Larkin F Snow

1837–19 April 1863 (Age 26)
Morgan, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Larkin F

When Larkin F Snow was born in 1837, in Morgan, Tennessee, United States, his father, Ahijah "Hige" Houston Snow, was 29 and his mother, Christian "Kitty" Staples, was 24. He died on 19 April 1863, in Carthage, Smith, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 26, and was buried in National Cemetery, Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ahijah "Hige" Houston Snow
Christian "Kitty" Staples
Larkin F Snow
Benjamin Tolliver Snow
Caleb E Snow
Susannah Snow
John William Snow
Betsy Caroline Snow
Ahijah Houston Snow Jr

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World Events (4)


Age 9

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

Age 9

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 25

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

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)

  • Larkin Snow in household of Ahyah Snow, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Larkin Snow in household of Abijah Snow, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Larkin F Snow, "Find A Grave Index"

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