From the book "HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY, COUNTIES OF WHITE AND PULASKI INDIANA. Historical and Biographical. Illustrated. Chicago; F. A. Battey & CO., Publishers. 1883." page 332, Jackson Township, White County, Indiana
"DANIEL P. SNYDER was born in Carroll County, Indiana, May 21, 1837, and is one of the nine children born to JOHN W. and ELIZABETH (PHILLIPS) SNYDER, both natives of Pennsylvania. MR. SNYDER was reared a farmer, but in the fall of 1856, began learning the carpenter's trade, and also wagon-making. In the fall of 1861, he enlisted in Company A, Forty-sixth Indiana Volunteer Infantry; served under Grant at Grand Gulf and St. Charles; was shot in the left leg, May, 1863, at Port Gibson; was for nine months incapacitated for active service, and was mustered out December 1, 1864. On his return, he resumed his trade; in 1869, he went to New Orleans, and worked there until 1873; then came back to Stockwell, and in August, 1876, came to Idaville, where he is conducting a wagon factory. He was married, December 27, 1860, to MISS SARAH A. PERRIGO, who was born in White County September 11, 1839, one of twelve children of ACEA C. and ANNA (MOORE) PERRIGO, natives of Virginia and Ohio. MR. SNYDER is an Odd Fellow, and he and wife are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church."