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Frank Joseph (Snoy) Snay (1877 - abt. 1941)

Frank Joseph Snay formerly Snoy
Born in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United Statesmap
Husband of — married 17 Nov 1909 in Detroit, Wayne County, Michiganmap
Died about at about age 63 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United Statesmap
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Contents

Biography

Parents

Frank Snay. 1877-1941, was the son of Louis Snay and Mary Gerardi.

NOTE: His last name at birth was SNAY. His birth date varies between all records. Going with what shows on FindAGrave.

Birth

Frank Joseph Snoy was born on October 2, 1877 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, son of Louis Snoy (abt. 1855– ) and Mary Gourday (abt. 1857– ).[1] [2] [3] [4]

Marriage

Frank (32) married Christine Pitre (21) (born May, 1888 in Michigan; daughter of Jean Baptiste Pitre (1849–abt. 1923) and Helene (St. Pierre) Pitre (1850–abt. 1920)) on November 17, 1909 in Detroit, Wayne County.[5] Frank Snay, 32, and Christine Peters, 20, were married on 17 November 1909 In Detroit, Wayne, Michigan. Fred E. DeGaw, Justice of the Peace, officiated. Witnesses were William H. Guyotte and George L. Whitney, both of Detroit. Frank, a polisher, was born in Michigan in 1877, the son of Louis Snay and Mary Guorday. Christine was born in Michigan in 1889, the daughter of John and Helen Peters. [6]

Residence

In 1880, Frank (2) was in the household of Lewis Snay in Berlin, Monroe, Michigan. [1]

In 1910, the Snay family lived in their rented house at 154 Helen Ave., Detroit, Michigan. All could read and write. The family included

  • Louis Snay, 54, born in Michigan (parents b. MI), a city blacksmith, married for 34 years
  • Mary Snay Wife 52, b. Michigan
  • Frank Snay Son 32 Michigan, married, polisher at stove works
  • Arthur Snay Son 25 Michigan, single, polisher at auto works
  • Christine Snay Daughter-in-law, 20 b. Michigan [7]

In 1920, the Snay family lived at 193 Engle Ave., Detroit, Wayne, Michigan. They owned their house with a mortgage. The adults could read and write. The family included

  • Frank J Snay, 42, born in Michigan (parents b. MI), an auto factory metal polisher
  • Christine Snay Wife 30 b. Michigan (parents b. Canada)
  • Lawrence Snay Son 5 b. Michigan, in school [8]

In 1940, Frank (62) was in the household of Harry Park in Detroit Ward 15, Detroit, Wayne. [4]

In 1940, Frank and his son were lodgers with Mr. and Mrs. Parks at 695 Helen Ave., Detroit, Michigan. They all had lived there for at least five years. The household included

  • Harry Park, 53, born in Michigan, an auto factory watchman
  • Jane Park Wife 51 b. Michigan
  • Frank Snay Lodger 62 b. Michigan, lodger, widowed, had outside income, had completed the sixth grade
  • Mike Snay Son 13 b. Michigan

Living nearby at 651 Helen Ave. was Arthur Snay, 35, his wife Catherine, and two lodgers. [9]

Military Enlistment

Frank registered for the draft for World War I. [10], [11]

Frank Joseph Snoy, 39, registered for the WWI Draft in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan on 12 September 1918. Frank was born on 27 October 1878. He lived with his wife Christine (Peters) Snoy at 193 Engle St., Detroit. Frank worked as a hand screw machine (operator) for Zenith Carburetor Company. He was 5’ 7” tall, of medium build, with blue eyes and brown hair. [12] [13]

Census

In 1880, the Snay family lived in Berlin, Monroe, Michigan. The household included

  • Lewis Snay, 24, born in Michigan (parents b. Michigan), a blacksmith
  • Mary Snay Wife, 23, b. Michigan (parents b. France)
  • Joseph Snay Son 4 Michigan, United States
  • Frank Snay Son 2 Michigan, United States
  • Henry Snay Son 1 Michigan [14]

Wife's Death

Frank’s wife Christine died in 1920, after the Census was taken. She was thirty years old.

