Laurin Snow

23 February 1864–9 November 1940 (Age 76)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Laurin

When Laurin Snow was born on 23 February 1864, in Illinois, United States, his father, Samuel Pearce Snow, was 42 and his mother, Josephine Elis Scott, was 34. He married Olive Edna Hickey in 1893, in Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Fillmore, Ventura, California, United States in 1930 and Fillmore Judicial Township, Ventura, California, United States in 1940. He died on 9 November 1940, in Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Laurin Snow
Olive Edna Hickey
Marriage: 1893
Gerald Walker Snow
Justin Samuel Snow
Newell Laurin Snow
Isabel Olive Snow
Elgyn Orville Snow

Spouse and Children

Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Age 7

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 21

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

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)

  • Laurin Snow, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Laurin Snow in household of S ? Snow, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Laurin Snow, "United States Census, 1900"

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