James Snelling (1789 - 1815)

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Birthplace: Kentucky, United States
Death: Died in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Cause of death: yellow fever
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About James Snelling

The Family of William Snelling and Sarah Scott, by James McMillen, 3rd edition, published 3/23/2010.

"James Snelling, son of William Snelling and Sarah Scott, was born 30 March 1789 in Kentucky and died 13 August 1815 in New Orleans, Louisiana, possibly of yellow fever. He did not marry. One bible record shows his death as 1814."

James worked the riverboat trade with his father.


James Snelling, born March 30, 1789; died August 13, 1814.

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March 30, 1789
Kentucky, United States
August 13, 1815
Age 26
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States