My great great grandfather Henry D. Snyder, son of Joseph and Judith (Deysher) Snyder, was born 3 Mar 1859 in Pennsylvania, probably in Montgomery or Bucks counties.1 He died in Upper Hanover, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania on 30 Sep 1931.
About 1879, Henry married Saraphine K. Witmer, daughter of Edward J. and Lydia Amanda (Kline) Witmer of Bucks County. Saraphine was born 30 Oct 1861 in near Pennsburg, Marlborough Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.2 She died 4 Aug 1938 in Lansdale, Hatfield Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania where she was living with her daughter and son-in-law.
Henry and Saraphine (Witmer) Snyder had one child, a daughter:
- Lillian Witmer Snyder, born 26 Oct 1879 in Marlborough Township, Montgomery County and died 13 Feb 1949 in Sellersville Hospital, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. She married Elmer Calvin Greulich, son of Charles and Caroline (Wolf) Greulich, on 21 Sep 1901 in East Greenville, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
- Henry D. Snyder, death certificate no. 89450 (1931), photocopy, Pennsylvania Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, New Castle, Pennsylvania. ↩
- Saraphine K. Snyder, death certificate no. 73628 (1938), photocopy, Pennsylvania Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, New Castle, Pennsylvania. ↩
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