Lillie Catherine Snow

Brief Life History of Lillie Catherine

When Lillie Catherine Snow was born on 9 March 1874, in Augusta, Virginia, United States, her father, Thomas Weatherfield Snow, was 29 and her mother, Angeline J. Campbell, was 28. She married Harden Theophilus Foley Sr on 24 December 1895, in Augusta, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Bridgewater, Rockingham, Virginia, United States in 1900 and Ashby District, Rockingham, Virginia, United States for about 30 years. She died on 14 October 1923, in Staunton, Virginia, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Mount Crawford, Rockingham, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harden Theophilus Foley Sr
Lillie Catherine Snow
Marriage: 24 December 1895
Ferol Hope Foley
Warren Hensel Foley
Ethel Irene Foley
Oliver Clinton Foley
Roxie Iwilla Foley
Rinker Melvin Foley
Walter McKelvy Foley
Miriam Unadella Foley
Harden Theophilus Foley Jr
John Thomas Foley
Beulah Arbellian Foley

Sources (24)

  • Lilly Snow in household of Thomas Snow, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lily C Foley, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"
  • Lillie Snow, "Virginia, Vital Records, 1715-1901"

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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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