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Leonora Charlotte Snow was born 23 January 1847 in Mount Pisgah, Union County, Iowa, United States to Lorenzo Snow (1814-1901) and Charlotte Merrill Squires (1825-1850) and died June 1847 Mount Pisgah, Union County, Iowa, Iowa of unspecified causes.

Mount Pisgah Cemetery State Preserve

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Mount Pisgah was a refugee way station from 1846 to 1852 along the Mormon Trail between Garden Grove and Council Bluffs. Today it is marked by a tall monument on a nine-acre state presertve which contains exhibits, historical markers, and a reconstructed log cabin. However, little remains from the 19th century except a cemetery memorializing the 300 to 800 emigrants who died while passing through or residing in the community.

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