Morris Jackson Snedaker

16 December 1818–12 December 1882 (Age 63)
New York City, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Morris Jackson

When Morris Jackson Snedaker was born on 16 December 1818, in New York City, New York, United States, his father, Derrick Snedaker, was 23 and his mother, Lucinda Bowker, was 17. He married Ann Earl on 17 April 1844, in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States. He lived in Utah, United States in 1884. He registered for military service in 1850. He died on 12 December 1882, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Morris Jackson Snedaker
Elizabeth Hannah Mobbs
Marriage: 3 April 1853
Ellen Lucinda Snedaker
Laura Ann Snedaker
Elizabeth Snedaker
Elizabeth Permilda Mobbs Snedaker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 April 1853Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 1
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 9
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 18
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Otto.Variant of Snedeker , a surname of German origin.

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

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    Sources (28)

    • N J Snedeker in household of Sarah Damson, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Morris Snedaker in entry for Elizabeth Gillett, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"
    • Morris Snedaker, "United States Census, 1880"

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