Apostle Erastus Snow[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15]

Male 1818 - 1888  (69 years)


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  • Name Erastus Snow 
    Title Apostle 
    Born 9 Nov 1818  Saint Johnsbury, Caledonia, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptized (LDS) 3 Feb 1833 
    Endowed (LDS) 12 Dec 1845  NAUVO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 27 May 1888  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 30 May 1888  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I979  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 7 Feb 2007 

    Father Levi Snow,   b. 22 Jul 1782, West Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1841, Montrose, Lee, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Lucina Streeter,   b. 16 Oct 1785, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1858, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 26 Nov 1801  Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed P (LDS) 3 Feb 1888  SGEOR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F180  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Elizabeth Rebecca Ashby,   b. 17 May 1831, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1915, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 19 Dec 1847  Winter Quarters (Florence), Douglas, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed S (LDS) 19 Dec 1847  [11
    Children 
     1. Georgina Snow,   b. 23 Jun 1862, Saint George, Washington, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1929  (Age 67 years)
     2. Florence Snow,   b. 16 Jun 1856, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1946, Logan, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     3. Elizabeth Ashby Snow,   b. 24 Mar 1854, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1936, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     4. Josephine Snow,   b. 19 Jul 1859, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1940, New York City, New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     5. Bryant Snow,   b. 3 Apr 1864, Saint George, Washington, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1864  (Age 0 years)
     6. Martha Ellen Snow,   b. 28 Sep 1865, Saint George, Washington, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1949, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     7. Ashby Snow,   b. 19 Sep 1867, Saint George, Washington, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1937, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     8. Arthur Eugene Snow,   b. 13 Feb 1870, Saint George, Washington, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1953, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     9. Herbert Hammond Snow,   b. 19 Jun 1872, Saint George, Washington, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1881  (Age 8 years)
     10. Clarence Snow,   b. 31 Oct 1874, Saint George, Washington, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1938, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    Family ID F730  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Artimisia Beman,   b. 3 Mar 1819, Livonia, Livingston, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1882, Saint George, Washington, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 13 Dec 1838  Far West, Caldwell, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed S (LDS) 23 Jan 1846  NAUVO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Lucina Snow,   b. 21 Jan 1841, Downingtown, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1928  (Age 87 years)
     2. James Snow,   b. 28 Apr 1842, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1850, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 7 years)
     3. Charles Henry Snow,   b. 15 Mar 1844, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1846, Winter Quarters (Florence), Douglas, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     4. Mahonri Moriancumr Snow,   b. 4 Jan 1847, Winter Quarters (Florence), Douglas, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1913, Saint George, Washington, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     5. Artimesia Snow,   b. 8 Feb 1849, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1925  (Age 76 years)
     6. Erastus Beman Snow,   b. 10 May 1853, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1900, Saint George, Washington, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     7. Franklin Richards Snow,   b. 21 Sep 1854, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1942, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     8. Mary Louisa Snow,   b. 29 Jul 1856, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1856, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     9. Moroni Snow,   b. 13 May 1858, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1935  (Age 76 years)
     10. Orson Pratt Snow,   b. 28 Mar 1860, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1929  (Age 68 years)
     11. George Albert Snow,   b. 31 Oct 1863, Saint George, Washington, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1939, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Family ID F1025  Group Sheet

    Family 3 Minerva White,   b. 22 Mar 1822, Northbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1896, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 2 Apr 1844  Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed S (LDS) 2 Apr 1844  NAUVO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Nephi Snow,   b. 15 Jun 1845, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1845, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Mary Minerva Snow,   b. 1 Oct 1846, Winter Quarters (Florence), Douglas, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1847, Winter Quarters (Florence), Douglas, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Erastus White Snow,   b. 27 Jan 1849, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1888, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     4. Willard Snow,   b. 16 Nov 1853, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1936, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     5. Susan Snow,   b. 9 Jul 1856, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1917  (Age 60 years)
     6. Levi Mason White Snow,   b. 10 Mar 1859/1861, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1933  (Age 71 years)
     7. Hyrum Smith Snow,   b. 23 Jan 1860, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1860  (Age 0 years)
     8. Louise White Snow,   b. 6 Jul 1863, Saint George, Washington, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1864, Saint George, Washington, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     9. Alden Snow,   b. 26 May 1866, Saint George, Washington, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1867, Saint George, Washington, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    Family ID F1026  Group Sheet

