Birth Name: Dana William Snyder
Place of Birth: Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Date of Birth: November 14, 1973
Ethnicity: Italian (maternal grandmother), Irish, English, German
Dana Snyder is an American stand-up comedian, actor, producer, and voice actor.
Dana is the son of Joy and William Snyder. He was raised in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Dana’s paternal grandfather was Richard L. Snyder (the daughter of William H. Snyder and Kathryn/Catharine Irene Thatcher). Richard was born in Pennsylvania. Kathryn was born in Pennsylvania, the daughter of Edward William Thatcher and Bertha G. Simon.
Dana’s paternal grandmother was Eleanor May McIntyre (the daughter of Charles Steadman/Setman McIntyre and Lillian Kuhns). Eleanor was born in Pennsylvania. Charles was born in either West Virginia or North Carolina, the son of Archibald “Archie” McIntyre and Martha. Lillian was born in Pennsylvania, the daughter of Jonas Kuhns and Sarah Rebecca Troxell.
Dana’s maternal grandfather was Raymond J. Hunt (the son of Raymond J. Hunt and Louisa/Louise Straub). Dana’s grandfather Raymond was born in Pennsylvania. Dana’s great-grandfather Raymond was born in New Jersey, the son of William Hunt, whose parents were Irish, and of Ella Wyckoff. Louisa was born in New York, to German parents, John Straub and Dorothea “Dora” Wolber.
Dana’s maternal grandmother was Jean R. Decenzo (the daughter of Carmine Decenzo and Josephine Dibilio). Jean was born in Pennsylvania, to parents from Italy.
Sources: Obituary of Dana’s paternal grandmother, Eleanor May (McIntyre) Snyder – http://obits.lehighvalleylive.com
Obituary of Dana’s maternal grandfather, Raymond J. Hunt – http://www.cremationsocietyofpa.com
Obituary of Dana’s maternal grandmother, Jean R. (Decenzo) Hunt – http://www.familysearch.org
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