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Mary "Granny" Doane Snow
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Birth: Feb. 22, 1735
Eastham
Barnstable County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jan. 9, 1810
Eastham
Barnstable County
Massachusetts, USA

Mary is the daughter of Eleazer Doane and Hannah Mayo, She married Joshua Snow in Eastham,then moved to Gunning Cove,Shelburne Co,Nova scotia where they had eight children.

Mary Ann Snow-13 Sep 1761
Joshua Snow-8 May 1763
Hannah Snow-25 Jul 1766
Nathaniel Smith Snow-29 Sep 1767
Melinda Snow-20 aug 1772
Phebe Snow-1 Apr 1775
Warren Washington Snow-11 Oct 1777
Jabez Snow-21 Jul 1780

Apparently she stayed on after Joshua died in 1803,and ran their "Tavern". She was quite the versitile person from painting to playing fiddle. "Granny Doane" of Liberty Point,painted pictures or caricatures with colours of her own making,for which she found a ready sale at her shop. Her fiddling also pleased the fisherman from the US who resorted there.

"The most notorious tavern was Granny Snow's at Liberty Point. Granny liked to play the fiddle,and provide entertainment as well as drinks for her partons."

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Eleazer Doane (1712 - 1787)
  Hannah Mayo Doane (1710 - 1787)
 
 Spouse:
  Joshua Snow (1735 - 1803)*
 
 Children:
  Warren Washington Snow (1777 - 1835)*
  Gertrude Catherine Snow Doane (1790 - 1836)*
 
 Sibling:
  Mary Doane Snow (1735 - 1810)
  Nathan Doane (1751 - 1787)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cove Burying Ground
Eastham
Barnstable County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: Lawrence H. Grunert
Record added: Jul 31, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74235082
 


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 Added: Jun. 16, 2012
 
 
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