Mahonri Moriancumer Snow

4 January 1847–22 January 1913 (Age 66)
Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Mahonri Moriancumer

When Mahonri Moriancumer Snow was born on 4 January 1847, in Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, his father, Erastus Snow, was 28 and his mother, Artemisia Beman, was 27. He married Cornelia Lytle on 9 April 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. He registered for military service in 1906. He died on 22 January 1913, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Saint George City Cemetery, St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mahonri Moriancumer Snow
Harriet Orilla Peters
Marriage: 18 April 1885
Herbert Snow
Elliot Snow
Kenneth Snow
Luella Snow
Leda Snow
Cassie Snow
Genevieve Snow
Stanley Snow

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 April 1885St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1861 · St. George Founded
    Age 14
    On December 6,1861, St. George Utah was founded. How it got its name remains a mystery. Some claim it was supposedly named after George A. Smith who was an Apostle for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the time. Those that went down were told to start cotton fields as it might be important with the American Civil War going on.
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 18
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname for someone with snow‐white hair or an exceptionally pale complexion, from Middle English snou, snow ‘snow’ (Old English snaw).American shortened and altered (translated into English) form of any of the Jewish artificial names composed with German Schnee, Schnei, Schneu ‘snow’ as the first element, e.g. Schneeberg .Americanized form of French Canadian Chenard , reflecting the characteristic Canadian and American French rounding of the -ard ending.

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

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    Sources (41)

    • Mahonri Snow in entry for Elliott Snow, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Mahonri Snow in household of Erastus Snow, "United States Census, 1860"
    • M M Snow in entry for Stanley Snow and Mary Elizabeth Toms, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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