Florence Helen Snow

1852–1937 (Age 84)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Florence Helen

When Florence Helen Snow was born on 6 May 1852, in Ohio, United States, her father, Edwin Snow, was 43 and her mother, Julia Lewis, was 34. She married John S. Blackwell on 14 November 1883, in Lorain, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Mission Township, Neosho, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Neosho Falls, Woodson, Kansas, United States in 1930. She died on 11 January 1937, in Alma, Gratiot, Michigan, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Breckenridge, Gratiot, Michigan, United States.

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Florence Helen Snow
John S. Blackwell
Marriage: 14 November 1883
Leota F. Blackwell

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14 November 1883
Lorain, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 8

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 23

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.

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)

  • Florence H Blackwell in household of J S Blackwell, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Florence Snow in household of Edwin Snow, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Florence Blackwell in household of John Blackwell, "United States Census, 1900"

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