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Sunday, July 21, 2013

1882 :: Death of Cap'n Enoch Snow



On this date in our extended family history . . . the 21st day of July . . . in the year 1882 . . . Captain Enoch Snow dies somewhere in Massachusetts . . . the name of Cap'n Enoch Snow has been immortalized in a Twentieth Century-Fox movie entitled "Carousel." . . . was filmed in the locale of the present F.H. Snow Canning Company in Maine,and tells of the life and loves around a Maine fishing village. . . . This fall (1956) the lovable Cap'n Snow will become familiar to all through Snow's Chowder promotion of this seafaring character as their trademark. . . . we spent time with his 2nd great-granddaughter when we visited in Maine in the autumn of 2011 . . . she is a fount of information about our shared family history . . . and she was gracious enough to take us to a small family burial ground we would not have found without her assistance . . . her beloved father, Harold Forest Snow, is a 2nd cousin twice removed to the Keeper of this family history blog . . .

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