CIVIL WAR VET JOHN SNIDER - Early Settler Of Nobe

(02/20/2017)

2003

John Snyder was born July 5, 1841 in Bedford County Pennsylvania and came to Calhoun about 1861, changing his name to Snider. His father was David (who drowned in Webb's Mill Pond in 1861) and Mary Swager-Snyder. John Snider had the first cabin and timbered near Nobe and later enlisted in Co. C, 11th Infantry (Union) at Smithville, Ritchie County VA (WV) on August 15, 1866. John Snider married Caroline Collins, daughter of J. Hezekiah and Roanna Maze-Collins, one of the founders of Freed.

Snider died January 17, 1915 and is buried at Saunder's Cemetery, Calhoun County. He has many descendants who once lived and later moved from Calhoun.

Photo and information submitted great-granddaughter, Susan Snider


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