Snowden, Thomas Edward

Thomas Edward Snowden.  He had been born on 14 August, 1884, at Leicester, England, the son of Charles Henry, b. ca. 1846, and Fanny (nee Cooper; she had been born ca. 1850 at Newtown Linford, Leicestershire) Snowden, who had married 25 December 1868 in Leicester, England. In 1901, he lived at Wand Street in Leicester with his mother Fannie, a grocer, and sisters Florence, 18, and Edith, 14. He was listed as a cutter. He may have had a few additional siblings. He had left Liverpool, England, 7 July 1906 on the Saxonia, and was bound for 42 Silsby Street in Lynn, Massachusetts, where his brother Harry lived. He was noted as an unmarried man aged 22. Contemporary press stated he was a well known soccer player and that he was travelling with Charles Hurley (who did not survive the sinking). Having survived the Lusitania disaster, he went back to Lynn 5 June 1915 on the St. Paul, sailing from Liverpool. His adress was noted as 56 Lynnfield Street, Lynn. He was noted as a married foreman aged 30 and stood 5’8’’ tall, had dark brown hair and grey eyes. He married Marion Louise Delaney in Lynn, Massachusetts, on 3 July 1913. He was married to Elizabeth Coulthard (they probably married after the sinking). He passed away in Lynn in February, 1966.

Thomas Snowden
Boston Daily Post 9 May 1915

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