Anthony Snow & Abigail Warren

(1620 Mayflower lineage, Warren branch)

*  Anthony SNOW was born in England; died AFT 8 Aug 1692 in Marshfield, Plymouth, MA; buried in Marshfield, Plymouth, MA.

Anthony SNOW married Abigail WARREN on 8 Nov 1639 in Plymouth, Plymouth, MA.
They had the following children: Josiah SNOW,♥ Lydia SNOW (b. ABT 1640), Abigail SNOW (b. ABT 1650), Sarah SNOW (b. Jun 1651), “son” SNOW (b. 25 Mar 1655), Alice SNOW (b.18 Jan 1657).

EVENT:
The first record of Anthony Snow in New England is seen on 7 May 1638, with his request for three acres  of land {D3}

MILITARY:
Anthony is on the list  of Plymouth men able to bear arms in 1643.{D3}

MARRIAGE:
Anthony Snow mentions “my welbeloved  wife Abigall” and “my daughters Lidia, Sarah…” in his  Will.{D2}

HOME:
On 9 Jan 1639, in consideration of marriage
between Anthony Snow and Abigail Warren, Anthony received from Abigail’s  mother, the widow Elizabeth Warren, a house and eight acres of adjoining land at Wellingsly, alias Hobs Hole, MA.{D1}

[Memorial monument to the Early Settlers of Green Harbor, Marshfield, MA.]

LIVELIHOOD: {D4}
Anthony Snow was a feltmaker by trade. He farmed and fished, served as a constable and a deputy to the court, contributed a barrel of beef toward the purchase of Bulkley’s parsonage and served as one of the towns first selectmen on 5 Apr 1667.
Shortly after marriage Mr. Snow removed to Marshfield, where he became one of the leading citizens of the town:
•  was surveyor of highways in 1651, constable 1652,
•  representative to the General Court of Plymouth Colony in 1656 and
•  20 years following, selectman in 1666 and afterwards several years,
•  collector of the excise 3 June 1668, and
•  member of the Plymouth Council-of-War for Plymouth Colony in 1675.

BURIAL:
Buried at the Winslow Cemetery in Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.

WILL:
Anthony’s Will, dated 28 Dec 1685, lists his  properties, including: 1) A house and barn, orchards and land at or near South River; 2) two oxen, 4 cows, and other cattle to be divided into four parts; 3) about 60 acres at Mattakeset; 4) land at Namasket; 5) ” other lands”; 6) mare, sheep, swine; 7) about 114 and 17 shillings in money; 8) considerable value in household goods.{D2}

Anthony’s Will names wife, Abigaill, daughters Lidia, Sarah and Alis, also other family members and friends.{D3}

Mayflower Families  Through Five Generations Vol 18 Part 1 Third Edition The will of Anthony Snow of Marshfield dated 28 Dec 1685, codicil dated 8 Aug 1692, sworn 3 Jan 1692/3, names wife Abigal; grandson James Ford; son Josias Snow, daughters Lidia, Sarah and Alis (no surnames); dau, Abigall’s children; “daughter in law my son Josias wife”; grandchildren James, Hannah and Abigall Ford; brother Joseph Warren and friend Capt. Nathaniel Thomas to be overseers. On 3 Jan 1692/3 Abigal Snow, widow of Anthony Snow, swore to the inventory. The inventory was dated 12 Nov. 1692.

Marshfield A Town of  Villages 1640-1990 by Krusell and Bates
“Anthony Snow’s will dated 8 Dec 1685 is in possession of the Connecticut Historical Society at Hartford, CT. Anthony Snow was one of the last Marshfield downtown settlers for whom Snow Road is named. He received one-half of the Thomas Prence grant in 1649. The parcel included a part of Cedar Grove Cemetery that Snow gave to the town and the swamp (Snow’s Swamp) where much of the shopping and parking areas are today. It also included land along Ocean Street easterly as far at the Bourne grant (near Bourne Park Avenue) this flat land between the rivers were meadows and streams, wetlands, and swamps. Anthony Snow was a felt maker by trade. He farmed and fished, served as a constable and a deputy to the court, contributed a barrel of beef toward the purchase of Bulkley’s parsonage and served as one of the town’s first selectmen on 5 Apr 1667. Many of downtown Marshfield businesses today are built on the land that belong to Anthony Snow.”

DOCUMENTS:
1. Records of the Colony of New Plymouth in New England, Deeds , Vol. I, 1620-1651, edited by David Pulsifer, 1861, Boston; reprinted 1968, AMS Press, NY, p. 53.
2. The Mayflower Descendant, Vol. V, Jan. 1903, article Anthony Snows Will and Inventory. The Will is in the possession of the Connecticut Historical Society at Hartford, CT. The Will and inventory are also recorded in the Plymouth County Probate Records, Vol. I, pages 156-158
3. Mayflower Families In  Progress – Richard Warren…, published by General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1987, p. 4
4.  http://www.geni.com/people/Anthony-Snowe/6000000000293431306
.

*  Abigail WARREN was  born in ABT 1618 in England; died on AFT 3 Jan 1692/1693 in Marshfield, Plymouth, MA; buried in Marshfield, Plymouth, MA.

TRAVEL:
Abigail Warren came to America with her mother, Elizabeth and four older sisters on the Anne, in 1623. Her father, Richard Warren, came on the Mayflower in 1620 as one of the original Pilgrim colonists.{D1}

MARRIAGE:
On 9 Jan 1639,  Abigail received her “marriage portion” from her mother. On 8 November 1639 Abigail married Anthony Snow.{D1}  Her marriage to Anthony produced six children, one of whom died in infancy.{D1}

Richard Warren of the Mayflower, and some of his Descendants” NEHGR vol 55
page 76
Abigail, when she married Anthony Snow of Plymouth, received as a marriage portion from her mother, 9 Jan 1639, a deed for her “house situated near the place called Wellingsley (alias) Hob’s Hole, with the eight acres of land thereunto adjoining.” Shortly after marriage Mr. Snow removed to Marshfield, where he became one of the leading citizens of the town; was surveyor of highways in 1651, constable 1652, representative to the General Court of Plymouth Colony in 1656 and twenty years following, selectman in 1666 and afterwards several years, collector of the excise 3 June 1668, and member of the Plymouth Council-of-War for Plymouth Colony in 1675. Sometime before his death he gave to the town a piece of land near the meeting-house for a grave yard, where he is buried and which is still in use. His will dated 28 Dec 1685, with codicil of 8 August 1692, named wife Abigail, and children given below. Inventory of his estate taken 12 Nov 1692.

DEATH:
Abigail died in Marshfield on 3 January 1692/3, at about 74 years of age.{D1}

DOCUMENTS:
1.  Mayflower Families In Progress – Richard Warren…, published by General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1987, p. 4.
2.  Individual source: Mayflower Families In Progress: Richard Warren of the Mayflower and His Descendants for Four Generations, compiled by Robert S. Wakefield and others, Published by
General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1987.

Note: All of Richard Warren’s children survived to adulthood, married, and had large families: making Richard Warren one of the most common Mayflower passengers to be descended from.  Richard Warren’s descendants include such notables as Civil War general Ulysses S. Grant, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Alan B. Shepard, Jr. the first American in space and the fifth person to walk on the moon.

DOCUMENTS:
1 . Mayflower Families In  Progress – Richard Warren…, published by General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1987, p. 4.
2.  Mayflower  Families In Progress: Richard Warren of the Mayflower and His Descendants for Four Generations, compiled by Robert S. Wakefield and others, Published by General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1987.

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