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Anna Katherine Snyder was born in 1806. She married Michael Fenstermaker, the son of Philip and Anna Catherine Hartman Fenstermaker. They became the parents of: John, Peter, Daniel, William, Aaron, Jonas, Maryette, Lyda, and Lucinda Fenstermaker Patterson.
Michael and Catherine said goodbye to four of their sons who joined the PA Volunteers and fought in the Civil War. Their son Jonas was killed in the Battle of the Wilderness on 5 May 1864. Peter, Aaron and Daniel returned home.
Anna Katherine Snyder Fenstermaker died 4 May 1881 and is buried with her husband in Oak Grove Cemetery, Fairview Township, Mercer County, Pa.