Charlotte Ferris

17 October 1884–17 December 1972 (Age 88)
Inman, McPherson, Kansas, United States

The Life of Charlotte

When Charlotte Ferris was born on 17 October 1884, in Inman, McPherson, Kansas, United States, her father, James Langham Ferris, was 45 and her mother, Pluma Louisa Barnes, was 36. She married Guy Mervin Snavely on 4 January 1904, in Winfield, Cowley, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Taylor, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 6, Cameron, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 17 December 1972, in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in San Benito, Cameron, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Guy Mervin Snavely
Charlotte Ferris
Marriage: 4 January 1904
Ranald Ferris Snavely
Charlotte Ann Snavely
Malcolm Winton Snavely Sr.
Guy Mervin Snavely

Spouse and Children

4 January 1904
Winfield, Cowley, Kansas, United States


Parents and Siblings




    Johnathan Langham Ferris


World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 10

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 23

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

1 Irish and Scottish: reduced Anglicized form of Irish Ó Fearghuis or Ó Fearghasa ‘descendant of Fearghus ’, or from the Scottish-Gaelic form of this personal name, Fearghus ( see Fergus ).2 English: variant of Farrar .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • L?Ttie Snavey in household of Guy Snavey, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Chairlotte F Snavely, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charlotte F Snavely in household of G M Snavely, "United States Census, 1920"

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