Jacob Whittaker McNail

13 June 1849–1 October 1922 (Age 73)
Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Jacob Whittaker

When Jacob Whittaker McNail was born on 13 June 1849, in Missouri, United States, his father, Benjamin McNail, was 34 and his mother, Susanah Emilie Stout, was 33. He married Claudia Browning on 8 April 1877, in Boone, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Pilot Knob, Iron, Missouri, United States in 1900 and St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1920. He died on 1 October 1922, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in St. Francois Township, St. Francois, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Whittaker McNail
Elizabeth Adella Haven
Marriage: 10 March 1884
James Franklin McNail
Dallas Ellsworth McNail

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 March 1884Iron, Missouri, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 11
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 21
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Néill, a patronymic from the personal name Niall (genitive Néill), see Neil and also Neilson, which was sometimes substituted for McNeil in Lowland Scotland.History: The Scottish Clan McNeil claims descent from the early Irish king Niall of the Nine Hostages (see O'Neill ), and the name is associated in particular with the island of Barra in the Hebrides, having been brought there from Ireland in 1049. Some members of this clan later migrated to Antrim and Derry in Ireland. A different Scottish Clan MacNeill (spelled with two l's) has a traditional ancestral home on the island of Gigha.

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

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    Sources (11)

    • Jacob Mc Nail in household of Benj S Mc Nail, "United States Census, 1870"
    • J W McNeil, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
    • Jack Mcnail in entry for Dallas Ellsworth Mcnail, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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