Genevera Marie McQueen

28 July 1902–3 October 2002 (Age 100)
Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Genevera Marie

When Genevera Marie McQueen was born on 28 July 1902, in Missouri, United States, her father, George Fletcher McQueen, was 32 and her mother, Olive Maude Lutz, was 22. She married Edward Arnold Snapp Sr. on 4 September 1922, in Coal, Henry, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Leesville, Henry, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Houston, Harris, Texas, United States in 1930. She died on 3 October 2002, in Columbus, Lowndes, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 100, and was buried in Southpark Cemetery, Pearland, Brazoria, Texas, United States.

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Edward Arnold Snapp Sr.
Genevera Marie McQueen
Marriage: 4 September 1922
Edward Arnold Snapp Jr.

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 September 1922Coal, Henry, Missouri, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1904 · The World's Fair of 1904
    Age 2
    St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
    1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building
    Age 3
    Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.
    1929 · The Great Depression Arrives
    Age 27
    Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Shuibhne ‘son of Suibhne’ a byname meaning ‘pleasant’. Compare McSweeney .Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Shuain, a Gaelic patronymic based on Old Norse sveinn ‘boy, servant’, which was also used as a personal name (see Swain ). This is given as the origin of the McQueen or McSwan family of Skye, although the spellings are hard to distinguish. Compare Whan .Americanized form of French Moquin .

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

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    Sources (16)

    • Geneva M Mc Queen in household of George F Mc Queen, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Generva M Snapp in household of Edward A Snapp, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Marriage Index, 1800s-1999

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