Lorna Phyllis Snow

12 April 1899–12 August 1987 (Age 88)
Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand

The Life of Lorna Phyllis

When Lorna Phyllis Snow was born on 12 April 1899, in Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, her father, Henry James Snow, was 38 and her mother, Lilian Sarah Ellen Cooper, was 25. She married Harrie Morley Wallis Lloyd Sherwood on 20 March 1930. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 12 August 1987, in Katoomba, New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 88, and was buried in Katoomba, New South Wales, Australia.

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Harrie Morley Wallis Lloyd Sherwood
Lorna Phyllis Snow
Marriage: 20 March 1930
Raymond Sidney "Ray" Sherwood

Spouse and Children

20 March 1930


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 2

First Federal election.

Age 2

The Australian flag flown for the first time.
1923 · New Zealand's Claim to Antartica

Age 24

The Ross Dependency is a New Zealand dependency located on the Antarctician Continent. It is the only settlement on the Antartica that is claimed by a sovereign nation. New Zealand still owns claim even after the Antarctic Treaty that was signed in 1959 by 11 other nations. 

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 (2)

  • Lorna Phyllis Snow Sherwood, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Lorna Phyllis Sherwood, "BillionGraves Index"

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