Jacob SNAVELY Sr.
According to Wiley B. Snavely, Jacob is buried in a (destroyed) familycemetery on Black Lick . Wiley may be speaking of old Doak, or Wardcemetery. He was living in Wythe County, VA. Ja cob came to WytheCounty, Virginia, with his brothers, Peter and John. They wereprobably in Wy the County before the Revolutionary War.
Jacob settled land located on Black Lick, north of Staley'scrossroads. The exact location ha s not been pin pointed. However,Jacob's land joined that later owned by Daniel Brown.
The general area of Jacob's land is somewhere east of the DanielBrown, (Captain Howe) place o n route 625, and Dry Brach. A deed dated1837 states land was on both sides of Evans, (Mill) C reek, between EliDavis and Jacob. Also stated land cornered with Daniel Brown and HenryEarhar t.
Early Settlers of Old Mount Airy By Joseph Rodney Cameron, Sr. Page372 & 375
The 1810 Wythe County, Virginia census indicates that there was 1 maleunder 10, 1 male betwee n 10 and 16, 1 male between 16 and 26, 1 male45 & up, 2 females under 10, 1 female between 1 0 and 16, 1 female 45 &up and 1 Slave.