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Jacob & Anna Maria Schneider's Descendants 


- Jacob Schneider of Donegal Twp., Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania and His Family's Migration
to Salt Creek Twp., Holmes Co., Ohio -




1. Jacob
1 Snyder, born abt 1755; will proved 27 Apr 1808 in Donegal, Westmoreland Co, Pa.  He married abt 1777 Anna Maria (---)
, born 4 Feb 1759; died 12 Oct 1837 in Salt Creek, Holmes Co, Oh; buried in Salt Creek, Holmes Co, Oh.



Notes, Chronology, Sources for Jacob Snyder

      1790 U.S. Census does not show Jacob in Donegal or Fairfield Twps.

      1798 U.S. Direct Tax of 1798:  List for Pa, National Archives # M372, Roll 22, Vol. 690-696, Division 9, District 1, Donegal Twp, Westmoreland Co, Pa (by law of 14 July 1798):  Jacob Snyder - DgB187 and DgE191.  Donegal, List B, Number 189 [187?]; Occupant/Possessor, Snyder, Jacob; Owner, George Selders; # of dwellings, houses and outhouses not exceeding $100, 1 Cabin 18' x 20'; Value $20; # and description of other bldgs, 1 stable 26' x 30'; Adjoiners John ELLIS, Richard WILLIAMS; Quantity of land for valuation, 450 acres; Value of tract $920.  Donegal, List E, Number 191; Occupant/Possessor, Snyder, Jacob; Reputed Owner, Governor St. Clair; In Donegal Twp; Dwelling houses, 1, Value, $20; Land in acres, 450; Total Value $920.

      1800 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Westmoreland Co, Donegal

Jacob Snyder

males, 4 under 10, 1 10-15, 2 16-25, 1 over 45

females, 1  10-15, 1 16-25, 1 26-44

      13 Jan 1802, Mathew & William JACK conveyed by deed to Jacob SCHNEEDER Sr. 191 acres

      6 Feb 1802, Peter TUMBOLD to Jacob Schneeder Sr. 30 acres 12 perches

      6 Feb 1802, Peter Dumbold conveyed by deed to Jacob Schneider Sr. 95.5 acres

      6 Feb 1802, Peter Tumbold conveyed to Jacob Sr., Michael & Daniel Schneeder 95.5 acres

      Baptismal and sponsor information from The German Church Records of Westmoreland Co, Pa, 1805-1812, Vol. III, by Paul Miller Ruff.

     

      30 Jan 1805, Peter & Mary Tumbold to Jacob Snider for 275 pounds, recorded 11 May 1805

406 acres (called Silvermine)

Mathew & William Jack to Peter Tumbold, 6 Feb 1802

Granted to Mathew & William Jack, 13 Jan 1800

Surveyed by warrant, 6 Mar 1788

Major HUFFNAGLE

Bounded by Leonard STALL[Stahlstown?], Richard Williams, and vacant land

     

      Old Westmoreland, the History and Genealogy of Westmoreland County, Penn., Nov. 1982, published by Southwest Penn. Genealogical Services, P.O. Box 253, Laughlintown, Penn. 15655   "Jacob Schneider of Donegal Twp. 'very sick and weak'.  Wife:  Ann.  Sons:  Michael, Daniel, George, and Jacob.  Daughter: Catharine. Mentions his plantation; also about 90 or 100 acres of land adjoining the land whereon son George now lives.  Executors:  George Snider and Joseph BLACKBURN.  Witnesses:  Jacob (x) Schneider Jr and Peter GAY.  Will dated 08 Apr 1808; proved 27 Apr 1808."

