Charles Eugene Snipes

1893–1970 (Age 77)
Anderson, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Charles Eugene

When Charles Eugene Snipes was born on 8 March 1893, in Anderson, South Carolina, United States, his father, Walter Lee " Bob" Snipes, was 20 and his mother, Mary Evaline McLeskey, was 20. He married Sallie Grubbs on 8 February 1917, in Townville, Anderson, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Fork Twp, Anderson, South Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Fork Township, Anderson, South Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 19 September 1970, in Townville, Anderson, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Dickson Memorial United Methodist Church Cemetery, Townville, Anderson, South Carolina, United States.

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Charles Eugene Snipes
Sallie Grubbs
Marriage: 8 February 1917
William Matthew Snipes
Charles Ligon Snipes
Doris Snipes
James Edward "Jimmie" Snipes

Spouse & Children

8 February 1917
Townville, Anderson, South Carolina, United States


  • William Matthew Snipes


  • Charles Ligon Snipes


  • Doris Snipes


  • James Edward "Jimmie" Snipes


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 4

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: variant of or patronymic from Snipe .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Charley Snipes, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charles E Snipes, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charley E Snipes in household of Walter L Snipes, "United States Census, 1900"

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