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Rev. Joseph P. Sneed

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Marker TitleRev. Joseph P. Sneed
AddressSneed's Chapel Cemetery
LocationThe marker is located in the Sneed's Chapel Cemetery; near FM 2027, the Brazos River, Baileyville and CR 270; from Cameron take US Hwy. 77 north 5-miles to FM 485 and turn right, continue 5-miles to FM 979, turn left and go 8-miles to FM 2027, turn left, go 2.4-miles to CR 270 andturn left, at the red gate turn right, take left fork.
Year Marker Erected1967
Text on MarkerRev. Joseph P. Sneed (Jan. 10, 1804 - Nov. 21, 1881) A Methodist minister. Licensed 1828, Tennessee. After a Texas visit in 1834, volunteered as a missionary to Texas Republic in 1838. Organized many churches. Once was circuit rider for 7-county area. Prospered as a farmer, rancher, preacher.
SourceTexas Historical Commission's Texas Historic Sites Atlas Database - July 2003


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Created on 27 July 2003 and last revised on 21 Apr 2004.