Descendants of

Abner Hammett Snow and

Elizabeth Mize

Source: Lnick21@aol.com, May 2002


Generation No. 1

1. ABNER HAMMETT7 SNOW (JONATHAN6, MARK5, JONATHAN4, NICHOLAS3, MARK2, NICHOLAS1) was born July 13, 1798 in East Montepelier, Vermont, and died Aft. 1860 in Burnet County, Texas. He married ELIZABETH MIZE November 05, 1824 in Barren County, Kentucky, daughter of DAVID MIZE and MARY QUISENBERRY. She was born October 20, 1807 in Georgia, and died Abt. 1849 in Barren County, Kentucky.

Notes for ABNER HAMMETT SNOW:

In the 1850 census for Barren County, Kentucky, Abner Snow owned 800 acres of land in Kentucky. He is found in the 1860 census for Burnet County, Texas and is listed as a Blacksmith. Occupation: Blacksmith

 

Children of ABNER SNOW and ELIZABETH MIZE are:

2. i. PLEASANT GALLOWAY8 SNOW, b. February 27, 1839, Barren County, Kentucky; d. July 14, 1901, Weed, Otero County, New Mexico.

3. ii. WILLIAM SNOW, b. 1828, Barren County, Kentucky; d. Bef. 1867, Williamson County, Texas.

iii. MARY SNOW, b. October 11, 1832, Barren County, Kentucky; m. HARVEY MILNE, February 27, 1856, Burnet County, Texas; b. 1835, Ohio.

Notes for HARVEY MILNE: In "A History of San Saba County," Harvey Milne is listed, "The pioneer post (Camp San Saba) boasted a blacksmith shop in which Harvey Milne not only made the horseshoes but also the nails with which they were shod."

4. iv. ABNER SNOW, b. December 17, 1834, Barren County, Kentucky; d. February 17, 1891, Burnet County, Texas.

v. ELIZABETH SNOW, b. November 22, 1836, Barren County, Kentucky; m. WILLIAM H. DIXON, January 10, 1855, Burnet County, Texas.

vi. HARAN "HORACE" SNOW, b. November 24, 1841, Kentucky; d. May 1860, Burnet County, Texas.

Notes for HARAN "HORACE" SNOW: Per the 1860 Burnet Co Mortality Schedule, he was sick 17 months and died of tuberculosis. Cause of Death: Consumption Medical Information: Was sick for 17 months according to the mortality schedule for Burnet Co, 1860

5. vii. MARTHA JANE SNOW, b. April 10, 1844, Barren County, Kentucky; d. March 08, 1924, Canadian, Hemphill County, Texas.

6. viii. JOHN GREEN SNOW, b. 1848, Kentucky.

 

Generation No. 2

2. PLEASANT GALLOWAY8 SNOW (ABNER HAMMETT7, JONATHAN6, MARK5, JONATHAN4, NICHOLAS3, MARK2, NICHOLAS1) was born February 27, 1839 in Barren County, Kentucky, and died July 14, 1901 in Weed, Otero County, New Mexico. He married (1) MARY ANN HAMPTON February 14, 1872 in Travis, Texas, daughter of J.A. HAMPTON and CHARLOTTE UNKNOWN. She was born January 21, 1856 in Texas, and died 1881 in Breckenridge, Texas. He married (2) SARAH E. ROEBUCK 1882. She was born April 06, 1860, and died July 04, 1887.

Notes for PLEASANT GALLOWAY SNOW: Stephens, TX 1880 Federal Census

Children of PLEASANT SNOW and MARY HAMPTON are:

7. i. SOPHRONIA LOUISE9 SNOW, b. October 03, 1874, Texas; d. 1959, Alamogordo, Otero County, New Mexico.

8. ii. CORA BELLE SNOW, b. March 17, 1873, Texas; d. August 11, 1916, El Paso, Texas.

9. iii. MARY OLLIE SNOW, b. April 30, 1877; d. 1930.

iv. JAMES MILTON SNOW, b. February 21, 1879, Texas; d. September 30, 1880, Texas.

v. PLEASANT CLAUDIE SNOW, b. June 30, 1880.

3. WILLIAM8 SNOW (ABNER HAMMETT7, JONATHAN6, MARK5, JONATHAN4, NICHOLAS3, MARK2, NICHOLAS1) was born 1828 in Barren County, Kentucky, and died Bef. 1867 in Williamson County, Texas. He married MILDRED LOUISA PENICK September 30, 1850 in Barren County, Kentucky, daughter of THOMAS PENICK and SARAH TWYMAN. She was born November 09, 1834 in Barren County, Kentucky, and died August 17, 1929 in Austin, Travis County, Texas.

