James Snodden

Male17 March 1726–

Brief Life History of James

When James Snodden was christened on 17 March 1726, in Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Henry Snadden, was 25 and his mother, Agnes Robertson, was 28.

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Henry Snadden
Agnes Robertson
Elizabeth Snadden
Walter Snaddan
John Snadden
James Snodden
Susanna Snodden
George Snaddon
Henry Snaddon
Agnas Snadden

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    Name Meaning

    1 English: see Snowden .

    2 Scottish: see Sneddon .

    3 English: relationship name, occasionally perhaps from an unrecorded Middle English personal name * Snodding, Old English Snodding. However, post-medieval instances of Snodding (as in the Rutland name) may alternatively be variants of (1).

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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