Goodson, Lockhart and Allied Families

Notes


Mary M. G. SNAVELY

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1. Source Addendum to Early Settler's of Old Mount Airy, Wythe County, Virginia by Joseph Cam eron page 251: In the Addendum it states that in 1880 Mary and her husband were in Weber Coun ty, in the Utah Territory. Additionally it states that George Gose states in his book that Ma ry (known as Molly) died in California.


Peter J. SNAVELY

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1. Source Addendum to Early Settler's of Old Mount Airy, Wythe County, Virginia by Joseph Cam eron page 250: On the 21st of December 1864, Peter was shot and killed in front of his hous e at Pleasent Hill. The store, told by family members tell us that Peter's slave was forced t o shoot him by Union soldiers during the Civil War.


Peter SNAVELY

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Peter would settle near present day Staley's crossroads, in RuralRetreat, Virginia. Leaving t he crossroads on Route 660, turn left on617. After traveling a long left turn, you will be i n a straightportion of the road. As you approach the right-hand curve, you willsee a closed f arm gate on your left. Up this farm road, leading to thepresent home of Donald Musser, are th e remains of the Peter Snavelyhome.

The house was constructed from the native limestone rock. It was alarge, two-story house, wit h an upstairs front pouch. The house alsohad a full-size basement.

When Joseph Rodney Cameron was a boy, the home was still verybeautiful. Donald Musser had tho ughts of remodeling the old home. Someunknown intruder who built a fire, burned the old home . What was leftis slowly disintegrating, the effects of heat applied to limestone.

Peter Snavely's neighbors, in a clockwise direction from the eastwere: Casper and Peter Kinde r, Lawrence Kettering, Jacob Tobler,Michael Baugh, and Michael Steffey. Route 617 west in gen eral termstoday, was the line between Snavely and Jacob Tobler.

Peter also owned land north of Walker's Mountain, in the Ceres,Virginia area with his son-in- law, John George Kinder.

Peter died December 20, 1846, and is buried in Kimberling Churchcemetery, just west of his ol d home. Peter would marry three times.

1  PROP
2  DATE 26 OCT 1782
2  PLAC Virginia Land Patent for 400 acres, headwaters of Reed Creek, Montgomery Co., VA
1  PROP
2  DATE 21 NOV 1782
2  PLAC Surveyed at 380 acres
1  PROP
2  DATE 22 MAY 1849
2  PLAC Smyth deed book 5, p. 616, Son John bought Peter's land from the heirs.


Peter SNAVELY

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Peter would settle near present day Staley's crossroads, in RuralRetreat, Virginia. Leaving t he crossroads on Route 660, turn left on617. After traveling a long left turn, you will be i n a straightportion of the road. As you approach the right-hand curve, you willsee a closed f arm gate on your left. Up this farm road, leading to thepresent home of Donald Musser, are th e remains of the Peter Snavelyhome.

The house was constructed from the native limestone rock. It was alarge, two-story house, wit h an upstairs front pouch. The house alsohad a full-size basement.

When Joseph Rodney Cameron was a boy, the home was still verybeautiful. Donald Musser had tho ughts of remodeling the old home. Someunknown intruder who built a fire, burned the old home . What was leftis slowly disintegrating, the effects of heat applied to limestone.

Peter Snavely's neighbors, in a clockwise direction from the eastwere: Casper and Peter Kinde r, Lawrence Kettering, Jacob Tobler,Michael Baugh, and Michael Steffey. Route 617 west in gen eral termstoday, was the line between Snavely and Jacob Tobler.

Peter also owned land north of Walker's Mountain, in the Ceres,Virginia area with his son-in- law, John George Kinder.

Peter died December 20, 1846, and is buried in Kimberling Churchcemetery, just west of his ol d home. Peter would marry three times.

1  PROP
2  DATE 26 OCT 1782
2  PLAC Virginia Land Patent for 400 acres, headwaters of Reed Creek, Montgomery Co., VA
1  PROP
2  DATE 21 NOV 1782
2  PLAC Surveyed at 380 acres
1  PROP
2  DATE 22 MAY 1849
2  PLAC Smyth deed book 5, p. 616, Son John bought Peter's land from the heirs.