I had better luck for Sophia's husband, Peter Snay with my request at the NY Archives' search for 1899, 1900 and 1901 in Franklin Co.?.
His death record:
1900 Oct. 15
County Of: Essex
Town Of: North Elba
I hereby certify that I attended deceased from Oct 10 to Oct 14, 1900, that I last saw him alive on the 14 day of Oct, 1900 about 1 o'clock A.M.
Chief cause: Senile decay
Witness my hand this 16th day of Oct 1900
Place of Burial: Saranac Lake
Date of Burial: Oct 18
Undertaker: A. Fortune, Jr.
Signature of John C. Reaume, M.D.
Date of Death: Oct. 15, 1900
Full Name: Peter Snay
How long in U.S. if foreign born: --------
How long residence here: 34 yrs
Father's Name: John Snay
Father's Birthplace: France
Mother's Name: Mary R. Snay
Mother's Birthplace: France
Place of Death: Saranac Lake
Last Place of Residence: ?
Direct Cause of Death: Senile Decay
Peter Snay m. Sophia Swinyer
their daughter, Mary Jane Snay m. David Swinyer
their son, James Herschel Garrett m. Katherine I. Johnson
their daughter (living) m. Richard N. Powers
their daughter is me.....