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Roy C Snyder[1]

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  • Name Roy C Snyder  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Born 26 March 1874  Millerstown, Butler Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Occupation 1910-20: Superintendent, Wood Oil Co; 1918-1930: Oil operator  [2, 3, 6, 7
    Residence 1910-1920: 240 Kindrick Ave & N Main St Monticello, Wayne, KY; 1930: Louisville, Jefferson, KY  [2, 3, 6, 8, 9
    Person ID I71017  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 2 March 2006 

    Father Truman K. Snyder,   b. about 1843, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. July 1898  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Mother Agnes Tait,   b. about January 1846, Durisdeer, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. November 1903, Bradford, McKean Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Family ID F49484  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Margaret B McCaleb,   b. about 1880, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 21 January 1897  Nichols Run, Cattaraugus Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Grace E. Snyder,   b. November 1897, Coleville, McKean Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. MIlton Snyder,   b. about 1903, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Marcia Snyder,   b. about 1907, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F49537  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Roy was born in Millerstown, [Butler County] Pennsylvania. This Millertown was located in the Butler county oil field in west central Pennsylvania near Fairview, Butler Co, PA, and was an oil boomtown in the 1870s.

      1910 United States Federal Census
      Name: Roy C Snyder
      Age in 1910: 35
      Estimated birth year: abt 1875
      Birthplace: Pennsylvania
      Home in 1910: 1-Wd Monticello, Wayne, Kentucky
      Neighbors: View Results
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      On April 23, 1910, Roy C. Snyder (35, Superintendent, Wood Oil Co) b. in PA of unknown parents, was living at 240 Kindrick [?] Avenue in Monticello, KY. With him was his wife of 13 years Margarite Snyder (33, none) b. in NY of an unknown Father and a NJ mother. She had born three children who were all living. Ginny [Gracy]? Snyder (12, none) b. in PA, Milton Snyder (7, none) b. in NY, and Marcia Snyder (3, none) b. in KY. Also a servant, Nancy Proctor [?] (20, cook, private family) b. in KY of KY parents.

      World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
      Name: Ray C Snyder [Roy C Snyder]
      Address Monticello, Wayne Co, KY
      Birth Date: 26 Mar 1874
      Race: White
      Roll: 1653846
      DraftBoard: 0
      Age: 44
      Occupation: Oil Operator in KY
      Nearest Relative: Wife, Margared B. Snyder, Monticello, Wayne, KY
      Registration Place: Monticello, KY
      Height: Medium
      Build: Medium
      Color of Eyes: Brown
      Color of Hair: Brown
      Date: Sept 12, 1918

      1920 United States Federal Census
      Name: Roy C Snyder
      Age: 45 years
      Estimated birth year: abt 1875
      Birthplace: Pennsylvania
      Race: White
      Home in 1920: Monticello, Wayne, Kentucky
      Home owned: Own
      Sex: Male
      Marital status: Married
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Able to read: Yes
      Able to Write: Yes
      Mother's Birth Place: Scotland
      Father's Birth Place: Pennsylvania
      On Jan 13, 1920, Roy C. Snyder (45, Superintendent, Oil Company) b. in PA of a PA father and a Scottish mother, owned a house on North Main Street in Monticello, KY. With him was his wife Margaret B Snyder (42, none) b. in NY of NY parents.With them were son Milton F Snyder (17, none) b. in NY, Daughter Grace E. Tate (22) b. in PA, son-in-law Harry A Tate (24, Engineer, Oil Company) b. in KY of KY parents, and daughter Marcia Snyder (13, none) b. in KY. Also a servant, Sallie Redmund, black, (40, cook, private home) b. in KY of KY parents.


      1930 United States Federal Census
      Name: Roy C Snyder
      Age: 56
      Estimated birth year: abt 1874
      Birthplace: Pennsylvania
      Relation to head-of-house: Head
      Spouse's Name: Margaret B Snyder
      Race: White
      Home in 1930: Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky
      On April 21, 1930, Roy C Snyder (56, Operator, Oil) b. in PA of a NY father and a Scottish mother, owned a house worth $25,000 with a radio set at 2105 Alta Avenue in Louisville, KY. With him was his wife Margaret B Snyder (50, none) b. in NY of NY parents and married when she was 21. Roy Snyder was first married when he was 22, so this must be his second wife., , , , [2, 3, 5, 6, 7]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1398] GEDCOM file from file “AdamMoffatDesends”, submitted by Alaric Faulkner.

    2. [S1330] US Federal Census, 1910: 1-Wd Monticello, Wayne, KY.

    3. [S1330] US Federal Census, 1930: Louisville, Jefferson, KY.

    4. [S1345] Monticello, KY Sep 12, 1918.

    5. [S1362] Reminiscences of Elizabeth Tait Gallaher -- Notes of Estella Fox Beam.

    6. [S1330] US Federal Census, 1920: Monticello, Wayne, KY.

    7. [S1345] Monticello, KY, Sep 12, 1918.

    8. [S1330] US Federal Census, 1900: St Augustine Barracks, Philippines.

    9. [S1345] Sept 12, 1918, Monticello, Wayne, KY.



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