Frank Snell (1891 - 1978)

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Pascagoula, Jackson County, Mississippi

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Mary Shular (1807-1900)

Mary Shular (1807-1900)

Minnie Lee Snell Snider

Minnie Lee Snell Snider

Betty Raymond, Gerald Willett, & John Snell

Betty Raymond, Gerald Willett, & John Snell

Marjoria & Benjamin Williamson, North Carolina 1924

Marjoria & Benjamin Williamson, North Carolina 1924

Martin Dodson

Martin Dodson

Janice Honor Snell, New York, 1962

Janice Honor Snell, New York, 1962

John Snell 1784-1861

John Snell 1784-1861

Leonidas Snell and Family

Leonidas Snell and Family

John Abner Snell

John Abner Snell

Charles Edward Storie,Gladys D. Snell Storie and Lois J. Storie

Charles Edward Storie,Gladys D. Snell Storie and Lois J. Storie

Wedding - John Abner Snell and Grace Birkett

Wedding - John Abner Snell and Grace Birkett

Leonidas Snell Family

Leonidas Snell Family

John Snell and Sons

John Snell and Sons

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John Snell Tiger Hunt Mary Shular (1807-1900) Minnie Lee Snell Snider Betty Raymond, Gerald Willett, & John Snell

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1891 - In the year that Frank Snell was born, James Naismith, at the Springfield Massachusetts YMCA, invented the game of basketball. Originally using two peach baskets and a soccer ball, he created the game to keep his students active during the long, harsh New England winters.

1907 - Frank was 16 years old when radiometric dating, a recently discovered technology that could date rocks, found that the earth was 2.2 billion years old which was dramatically older than previously thought. Later refinements and advancements in science would date the age of the earth at over 4.5 billion years.

1913 - At the age of 22 years old, Frank was alive when Woodrow Wilson became the 28th President of the United States in March. Previously the Governor of New Jersey and President of Princeton University, he was the first Southerner to serve as President since Zachary Taylor, over 60 years previous. A Democrat, he led the U.S. during World War I and championed the League of Nations.

1915 - At the age of 24 years old, Frank was alive when in April, the Ottoman Empire rounded up, arrested, and deported 235 to 270 Armenian intellectuals and community leaders in Turkey. As their actions continued through the next several years, an estimated 600,000 to 1 million Armenians were killed by Turkish soldiers.

1978 - In the year of Frank Snell's passing, on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

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Frank Snell passed away in October 1978 at 87 years of age. No cause of death has been listed for Frank. He was born on February 17, 1891. We have no information about Frank's family. We know that Frank Snell had been residing in Pascagoula, Jackson County, Mississippi.

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