Notes for WILLIAM SNOW:Came to Texas in 1860

Notes for MILDRED LOUISA PENICK:Applied for widow's pension for Abner Snow, August 21, 1909 Burial: Old Merrilltown Cemetery, Forest Oaks, Travis

Children of WILLIAM SNOW and MILDRED PENICK are:

i. ELIZABETH FRANCIS "FANNEY"9 SNOW, b. 1858, Barren County, Kentucky.

ii. MATTIE T. SNOW, b. 1863; m. WAYMON THOMAS WELLS, January 18, 1883, Williamson County, Texas.

iii. THOMAS SNOW, b. 1853, Barren County, Kentucky.

iv. JAMES E. SNOW, b. 1854, Barren County, Kentucky; d. 1856, Barren County, Kentucky.

4. ABNER8 SNOW (ABNER HAMMETT7, JONATHAN6, MARK5, JONATHAN4, NICHOLAS3, MARK2, NICHOLAS1) was born December 17, 1834 in Barren County, Kentucky, and died February 17, 1891 in Burnet County, Texas. He married MILDRED LOUISA PENICK April 13, 1868 in Williamson County, Texas, daughter of THOMAS PENICK and SARAH TWYMAN. She was born November 09, 1834 in Barren County, Kentucky, and died August 17, 1929 in Austin, Travis County, Texas.

Notes for ABNER SNOW: Census, Barren County, Kentucky, 1850

30 1068 1093 Snow John L. 47 M Farmer 150 Ky

31 1068 1093 Snow Elizabeth 50 F Ky X

32 1068 1093 Snow Abner 25 M Farmer Ky X

33 1068 1093 Snow Louanza D. 23 M Farmer Ky X

34 1068 1093 Snow Irene 18 F Ky X

35 1068 1093 Snow Firtima 15 F Ky X

36 1068 1093 Snow Elizabeth 11 F

Came to Burnet County, Texas before 1855

More About ABNER SNOW-- Military service: 1862, Enlisted in Co D Madison Regiment at Cedar Park, Williamson County, TX

Notes for MILDRED LOUISA PENICK: Applied for widow's pension for Abner Snow, August 21, 1909. Burial: Old Merrilltown Cemetery, Forest Oaks, Travis

Children of ABNER SNOW and MILDRED PENICK are:

i. WM. T.9 SNOW, b. 1869.

ii. HORACE B. SNOW, b. 1874.

iii. TRAVIS L. SNOW, b. 1877.

5. MARTHA JANE8 SNOW (ABNER HAMMETT7, JONATHAN6, MARK5, JONATHAN4, NICHOLAS3, MARK2, NICHOLAS1) was born April 10, 1844 in Barren County, Kentucky, and died March 08, 1924 in Canadian, Hemphill County, Texas. She married CHARLES HOLBERT ELLER December 19, 1859 in Burnet County, Texas. He was born September 21, 1835 in Boonville, Copper County, MO, and died April 19, 1922 in Canadian, Hemphill County, Texas.

Notes for MARTHA JANE SNOW: This family found in the 1880 census for Kerr County, TX

Children of MARTHA SNOW and CHARLES ELLER are:

i. CHRISOPHER COLUMBUS9 ELLER, b. November 18, 1860; d. 1908.

ii. JAMES ELLER, b. November 15, 1862.

iii. MARY ELLEN ELLER, b. February 01, 1865; d. 1888.

iv. JOHN DAVID ELLER, b. March 17, 1867.

v. ANNA ELIZABETH ELLER, b. April 26, 1869.

vi. HANNAH ANGELINE ELLER, b. May 19, 1871; d. April 22, 1949.

vii. WILLIAM JACOB ELLER, b. April 26, 1874; d. March 05, 1940.

viii. SARAH LOUISA ELLER, b. June 13, 1876.

ix. TWIN A ELLER, b. June 01, 1878; d. June 01, 1878.

x. TWIN B ELLER, b. June 01, 1878; d. June 01, 1878.

xi. CHARLES ABNER ELLER, b. June 26, 1878.

xii. SAMUEL ELLER, b. November 16, 1881.

xiii. MARTHA SUSAN ELLER, b. December 02, 1884.

xiv. NELLIE ELLEN ELLER, b. November 14, 1888; m. JOHN WILLIAM TAYLOR.

6. JOHN GREEN8 SNOW (ABNER HAMMETT7, JONATHAN6, MARK5, JONATHAN4, NICHOLAS3, MARK2, NICHOLAS1) was born 1848 in Kentucky. He married JOSEPHINE E. CAIN April 16, 1873 in Travis, Texas, daughter of SUGAR CAIN and SUSANNA. She was born October 14, 1847 in Travis County, Texas, and died October 24, 1894.

