Capt. Edmund Snow

1738–18 October 1796 (Age 58)
Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Edmund

When Capt. Edmund Snow was born in 1738, in Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Aaron Snow, was 30 and his mother, Sarah Gross, was 25. He married Rhoda Williams in 1758, in Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 18 October 1796, in Essex, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Essex, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Capt. Edmund Snow
1738–1796
Rhoda Williams
1740–1813
Marriage: 1758
Freeman Gross Snow
1766–1853
Lilly Snow
1767–1830
Rhoda Snow
Edmund Snow
1776–
Ebenezer Snow
1777–
Roxanna Snow
1784–

Spouse and Children

    Male1738–1796Male

    Rhoda Williams

    Female1740–1813Female

MARRIAGE
1758
Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
children

(6)

    Freeman Gross Snow

    Male1766–1853Male

    Lilly Snow

    Female1767–1830Female

    Male1776–Male

    Ebenezer Snow

    Male1777–Male

    Roxanna Snow

    Female1784–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (4)

1776

Age 38

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 43

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 48

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

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)

  • Edmund in entry for Rhoda Snow, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Edmund Snow, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Edmund Snow, "Find A Grave Index"

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