Nancy Elizabeth Snapp

Female25 April 1865–20 February 1937

Brief Life History of Nancy Elizabeth

When Nancy Elizabeth Snapp was born on 25 April 1865, in Russell, Virginia, United States, her father, Elcanah Dulaney Snapp, was 34 and her mother, Martha Jane Combs, was 39. She married Elbert M Young in 1886. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Hancock, Tennessee, United States in 1870 and Jackson Township, Jackson, Indiana, United States in 1910. She died on 20 February 1937, in Seymour, Jackson Township, Jackson, Indiana, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Seymour, Jackson Township, Jackson, Indiana, United States.

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Elbert M Young
Nancy Elizabeth Snapp
Marriage: 1886
Mattie P Young
Bassil Broadus Young
Myrtle Katherine Young

Sources (16)

  • Nancy Young in household of Elbert M Young, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nancy E Snapp, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
  • Nancy Elizabeth Snapp Young, "Find A Grave Index"

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    World Events (8)

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

    Age 1

    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

    Age 13

    When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.


    Age 21

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Schnapp or of the Dutch cognate Snap.

    English: variant of Snape .

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

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