15 November 2015

On This Day: Snyder named court crier and interpreter


Joseph C. Snyder was named crier and interpreter On This Day in 1880 for Lancaster County Courts. The position was left vacant following the death of George Albright.

A note about Snyder:
Joseph Snyder was 63 when he was appointed the court crier. He and his wife Anna lived on North Queen Street in Lancaster City.  

Sources
Lancaster Daily Intelligencer. (Lancaster, PA), 15 November 1880. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Library of Congress.  

Year: 1880; Census Place: Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1142; Family History Film: 1255142; Page: 135C; Enumeration District: 155; Image: 0437 

 

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© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015
Locations listed are located in Pennsylvania (USA), unless otherwise noted in post.