James Chauncey Snow

11 January 1817–30 April 1884 (Age 67)
Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States

The Life Summary of James Chauncey

When James Chauncey Snow was born on 11 January 1817, in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Gardner Snow, was 23 and his mother, Sarah Sawyer Hastings, was 21. He married Eliza Ann Carter on 10 February 1838, in Kirtland Township, Geauga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Kane, Utah, United States in 1870 and Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1880. He registered for military service in 1841. In 1870, at the age of 53, his occupation is listed as farmer in Kane, Utah, United States. He died on 30 April 1884, in Sterling, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Chauncey Snow
Jane Cecelia Roberts
Marriage: 2 December 1856
Warren Chauncy Snow
Joseph Homer Snow
Harriet Cecelia Snow
Delia Jane Snow
William Snow
Jude Wentz Snow
Mary Snow
Florence Minerva Snow
James Charles Snow
Edward Gardner Snow
Edwin Franklin Snow

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 December 1856Provo, Utah, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 2
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    Age 6
    Historical Boundaries 1823: Madison, Indiana, United States
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 19
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    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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    My grandfather, James Chauncey Snow, was born in Chesterfield, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire, January 11, 1817, the son of Gardner Snow (Patriarch of the Manti Temple) and Sara Sawyer Hastings Snow. He …

    Sources (79)

    • James C Snow in entry for Mary Snow Raisor Kenner, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • James Snow, "United States Census, 1880"
    • James Snow, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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