William Cory Snow

Male 1794 - 1872  (77 years)


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  • Name William Cory Snow 
    Born 18 Nov 1794  Little Compton, Newport County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Aug 1872  Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Swan Point Cemetery Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I8177550380  Eby/Aebi and Bernethy Family
    Last Modified 14 Feb 2013 

    Father John Snow,   b. 26 Jun 1769, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1851, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Hannah Cory,   b. 16 Aug 1772, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1840, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 10 Nov 1793  Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7465105107  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Narcissa Lippitt,   b. 3 Jun 1797, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1853, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 18 Nov 1816  Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ann Bowler Snow,   b. 26 Aug 1817, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1817, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Francis Harriet Snow,   b. 8 Mar 1819, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1820, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. William Megee Snow,   b. 30 Dec 1820, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1891, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     4. Christopher Lippitt Snow,   b. 24 Aug 1823, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1824, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     5. Walter Bowler Snow,   b. 15 Jun 1826, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1863  (Age 36 years)
     6. Marie Bowler Snow,   b. 9 Jun 1830, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1895  (Age 65 years)
     7. John Lippitt Snow,   b. 29 Sep 1837, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1891, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
    Last Modified 14 Feb 2013 
    Family ID F7465105116  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Mary Dexter Nightingale,   b. Abt 1815, Cumberland, Providence County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1893  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Married 27 Dec 1853 
    Last Modified 14 Feb 2013 
    Family ID F7465105117  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Nov 1794 - Little Compton, Newport County, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Nov 1816 - Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Aug 1872 - Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Swan Point Cemetery Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • 1850 Census Providence Ward 6, Providence, Rhode Island as William C SNOW
      1860 Census Providence Ward 7, Providence, Rhode Island as William C SNOW
      1870 Census Providence Ward 8, Providence, Rhode Island as William C SNOW; occupation (looks like) Agent at Prov. Bleachery ?
    • Eldest of fourteen children born to John Snow and Hannah Cory. He received and education from the Reverend James Wilson at the Beneficent Church. At 13 he was sent to work at a store and at 16 he was clerk at the Post Office. He held postions as a bookkeeper and bank officer. He was, however, an agent for a large manufacturer for over 50 yrs. He married Narcissa Lippitt on his 22nd birthday and had 6 children only 3 of which made it to adulthood. She died in February of 1853 and he married Mary Dexter Nightingale in December of that year. On May 17, 1820 he was made Deacon of the Beneficent Church of Providence and held that positon for 50 years. He was an eloquent speaker. He not only gave freely of his time to the church. He was a member of the school committee for 28 years, treasurer of the Providence Fuel Society for 37 years and for 16 years a trustee of the Reform School.


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