Elizabeth Snowball

27 June 1846–25 March 1941 (Age 94)
Bedlington, Northumberland, England

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Snowball was born on 27 June 1846, in Bedlington, Northumberland, England, her father, Thomas Snowball, was 37 and her mother, Elizabeth Garr, was 32. She married John Davidson Burt III on 7 March 1863, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 25 March 1941, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Brigham City Cemetery, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Davidson Burt III
1827–1906
Elizabeth Snowball
1846–1941
Marriage: 7 March 1863
Mary Ellen Burt
1864–1864
Alice Alberta Burt
1866–1898
Thomas Albert Burt
1866–1939
William Alphonso Burt
1868–1899
Ralph Alonzo Burt
1868–1901
John Snowball Burt
1870–1945
Isabella or Belle Burt
1872–1887
Louisa May Burt
1875–1967
Marteill Burt
1877–1879
William Wallace Burt
1880–1971
Matilda Burt
1882–1972
George Clemens Burt
1884–1885
Jane Gean Burt
1889–1981

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 March 1863Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (13)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1851 · Brigham City is Settled
    Age 5
    In 1851, Brigham City is settled and named after Brigham Young.
    1863
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 26
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English (Durham and Northumberland): nickname for someone with a snow‐white patch of hair or a whitish bald spot amid dark hair, from Middle English snou, snow ‘snow’ + ball ‘white streak, bald place’. Snowbald, an early variant, may be evidence of the latter meaning, from Middle English balled ‘bald’, though the -d may be excrescent. Compare Bald , Ball 3.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Bald
    Schneekloth

    Story Highlight

    John Snowball, Pioneer of 1854

    HISTORY – JOHN SNOWBALL, PIONEER OF 1854 February 21, 1840, in Newcastle-on-Tyne, England, John Snowball was born. He was the eldest child of Thomas and Elizabeth Garr Snowball. He had a brother, Ral …

    Sources (20)

    • Elizabeth Burt in household of John D Burt, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Elizabeth Snowball in entry for Thomas Albert Burt, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Elizabeth Burt in household of John D Burt, "United States Census, 1880"

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