Steve Hicks Hixmaddog at AOL.COM
Fri Dec 29 19:09:48 UTC 2000

Having grown up near the Sni-a-Bar
area in western Jackson County, Mo.,
I remember reading that it is one of
those rough frontier anglicizations of
an original French name (as "Chemin
Couver" became mangled to "Smackover").
I'll check on that, and see what the
French original is said to be.

                                Steve Hicks

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