of George and Eleanor:
1. Ida Priscilla Snyder b. 14 Mar 1866, Clearfield; d. 1 Jan 1930, Clearfield
married John Henry Martin, (b. about Sep 1854 in PA) on 26 Sep 1893
(John's mother was Elizabeth Moyer).
Their children were:
i. George Raymond Martin who married Louise Barbara Spielman.
ii. Eleanor Hazel Martin b. 19 Mar 1899, d. 19 Mar 1899, Clearfield Co., Pa.;
d. 26 Dec 1983, Erie, Pa , married ---Keller

2. Eva S. Snyder, b. Feb 1872, d. unknown Lived in Clearfield, Clearfield Co, Pa.
3. Orin (Oron or Aron) Guy Snyder, b. Feb 1874, coal mine worker in 1900 Census
d. 1934 Buried at Caudill Cemetry, Morehead, Ky.
Wife: Gertrude, Child: Mary Eleanor b/d 1906
4. Martha E. Snyder b. Jun 1881


Photo ca. 1898 - courtesy of Beverly Duval
George Wesley Snyder and grandson George Raymond Martin

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(Vivian) or (Beverly)

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