Randall Kent Sneed

13 February 1958–14 August 1980 (Age 22)
Odessa, Ector, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Randall Kent

When Randall Kent Sneed was born on 13 February 1958, in Odessa, Ector, Texas, United States, his father, Paskell Dee Sneed, was 49 and his mother, Glenna Maxine Zartman, was 28. He lived in Texas, United States in 1980. He died on 14 August 1980, in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, at the age of 22, and was buried in North Richland Hills, Tarrant, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Paskell Dee Sneed
Glenna Maxine Zartman
Randall Kent Sneed
Russell Dee Sneed

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World Events (8)

1959 · Motown Records
Age 1
Berry Gordy founded Tamla Records in Detroit with an $800 loan from his family on January 12, 1959. Gordy was inspired by the assembly line he worked on. He would imagine a kid off the street coming into his company and leaving a star. Tamla Records and Motown labels were incorporated as Motown Record Corporation on April 14, 1960. As a record producer, Gordy signed acts such as the Supremes, Marvin Gaye, and Stevie Wonder, and went on to be the highest earning African American business.
Age 2
Squaw Valley, California, United States hosts Winter Olympic Games.
1965 · The Voting Rights Act
Age 7
The Voting Rights Act prohibits racial discrimination in voting. The Act secured the right to vote for minorities in the South. It also prohibits local governments from making any voting law that results in discrimination against any kind of minorities.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a detatched piece of land or woodland, from Middle English snede, or a habitational name from a place named with this word (Old English snǣd), as for example Snead in Worcestershire or The Sneyd in Staffordshire.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Story Highlight

Zartman Family at the Lake

Every summer when Mother, Hellen and I went up to see Mamaw and Papaw (Hellen and Charles Zartman - our grandparents, Mother's parents) there would be a family gathering at "the lake." I am not sure …

Sources (8)

  • Andall Kent, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Randall Kent Sneed, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Randall K Sneed, "Michigan, Death Index, 1971-1996"

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