Lois Snow

Female5 February 1771–6 November 1840

Brief Life History of Lois

When Lois Snow was born on 5 February 1771, in Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Joshua Snow, was 32 and her mother, Lois Hildreth, was 32. She married Daniel Brooks on 11 July 1797, in Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. She died on 6 November 1840, in Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Samuel Read
Lois Snow
Marriage: 11 December 1805
Rufus Read

Sources (7)

  • Loes Snow, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Lois Snow, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Lois Snow Read, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    11 December 1805
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    World Events (8)


    Age 5

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1776 · The Declaration to the King

    Age 5

    """At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""


    Age 20

    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname for someone with snow‐white hair or an exceptionally pale complexion, from Middle English snou, snow ‘snow’ (Old English snaw).

    American shortened and altered (translated into English) form of any of the Jewish artificial names composed with German Schnee, Schnei, Schneu ‘snow’ as the first element, e.g. Schneeberg .

    Americanized form of French Canadian Chenard , reflecting the characteristic Canadian and American French rounding of the -ard ending.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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