Father Schneylin was born 3 April 1780 in Alsace, and died on 8 June 1837 in Tarnopol. He was a member of the Order of the Society of Jesus (Jesuit Order) and was ordained on 13 July 1808. He served the parish of Schönchen from 10 February 1814 to 31 December 1820.
- Schnurr, Joseph. Die Kirchen und das religiöse Leben der Russlanddeutschen - Katholischer Teil (Stuttgart: Selbstverlag Joseph Schnurr, 1980): 261.