Alberta Snow

28 July 1891–
San Jose, Santa Clara, California, United States

The Life of Alberta

When Alberta Snow was born on 28 July 1891, in San Jose, Santa Clara, California, United States, her father, Charles Lyman Snow, was 29 and her mother, Eva May Raser, was 19. She lived in Judicial Township 3, Madera, California, United States in 1900 and Oakland, Alameda, California, United States in 1910.

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Family Time Line

Charles Lyman Snow
1862–1926
Eva May Raser
1871–1927
Alberta Snow
1891–
Charles H Snow
1894–1912

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 15

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 32

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname denoting someone with very white hair or an exceptionally pale complexion, from Old English snāw ‘snow’.2 Americanized and shortened form of any of the Jewish ornamental names composed with German Schnee, Schnei, Schneu ‘snow’ as the first element.

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

Sources (3)

  • Alberta Snow in household of Charles L Snow, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Alberta Snow in household of Charles L Snow, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Snow, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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