Snyder, Absalom B. and Mary Groff

Classification scheme: 
Hist.Mss.1.256 (s.c.)

Title: Absalom B. and Mary Snyder fonds

Dates of creation: 1936, 1949

Physical description: 1 cm of textual materials

Biographical sketch: Absalom Bricker Snyder (1861-1936), farmer and preacher, was ordained in 1892 and married Mary Groff (1864-1949) the same year. He served as preacher of the Wanner Mennonite Church until  1932. In addition to duties at Wanner, he was also an itinerant preacher for the Rainham, South Cayuga and Puslinch congregations, and a member of the City Mission Board.

Custodial history: Donated by George Bechtel in 2012.

Scope and content: The memorial books for Absalom Snyder (1936) and Mary Snyder (1949). Records family data and funeral details.

Notes: For photographs related to this family search the Mennonite Archival Image Database.
Description created by Laureen Harder-Gissing in 2012.

File list:

  1. Absalom B. Snyder memorial book
  2. Mary Groff Snyder memorial book


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