Snyder, Henry T.
February 27, 2007 05:24PM
Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, 7th ed., 1887,
Boone Co.

HENRY T. SNYDER was born in Madison County, Va., December 24, 1804. He is
the eldest of a family of six children born to Robert and Lucy (Utz)
Snyder, both natives of Madison County, Va. Robert Snyder was a farmer
in Virginia, where he lived and died. His wife died in Boone County, Ky.,
in 1871. Henry T. Snyder was brought up in Virginia, and received his
education there. He followed farming in Virginia until 1847, when he
moved to Kentucky, and settled in Boone County near where he now resides.
He moved to his present, beautiful residence about 1877, where he has four
acres of ground. In 1828 he was married to Sarah Henshaw, a daughter of
William Henshaw, of Virginia. To this union thirteen children were born:
Margaret A., William R., Henry, Frances J., James P., Julius F.,
George A., John E., Sarah E., Virginia E., Uriah C., Octavo and an infant.
Mrs. Snyder died in 1871, and in 1872 Mr Snyder married Nannie J. Durham,
of Dillsboro, Ind. Mr. Snyder is a member of the Baptist Church.
Politically he is a Democrat.
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