Samuel S. Agnew

23 July 1865–29 November 1919 (Age 54)
Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Samuel S.

When Samuel S. Agnew was born on 23 July 1865, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, David Agnew, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Johnston, was 26. He married Lizzie Snyder on 23 November 1892, in West Union, Morris Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States. He lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and McKees Rocks, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. He died on 29 November 1919, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Mount Lebanon Cemetery, Mt. Lebanon, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Samuel S. Agnew
Anna May Crouch
Marriage: 30 June 1898
Donnald Agnew
Elizabeth Grey Agnew

Spouse and Children

30 June 1898
Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States


    Donnald Agnew


    Elizabeth Grey Agnew


Parents and Siblings

    David Agnew


    Elizabeth Johnston





    James J. Agnew


    William Agnew


    George Reed Agnew


    Agnes G. Agnew


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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 12

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 16

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Agneaux in Manche, France.2 Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gnímh ‘descendant of Gníomh’, a byname meaning ‘action’ or ‘activity’. The Ó Gnímhs were hereditary poets to a branch of the O’Neills; in this family the traditional pronunciation is with the stress on the second syllable.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Saml Agnew in household of David Agnew, "United States Census, 1870"
  • David Agnew, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Samuel S Agnew, "United States Census, 1900"

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