Willard Snow (1853 - 1936)

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Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States of America
Death: Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States of America
Occupation: Dealer Retail Furniture
Managed by: Anna Ulibarri
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About Willard Snow


Rites Arranged Funeral Services Will Be Held Thursday for S.L. Man, 82

Completed funeral arrangements for Willard Snow, son of the late Pres. Erastus Snow and Minerva White Snow, were announced today by members of the family.

The services will be held Thursday at 12 noon in the Joseph William Taylor mortuary, 125 North Main Street, with Bishop Gordon T. Hyde, of the Ensign Ward officiating.

Mr. Snow died yesterday afternoon at the family home, 573 Seventh Avenue, following a lingering illness. He was 82.

Born in Salt Lake City, Nov. 16, 1853, Mr. Snow, at the age of seven, went to St. George with his father and a party of Colonizers. He received his early education in St. George and later returned to Salt Lake City, where he attended the University of Deseret. After his graduation he entered the furniture business in Ogden.

In 1878 he was married to Dora Pratt, daughter of Orson Pratt pioneer and Church leader. Following his retirement 30 years ago, Mr. Snow removed to Salt Lake City.

Surviving are his widow, and the following sons and daughters: Sterling J., Gordon, Harvey O., Lawrence E. and Dora Snow, all of Salt Lake City; Dr. Chester Snow, Washington, D.C.; W. Conrad Snow, Hobart, Tasmania; Karl Snow, San Francisco; Mrs. R.K. Wilkinson, Oakland, Calif.; and Mrs. W.J. Vaughan, Los Angeles. Also surviving are 19 grandchildren.

[Deseret News, Nov. 3, 1936, 3]

[transcribed and proofread by David Grow, Jan. 2006]

SOURCE: Retrieved online from http://jared.pratt-family.org/orson_family_histories/willard_snow_obituary.html 2/27/2011

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Willard Snow's Timeline

November 16, 1853
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States of America
April 10, 1872
Age 18
May 14, 1878
Age 24
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States of America
May 14, 1878
Age 24
July 26, 1879
Age 25
Ogden, UT, USA
June 1, 1881
Age 27
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
March 19, 1884
Age 30
Provo, UT, USA
June 19, 1886
Age 32
Provo, UT, USA
March 3, 1888
Age 34
Ogden, UT, USA
November 22, 1889
Age 36
Ogden, UT, USA