F. L. Snyder, farmer, Section 23, P. O. Tekamah, is a native of Germany. When a child he came with his parents to Pennsylvania; there he assisted at farm work. In November, 1867, he came to Burt County, Neb.; owns now 440 acres of land, and feeds from fifty to eighty head of cattle a season. He was married in 1870, to Mary E. Taylor, of Pennsylvania. She came to Jackson County, Iowa, when a child, with her parents. They have three children, one boy and two daughters. He enlisted, October 1, 1861, in Company C, Twenty-third Pennsylvania Infantry; served about four years; re-enlisted as a veteran in November, 1863; was taken prisoner June 16, 1864, in front of Petersburg, Va.; sent to the Andersonville prison, Georgia, and held till the close of the war.