I purchased old documents and newspaper clippings, and photos, which include the DAR application of Ms. Marie Gerardine Snead of Birmingham, Alabama.Her lineage included John Snead of the Revolutionary War period.I'm not related to this family and will contribute the materials to my genealogy library, but I thought it may help others to share some of the info:
Marie was daughter of William Warren Snead, b. 1879 at Richmond, VA, and wife S.M. Edna Fearing, b. 1883 at New Orleans, LA, died 1906, Birmingham, Alabama.
William Warren Snead was the son of John Newton Snead, b. 1822 at Fork Union, VA, died at Richmond, VA, May 1901; wife Virginia Katherine Robertson, b. 1841 at Chester, VA, married 1876, she died Birmingham Alabama 1929.
John Newton Snead was the son of William Snead, b. 1793 at Fluvanna Co., VA, died at Fork Union, VA, 1867; William's wife was Lucinda Pollard, b. 1791 in Virginia, died Fork Union, VA, 1875; they married about 1840.
William Snead (b. 1793) was the son of John Snead, b. 1719 in Virginia, died at Fluvanna Co., VA, Will dated 1822, and John's wife Sarah Weaver.
Note:Children of Revolutionary Ancestor John Snead:
William Snead, b. 27 March 1793, married Lucinda Pollard.
George Holman Snead, b. 1804, married Orance Pollard.
Benjamin Weaver Snead, b. 4 April 1807, married Elizabeth Pollard.(The Pollard girls were said to be sisters.)
Revolutionary War record for John Snead found in Albermarle Co., VA, courthouse, dated 1784.John Snead enlisted as a Piper and paid for services in Regiment of Artillery of the Continental Line, May 3, 1783.Served near his older brother, Holman Snead, a gunner under Colonel Roger Thompson, Fluvanna Militia.
The Sneads of Fluvanna, pub. 1959.
Fluvanna Co. Court Order Book, 1779-1782, page 726.
Virginia Records of the Revolution, Vol. 4, p. 341
Gwathmey:Virginia Soldiers of the American Revolution, page 726.
Virginia Magazine of History & Biography, Vol. 15, p. 89.
Sneads of Fluvanna Co., by Mrs. Wm. E. Hatcher, pub. 1910; edited with supplement by author's grandaughter, Virginia Demonth Cox.
Family Bible of W.L. Seay.
I hope this is helpful to someone.