Blanch Marie Snow

11 February 1918–17 October 2002 (Age 84)
Surry, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Blanch Marie

When Blanch Marie Snow was born on 11 February 1918, in Surry, North Carolina, United States, her father, Pleasant Snow, was 25 and her mother, Rosanne Butcher, was 25. She had at least 1 son with Paul McKinley Gentry. She lived in Bryan Township, Surry, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Edwards Township, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 17 October 2002, at the age of 84, and was buried in Charity United Methodist Church Cemetery, Millers Creek, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States.

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Paul McKinley Gentry
Blanch Marie Snow
Claud Wayne Gentry

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Parents and Siblings


    Rosanne Butcher






    Clyde Columbus Snow


    Edward Junior Snow


    Hazel Pauline Snow


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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1920 · Women Get the Vote

Age 2

In 1920, the 19th amendment was ratified making it so that women could vote. This achievement finally gave North Carolina the freedom to vote they had been fighting for since 1897.

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname denoting someone with very white hair or an exceptionally pale complexion, from Old English snāw ‘snow’.2 Americanized and shortened form of any of the Jewish ornamental names composed with German Schnee, Schnei, Schneu ‘snow’ as the first element.

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

Sources (3)

  • Blanche M Snow in household of Pleas Snow, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Blanch Gentry in household of Paul Gentry, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Blanche M Snow in household of Please Snow, "United States Census, 1920"

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