Son of Benjamin Snyder, was born May 21st, 1819, in Rushville, and came to this county with his parents in 1826 and settled at Centreville.  After living there twelve years, they came to Granger.  February 14th, 1841, Edward Snyder married Miss Mary A. Curtis.  She died April 25th, 1847, leaving a family of three children, and December 31st, 1850, he married Miss Harriet Bennett.  She lived until October 5th, 1851, and he afterwards married Mrs. Maria Price, widow of Joseph Price, his present wife.