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Benjamin Snyder (1846 - 1916)

Benjamin Snyder
Born in Osnaburg Township, Stark, Ohio, United Statesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died at age 69 in Canton, Stark, Ohio, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 22 Oct 2019
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  • Benjamin was born in 1846 in Osnaburg Township, Stark County, Ohio, the son of Henry J. Snyder (1804-1888) and Mary Ann Kears (1806-1888).

Benjamin Snyder and Belinda Snyder were married on 27 February 1872 in Stark, Ohio. Conrad Kahler, minister of the Gospel, officiated.[1]

In 1880, the Snyder family lived in Osnaburg, Stark, Ohio. All were born in Ohio. The household included Benjamin Snyder, 33, a farmer, whose parents were born in Pennsylvania; his wife, Melinda, 32; their children, Ulysses, 7; Arie May, 5; Harry, 4; and Albert, 1. Also, Susan Ruff, 19, a servant; and Peter Ruff, 21, a laborer, (siblings?) both single, whose parents were born in Bavaria. Living nearby were Benjamin’s parents, Henry J. Snyder, 76, a retired farmer; and his wife Mary, 74, both born in Pennsylvania; and their granddaughter, Minne.[2]

In 1900, the Snyder family lived on their farm in Pike Township, Stark, Ohio. They owned their farm with a mortgage. All were born in Ohio. The household included Benjamin Snyder, 54, born in Nov. 1846, a farmer; his wife Melinda, 52, b. July 1848, who had had ten children, nine of whom were living; their children, Airy May, 25; Harry E., 24, a farmer; Albert N., 22, farmer; Warren, 19, farmer; Jessie (listed in error as a daughter),17, b. Dec. 1883; Mary M., 14, in school; Ella F., 9; and Carrie A., 7. [3]

In 1910, they lived on their farm in Pike, Stark, Ohio. All members of the household were born in Ohio, as were their parents, except as noted. The household included Benjamin Snyder, 60, whose parents were born in Pennsylvania, a farmer, who owned their property without a mortgage; his wife of 38 years, Belinda, 58, who had had ten children, nine of whom were living; and their daughter, Carrie, 17.[4]

Benjamin Snyder, 68, died on 1 September 1916 in Canton, Stark, Ohio. He was a married, retired farmer, who was born on 11 November 1847 in Stark, Ohio, the son of Henry Snyder and Mary Karn, both born in Pennsylvania. Benjamin died of paralysis, a result of repeated cerebral hemorrhage. The informant to his death was Mrs. U.S. Snyder, 1028 4th Street. Benjamin was buried at Melscheimer Cemetery. [5] [6]

  • Benjamin Snyder, born 11 November 1846 in Osnaburg, Ohio, died, aged 69, in North Industry (error, per death certificate), Stark, Ohio. Benjamin is buried with his wife Belinda, their son, Jesse F. Snyder, their daughter, Mary M. Brothers, and other family, at Melscheimer Cemetery, Pike Township, Ohio. Benjamin’s wife, Margaret “Belinda” (Snyder) Snyder, 1848 Ohio-1920 Ohio, was the daughter of David N. Snyder and Maria Sprankle. Benjamin and Belinda were married in Stark, Ohio in 1872. [7]


  1. Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013 (
  2. 1880 US Census, Osnaburg, Stark, Ohio (
  3. 1900 US Census, Pike Township, Stark, Ohio (
  4. 1910 US Census, Pike, Stark, Ohio (
  5. Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953 (
  6. Ohio Death Index, 1908-1932, .... (
  7. Find A Grave: Memorial #70682383 with associated links

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