Levi Minyard Snelson

1819–31 March 1897 (Age 78)
Clark, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Levi Minyard

When Levi Minyard Snelson was born in 1819, in Clark, Kentucky, United States, his father, Charles Harper Snelson, was 13 and his mother, Dorothy Cantrall, was 14. He married Mariah Jane McDonald on 2 June 1846, in Oskaloosa, Mahaska, Iowa, United States. He lived in Iowa, United States in 1870 and Pleasant Grove, Des Moines, Iowa, United States in 1885. He died on 31 March 1897, in Richland Township, Warren, Iowa, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Hartford Cemetery, Hartford, Warren, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Levi Minyard Snelson
1819–1897
Nancy Ann Lewin
1832–1918
Marriage: 13 March 1856
James Edward Snelson
1858–1928
O. J. Snelson
1874–1885
Ed Snelson
William Jasper Snelson
1860–1934
Levi Minniard Snelson
1862–1948
Margaret Snelson
1862–
Charles Perry Snelson
1864–1957
Alfred Wesley Snelson
1866–1913
Albert Thomas Snelson
1866–1967
Benjamin Franklin Snelson
1868–1961
Adelphia Jane Snelson
1872–1957
Andrew Jackson Snelson
1874–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 March 1856
Warren, Iowa, United States
children

(12)

    James Edward Snelson

    Male1858–1928Male

    William Jasper Snelson

    Male1860–1934Male

    Male1862–1948Male

    Margaret Snelson

    Female1862–Female

    Male1864–1957Male

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Male1819–1897Male

    William C. Snelson

    Male1830–1853Male

    Abel Powell Snelson

    Male1832–1906Male

    Julia Ann Stewart Snelson

    Female1834–1907Female

    Deborah Snelson

    Female1835–1850Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 0

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1819 · First Commercial Oil Well Opens

Age 0

In 1819, in McCreary County, Kentucky along Cumberland River was the site of the first commercial oil well.
1846

Age 27

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Snell .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Levi M Snelson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Minyard Snelson in household of Wm Miller, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Levi Snelson, "United States Census, 1870"

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