Notes for JOHN GREEN SNOW:

Thelma Weber (daughter of Martha Jane Snow), in correspondence with Elaine Watson, wrote,"

"John and Josephine Snow had three children. The two youngest died of typhoid, 10 or 12 years of age. Josephine committed suicide by cutting her throat with a razor. Two or three years later the oldest died of a fever and John never remarried."

Notes for JOSEPHINE E. CAIN:

In a letter dated April 18, 1892 to Miss Fronie Snow from W.T. Snow, her cousin, he writes, "Aunt Josephine cut her throat with a razor. She went out about 3 hundred yards from the house in the pasture. while Uncle John was out in the field at Work. Nobody don't know what she killed herself for she seemed all right before dinner. It was a surprise to me. I thought they got along all right together but I think the boys didn't treat her right. They all lived together in one house and she had a right smart of trouble."

More About JOSEPHINE E. CAIN: Burial: Andice, Williamson County, Texas

 

Child of JOHN SNOW and JOSEPHINE CAIN is:

i. SUDIE9 SNOW, b. June 24, 1876; d. February 21, 1882.

More About SUDIE SNOW: Burial: Merreltown Cemetery, North Austin, Travis, Texas

 

Generation No. 3

7. SOPHRONIA LOUISE9 SNOW (PLEASANT GALLOWAY8, ABNER HAMMETT7, JONATHAN6, MARK5, JONATHAN4, NICHOLAS3, MARK2, NICHOLAS1) was born October 03, 1874 in Texas, and died 1959 in Alamogordo, Otero County, New Mexico. She married WALTER CLAXTON "BOB" BROWNING December 03, 1893, son of JOSEPH BROWNING and JEANETTA MCCARTY. He was born June 23, 1869 in Fort Griffin, Shackelford County, Texas, and died 1944.

Children of SOPHRONIA SNOW and WALTER BROWNING are:

10. i. ANNA M.10 BROWNING, b. February 14, 1898, Otero County, New Mexico; d. January 31, 1994, Alamogordo, Otero County, NM.

ii. ORA EDNA BROWNING, b. November 18, 1894; d. November 12, 1918; m. ROBERT POSEY, 1912; b. January 1887, Hye, Blanco Co, TX; d. October 1957, Porterville, CA.

Notes for ORA EDNA BROWNING: Ora Browning died of influenza

11. iii. WALTER GALLOWAY BROWNING, b. March 22, 1896, Otero County, New Mexico; d. June 05, 1934, Rogers, Arkansas.

iv. ROLLA GREEN BROWNING, b. April 20, 1900, Otero County, New Mexico; d. September 15, 1919, Otero County, New Mexico.

Notes for ROLLA GREEN BROWNING: Died at the Mesa Horse Camp while on a general roundup. Occupation: Cowboy

12. v. CLEO LAVENA BROWNING, b. December 10, 1901; d. April 24, 1924.

8. CORA BELLE9 SNOW (PLEASANT GALLOWAY8, ABNER HAMMETT7, JONATHAN6, MARK5, JONATHAN4, NICHOLAS3, MARK2, NICHOLAS1) was born March 17, 1873 in Texas, and died August 11, 1916 in El Paso, Texas. She married WILLIAM RILEY POTTER December 08, 1890 in Snow Homestead, Weed, NM, son of JOHN POTTER and POLLY VAN WINKLE. He was born 1865.

More About CORA BELLE SNOW: Burial: Weed Cemetery, Weed, NM

More About WILLIAM RILEY POTTER: Burial: Weed Cemetery, Weed, New Mexico

Children of CORA SNOW and WILLIAM POTTER are:

i. LENA PEARL10 POTTER, b. November 07, 1891, Weed, NM; d. April 28, 1892, Weed NM. Burial: Weed Cemetery, Weed, NM

ii. WILLIE MYRTLE POTTER, b. January 03, 1894, Weed, NM; d. December 07, 1895, Weed, NM. Burial: Weed Cemetery, Weed, NM

13. iii. KENNETH RUPERT POTTER, b. January 22, 1897, Mayhill, NM; d. March 27, 1977, Mayhill, NM.

14. iv. DUDLEY GALLAWAY POTTER, b. March 03, 1899, Mayhill, Otero, NM; d. December 02, 1980, Alamogordo, NM.

v. LOLA GERTRUDE POTTER, b. July 03, 1906, Mayhill, Otero, NM; d. March 15, 1971, Silver City, NM.

9. MARY OLLIE9 SNOW (PLEASANT GALLOWAY8, ABNER HAMMETT7, JONATHAN6, MARK5, JONATHAN4, NICHOLAS3, MARK2, NICHOLAS1) was born April 30, 1877, and died 1930. She married JAMES T. POTTER, son of JOHN B. POTTER.

