Just broke down my SNYDER brick wall !!!!The name is recorded as KNOBSNYDER in their marriage record!Located the marriage recordof Joseph and Mary Snyder at the Northampton Co. Genealogical and Historical Society in theRecord of First Presbyterian Church of Easton, Pennsylvania, 1811-1887,1936.
Marriedon Jan, 5 1828, Joseph Knopsnyder and Mary Jacobi.Both of Lower Mount Bethel PA.
So Joseph Snyder’sname wasRecorded as Knopsnyder when he was married.Next Ifound a birth recordfor him.The parentsGeorge and Rosina Knapfschnaider, childJoseph,born 10 Feb 1806,bp 21 Nov.sp: parents.The Parish records of the German Evangelical Lutheran Church of Easton, Pa.
The birth date is an exact match for the calculatedbirth date of Joseph Snyder from his grave stone.He is buried at Three Church Hill Cemetery, Lower Mount Bethel., Northampton Co., PA.
Other spelling for this name --Knappsnyder.When and Whydidthey drop theKNAPP from the name?Is this a German or Holland Dutch name?