    Family 4 Matilda Wells,   b. 1820, (of), Saint George, Washington, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 16 Nov 1882  Saint George, Washington, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed S (LDS) 20 Jan 1979  OGDEN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1027  Group Sheet

    Family 5 Frances or Fanny Porter,   b. 17 Jun 1814, Kingston Upon Hull, Yorkshire East Riding, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1887, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 1 Feb 1882  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed S (LDS) 1 Feb 1882  SLAKE Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1028  Group Sheet

    Family 6 Rebecca Abigail Farley,   b. Abt 1820, (of), Saint George, Washington, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 18 Jun 1880  Saint George, Washington, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed S (LDS) 12 Aug 1977  PROVO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1029  Group Sheet

    Family 7 Margaret Earl,   b. Abt 1820, (of), Saint George, Washington, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 28 Mar 1877  Saint George, Washington, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed S (LDS) 28 Mar 1877  SGEOR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1030  Group Sheet

    Family 8 Ann Hansen,   b. 1820, (of), Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 9 May 1870  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed S (LDS) 9 May 1870  EHOUS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1031  Group Sheet

    Family 9 Mary Jane Farley,   b. Abt 1820, (of), Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 14 Apr 1866  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed S (LDS) 14 Apr 1866  EHOUS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1032  Group Sheet

    Family 10 Julia Josephine Spencer,   b. 9 Apr 1837, New York City, New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1909, Saint George, Washington, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 11 Apr 1856  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed S (LDS) 11 Apr 1856  EHOUS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Edward Hunter Snow,   b. 23 Jun 1865, Saint George, Washington, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1932  (Age 67 years)
     2. William Spencer Snow,   b. 21 Jul 1867, Saint George, Washington, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1892, Saint George, Washington, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
     3. Amelia Snow,   b. 15 Jan 1871, Saint George, Washington, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1886  (Age 14 years)
     4. Joseph Smith Snow,   b. 11 Feb 1873, Saint George, Washington, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1937  (Age 64 years)
     5. Mary Brown Snow,   b. 8 Oct 1875, Saint George, Washington, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1893  (Age 17 years)
     6. Maud Rosamund Snow,   b. 14 Mar 1879, Saint George, Washington, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1939  (Age 60 years)
    Family ID F1033  Group Sheet

    Family 11 Louisa Achsah Wing,   b. Abt 1826, (of), Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 30 Jan 1846  Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed S (LDS) 30 Jan 1846  NAUVO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1034  Group Sheet

    Family 12 Susannah Olmstead,   b. Abt 1820 
    Married 14 Nov 1890  Manti, Sanpete, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed S (LDS) 14 Nov 1890  MANTI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1035  Group Sheet

    Family 13 Inger Nielsen,   b. 29 Apr 1827, Himmelev, Frederiksborg, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1909, Elwood, Box Elder, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 16 Jul 1884  Logan, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Sealed S (LDS) 16 Jul 1884  LOGAN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1036  Group Sheet

    Family 14 Anna Beckstrom,   b. 1 Apr 1825, Dalby, Malmohus, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1911, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married Aft 1870  Saint Johnsbury, Caledonia, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed S (LDS) 5 Aug 1994  SLAKE Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1037  Group Sheet

    Family 15 Ann McMenemy,   b. 11 Feb 1799, , Cecil, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1882, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 15 Oct 1867  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed S (LDS) 15 Oct 1867  EHOUS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1038  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Dec 1838 - Far West, Caldwell, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Apr 1844 - Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Jan 1846 - Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Dec 1847 - Winter Quarters (Florence), Douglas, Nebraska, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Apr 1856 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Apr 1866 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Oct 1867 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 May 1870 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Mar 1877 - Saint George, Washington, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Jun 1880 - Saint George, Washington, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Feb 1882 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Nov 1882 - Saint George, Washington, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 May 1888 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 30 May 1888 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • PROPERTY:
      Wells, Block 9, Lot 2 tenant
      Block 13, Lot 1 NE Corner 1/2 Acre
      Block 24, , Lot 3, SW/3
      Nauvoo, Block 127, Lot 4, E/2 SW /4
      Block 125, Lot 4, N/2 Snow, Ashby duplex
      T7 R7, Section17, N WS E. 40 Acres
      T7 R7, Section 19, SE NE
      T7 R7, Section 17, NW/4 SW/4

