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SNIPES
The first Snipes of this family came from England, some time before the Revolution, and was a Baptist preacher' his wife was a Miss Cox, from Ireland; they settled near Tyrrel Bay Church, now the Gibson estate, there is a creek on the Gibson estate, now known by the name of Snipes Branch or Creek. These Snipes sold their lands and moved up on Little Reedy Creek, below Marian, near the Reedy Creek Baptist church, and some of the Snipes family has ever since owned these lands. This Baptist divine, whose name was Daniel, had a son by the name of Joseph (it is not stated whether he had other sons or not)... it is not stated to whom Captain Snipes married; he had five sons and two daughters; the sons were James, Daniel, Nelson, Thomas and William; the daughters were Jane and Mary
--A History of Marion County, W.W. Sellers (1902)


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