Snead(e) Family Cemetery
Located one mile northeast of Lebanon Methodist Church, off Lew Jones Rd. (Route 616). Although historical records depict the name as Snead, the names on the stones and the current owners are Sneade. A nearby overgrown wooded area has 11 or so graves identified by field stones and depressions only.
Latitude:36º 57' 57.3" N   (36.965911)
Longitude:77º 50' 36.8" W   (-77.843542)

A 27 ft x 24 ft fenced section contains the following 6 interments.

William A. Sneade1826 —1899
Ann Elizabeth Sneade1826 —1902

Samuel A. Sneade1870 —1937OUR LOVED ONE
At Rest
See CWS f BCV, p. 37.

Eva W. Sneade1875 —1958OUR LOVED ONE
At Rest
An unmarked grave of a stillborn infant is at the feet of Samuel and Eva's graves.
See CWS f BCV, p. 37.

Hattie S. Abernathy15 Jul 1902 —16 Feb 1957
Hattie Virgie Sneade married William D. Abernathy, CWS f BCV, p. 37.
A 80' x 24' fenced section for the Gibbs, Bishop, Howerton & Reames families.
Row 1
There are two unidentified fieldstone markers at the beginning of this row.

Sallie J. HowertonJul 1859 —Jan 1894Twas hard to give thee
up, But thy will O God
be done.
Sallie J. Bishop was the first wife of Charles W. Howerton, CWS f BCV, pp. 65 , 267.

Anna E. Gibbs1846 —1933MOTHER
Anna Elizabeth Howerton was the second wife of Pvt. William Denton Gibbs, CWS f BCV, pp. 213, 246, 267.

Richard B. Gibbs25 Feb 1878 —30 Sep 1898BEAUTIFUL SPIRIT
Richard Bernard Gibbs, CWS f BCV, p. 213.

Wm D. Gibbs4 Apr 1835 —4 Apr 1914Gone but not forgotten
Pvt. William Denton Gibbs married as his second wife Anne Elizabeth Howerton, CWS f BCV, pp. 213, 246, 267.

Robert P. Gibbs8 Oct 1860 —18 Aug 1902At Rest.
See CWS f BCV, p. 213.

R.T. Bishop19 Jun 1846 —11 Mar 1923Here I lay my burden down
Change the cross into the
Pvt. Robert Thomas Bishop, CWS f BCV, pp. 65-6, 182, 264, 267.

Rosa V. Howerton1 Sep 1857 —1 Dec 1936wife of
R.T. Bishop
At Rest.
Rosa Virginia Howerton was the second wife of Pvt. Robert Thomas Bishop, CWS f BCV, pp. 66, 267.

J. Lem Gibbs29 May 1870 —19 Jul 1934At Rest.
James Lemuel Gibbs, CWS f BCV, p. 213.

Row 2

Laura A. Howerton25 May 1852 —14 Jan 1908In memory of
Daughter of
R.A. & Susan J.
At Rest.
See CWS f BCV, p. 267.

J.L. Howerton8 May 1848 —7 Jun 1907In loving memory of
Inscription is illegible.
James L. Howerton, CWS f BCV, p. 267.

R.A. Howerton9 Sep 1813 —28 Feb 1874
Susan Jane7 Jul 1820 —18 Aug 1891HIS WIFE
At Rest.
Richard A. Howerton married Susan J. Turbeville, CWS f BCV, pp. 213, 267.

William Wilson Howerton1 Nov 1842 —30 Oct 1904PVT CO G 53 REGT VA INF
Flat government-issued military stone
See CWS f BCV, pp. 63, 267.

T.E. Howerton28 Sep 1855 —1 Sep 1918son of
R.A. & Susan J. Howerton
Gone but not forgotten
Thomas E. Howerton, CWS f BCV, p. 267.

Margaret S. Howerton15 Mar 1912 —28 Feb 1920DAU OF C.W. &

Matilda A. Reames28 Jul 1860 —23 Apr 1921wife of
T.B. Reames
Sweet Be Thy Slumber.
Matilda A. Howerton married Timothy B. Reames who is in the Howerton Family Cemetery, CWS f BCV, p. 267.

Charles W. Howerton3 Mar 1863 —24 Nov 1927
Allie Smith Howerton18 Aug 1876 —30 May 1931wife of
Charles W. Howerton
Allie Smith was the second wife of Charles W. Howerton, CWS f BCV, pp. 66, 267, 514.

Robert Childs Howerton16 May 1859 —27 May 1946
See CWS f BCV, p. 267.


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