Kathryn B. Snapp

12 December 1908–10 June 1994 (Age 85)
Goodson, Washington, Virginia, United States

The Life of Kathryn B.

When Kathryn B. Snapp was born on 12 December 1908, in Goodson, Washington, Virginia, United States, her father, Jacob Wade Snapp, was 32 and her mother, Ollie Elizabeth Brown, was 18. She had at least 1 daughter with Robert Orlo Putnam. She lived in Pulaski, Pulaski, Virginia, United States in 1920 and El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 10 June 1994, in Morton Grove, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Highland Park, Lake, Illinois, United States.

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Robert Orlo Putnam
Kathryn B. Snapp
Marjory Lou Putnam

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 2

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

Age 23

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schnapp or of the Dutch cognate Snap(pe).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Katherine Putnam in household of Robert Putnam, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Kathryn Snapp in household of J Wade Snapp, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Kathryn Snapp in household of Jake W Snapp, "United States Census, 1910"

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