Wilma Snelling

Female28 December 1923–20 September 1986

Brief Life History of Wilma

When Wilma Snelling was born on 28 December 1923, in Osage Beach, Camden, Missouri, United States, her father, John Hugh Snelling, was 30 and her mother, Edna Bea Mansfield, was 24. She married Milton Elmo Taylor on 26 July 1952, in Morgan, Missouri, United States. She lived in United States in 1949 and Buffalo Township, Morgan, Missouri, United States in 1950. She died on 20 September 1986, in Kansas City, Cass, Missouri, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Stover, Morgan, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Milton Elmo Taylor
Wilma Snelling
Marriage: 26 July 1952

Sources (9)

  • Wilma Snelling, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Wilma Taylor Find a Grave
  • Wilma Snelling in entry for Milton E Taylor, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 July 1952Morgan, Missouri, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.


    Age 6

    13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.


    Age 18

    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning


    from the Middle English personal name Snelling (Old English Snelling), a derivative of Snell .

    habitational name from Snelland (Lincolnshire), from the Old English personal name Snell (genitive Snelles) or the Old Norse personal name Snjallr (genitive Snjalls) + Old Norse lúndr ‘small wood, grove’. See Snell .

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

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