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daughter of John Glascock, a native of Vir- was born and reared in that State, but when
ginia. The father came to Texas in 1835, a young man emigrated to Georgia, where he
locating in Washington county, but afterward was married, and then located in McIntosh
removed to P.qztrop county, where he died county. He was a merchant and Postmaster
about 1i8a, aged sel t years. He took at Darien, that county, the remainder of his
an active part in public affairs, and, although life. Mr. Snow was a good business man, a
bhe did not participate in the Texas Revolu- leader of the Democratic party, and was fre.tion,
took part in many skirmishes with the quently connected with the city government,
Mexicans, among them being the Cordiway as Mayor and Councilman. He was also a
fight. to ijis-.-ses-served .throngh-thc prominent Mason, and although not a mem.Me4ian
-war of "4'848. Mr. and Mrs. ber of any church was an active worker in
rAnderson have had two children,-Chloe, the Presbyterian denomination. One of his
who married R. I5 Taliaferro, a Baptist relatives, Elder Joseph Snow, was a minister
minister, died in 18go, leaving five children; in the Presbyterian Church, and was one of
ad ~4he gt '-did d in infancy. Mr. the sixteen who withdrew from the old John
Anderson has always taken an active interest Cotton congregation in 1746. He then esin
public affairs, voting with the Democratic tablished the Congregational Church, was the
party. Religiously, both he and his wife are first pastor, and remained there about fifty
members of the Baptist Church. years. The mother of our subject, nee Sarah
G. Harrison, was born and raised in McIn^-~/?_///.,
,, L/2/^~- tosh county, Georgia, and descended from
the French Huguenot stock. Her father,
LHARLES A. W. SNOW, a farmer of a physician by profession, was born in VirWilliamson
county, is a son of Isaac . ginia, and was one of the same family of
and Sarah G. (Harrison) Snow. Over arrisons as William Henry Harrison, Pres200
years ago two brothers named Snow ident of the United States. Other members
came from England to America, and they of the family were prominent in professional
were the first of the family in this country. circles. Mrs. Snow, when a girl, studied
One settled in Salem, in the Massachusetts medicine under the direction of her father
colony, and the other'in Connecticut. The and practiced for a time in her neighbor
latter was a direct ancestor of our subject. hood. Mr. and Mrs. Snow were the parents
Tie family afterward became residents of of sixteen children, only six of whom grew
Providence, Rhode Island, our subject's to years of maturity,-Charles A., the suboeat-grandfather's
farm having been what is ject of this ketch; William I., of Provi
now the west side of that city. Be was a dence, Rhode Island; Alice, widow of WillCaptain
in the Revolutioary war, and took iam H. Hickman, of Jacksonville, Florida;
a arominetit part in the stirring events of Henry Y., of Atlanta, Georgia;Jane E.,.now
that time, John Snow, the grandfather of Mrs. McMillan, and also of that city; and
our subject, continued to reside in Rhode Is- Horace C., deceased. The father (lied in 1841,
land until his death, which occurred il' 1848. and the mother in 1889.
Ie served as clerk in the Manufacturs' and Charles A. Snow was born in McIntosh
Merchants' Bank for fifty years. Isaac Snow Georgia, August 20, 1825. When about
~~~~~~~~~'GeriAgst 20 182. We^n bou
111,STOBY OF TEXAS.
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