James Wotherspoon Snedden

6 April 1859–
New Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of James Wotherspoon

When James Wotherspoon Snedden was born on 6 April 1859, in New Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, John Leishman Snedden, was 29 and his mother, Janet Witherspoon, was 18. He lived in Dalziel, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1871.

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John Leishman Snedden
Janet Witherspoon
James Wetherspoon Snedden
Janet Sword Snedden
James Wotherspoon Snedden
Bethia Witherspoon Snedden
John Snedden
Alexander Snedden
Christina Leishman Snedden
Helen Snedden

Parents and Siblings

    John Leishman Snedden





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World Events (8)

1864 · St. Albans Raid

Age 5

St. Albans Raid took place on October 19, 1864. It was a Confederate raid from Canada into Union territory. Confederate soldiers that were in Canada raided the town of St. Albans killed one person and robbed three banks.

Age 25

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 31

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: variant of Sneddon .2 Dutch: occupational name for a cloth cutter or tailor, from Middle Dutch snede ‘cut’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Wotherspoon Sneddon, "Vermont, St. Albans Canadian Border Crossings, 1895-1954"
  • James W Sneddon in household of John Sneddon, "Scotland Census, 1871"
  • James Wotherspoon Snedden, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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