Matthew Harry Snipes

1875–1941 (Age 66)
Anderson, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Matthew Harry

When Matthew Harry Snipes was born on 16 February 1875, in Anderson, South Carolina, United States, his father, Mathew A Snipes, was 37 and his mother, Mary C. Glenn, was 33. He had at least 4 sons and 4 daughters with Margaret May York. He lived in Easley, Pickens, South Carolina, United States in 1930 and School District 13 Easley, Pickens, South Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 13 March 1941, in Carnesville, Franklin, Georgia, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Carnesville, Franklin, Georgia, United States.

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Matthew Harry Snipes
Margaret May York
Percy Snipes
Mamie Snipes
Fred Eugene Snipes
Marie Snipes
Gladys Snipes
Hoke Snipes
Glen Snipes
Louise Snipes

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  • Percy Snipes


  • Mamie Snipes


  • Fred Eugene Snipes


  • Marie Snipes


  • Female1908–1990Female

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

Age 1

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 18

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.

Name Meaning

English: variant of or patronymic from Snipe .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Harry Snipes, "United States Census, 1930"
  • M Henry Snipes in household of Frank B Roach, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Marry M Shipes, "United States Census, 1910"

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