Jacob Whittaker McNail

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

The Life 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

10 March 1884
Iron, Missouri, United States


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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:1. Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Iain Uidhir ‘son of sallow John’. This form is associated mainly with Ross-shire. 2. Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Oighre ‘son of the heir’. This form is associated mainly with Perthshire. 3. Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Mhaoir ‘son of the steward or keeper’. The same name in Ireland was commonly Anglicized as Weir .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jacob Mc Nail in household of Benj S Mc Nail, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jacob Mcneal in household of Benj Mcneal, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jacob Mc Nail in household of Benj S Mc Nail, "United States Census, 1860"

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