John  Snow Sr.

John Snow Sr. (1706 - 1777)

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John Snow Sr.
Born in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay, New Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay, New Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshiremap
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John Snow was born on March 30, 1706 in Marlborough (Marlboro), Middlesex County, English province of Massachusetts Bay (New England).[1] His parents were:[2]

Father: Zerubbabel SNOW b: 14 May 1672 in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay colony, New England
Mother: Jemina CUTLER b: 1670 in Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts Bay, New England

On March 25, 1729, in Marlboro, Middlesex Co., MA, John Snow married Abigail BRINGHAM, b: 25 Nov 1708 in Marlboro, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts Bay province, New England. The couple had the following children:[3]

  1. John Snow Jr. b: 25 Nov 1729, Marlboro, Middlesex, Mass. Bay
  2. Warren Snow b: 1734, Southborough, Worcester, Mass. Bay
  3. M. Mehitable Snow, b: 1738, Leicester, Worcester, Mass. Bay
  4. Zerubbabel Snow b: 12 Aug 1741, Rutland, Worcester, Mass.
  5. Phoebe Snow b: 1745, Rutland, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay, New England

As an be seen from the above list, John & Abigail Snow moved from Middlesex County to Worcester County in the early 1730s. They lived in at least 3 different towns there. Later, in the 1770s, they moved again, this time from Rutland, Worcester Co., Massachusetts Bay, to Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire. John Snow Sr. died in Chesterfield, New Hampshire on May 12, 1777. His wife survived his passing. She died on March 6, 1790. They are both buried at the West Burying Ground, West Chesterfield, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, USA.[4]



  • WikiTree profile Snow-507 was created through the import of 236-Cathy.ged on 20 October 2010.
  • Fact: Burial West Chesterfield, Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States


  1. Johnson, Edward F., Woburn Records of Births, Deaths, and Marriages, from 1640 to 1873. Part I - Births (Woburn, Mass. : Andrews, Cutler & Co., Steam Book and Job Printers. 1890) (Free e-book) (Records are also available at p. 243
  2. Ancestral lines of E. H. Whitney, Jr. and Irma Snow - Abigail Brigham
  3. See preceding Note and Find A Grave Memorials cited below.
  4. Find A Grave Memorial# 26962954 - John Snow. His wife & 3 of his children's Memorials are linked to his on Find A Grave.

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