Thomas H. Snow

b. circa 1814, d. December 1852
  • Thomas H. Snow was born circa 1814 in South Carolina.
  • He married Elvira Moorer on 25 February 1841 in Lowndes County, Alabama, with James M. D. Rice officiating.
  • Thomas H. Snow and Elvira Moorer appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1850 in Lowndes County, Alabama, and also overseer N. G. W. Burrage.. Other members of the household included Margaret T. Snow and Letha Snow.
  • He was a planter, according to the 1850 census.
  • On Sunday, 13 June 1852, Green Wood recorded in his plantation daily account book: "Mr Wm Scott & Mr Tom Snow from Alabama & Mr Hardy & Abercrombie."
  • On Wednesday, 14 July 1852, Green Wood recorded in his plantation daily account book: "Mr. Hamlin F. Lewis, Maxey Lewis, Judge H. Elmore, Dr. George Robinson, Mr. Sellers, and Tom Snow left for Alabama on the Stage."
  • Thomas H. Snow died in December 1852.
  • The following appeared on 30 December 1852 in The Democrat (Huntsville, Alabama); FROM TEXAS: -- By the steamship Perseverance, Capt. Forbes, we have our Texas exchanges. Galveston dates are to the 10th instant.
         Mr. Dean, of Galveston, has received information of the arrival in Polk County, of some families from Alabama who have been severely attacked with cholera. The heads of the families are Hamiln F. Lewis, brother of Dixon H. Lewis; Robert Scott, brother-in-law [sic] of Hamlin H. Lewis; John E. Scott, nephew of Robert Scott, and Mr. Snow, all from Lowndes county, Alabama, together with the negroes of the widow of Dixon H. Lewis - the negroes in all numbering some 300 or 400. A letter to Mr. Dean, dated Cold Springs, December 2nd, says: "One of the Alabama company, Mr. Snow has died of cholera, together with eight or ten of his negroes." Mr. Dean was also informed, from other sources, that Mr. Hamiln H. Lewis, Mr. Robert Scott, and Mr. John E. Scott have also died of the same disease, together with some 40 or 50 negroes, belonging to Mr. Hamlin H. Lewis, Mrs. Dixon H. Lewis and Mr. Scott.
  • Last Edited: 12 Aug 2015

Family: Elvira Moorer b. circa 1824