     

      8 Apr 1808 Westmoreland County Historical Society, Jacob Schneider's Will.  In the name of God amen, I Jacob Schneider of Donegal Township in the county of Westmoreland and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania being very sick and weak of body, but of perfect mind and memory thanks be given unto God calling into mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die do make and ordain this my last will and testament.  That is to say principally and first of all I give and recommend my soul into the hands of almighty God that gave it and my body I recommend to the earth to be buried in decent Christian burial at the discretion of my executors ____ doubting but at the general resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God and his teaching such worldly estate wherewith it has pleased God to bless me in this life I give devise and bequeath of the same in the following manner and form.  First I give and bequeath to Ann my dearly beloved wife thirty acres of land including two acres of meadow, two beds, two cows, four sheep, two bees, three rows apple trees, one house to be built for her, also the one third of all the moveable property.  The farm to be carried on by the family until next Spring then make venture and sell all the moveable property.  The plantation to be rented out for three years and at the expiration of three years if my two sons that is Michael and Daniel and if they choose to take the plantation for the three years then at the expiration of three years there shall be two freeholders to praise the valuation of said plantation.  At the praisement it shall be sold.  Alas, I give my well beloved son George a certain piece of land adjoining said Georges land where he now lives about ninety or one hundred acres.  I also give my well beloved daughter Catherine two cows, one chest, one bed, four sheep, one saddle.  I do give to my well beloved son Jacob one horse creature, one set of plough irons, four sheep.  The residue of my estate real as well as personal shall be equally divided among my children.  George Snyder and Joseph Blackburn whom I constitute make and ordain the sole executors of this my last will and testament all and singular my lands, messuages and tenements and I do hereby utterly disallow revoke and discard all and singular every other former testaments wills legacies bequests and executors by me in any way before named willed bequested ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my last will and testament.  In witness whereas I have hereunto set my hand and seal this eight day of April in the year of our lord one thousand eight hundred eight.  Jacob Schneider X Seal

     

      Signed sealed published pronounced and declared by the said Jacob Schneider as his last will and testament in the presence of us who in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names.  Peter Gay, Jacob Schneider Jr.

     

      27 April 1808 proved in presence of subscribing witnesses Jacob Schneider Jr. having no real estate divised to him his oath on probate taken on that ground.  The witnesses both proved also the interlineation of the words also the one third of all the moveable property between the nineteenth and twentieth lines to have been interlined before the signing sealing and acknowledging of the will by the testator.

     

      Note:  Jacob Snyder, Sr. wrote his will 8 Apr 1808 and was proved 27 April 1808.  He is thought to have died after 18 Apr 1808, as some of his youngest children were baptised on 18 Apr 1808 and both parents are listed for the baptismal.  

     

      12 Jan 1809, Jacob Snyder, Jr. to John YOUNG, for $542.50, personally appeared 14 Jul 1809, recorded, 12 Nov 1824

108.5 acres

Recorded, 12 Jun 1806

Jacob & Elizabeth PRUGH [BRAUGH] to Jacob Snider, Jr., 15 Feb 1806, for $506.33

George HENRY to Jacob Prugh, 11 Aug 1804

Patent hearing at Lancaster granted "George Town" to George Henry (1/5 of all gold/silver ore for use of the commonwealth, aforesaid delivered at the pits mouth clear of all charges), 9 Jan 1804

Surveyed persuant to warrant to George Henry, 16 Nov 1786

Bounded by John ROBINSON, Joseph Blackburn, William Henry

     

      1810 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Westmoreland Co, Donegal (Ann and young children living with son)

Jacob Snyder Jr.

males, 1 10-15, 3 16-25

females, 1 under 10, 2 10-15, 1 45+

(living next door is Martin MILLER, supposed Father to Peter and Margaret)

     

