John Snavely (1891 - 1968)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

John Snavely’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of John so that his life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit John’s biography.

John Snavely Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of John Snavely and his immediate Snavely family. Add to John Snavely's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with his family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for John.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of John Snavely? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did John finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did John attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what John did for a living or if he had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if John Snavely is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add John's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add John's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was John a religious man? Add John’s religion

Gender

Male

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of John during various points of his life.

Timeline

1891 - In the year that John Snavely was born, on June 25th, in the July issue of The Strand Magazine in London, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's character Sherlock Holmes appeared in a series of short stories for the first time. Doyle eventually wrote 4 novels and 56 short stories with Holmes as the main character.

1912 - John was 21 years old when Arizona was admitted to the United States in February (on Valentine's Day). It became the 48th state in the Union. Previously a Spanish - then Mexican - territory, the U.S. paid $15 million dollars for the area in 1848. Arizona was the last of the contiguous states to be admitted to the United States.

1935 - He was 44 years old when on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

1947 - He was 56 years old when on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

1968 - In the year of John Snavely's passing, on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

John Snavely Family Tree

Who was John’s parents? Did he get married and did they have children? Share John’s family tree to share his legacy and genealogy pedigree.

John's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
John Snavely
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from John's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of John Snavely is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to his obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

John Snavely died in October 1968 at 77 years old. No cause of death has been listed for John. He was born on April 17, 1891. We have no information about John's family or relationships. We know that John Snavely had been residing in Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania.

Memories

What do you remember about John Snavely? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that John is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of John Snavely

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources