Anna Elizabeth Neely

Brief Life History of Anna Elizabeth

When Anna Elizabeth Neely was born on 15 June 1844, in Scott, Virginia, United States, her father, David Marion Neely, was 24 and her mother, Barbara Ellen Shepherd, was 23. She married General Wayne Bishop on 3 April 1872, in Scott, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Taylor District, Scott, Virginia, United States for about 30 years and Clinchport, Scott, Virginia, United States in 1920. She died on 1 January 1929, in Scott, Virginia, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Bowen Cemetery, Scott, Virginia, United States.

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General Wayne Bishop
Anna Elizabeth Neely
Marriage: 3 April 1872
David Jesse Bishop
Nancy Margaret Bishop
James Frank Bishop
Emily Florence Bishop
Susie Catherine Bishop
Canary Jackson Bishop
Lee H. Bishop
Henry Grant Bishop

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  • Annie E Bishop in household of Chas C Dorton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elizabeth, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
  • Elizabeth, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935"

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Name Meaning

Irish (Tyrone and Derry): shortened form of McNeilly , from Mac an Fhilidh ‘son of the poet’.

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

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