Elizabeth Conaway

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Conaway was born on 4 December 1786, in Maryland, United States, her father, William Conaway, was 21 and her mother, Nancy Amos, was 18. She married Joseph Neal on 7 April 1807, in Bourbon, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Tunbridge, DeWitt, Illinois, United States in 1865 and De Witt, DeWitt, Illinois, United States in 1870. She died on 8 September 1872, in McLean, Illinois, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Farmer City, DeWitt, Illinois, United States.

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Joseph Neal
Elizabeth Conaway
Marriage: 7 April 1807
Ashby Neal
Amos Neal
Amanda Neal
Sally Neal
Thomas NEAL
Elizabeth Neal
Joseph Neal

Sources (10)

  • Elizabeth Neal, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Elizabeth Neal, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Elizabeth in entry for Matilda Neal, "Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"

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1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

1788 · The First Presidential Election

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.


Illinois is the 21st state.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Conway .

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

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