Crannel Marvin Snowden

24 January 1923–13 May 1999 (Age 76)
McLaurin, Forrest, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Crannel Marvin

When Crannel Marvin Snowden was born on 24 January 1923, in McLaurin, Forrest, Mississippi, United States, his father, James Madison Snowden Jr, was 44 and his mother, Mary Sally O'Flynn, was 39. He lived in Forrest, Mississippi, United States in 1935 and Beat 4, Forrest, Mississippi, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1943. He died on 13 May 1999, in Bond, Stone, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in McLaurin, Forrest, Mississippi, United States.

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James Madison Snowden Jr
Mary Sally O'Flynn
Infant Snowden
Ernest William Snowden
Stonewall Jerden Snowden
Lottie Ofiefie
Baby A. Snowden
Ruby Josephine Snowden
Andrew James Madison "Andy" Snowden
Ollie Daniel Snowden
Percy Merrill Snowden
Annie Lottie Snowden
Mandy Cornelia Snowden
Crannel Marvin Snowden

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1925 · B.B. King is Born

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B.B. King was born on September 16, 1925, in Itta Bean, Mississippi. He was a famous American blues singer, electric guitarist, and record producer. In 1987, he inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 21

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Snowden, a place in West Yorkshire named from Old English snāw ‘snow’ + dūn ‘hill’, i.e. a hill where snow lies long.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Crandal Snauden in household of J M Snauden, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Crown M Snowden in household of James M Snowden, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Crannell M. Snowden, "Find A Grave Index"

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