      NAUVOO RECORDS:
      Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register p 7
      70's Record p 690
      Members, LDS, 1830-1848, by Susan Easton Black, Vol 40, pp 532- 542
      Kirtland Member p 65
      Record of Baptisms for the Dead, by Black and Black, vol 6, pp 3414-3415

      HISTORY:
      Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah p 1173

      "Writings" diskette code: SNOWE18A Autobiography 15 pages
      SNOWE18J.P Journal Selections 21 pages
      SNOWE180.WE Obiuary from Women's Exponent


      OTHER SOURCES:
      Erastus Snow by Andrew Karl Larson Book in the Land and Records Library

      TIB_CARD: States married 3 DEC 1838

      The Snow Family, Boston Transcript, Note 2685 pt I, gives his b. and d. dates.

      BIRTH: 4 MARRIAGE: DEATH: Valiant in the Faith, p. 643.

      Was a 70 in Nauvoo
      Served on mission to USA E and S. 1834-1836, 1841-1844 Denmark, Norway and Sweden
      Many books and histories are written on Erastus Snow. See Snow Book

      Name transcribed from A "Grave" Experience at the Mormon Pioneer Winter Quarters Cemetery. By Carlyle B. Jensen and Gail Geo. Holmes, Published by Authors October 1999. Quoted from with permission of Gail Geo. Holmes. The record is a Commencement to bury in the burying ground at Winter Quarters, North West Corner. Spellings, dates and etc. are as written in the original record - mistakes and all."

      Stated in record above for Mary Minerva Snow daughter of Erastus Snow, " Mary Minerva Snow; daughter of Erastus and Minerva Snow; deceased Aug. 1, 1847; disease summer complaint; birthplace Winter Quarters; birthdate Oct. 1, 1846; grave no. 178."

  • Sources 
    1. [S33] LDS - Seventies: Early Seventies, Black, Harvey Bischoff, Compiler and Editor, p 690.

    2. [S185] Book - Profile of Latter-day Saints of Kirtland, Ohio and Members of Zion's Camp, 1830-1839; vital stats and sources, Backman, Milton V., Jr., Compiler, (Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1982), Member p 65.

    3. [S4] Book - Annotated Record of Baptisms for the Dead, Nauvoo, 7 vols., Black, Susan Easton, (Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602), , by Black and Black, vol 6, pp 3414-3415.

    4. [S6] LDS - Membership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints:1830-1848, 50 vols., Black, Susan Easton, Compiler, (LDS Church, Salt Lake City, 1990), 1830-1848, by Susan Easton Black, Vol 40, pp 532- 542.

    5. [S7] LDS - Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (1845-1846), p 7.

    6. [S19] Book - Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, 2 vols, Esshom, Frank, (Salt Lake City: 1913), p 1173.

    7. [S101] Database - Writings of Early Latter-day Saints and their Contemporaries, Backman, Milton V., Jr., Compiler, Autobiography.
      Holograph, Brigham Young University

    8. [S101] Database - Writings of Early Latter-day Saints and their Contemporaries, Backman, Milton V., Jr., Compiler, Obituary.
      Woman's Exponent 17:12-13

    9. [S478] LDS - Women's Exponent, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Early LDS Periodical published from 1872-1914), 17:12-13.

    10. [S35] Internet Link - Ancestral File, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Copyright (c) 1987, June 1998).

    11. [S2] Internet Link - International Genealogical Index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

    12. [S217] Family History Research, by Linda Snow Westover, Orem, Utah, 2006-04-19.

    13. [S12] Internet Link - BYU Winter Quarters Project - http://winterquarters.byu.edu.

    14. [S13] Internet Link - Pioneer Research Group Project - http://www.pioneerresearchgroup.org.

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