Arvilla McNeil

22 June 1854–1911 (Age 56)
Lawton, Van Buren, Michigan, United States

The Life of Arvilla

When Arvilla McNeil was born on 22 June 1854, in Lawton, Van Buren, Michigan, United States, her father, Minard McNeil, was 30 and her mother, Alvira Beebe, was 28. She married Hiram S. Wood on 5 July 1872, in Vicksburg, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Michigan, United States in 1870 and Eureka Township, Furnas, Nebraska, United States for about 5 years. She died in 1911, in Nebraska, United States, at the age of 57.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Hiram S. Wood
1849–1897
Arvilla McNeil
1854–1911
Marriage: 5 July 1872
Jesse L. Wood
1875–1918
Ella Wood
1879–
M.L. Wood
1880–1955
Seth H Wood
1882–1941
Ada Wood
1884–1946

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 July 1872
Vicksburg, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Minard McNeil

    Male1824–1896Male

    Alvira Beebe

    Female1826–1905Female

siblings

(5)

    Female1848–1873Female

    Amanda J. McNeil

    Female1850–1877Female

    Female1854–1911Female

    Irena McNeil

    Female1856–1913Female

    Franklin B. McNeil

    Female1867–1889Female

World Events (8)

1863

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867

Age 13

Nebraska is the 37th state.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 16

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

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Néill, a patronymic from the personal name Niall (genitive Néill), thought to mean ‘champion’ ( see Neill ). In Scotland MacNeills are associated with Barra and Gigha in the Hebrides; some of them went to Antrim and Derry in Ireland.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Arsilla Wood in household of Hiram Wood, "Nebraska State Census, 1885"
  • Arvilla Mcneal in household of Minard Mcneal, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Arvilla Mc Neil in household of Minard Mc Neil, "United States Census, 1860"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.