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Snyder Family Bible
Owens Obit and family info
Coakley Obit
Submitted by: Tom Godfrey
Tom would like to contact members of this family to possibly return this original information to them.


[ From family Bible: ]

H. J. Snyder
Pa was Bourn in Richmond City Va July 7th 1832.

H. J. Snyder died Feb. 8th 1899 at Blantyre
Last Chapters Read in Bible by Pa. Thessalonians 4 + 5.

Grandfather Henry J. Snyder Sr
Born Richmond City Va. On July 7, 1832.
He died on February 8, 1899 at his home (Blantyre)
in Richmond County Va. Age 67.

[ ____ Pope ]
Grandmother Snyder. Maiden name Pope.

Their Children.
Powhatan Snyder
Timothy "
Samuel "
May married BoneBrake
Tabitha " Childs

Powhatan Snyder of Richmond Co Va
And Miss Lena Owens of King Geo. Co. Va.
Were married Nov 26, 1896

Little Bettie Snyder Jr. was Bourn Sept. 20th, 1897

Little Baby was born July 7, 1899 and died Sept. 14, 1899 Aged 2 mo + 7 d

Henry J. Snyder, Jr. was Bourn Sept-20-1901 in King Geo. Co., Va.

Mary a Snyder was born July 16. 1905 at Col Beach Va.

Lena Snyder died Aug. 20, 1913. Aged 41 years + 7 mo.

Bettie Snyder died August 2nd 1970. Buried in Arlington National Cemetery

Henry Johnson Snyder died May 10, 1977. Buried at Bethany Baptist Church Callao, Va.

[ From a 1970 newspaper clipping, with a portrait of Mrs. Coakley, found in the same family Bible: ]

Mrs. Bettie Coakley Dies; Burial in Arlington Cemetery

Mrs. Bettie Snyder Coakley, 72, a school teacher for forty-six years, died at Mary Washington Hospital Sunday, August 2 [1970].

The widow of Richard Powell Coakley, "Miss Bett," as she was fondly known by her students, taught in Stafford, Westmoreland and King George schools until her retirement in 1965. For several years during World War II, she also served as principal of King George High School.

A member of Hanover Baptist Church, where she had served as teacher, clerk, organist for many years, president of the Woman's Missionary Society. She was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 89.

A daughter of the late Powhatan and Lena Owens Snyder of King George county, she spent her life in Christian concern for others.

She is survived by a sister, Mrs. Mary Bryson of Ashville, N. C.; a brother, Henry Snyder of Callao; and a half-sister, Mrs. Virginia Quesenberry of Shiloh.

A funeral service was held Tuesday, Aug 4, at Hanover Baptist Church with the Rev. Douglas Bowman and the Rev. M. A. Timerlake officiating. Interment was in Arlington National Cemetery.

[ From notebook pages inserted in same family Bible, Snyder page: ]

Record of family of Henry Johnson Snyder Jr. as taken from Fmily Records and Bibles. 1968 12-4-68

Father Powhatan Snyder Born at Blantyre Richmond County Va. Died at Shiloh, King George Co Va, Buried at Shiloh Church.

My Mother Lena Owens Snyder was born January 19, 1872, Died Aug 20, 1913 Age 41 years.

Powhatan Snyder and Lena Owens were married November 26, 1896. Their children

Betty Augusta Snyder Born Sept. 20, 1897 in Richmond Co Va.

An infant (unnamed) was born July 7, 1899 Died Sept, 14, 1899, 2 mo 7 days.

Henry Johnson Snyder Jr was born Sept 20, 1901 at Shiloh in King Geo Co Va Died

Mary Adelaide Snyder was born July 16, 1905 at Colonial Beach Va.

[ From Owens page torn from same spiral notebook: ]

Record of the Owens family
My mothers people

My Grandfather Owens born Nov 1847 Died April 20, 1934 age 87.

Grandmother Owens was Elizabeth Anna Gouldman Owens. Born
Died November 7, 1917 in King George Co Va.

Elizabeth Anna Gouldman and Remus Uberta Owens were married on the fourth day of January 1870, in the home of Landon and Lucy Thompson in King George County Va.

Children born to them

Kate Maxwell Owens on Oct, 10, 1870. Died Sept. 7, 1952 Age 82

Lena Owens January 19th 1872 Died Aug 20, 1913 Age 41 yrs

Lucy Gouldman Owens Born May 31, 1873 Died Dec. 23, 1961 Age 88

3 Babies born to this marriage died at birth. Unnamed.

James Diggs Owens Sr. Born Jan, 28th 1875 Died Nov, 30 1955 Age 80 Buried at Shiloh Church Member for 67 yrs

Oncken Owens Born July 28, 1876 Died October 23, 1941 Age 65

John Louis Owens Born May 22, 1878 Died at Kinsale Va Nov 26, 1948 Age 70.

R. U. and Betty Anna Owens lost 3 babies who died at birth. Not named. Jan. 29, 1880, Feb 26, 1882 [and] June 5, 1886

My Great-Grandmother Owens [was] Joannah Catherine Born Died Aug 10, 1871

Great Grandfather Owens [or] John Diggs Owens was Born Died May 26, 1881

[ From a newspaper clipping, without portrait, found in the same family Bible: ]

James D. Owens

A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday for James Diggs Owens, 80, of Shiloh, who died Wednesday at Mary Washington Hospital after a lingering illness.

A native and lifelong resident of King George County, he was a member of the King George Ruritan Club, the Shiloh Lodge No. 77, I.O.O.F., and the Shiloh Baptist Church for 67 years.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. M. Vera Owens; four sons, James D. Owens Jr., of Alexandria, J. Stanley Owens, of Colonial Beach, R. Buckner Owens, of Chappaqua, N. Y., and S. Uberta Owens, of Silver Spring, Md.; and one sister, Miss Lucy G. Owens, of King George.

The service at Shiloh Baptist Church will be conducted by the Rev. John B. Hodge, former pastor of the church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The body will remain at the Nash-Slaw Funeral Home at Ninde until 1:30 p.m. Saturday.


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