      28 Oct 1811, Joseph Blackburn to The Heirs of Jas [Jacob] Sneider.  Know all men by these presents that whereas Jacob Schneider of Donegal township Westmoreland county and commonwealth of Pennsylvania deceased made his last will and testament in writing bearing date the 8th day of April AD 1808 wherein and whereby I Joseph Blackburn was made partner executor with his son George Snyder both of the above mentioned place and whereas we the  said executors were made part heirs of the above deceased (either thro mistake or ignorance, or some other inadvertance), I the said Joseph Blackburn do hereby declare that my name was only used or intended by the above deceased as executor in trust with his son George Schneider for to settle his estate and make distribution there of amongst the heirs of said deceased as per will.  Now know ye that I the said Joseph Blackburn at the request of the heirs of the said Jacob Schneider deceased, have remised released surrendered assigned and set over and by these presents do for me my heirs and administrators freely and absolutely remised release surrender and set over unto the heirs of the said deceased viz Ann Schneider wife of the said deceased, George Schneider oldest son of the said deceased, Peter Miller and Catharine his wife daughter of the said deceased, Jacob Schneider son of the said deceased, Adam Schneider of the State of Ohio and Elizabeth his wife, daughter of the said deceased, Michael Schneider son of the said deceased, Daniel Schneider son of the said deceased, David Schneider son of the said deceased, Jonathan Schneider son of the said deceased, Isaac Schneider son of the said deceased, Mary Schneider daughter of the said deceased, Susana Schneider daughter of the said deceased, Agness [Nancy] Schneider daughter of the said deceased their heirs and administrators and every of them all the estate right title interest claim or demand whatsoever which I the said Joseph Blackburn my heirs or adm'rs can shall or may have or claim of in or to the said premises or of or in any sum or sums of money or of or in any goods or chattels whatsoever, wherein or whereof the said testator were possessed of in his life time or at his death, or in or of any other property or thing whatsoever belonging or in anywise appurtaining to the said estate of the said Jacob Schneider deceased either mentioned, expressed or contained in his last will or testament above recited so that neither I the said Joseph Blackburn or my heirs at anytime or times hereafter shall or will claim challenge or demand any interest property benefit or any other thing or manner whatsoever by reason or measure of the said last will and testament of the said Jacob Schneider deceased or any clause therein contained thereof and therefrom and from all actions suits and demands which I or my heirs shall or may have concerning this and every other person or persons claiming or to claim by from or under them or any of them shall be excluded and forever discharged and forever debarred by these presents In Witness Whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal the 28 day of October in the year of our Lord 1811.  Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of James Henry, P. Gay, Jas Blackburn, Richard Williams

     

      The administration account of Joseph Blackburn and George Snyder executors of the last will and testament of all and singular the goods and chattels rights and credits which are of Jacob Snider late of Westmoreland County dec'd which have come to the hands profession or knowledge of these accountants together with this disbursements out of the same vis.

These accountants prays credit for their disbursments by cash paid:

James GUTHRIE late register 3.30

By loss of sale at vendue 158.49 and 1/2

Michael HAY on account 9.99

John WHITE (see note below) of proven account 3.25

Jacob BRINDLE on rec't for poor tax .96

Peter Gay for proving the will per rec't .50

George MOWRY as per rec't 1.00

Peter Miller on proven account .87

Samuel KNOX as per rec't for taxes 2.84

Richard BAKER on proven acct 2.13

John AMBRUST as per rec't 1.00

James CAMPBELL on proven acct 2.06

Peter Gay on proven account 5.12

Joseph PAYSON 5.48

George Snider 55.11

James JONES as per rec't 3.74

Jacob Braugh on proven acct 3.07

Richard Williams Esqr swearing aff .50

Jacob Schider for proving the will .50

George AMOR __ attorney for a  ___ 2.00

Peter Dumball per rec't .75

William GETTAMY for crying vendue 4.00

Andrew KIND on proven account 1.00

Peter Gay for paper .30

Jacob KENT for coffin 2.50

The executor's charges for their trouble and expences 31.00

By cash paid for stating this account and giving notice 2.50

By cash paid for examination of and passing the same 1.50

All the above equals 305.46 and 1/2

Balance in executors hands 946.54 and 1/2

Total 1252.01

These accountants charge themselves with the amount of the inventory as filed in the registers office of 1191.01

and with cash received for rent December 1, 1810 of 60.00 to equal 1252.01.

This account has been examined and passed and the executors sworn to the same by me this 1st day of April AD 1811.  Nate Dickey registrar

I certify that I gave notice of the time and place of passing this account agreeably to the directions of an act of assembly of this state in such cases made and provided this 29th day of May AD 1811.  Nate Dickey registrar

     

      From Partitions and Orphans Court, Greensburg, Pa, 4PN, p. 180.

Jacob Snider, dec'd.  Joseph Blackburn and George Snider executors of said deceased exhibited their administration records which was duly examined passed and confirmed by the court, whereby it appears that the personal estate of said deceased is $1252.00 that the payment and disbursements, including $31.00 the executors charged for their trouble, and expenses is $305.46, which deducting together with $1.73 the expense of the court leaves a balance of 944.79 to be distributed agreeably to the last will and testament of said testator.

