Sneath, Richard, a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born in Ireland, Dec. 2, 1751. He emigrated to America in 1774, embraced religion in 1782, and entered the itinerancy in 1796. For twenty-eight years his labors were unremitting, and he ceased not until he was literally worn down in the glorious work. He died Oct. 24, 1824. He was known for his integrity, benevolence, and Christian character. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1, 475; Meth. Mag. 8, 287; Bangs, Hist. of the M.E. Church, 2, 307.