Death

Frank died about July 28, 1941 in Detroit, aged 63. He was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Detroit.[15] [16]

Frank Snay, a widower, died on 28 July 1941 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan. He was born on 22 October 1877 in Detroit, the son of Louis Snay and Mary Elisabeth Giraddy. [17]

Frank Snay, 2 October 1877 ~ 28 July 1941,died, aged 63 in Detroit, Michigan. He was born in Detroit, the son of Louis Snay and Mary Gerardo. Frank is buried with his wife, Christine Peters (1889-1920), at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Detroit, Michigan. [18]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWS1-1F7 : 14 January 2022), Frank Snay in household of Lewis Snay, Berlin, Monroe, Michigan, United States; citing enumeration district , sheet , NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm .
  2. "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MLTB-6J1 : accessed 29 January 2022), Frank Snay in household of Louis Snay, Detroit Ward 14, Wayne, Michigan, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 215, sheet 4B, family 86, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 686; FHL microfilm 1,374,699.
  3. "United States Census, 1920", database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZ4Q-9GF : 2 February 2021), Frank J Snay, 1920.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KH9K-CXG : 10 January 2021), Frank Snay in household of Harry Park, Detroit Ward 15, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 84-838, sheet 8B, line 54, family 202, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 1865.
  5. "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N32Q-35D : 4 December 2014), Frank Snoy and Christine Peters, 17 Nov 1909; citing Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, v 5 p 331 rn 68220, Department of Vital Records, Lansing; FHL microfilm 2,342,688.
  6. "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N32Q-35D : 4 December 2014), Frank Snoy and Christine Peters, 17 Nov 1909; citing Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, v 5 p 331 rn 68220, Department of Vital Records, Lansing; FHL microfilm 2,342,688.
  7. "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MLTB-6J1 : accessed 29 January 2022), Frank Snay in household of Louis Snay, Detroit Ward 14, Wayne, Michigan, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 215, sheet 4B, family 86, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 686; FHL microfilm 1,374,699.
  8. "United States Census, 1920", database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZ4Q-9GF : 2 February 2021), Frank J Snay, 1920.
  9. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KH9K-CXG : 10 January 2021), Frank Snay in household of Harry Park, Detroit Ward 15, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 84-838, sheet 8B, line 54, family 202, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 1865.
  10. "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K6XQ-Z2L : 12 December 2014), Frank Joseph Snoy, 1917-1918; citing Detroit City, Michigan, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,675,371.
  11. "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918", database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K6NT-LR5 : 26 December 2021), Frank Joseph Snoy, 1917-1918.
  12. "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K6XQ-Z2L : 12 December 2014), Frank Joseph Snoy, 1917-1918; citing Detroit City, Michigan, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,675,371.
  13. "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918", database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K6NT-LR5 : 26 December 2021), Frank Joseph Snoy, 1917-1918.
  14. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWS1-1F7 : 14 January 2022), Frank Snay in household of Lewis Snay, Berlin, Monroe, Michigan, United States; citing enumeration district , sheet , NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm .
  15. "Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KFWH-RDC : 13 March 2018), Frank Snay, 28 Jul 1941; citing Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics, Lansing; FHL microfilm 1,972,897.
  16. Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/224528878/frank-snay: accessed April 14, 2023), memorial page for Frank Snay (2 Oct 1877–28 Jul 1941), Find a Grave Memorial ID 224528878, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA; Maintained by Craig W. Lidtke (contributor 46857104).
  17. "Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KFWH-RDC : 13 March 2018), Frank Snay, 28 Jul 1941; citing Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics, Lansing; FHL microfilm 1,972,897.
  18. Find A Grave: Memorial #224528878




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