     

      1 Apr 1815, Ann Schneeder to George Schneeder, for $300, recorded 22 May 1815

30 acres 12 perches

Peter Tumbold to Jacob Schneeder Sr., 6 Feb 1802

Mathew & William Jack conveyed by deed to Peter Tumbold, 13 Jan 1800

Part of a tract surveyed persuant to a warrant granted to Mathew & William Jack, 6 Mar 1788

Bounded by Michael & Daniel Schneeder, Daniel Schneeder, Jacob WYER

     

      1 Apr 1815, Michael & Daniel Schneeder to George Schneeder, for $1010 (same doc says $1910), recorded 22 May 1815

191 acres

Mathew & William Jack conveyed by deed to Jacob Schneeder Sr., 13 Jan 1802 (bequeathed to Michael & Daniel)

Part of a tract surveyed persuant to a warrant granted to Mathew & William Jack, 6 Mar 1788

Bounded by John Ellis, Jacob Schneeder, Alexander EWING, George Schneeder, Hanna ROSS, Peter SHAFFER

     

      1 Apr 1815, Michael & Daniel Schneider convey to Jacob Schneeder Jr, $550.50 (same doc says $555.50), recorded 22 May 1815

95.5 acres

Peter Dumbold conveyed by deed to Jacob Schneider Sr., 6 Feb 1802

Mathew & William Jack conveyed by deed to Peter Dumbold, 13 Jan 1800

Part of a tract surveyed persuant to a warrant granted to Mathew & William Jack, 6 Mar 1788

Bounded by Michael & Daniel Schneider

     

      5 Apr 1815, Jacob Schneeder Jr. to George Schneeder, for $955.50 (same doc says $555.50), recorded 22 May 1815

95.5 acres

Jacob Schneeder Sr. conveyed to Jacob Schneeder Jr, 6 Feb 1802

Peter Tumbold conveyed to Jacob Sr, Michael & Daniel Schneeder, 6 Feb 1802

Mathew & William Jack conveyed by deed to Peter Tumbold, 13 Jan 1800

Surveyed persuant to a warrant granted to Mathew & William Jack, 6 Mar 1788

Bounded by (no information)

     

      21 Aug 1821, Power of Attorney, Jonathan Snyder and Isaac Snyder to Jacob Snyder, Jr.  Know all men by these presents that whereas Jacob Snyder of Westmoreland Co., state of Pennsylvania deceased by his last will and testament in writing bearing date April the 8, 1808 did give and bequeath unto we Jonathan Snyder and Isaac Snyder of Wayne County, Ohio state a legacy to be paid unto us agreeable to said will and said will made and constituted Joseph Blackburn of the county and state of first above mentioned and George Snyder of Wayne County state Ohio executors as in and by the said will may appear now know ye that we the said Jonathan and Isaac have made ordained and constituted and appointed Jacob Snyder of Wayne County Ohio our true and lawful attorney for us and in our name and for our use and benefit to ask demand and use all lawful means in our name or otherwise for the recovery thereof  by attachment wrest distress or otherwise of and from the said Joseph Blackburn the legacies of the said Jacob Snyder deceased given and bequeathed unto us the said Jonathan and Isaac by the said will of the said Jacob Snyder deceased as aforesaid and upon recept there of by or payment thereof discharge to our said attorney a general discharge or release for the same to make execute and deliver hereby receipting confirming and allowing all and whatsoever our said attorney shall lawfully do in the presence in witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands and seals this 21 day of August ad 1821.  Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of us Wm HUCHISON, Michael Snyder

     

      From Holmes Co., Ohio to 1985, Walsworth Publishing 1985, Millersburg, Ohio, p. 143, Holmes County History Book Committee.  Jacob Snyder Sr. came to America from Alsace, France, where many family names were German (Schneider), but the country at that time was French. He was born in 1760 and migrated to Westmoreland Co., Pa. where he died.

     

      Grave and tombstone could not be located, believe it may be on his plantation. 

     

      His plantation was located between State 711 and Interstate 70, straddling country road 2031 near Stahlstown, Donegal Twp., Westmoreland Co., Pa.

