Biography of Henry Snyder, Jr.
Hancock County, OH Biographies

HENRY SNYDER, JR., farmer, P. 0. Findlay, was born in Marion Township, this county, August 12, 1837, and is a son of the well known pioneer, Henry Snyder, Sr. Our subject early engaged in the profession of teaching, which he followed successfully for five terms (four in this county, and one in Livingston County, Ill.); he was known as a faithful and efficient instructor and gave the best of satisfaction. He was united in marriage, February 25. 1869, with Matilda daughter of Henry Shank, Esq. She departed this life in October. 1874. leaving two sons: Willoughby Albert and Henry Jason. Mr. Snyder is owner of a fine farm of eighty acres of land in Jackson Township, this county. He is a Republican in politics and takes a deep interest in public affairs; is a member of the Church of the Disciples. He held the appointment as postmaster of Elm Grove (afterward changed to Lye Creek post office) from 1864 to 1867, when the office was discontinued. Our subject is an extensive breeder of and dealer in fine stock. He first began buying and feeding hogs for the market, and now devotes his attention entirely to the thoroughbred Poland China hogs, which he produces for breeding purposes, and has over 100 head of this breed on his farm. He is one of the enterprising and successful farmers of Marion Township.

History of Madison County, Ohio
Published by: Warner, Beers and Company
Chicago, Illinois 1886

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