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Birth of a son
Tom Snyder

Birth of a son
Frank Snyder

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Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution - http://goo.gl/dGxJ1k
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://goo.gl/XVwD6F
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American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War - http://goo.gl/ETtxkC
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The Alaska Purchase
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) - http://goo.gl/Gz2kHh
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
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Transcontinental Railroad completed

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network - http://goo.gl/Xafdg5
Birth of a son
Benjamin Frederick Snyder
May 9, 1878
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://goo.gl/AZzZyH
Marriage of a childBenjamin Frederick SnyderClara Virginia RauhutView this family
May 7, 1912
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Polio Epidemic

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://goo.gl/CElxTx
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://goo.gl/nYVCtq
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The Great Depression
October 1929

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://goo.gl/MgHbRM

  1. Generation 1
    1. Children of Snyder:

      1. Tom Snyder
      2. Frank Snyder
      3. Benjamin Frederick Snyder (18781940)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Tom Snyder

      Tom Snyder, son of Snyder.

    2. Frank Snyder

      Frank Snyder, son of Snyder.

    3. Benjamin Frederick Snyder

      Benjamin Frederick Snyder, son of Snyder, was born on May 9, 1878 in Arnettsville, Monongahlia Co, West Virginia and died on September 4, 1940 in Oakland, Alameda, California at the age of 62. He married Clara Virginia Rauhut, daughter of August Karl Rauhut and Christine Rauhut, on May 7, 1912 in San Francisco, San Francisco, California. She was born on May 30, 1881 in Virginia City, Storey, Nevada and died on June 23, 1960 in San Francisco, California, USA at the age of 79.

      Children of Benjamin Frederick Snyder and Clara Virginia Rauhut:

      1. Jack Emerson Snyder (19131991)
      2. Robert Carl Snyder (19141997)
      3. Benjamin Frederic Snyder (1918)
      4. Christine Allison Snyder (19191974)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Jack Emerson Snyder

      Jack Emerson Snyder, son of Benjamin Frederick Snyder and Clara Virginia Rauhut, was born on January 7, 1913 in San Francisco, San Francisco, California and died on April 14, 1991 in King City, Oregon, USA at the age of 78.

      Jack Emerson Snyder had 3 children.

    2. Robert Carl Snyder

      Robert Carl Snyder, son of Benjamin Frederick Snyder and Clara Virginia Rauhut, was born on April 25, 1914 in San Francisco, San Francisco, California and died on October 13, 1997 in Lac la Biche, Alberta, CANADA at the age of 83. He married Juanita Katherine Carroll.

      Robert Carl Snyder and Juanita Katherine Carroll had 5 children.

    3. Benjamin Frederic Snyder

      Benjamin Frederic Snyder, son of Benjamin Frederick Snyder and Clara Virginia Rauhut, was born in 1918.

      Benjamin Frederic Snyder had 1 child.

    4. Christine Allison Snyder, daughter of Benjamin Frederick Snyder and Clara Virginia Rauhut, was born on November 1, 1919 in San Francisco, San Francisco, California and died on October 31, 1974 in California, USA at the age of 54.