Notes, Chronology, Sources for Anna Maria (---)

      1800 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Westmoreland Co, Donegal

Jacob Snyder Sr. (Anna's Husband)

males, 4 under 10, 1 10-15, 2 16-25, 1 over 45

females, 1  10-15, 1 16-25, 1 26-44

     

      1810 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Westmoreland Co, Unity (Ann and young children living with son Jacob Jr.)

Jacob Snyder Jr.

males, 1 10-15, 3 16-25

females, 1 under 10, 2 10-15, 1 45+

     

      1820 U.S. Census, Ohio, Wayne Co, Salt Creek

Jacob Snider Jr. (Ann living with)

males, 1 16-26, 3 26-45

females, 1 10-16, 2 16-26, 1 45+

4 in agriculture

     

      Holmes County, Ohio to 1985, p. 143.  After the War of 1812, in 1815, widow of Jacob Snyder, Anne, and her twelve children came to Ohio with a group of settlers.  She, too, had been born in 1760, and died in 1837.

     

      Buried in Fryburg Cemetery, Salt Creek Twp, Holmes Co, Ohio.  Age 77 yr 8 mo 8 days.

      Children of Jacob Snyder and Anna Maria (---) were as follows:

+    2          i           George2 Snyder, born 7 Mar 1778 in Pa; died 15 Apr 1861 in Salt Creek, Holmes Co, Oh; buried in Salt Creek, Holmes, Oh.  He married Margaret MILLER.

      3          ii           Catharine2 Snyder, born 28 Aug 1780; died 26 Jul 1850 in Salt Creek, Holmes Co, Oh; buried in Salt Creek, Holmes Co, Oh.  She married Peter Miller, born 1781/82; died 1850; buried in Salt Creek, Holmes Co, Oh, son of Martin Millerand Anna Maria ECK .

      4          iii          Jacob2 Snyder, born 11 Mar 1783 in Md; died 19 Feb 1855 in Salt Creek, Holmes Co, Oh; buried in Salt Creek, Holmes Co, Oh.

+    5          iv          Elizabeth2 Snyder, born 12 Nov 1785 in Md; died 15 May 1871.  She married Adam Schneider.

+    6          v          Michael2 Snyder, born 20 May 1787 in Pa; died 20 Apr 1860 in Salt Creek, Holmes Co, Oh; buried in Salt Creek, Holmes Co, Oh.  He married Mary STARN.

      7          vi         Daniel2 Snyder, born 20 Aug 1789 in Md; died 10 Sep 1871 in Salt Creek, Holmes Co, Oh; buried in Salt Creek, Holmes Co, Oh.  

+    8          vii         David2 Snyder, born 24 Jul 1791 in Md; christened 28 Jul 1792 in Clear Spring, Washington, Md; died 18 Sep 1870 in Salt Creek, Holmes, Oh; buried in Salt Creek, Holmes, Oh.  He married Amelia\Milla COTTON.

      9          viii        Jonathan2 Snyder, born 16 Feb 1796 in Pa; died 25 Dec 1867 in Salt Creek, Holmes Co, Oh; buried in Salt Creek, Holmes, Oh.

+    10        ix          Isaac2 Snyder, born 15 Jul 1798 in Pa; christened 13 Oct 1799 in Donegal, Westmoreland Co, Pa; died 1870 in Birmingham, Van Buren Co, Iowa.  He married Catherinah LAWRENCE.

+    11        x          Anna Maria2 Snyder, born 3 May 1801 in Donegal, Westmoreland, Pa; christened 18 Apr 1808 in Donegal, Westmoreland Co, Pa; died 21 Jul 1870 in Salt Creek, Holmes Co, Oh.  She married William RIDER\REITER, Reverend.

      12        xi         Susanna2 Snyder, born 15 Dec 1803 in Donegal, Westmoreland Co, Pa; christened 18 Apr 1808 in Donegal, Westmoreland Co, Pa.  She married Benjamin LAWRENCE, born abt 1800 in Pa.

      13       xii         Nancy2 Snyder, born 5 Mar 1807 in Donegal, Westmoreland Co, Pa;  christened 18 Apr 1808 in Donegal, Westmoreland Co, Pa.  She married on 24
                              Oct 1848 in Holmes Co, Oh. Henry SWARTSEGER/SCHWARTZFEGER
, born abt 1803.  Schneider Descendants, Page Two




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