Child of MARY SNOW and JAMES POTTER is:

i. ROSIE MABEL10 POTTER, b. 1897. Burial: Weed, NM

 

Generation No. 4

10. ANNA M.10 BROWNING (SOPHRONIA LOUISE9 SNOW, PLEASANT GALLOWAY8, ABNER HAMMETT7, JONATHAN6, MARK5, JONATHAN4, NICHOLAS3, MARK2, NICHOLAS1) was born February 14, 1898 in Otero County, New Mexico, and died January 31, 1994 in Alamogordo, Otero County, NM. She married EUGENE MELOAN DALE February 22, 1921 in Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas, son of JAMES DALE and HATTIE HALEY. He was born February 22, 1898, and died July 10, 1970 in Houston, Texas.

More About ANNA M. BROWNING: Burial: Monte Vista Cemetery, Alamogordo, Otero, NM

More About EUGENE MELOAN DALE: Burial: Monte Vista Cemetery, Alamogordo, Otero, NM. Military service: United States Navy

Children of ANNA BROWNING and EUGENE DALE are:

15. i. BOBBIE LOU11 DALE

16. ii. EUGENE MELOAN DALE

17. iii. FRANCES NELL DALE

11. WALTER GALLOWAY10 BROWNING (SOPHRONIA LOUISE9 SNOW, PLEASANT GALLOWAY8, ABNER HAMMETT7, JONATHAN6, MARK5, JONATHAN4, NICHOLAS3, MARK2, NICHOLAS1) was born March 22, 1896 in Otero County, New Mexico, and died June 05, 1934 in Rogers, Arkansas. He married ANNA LOU MCGEHEE. She was born 1900 in Cave Springs, AR, and died 1992.

Notes for WALTER GALLOWAY BROWNING:

Walter was gassed in World War I and had tuberculosis. He was at William Beaumont Hospital, El Paso, TX for quite some time. Burial: Rogers Cemetary, Rogers, Benton Co, Arkansas

More About ANNA LOU MCGEHEE: Burial: Rogers Cemetary, Rogers, Benton Co, Arkansas

Children of WALTER BROWNING and ANNA MCGEHEE are:

i. HARRIET ANN11 BROWNING, m. DALE WALLACE.

ii. MIMA LOU BROWNING.

iii. ILENE BROWNING.

12. CLEO LAVENA10 BROWNING (SOPHRONIA LOUISE9 SNOW, PLEASANT GALLOWAY8, ABNER HAMMETT7, JONATHAN6, MARK5, JONATHAN4, NICHOLAS3, MARK2, NICHOLAS1) was born December 10, 1901, and died April 24, 1924. She married EARL BATES.

More About CLEO LAVENA BROWNING: Cause of Death: Childbirth

Children of CLEO BROWNING and EARL BATES are:

i. EARL ROLLA11 BATES.

18. ii. CLARENCE E. BATES

13. KENNETH RUPERT10 POTTER (CORA BELLE9 SNOW, PLEASANT GALLOWAY8, ABNER HAMMETT7, JONATHAN6, MARK5, JONATHAN4, NICHOLAS3, MARK2, NICHOLAS1) was born January 22, 1897 in Mayhill, NM, and died March 27, 1977 in Mayhill, NM. He married MINNIE ALMA PORTER January 01, 1916 in Alamogordo, NM, daughter of ROBERT PORTER and JOSEPHINE RHODES. She was born May 27, 1897, and died October 1985 in Mayhill, Otero, NM.

More About KENNETH RUPERT POTTER: Burial: Mayhill Cemetery, Mayhill, NM. Occupation: Rancher, Cattle Inspector

More About MINNIE ALMA PORTER: Burial: Mayhill Cemetery, Mayhill, NM

Children of KENNETH POTTER and MINNIE PORTER are:

19. i. KENNETH ROLLA11 POTTER, b. April 13, 1920, Mayhill, Otero, NM; d. January 07, 1993, Artesia, NM.

ii. LENA MARIE POTTER

14. DUDLEY GALLAWAY10 POTTER (CORA BELLE9 SNOW, PLEASANT GALLOWAY8, ABNER HAMMETT7, JONATHAN6, MARK5, JONATHAN4, NICHOLAS3, MARK2, NICHOLAS1) was born March 03, 1899 in Mayhill, Otero, NM, and died December 02, 1980 in Alamogordo, NM. He married AGNES HELMS June 20, 1931.

Children of DUDLEY POTTER and AGNES HELMS are:

i. EDWINNA11 POTTER.

ii. REX POTTER.

NOTE: More generations of this family can be obtained from the submitter.

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