Snyder, Augustus

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Augustus was born in Richmondville, Schoharie County at about 1845, a son of William and Rebecca Bouck Snyder

Marriage & Children

He married Amanda M. Rivenberg who was born in September of 1852 at about 1883 and had the following known children:

  • Eunice H. Snyder
  • Royal M. Snyder

Military Service

Residence: Rensselaerville
Enlistment Date: 1 August 1864
Enlistment Place: Poughkeepsie, NY
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 61 New York Infantry
Company: Company A
Mustered Out: 14 Jul 1865
Mustered Out Place: Alexandria, VA
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 19
Sources Used: 1890 Veterans Census;, American Civil War Soldiers


Died February 21, 1913. He was a member of Company A, 61st New York State Volunteers per his grave stone, Brookside Cemetery, Preston Hollow.[1]

Augustus died on February 21, 1913 and was buried in the Brookside Cemetery, Preston Hollow. Amanda died in 1944 and is buried beside him.


Additional Research Notes

Additional Media


  1. Brookside Cemetery, Preston Hollow, recorded by Ann Hanford and her husband.