Snyder, John M. (Died on 19 Jan 1944)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 27 Jan 1944, p. 5

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John M. Snyder, St. Ann's, one of this district's oldest and most highly respected residents, passed away last Wednesday afternoon in his 85th year. He had kept a store for the last 52 years and was postmaster from 1913 to 1935 when he resigned. Prior to being appointed as postmaster, he had acted as assistant for a great many years. He was a descendant of Ann Snyder, after whom the community was named, his forebears being United Empire Loyalists. His wife, the former Nancy Cosby, to whom he was married in 1893, predeceased him 17 years ago. He was a member of the United Church and was on the board of managers. He is survived by one son, Ernest L. Snyder, St. Ann's; a sister, Mrs. Oscar Book, Tacoma, Washington, and two grandchildren. Funeral service was held in the United Church on Saturday afternoon.

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27 Jan 1944
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19 Jan 1944
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Snyder, John M. (Died on 19 Jan 1944)