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Alva James Snyder

Male 1871 - 1935  (63 years)


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  • Name Alva James Snyder  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 4 Feb 1871  Ladoga, Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Jan 1935  Plainfield, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Buried Reinzi Cemetery, Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I5293  Carl
    Last Modified 20 May 2012 

    Family Eunice "Nellie" Ellen Small,   b. 17 Jul 1872, Eau Claire, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1955, Eau Claire, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 11 Apr 1897  Rice Lake, Barron County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
    +1. Dewey William Snyder,   b. 26 Feb 1898, Cedar Lake, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1972, Eau Claire, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +2. Vern Oliver Snyder,   b. 11 Jul 1901, Cedar Lake, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1974, Eau Claire, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +3. Evelyn Louise Snyder,   b. 21 Aug 1903, Cedar Lake, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1982, Eau Claire, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +4. Leslie James Snyder,   b. 21 Mar 1905, Barron County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1956, Spokane, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
    +5. Olive Geneva Snyder,   b. 4 Oct 1906, Mikana, Cedar Lake, Barron County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 2000, Luther Hospital, Eau Claire, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F1790  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Alva James Snyder served as a private with Company A, 128th Wisconsin Infantry during World War I. He was also a member of the Foreign Services that occupied Germany.

      Married Edna May Jones Schwandt January 20, 1920 at Waukegan, Illinois; they were divorced October 11, 1922.

      "SNYDER - Funeral services for Alva J. Snyder, Ladoga World war veteran, who died Thursday at Plainfield, was held at 2 p.m. Monday at Rienzi cemetery. The Rev. H. S. Wise officiated. Military rites were conducted by the American Legion post w ith John C. Evans in charge. The color guard consisted of Paul Lentz, Kenneth Thresher, Simon Meyer and John S. Thornton while the firing squad included Frank Faucher, Bill Crooks, Loyd Clark and Walter Moquin. Leo Promen was bugler."

      1900 Federal Census, Cedar Lake, Barron County, Wisconsin
      #124,#126

      Small, Clarence, Head of Household, born May, 1874, age 26, single, occ. Farmer, born in WI, parents born in WI

      1900 Federal Census, Cedar Lake, Barron County, Wisconsin
      #125,#127

      Snyder, Alva, Head of Household, born Oct., 1869, age 30, married; occ. Farmer/Stone Mason, born in WI, father born in PA, mother born in Wisconsin
      Snyder, Nellie, born July, 1872, age 27, born in Wisconsin, parents born in Wisconsin
      Gilbert, Ruth, step-daughter, born February, 1894, age 5
      Snyder, Dewey, born Feb. 1898, age 2

      1910 Federal Census, Prairie Farm, Barron County, Wisconsin, May 9, 1910
      #113, #116

      Snyder, Alva J., age 39, born in WI, father born in PA, mother in MI; occupation, stone mason
      Snyder, Ellen, wife, age 37, born in WI; both parents born in WI
      Snyder, Dewey, age 12, born in WI
      Snyder, Verne, age 8, born in WI
      Snyder, Evelyn, age 6, born in WI
      Snyder, Leslie, age 5, born in WI
      Snyder, Olive, age 2, born in WI

      NOTE: The Hudson family was House#110 in Prairie Farm, May 9, 1910.

      1920 Federal Census, Eldorado, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin, E.D. 28, enumerated 29th day of January, 1920, Image #225, T625_1987, page 9A

      #192#193

      Snyder, Alva, age 48, farmer, born in WI; parents born in USA
      Snyder, Edna, wife, age 38, born in WI; parents born in WI
      Snyder, R. Ruben, son, age 18
      Snyder, Edwin, age 16, son
      Snyder, Edna, age 9, dau.
      Snyder, Alva, age 3/12 (?), son, born in WI; parents born in WI

      NOTE: R. Ruben, Edwin and Edna Snyder are children of Edna by her first husband.

  • Sources 
    1. [S194] Eau Claire Leader Telegram, Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, Obituary, Olive Snyder Nale (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S220] 1910 Federal Census, Prairie Farm Twp., Barron County, Wisconsin (Reliability: 3).
      NOTE: In 1910 Alva lists occupation as stone mason

    3. [S228] Family Records.

    4. [S229] 1920 Federal Census, El Dorado, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin.

    5. [S220] 1910 Federal Census, Prairie Farm Twp., Barron County, Wisconsin.

    6. [S230] Reinzi Cemetery Records, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.

    7. [S233] Bureau of Vital Statistics, Madison, Wisconsin (Reliability: 3).
      Death Index

    8. [S221] Barron County Register of Deeds, Barron, Wisconsin, Marriage Index (Reliability: 3).
      "Unice Gilbart to Alva Snyder"